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Starting mid-2008, Roche introduces a new global packaging design for prescription medicines. This will meet requirements and expectations of health authorities, medical professionals and patients worldwide. The new packaging allows quick and easy identification of the medicine and dosage strength. one product colour specific dosage colour icon of pharmaceutical form dosage colour is repeated How was the design selected? Roche sought feedback from medical professionals and health authorities and reviewed possible design options with more than 700 doctors, pharmacists, nurses and patients worldwide. There was clear support for the selected new design and respondents particularly highlighted that it was easy to recognise. What are the new features? The new packaging design includes d • istinct product and dosage colours for quick identification c • olour banding visible from three sides p • lunger rods and flip-off caps in dosage colours The design is in line with recent regulatory labelling guidelines and industry best practices. There will be no changes in pack dimensions and text. How will the design be implemented? The new packs will be phased in for Roche prescription medicines between mid-2008 and 2010 (approx.). C • ellCept, Copegus, Pegasys and Xeloda will be the first medicines to feature the new packaging design (some country-specific exceptions) T • he remaining medicines will change over the coming months Packs in the old design will not be replaced and can be used until expiry. Please contact your local Roche Office for country-specific details. F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd 4070 Basel Switzerland www.roche.com © 2008
In the Details The appearance of any packaging solution is driven by a variety of factors, the most significant of which have a direct impact on the safety and usability of a product. On top of this, commercial motivations must also be taken into account, so the final design must strike a balance between a surprisingly wide range of considerations Packaging can be a major factor in what brings a product to life. With the ever-increasing expansion of the pharmaceutical industry, there is continuous pressure for biopharmaceutical companies to develop and launch new drug products. Coupled with the increasing number of drug products coming off patent, greater importance is being placed on the use of packaging for product differentiation. Packaging is therefore fast becoming one of the most important considerations in the growth and success of any drug product. This is evident from the global healthcare packaging component market being currently valued at $87.3 billion (£54.6 billion) (1). Function of Packaging Packaging can be considered from various aspects, but for many within the pharmaceutical industry, its main purposes are:...
Consumer product packaging designers are faced with conflicting requirements throughout the development process. Good pack aesthetics are vital for the success of the product, whilst unit costs must be minimized and suitability for stacking and transportation maintained. This paper describes, by example, how design optimization technology can be used to enhance the design process. It is demonstrated that the technology can be employed to provide clear design information for the pack designers, facilitating definition of an attractive shape incorporating features to meet the structural and manufacturing requirements whilst minimizing cost. Consumer product packaging designers are faced with conflicting requirements throughout the development process. Good pack aesthetics are vital for the success of the product, whilst unit costs must be minimized and suitability for stacking and transportation maintained. A significant improvement in the design process can be gained if design information can be clearly communicated to the product designers early in the design process. This paper describes how design optimization and advanced CAE can be used to deliver this. The resulting design process facilitates the early definition of an attractive pack shape incorporating features which will meet the structural and cost requirements. The design optimization process requires input in the form of a series of alternative shapes for the pack,...
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The Microsoft Xbox 360 is a stunning example of globalization and Globalization; the processes of both global interconnections (through production and access to the video game console) and also through the use of Globalization as a political buzz word (to generate an image of the Xbox 360 as the brand connecting users worldwide) (Sparke 2005a, 3). These two definitions of globalization; as a physical process of interconnections and as a political buzz word, can aid in understanding the systems at work when examining how Xbox is attempting to go 360. Microsoft’s Xbox as a technology can be seen as a computer with access to very specific content; all that is needed is the video game console and a connection to broadband Internet. When considering the qualifications to gain access to the Xbox 360 ‘experience,’ one must consider how to get an Internet connection and to the Xbox 360 console. While most citizens in the Xbox 360’s major markets, US, EU and Japan, may not consider these systems hard to obtain, many millions of people globally do not have the luxury of high-speed access to the Internet and the Xbox 360 console. Through understanding the impacts of creating a virtual community based on access to technology, which Microsoft states it hopes to do with the new Xbox 360 console, the inequality of the situation starts to be clarified. Introduction to Microsoft as a Global Company Microsoft is a well-known company in the computer software industry. It continues to expand to new markets with such assets as the Xbox and other offshoots of its original products. In the last two decades the company's large profits and dominance in general use computer software have propelled the company to an industry leader, if not the controller of a large monopoly with its Windows operating system and Office application products.