Becoming a Member

  • HCPC membership gives you a voice in conveying the importance of unit dose packaging with key governmental and regulatory decision makers.
  • HCPC membership ensures industry views are considered during standard setting efforts at ASTM, ISO, and USP.
  • Members are listed on the HCPC’s online electronic directory.
  • Members can contribute news and information to the HCPC’s media outlets and reach over 28,000 industry executives.
  • Members can make presentations, free of charge, during the HCPC’s biennial Showcase event.
  • Members receive discounts on all HCPC events that require attendance fees.
  • Members are invited to participate in our annual Full Member Meeting.

The HCPC is the only organization in existence that advocates greater use of unit dose and compliance packaging formats for the U.S. market. We monitor activities within the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that could impact the unit dose packaging industry and respond appropriately to ensure industry views are known.

HCPC members include top companies involved in the manufacture of the components of compliance-style unit dose blister packaging, as well as the machinery manufacturers, contract packaging operations, and suppliers.

Recent HCPC legislative outreach efforts have helped ensure that key Congressional decision makers are aware of the role unit dose packaging can play in lowering healthcare costs, tightening the pharmaceutical distribution chain, better ensuring drug efficacy, discouraging counterfeits, tampering and diversion

The HCPC organizes educational events annually including the National Symposium on Patient Compliance and the Full Membership Meeting, as well as our biennial Showcase. These events provide unique opportunities for members to network with other professionals and gain knowledge about important industry trends and activities.

Media liason efforts provide broad industry exposure and insight to unit dose packaging issues and provide opportunities for members to gain exposure alongside like-minded industry leading

Membership Structure:

Corporate members can contribute information about their organizations to be published in RxAdherenceNews, an electronic newsletter distributed to thousands of pharmaceutical manufacturing industry and regulatory professionals. Corporate members may serve on the HCPC Board of Directors and impact HCPC initiatives and programs (if their organizations join at the Full Membership level). All Corporate members are invited to attend our semi-annual Full Membership meetings, and receive discounts on all HCPC conferences and publications. Corporate-level members are listed in the HCPC Web site Directory by function with a corresponding contact name and phone number, as well as “links” to member company Web sites. Corporate members also receive preferred Tabletop display space during our Annual Symposium on Patient Compliance and participate as presenters in the HCPC’s biennial Showcase supplier event. Dues rates are $6,986 annually for full Corporate members and $3,441 for non-voting corporate members.

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New Membership Category:

Consultants to the pharmaceutical packaging industry are eligible for membership. Our Consultant members are entitled to a listing with a corresponding link on our Web site, can contribute information for publication in RxAdherenceNews, and are eligible for HCPC committee service. In addition to discounted exhibit opportunities at our annual conferences, Consultant members are eligible to make educational presentations.