Sandpoint, Idaho (PRWEB) September 16, 2009
Unicep Packaging, Inc. (UPI) announced, today, that Lisa Hawkins has joined the UPI management team as Director of Quality. Hawkins, who was previously at Celeste Contract Packaging, brings over 24 years of experience in all phases of medical device and pharmaceutical quality and regulatory affairs to UPI.
Hawkins primary role at UPI will be overseeing all regulatory compliance programs and directing the internal audit process, including GMP audits of the production facility. She will also lead the external audit process including FDA, ISO 9000 and customer audits.
"My goals are to enhance UPI's current compliance plan to ensure that we maintain the highest level of regulatory compliance and compliance to customer requirements and specifications," said Hawkins, "Key areas will include validation, discrepancy identification and reporting, training, and batch record flow."
Formed in 1991 by Dr. John Snedden, Unicep Packaging, Inc. is a privately held company that began as a contract packager of cost effective unit dose packaging for dental materials. Within their FDA registered and ISO9001:2008 compliant facility, UPI has developed proprietary machinery and methods for producing the patented MicroDose® and Twist-Tip™ dispensers. Today, with locations in Sandpoint, Idaho and Liberty Lake, Washington, UPI also provides non-sterile contract packaging and mixing for gels, liquids, lotions, and emulsions for oral healthcare, IVD, OTC / Rx, cosmetic and nutraceutical markets. From formulation development to mixing, filling and packaging, UPI can provide a turnkey solution for any customer requirement.
For more information about Unicep Packaging, Inc., please visit http://www.unicep.com or call 800.354.9396.