Healthcare & Pharma Packaging News

TricorBraun acquires Packaging Solutions

Packaging leader TricorBraun has acquired Minneapolis-based Packaging Solutions, a rigid packaging distributor serving several markets, including pharmaceutical, pet food and personal care. The acquisition bolsters TricorBraun’s position in the Minneapolis market, providing an additional warehouse for continued growth.

Founder of Tera-Barrier Films named Innovator of the Year for Technology
Tera Barrier
Tera-Barrier Films Founder and Chief Technology Officer Senthil Ramadas has clinched the Innovator of the Year Award for Technology at the Singapore Business Review Management Excellence Awards 2019. With Senthil's innovation, the barrier properties of a single oxide barrier layer increased to up to 10,000 times, when a single nano sealing layer is coated on the barrier oxide layer.
Chrome spray effect on packaging bottles & jars
SR Packaging
The chrome spray effect is now achievable by adding a thin layer of spray coat on plastic packaging bottles and jars. It is the special ink used during the spray coating process that works the magic, perfectly catches consumer’s attention.
Push-lock technology showcased by Giflor's 560

Design is not only about creating an appealing product, it also means making the product extremely functional and user-friendly. Giflor's 560 patented cylindrical cap model combines both these features.

Aptar opens new sales office in Dubai
Aptar Group

Aptar celebrated the official opening of its new Aptar Dubai office during an inauguration ceremony, which took place on November 27, 2019 at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Resort, Dubai. The sales office is shared by all three segments of Aptar – Beauty + Home, Food + Beverage and Pharma.

Aptar Pharma to host three insightful Learning Lab sessions
Aptar Pharma
Aptar Pharma will host three insightful Learning Lab sessions on Wednesday, February 5 at Pharmapack. The sessions are entitled Rethinking DPI Packaging: New Solutions to Old Challenges; Accelerating and derisking your drug development journey; and Inhaler Devices and the Environment: Going Green Needn’t Cost the Earth.
Connectivity, customization and sustainability driving packaging and drug delivery in 2020
Pharmapack Europe

Connectivity, customization and sustainability are driving pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery innovation at Pharmapack Europe (#pharmapackeu), which opens in February 2020. The event is the leading exhibition dedicated to pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery devices, with major industry players set to come together to discuss vital best practices, insights and strategies.

IntraPac International merges with Technical Precision Plastics
IntraPac International LLC, a designer and manufacturer of rigid packaging solutions, announced today that it has merged with Technical Precision Plastics, Inc., a customer service focused injection molder of high-precision specialty components for medical and premium consumer applications.
Future of packaging on display at UK's largest industry event

Packaging professionals from household names through to independent brands will come together to discover the latest technologies and solutions when Label&Print, Ecopack, Empack, and Contract Pack & Fulfilment return to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. Together with their co-located show, Packaging Innovations, the events offer industry professionals the chance to experience cutting-edge products for the first-time.

Mecmesin's materials testers
Testing the physical strength properties of materials, in accordance with international or in-house standards, is a key part of determining their characteristics to better understand the effects of process improvements. With this in mind, Mecmesin has designed a range of static-load Materials Testers powered by intuitive VectorPro MT software.