Barger, one of the leading custom medical device packaging designers and thermoformers in North America, has been honored with an Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) AmeriStar award in the medical device category. Judged by industry experts, the IOPP contest is regarded as one of the most prestigious packaging design competitions in North America.
The intelligent packaging assembly is designed to hold and protect product contents during shipping and handling as well as during use with convenience engineered into design features including a 360° perforated panel at the base of the unit. As an integral component of NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes’ technetium-99m generation process, the package and product work together in order to create critical and commonly used isotopes for use in medical diagnostic and imaging procedures. After use, the package holding depleted product consisting of three liquid reagent bags, one being caustic, tubing and couplers are discarded together ensuring handler safety while providing functionality, ease of use and disposal.