Van Hest Packaging Concepts

Our core business is Packaging & Device Development. We provide services in interim and project management for short, medium & long term projects. We are specialized in:


Development of long term packaging development strategies, to be ready for the future.


Organizing the activities that need to be performed by various disciplines or individuals, either at project team or (inter-)departmental level.


Create packaging concepts, select the materials & equipment, qualify & document them and get your product ready for the market.

Van Hest Packaging Concepts (VHPC) is a consulting company for the life sciences industry.

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Packaging & Devices for medical, pharmaceutical and veterinary products require specific knowledge of packaging materials, material interactions, packaging forms & processes, equipment, logistics, user convenience, patient compliance, etc.

 The Packaging & Device Development discipline can be quite complex with a wide variety of stakeholders: product development, regulatory, quality, procurement, processing, logistics, marketing, the patient, etc.


Structured Packaging & Devices Development

Packaging and device development activities require a structured approach, to assure all aspects are considered to make it effective and efficient. This is the case for clinical packaging as well as commercial packaging. From basic packaging concepts, to pilot production and finally full scale implementation. We have that knowledge.

Product & Process optimization

Is your current product packaging or process optimal? Does it have the best form for your customer? What is the effect on patient compliance? And what about its performance during storage and distribution? We can analyze and improve it to increase the performance and reduce cost.

Regulatory Documentation

Need any help with the regulatory aspects of your product packaging? Specifications, USP / EP / JP, ISO- & ASTM-standards, CMC documententation, Drug Master Files, child resistance & senior friendliness, material or labeling requirements from FDA & EMEA. We have the expertise to evaluate the risks or create your documentation and reports.

We can help you to get your product to the market