Medical packaging blog

The Medical Packaging blog is a resource for you to get an update on the latest developments in paper packaging, quickly find answers to your pressing questions, and gain a deeper knowledge of industry issues.

BillerudKorsnäs has a wealth of expertise and experience in paper packaging for medical devices and we’re excited to share that knowledge with you. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch and let us know what questions you’re grappling with or what you’d like to learn more about going forward. We’d love to hear from you.

BillerudKorsnäs is a world-leading provider of primary fibre-based packaging materials and innovative packaging solutions.

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30 Aug 2020

How to leverage your medical packaging to drive sustainability

As companies build sustainability into their strategic plans, product design, manufacturing processes, product life cycle management and...
Blog
28 Aug 2020

The Basics of Paper-making – Part 1: Integrated and non-integrated paper mills

Paper-making uses some unusual terms that aren’t common in general flexible packaging. This blog is part of a series that will make up a quick...
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25 Aug 2020

The Basics of Paper-making – Part 2: Drying, MG and MF papers

Paper-making uses some unusual terms that aren’t common in general flexible packaging. This blog is part of a series that will make up a quick...
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24 Aug 2020

How humidity effects paper-based medical packaging

With summer arrived in much of the world, many hospitals find themselves once again experiencing problems with the effects of high temperatures...
Blog
19 Aug 2020

A new MDR. Part 1 – what MDMs need to know about new regulation

By now, most of us have understood that the old Medical device directive (MDD 93/42/EEC) is soon to be replaced by the new Medical device...
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19 Aug 2020

A new MDR. Part 2 – how to prepare for the new regulation

As you’ve heard, big changes are coming up for MDMs. The old Medical device directive (MDD 93/42/EEC) is being replaced by the new Medical device...
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18 Aug 2020

Paper choice for medical device packaging – 5 key factors to consider

Technical developments in paper packaging for medical devices have significantly broadened the range of options available to Medical Device...
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16 Aug 2020

The Basics of Paper-making – Part 3: Winding and direct sealing

Paper-making uses some unusual terms that aren’t common in general flexible packaging. This blog is part of a series that will make up a quick...

About the authors

Radka Peterson

M.Sc. Regulatory Affairs Manager

Skärblacka, Sweden

Radka.Peterson@billerudkorsnas.com

Radka Peterson holds an MSc in Pulp and Paper Production from the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, and has 20 years of experience in the paper industry. Radka serves as the Swedish expert in the international, European and Swedish standardisation committees for Medical packaging and Packaging and Environment. She has been at BillerudKorsnäs for 15 years and is Regulatory Affairs Manager.

Jonathan Andrews

Business Development Director, Medical

Beetham, UK

Jonathan.Andrews@billerudkorsnas.com


Jonathan Andrews’ background is in Polymer Chemistry and he has been working in the packaging industry since 1986. Since moving into the Medical and Pharmaceutical Packaging field in 1993, Jonathan has held a number of roles including Technical Sales, Technical Support, Product Management and Business Development. He has been at BillerudKorsnäs since 2014 as Global Business Development Director for their SteriKraft® & MediKraft® Medical Papers. Jonathan also serves as an expert on a number of technical committees and as a member of the board of the Sterile Barrier Association.