LageenTubes supports Abacus' CBDMEDIC sales growth

Abacus is developing a range of innovative products based on patent-pending technologies which combine natural and organic ingredients, including a cannabinoid-rich hemp extract containing CBD. In order to supply on-demand at thousands of stores across the US, Abacus approached LageenTubes to assist with complex supply chain solutions with short lead times.

Stylish dispenser is ‘Pur’ genius

The RPC Bramlage Division is extending its range of Magic airless dispensers with the introduction of a new design. the top-filled Magic Pur dispenser combines an elegant and modern appearance on-shelf with user-friendly operation, delivering an accurate 1ml of product each time.

A golden age for brands


With the global population ageing, a new era of opportunities is opening up for products that help combat the ageing process and make people feel young and healthy. When seeking out new trends, the spotlight often falls on young or emerging consumers. But with the proportion of the world’s population aged 60 and over growing larger – at a rate of 3% a year according to UN research – senior or so-called ‘silver’ consumers are becoming a key target for many industries, particularly when it comes to products addressing age concerns.

Webpackaging launches Pharma Issue #9

Webpackaging has launched the 9th edition of 'Pharma', a digital publication full of the latest news and biggest trends within the pharmaceutical and healthcare packaging industry. A selection of some of the latest products and technologies to hit the Pharma space, Issue 9 of Pharma by Webpackaging highlights key tendencies across the market.

Qosina receives ISO 22301 certification for Business Continuity

Qosina is pleased to announce it has received ISO 22301 certification, the international standard for a controlled business continuity management system. ISO 22301 specifies the requirements for a management system to protect against, reduce the likelihood of and ensure a business recovers from disruptive incidents.

PackSys Global's oral care and pharmaceutical tube lines offer a marriage of cost and output

PackSys Global has been designing and building laminate tube side-seamers for decades. The company's extensive R&D has led to new technologies that allow a great stability of the seam strength and an ever improving visual appearance of the welded area of the laminate at a high speed per minute. Its laminate tube lines for oral care and pharma products are the culmination of the latest technical developments.

Amcor completes acquisition of Bemis, creating the global leader in packaging

Amcor has announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Bemis Company Inc., effective 11 June 2019. The combined company will now operate as Amcor Plc (Amcor), trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “AMCR” and the Australian Securities Exchange under the ticker symbol “AMC.” Amcor is included in both the S&P 500 and S&P/ASX 200 indices.

Tekni-Plex completes acquisition of three healthcare packaging plants

Tekni-Plex has completed the acquisition of three manufacturing facilities from Amcor’s Flexible Packaging business unit. The facilities—located in Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Ashland, Massachusetts— provide a broad portfolio of sterilizable medical device packaging substrates including coated and uncoated Tyvek, heat-seal and cold-seal coated paper and films, medical grade laminates and die-cut lids and labels.

Aptar acquires Nanopharm and Gateway Analytical, broadening pharma services platform to accelerate customer drug development

AptarGroup, Inc. has announced that it has acquired two leading pharmaceutical services companies, Nanopharm Ltd. and Gateway Analytical LLC, for a combined enterprise value of approximately $50 million. The acquisitions are part of Aptar’s strategy to broaden its portfolio of services that support pharmaceutical and biotech customers to accelerate and derisk their complex product developments.

Aptar joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 Circular Economy network

AptarGroup, Inc. has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100), the world’s leading circular economy network. The CE100 network brings together businesses, innovators, cities, governments, universities, and thought leaders in order to build new markets in line with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s vision for a circular economy.

RB makes popular consumer health products 100% waste-free

Consumers will soon be able to support their heart, brain, joints and immune system with supplements that don’t contribute any waste to the environment. RB, the leading global health and hygiene company and maker of popular consumer brands including Airborne, Move Free, MegaRed and Neuriva, was announced today as founding partner in the U.S. rollout of the global recycling program known as Loop.

Linx builds North American distribution for its range of coding and marking printers

Coding and marking specialist Linx Printing Technologies has appointed a number of new channel partners in North America to expand support for its product portfolio. As well as providing greater geographical coverage in this important territory, the new distributors offer expertise across a wide variety of market sectors and will help deliver the support and service end-user customers demand from their coding and marking printer suppliers.

Aging GCC population to drive regional pharma market


Leading global pharmaceutical event CPhI Middle East and Africa, returns to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 16-18 September 2019, after its successful launch in the UAE capital last year. One of the hot topics at this year’s event, will undoubtedly be the implications of an aging population on the pharma industry. According to UN research figures it is estimated that the MENA population will increase from 443 million to a staggering 654 million by 2050.

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