Why Shape Matters: The Rise Of 3D Printing In Pharma

bioprinterA pill is a pill. Or is it? You may think that taking prescribed medications is a no-brainer, but think again.

Let’s face it. Going to the pharmacy is a chore–something that we often dread when we have to wait in line after our doctor has called, e-prescribed or given us a paper prescription. While innovative bulk-mail delivery and local delivery remain options, the potential for disruption in delivery methods for the pharmaceutical industry would require a radical shift in thinking about how our medications are produced and distributed. Enter 3D printing of medications.


About Peter Coffaro 1436 Articles
A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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