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FMP to introduce new 6 colour printing machine in Quarter 1 2018

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News As part of our continual investment programme, we have purchased a new 6 colour in line flexo printer for flexible roll stock. The new printer will be operational by the end of Quarter 1 2018 and will be located, along with our existing in-line flexo machine, in a new dedicated print suite at our Morecambe site. The addition of… Continue Reading

Our Commitment to Quality

FMP has a renowned reputation for delivering a high quality service. This is something we are dedicated to upholding and we want our customers to be assured that when they use our services they’ll receive a finished product that is not only unsurpassed in quality, but also conforms to all the legislation that governs medical and healthcare products in the… Continue Reading

Old age muscle loss connected to fewer nerve signals

Fit and healthy muscles are less likely to waste away in old age. Researchers have claimed that they could have worked out why there is a natural loss of muscle as people get older. They believe that it is due to a loss of nerves in the body. After testing 168 men, the researchers found that the nerves which control… Continue Reading

Why should you choose FMP?

Here at FMP, we have been based in Lancaster since 1986. We specialise in medical & pharmaceutical packing solutions, formulation services and packaging design. FMP has established a renowned reputation as a leader in this industry. So why should you choose FMP? We have the technology & the people for maximum cost-effectiveness At FMP we understand that customers need cost-effective solutions… Continue Reading

Global medical packaging market and current affairs

The Global Medical Packaging Market is expected to grow at an annual growth rate of around 6.3% during the forecasted period 2017-2023. A study published by the Market Research Future analysts suggests that the global medical packaging market is growing at a moderate growth rate. This is partly due to the rising demand for the packaging materials from the pharmaceuticals… Continue Reading

Psychosis patients aren’t getting the best care

  Research suggests that underfunding is leading to a lack of care for those with severe mental health conditions in England. If someone is experiencing a first episode of psychosis they should be seen within two weeks. However, Liberal Democrat research shows that even though more people are being seen on time, only a few of them get the correct… Continue Reading

NHS waiting times at new low

The performance of Scotland’s A&E units in the first week of 2018 decreased, even though there was a record low waiting time at the end of 2017. Fewer than 80% of patients were dealt with in a four-hour target according to the latest weekly figures. That figure is worse than the one in the previous week which was the worst… Continue Reading

Happy New Year from FMP!

A very happy New Year from everyone at FMP! We hope you had a great Christmas but now, for most of us, it’s time to get back to it! When it comes to the manufacture and packing of Medical Products, it can be overwhelming when you then have to navigate the complex regulatory procedures that are in place to ensure the… Continue Reading

Merry Christmas!

We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! See you in 2018!

Are cosmeceuticals for you?

The term “cosmeceuticals” may be entirely new to you, but they’re a class of products that are growing massively in popularity. The word is formed from cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, and refers to any cosmetic product that claims to have a drug-like effect on your body. These can range from anti-wrinkle creams to hair strengthening shampoos. An important and controversial aspect… Continue Reading

Trends in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry

In the past few years, the pharmaceutical and medical device packaging industry has been increasing. In 2015, the revenue in this industry reached around $1.1 trillion (pharmaceuticals) and $350 billion (medical devices). The reason for this increase in the global demand is because of a jump in the use of pharmaceutical and medical devices, an aging population and the rising middle… Continue Reading

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