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Pharmapack Europe has announced the winners of the much heralded 2019 Pharmapack Awards. Due to the exceptional standard of entries, nine worthy winners were chosen across two categories: ‘Exhibitor Innovations’ and ‘Health Products’. Highlighting what a stellar year we have seen across the industry for innovations, the Exhibitor Innovations category saw a total of six winners selected across three pharma specialisms.
Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 returns to Birmingham’s NEC later this month with its most innovative show to date. The show, which also includes Contract Pack, Ecopack and Industrial Pack, will showcase more product launches and innovation from across the industry than ever before as it welcomes over 300 suppliers.
Webpac’s powerful 3D pack configuration solution is revolutionizing the way Silgan Dispensing Systems helps their customers, allowing them to shave weeks off the product development process. It can take days, weeks or even months to create prototypes and produce samples, but their customers can now create unique packs in seconds and configure in 3D in real-time.
What does 2019 have in store for Pharma? We asked industry Thought Leaders to name one disruptive trend or technology that will have a significant impact on the market in the year ahead.
TemperPack, a leader in sustainable packaging, and Albertsons Companies are teaming up to divert tens of thousands of pounds of waste from the landfill every year. The grocer announced that it is swapping out traditional Styrofoam coolers in its pharmacy shipments in favor of TemperPack's paper-based insulator, ClimaCell.
Aptar Pharma, a leading provider of innovative drug delivery systems, has announced that their recently-launched QuickStart for Injectables has won Best Innovation in Packaging Material & Component category at the 2019 Pharmapack Awards in Paris, France.
Clariant experts will be on hand to introduce visitors to three distinct solutions that protect against damage caused by high and low humidity levels, and oxidation.
The joint venture between Resilux and I.P.S. came about because I.P.S. was looking for a suitable production partner with relevant experience in the plastic packaging industry (particularly with PET). Air0Pack is an innovative technology for filling liquids, powders, gases and products of average-to-high viscosity (such as gels, creams or foam) into (recyclable) plastic packaging (PET).
Pretium Packaging is incorporating a biobased resin option for its CBM branded sports nutrition bottle line to help address market demand. Bottles ranging in size from 2 ounces to 2.4 gallons, with finishes between 28 and 165mm can now be made using Braskem’s I’m Green polyethylene produced from ethanol sugarcane, a renewable material.
To meet the needs of a market using fewer and fewer preservatives, Aptar’s Skin Protect is an innovative and ultra-protective tube solution.
Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading paper-based packaging firms, has opened a new plant in Tijuana, Mexico, demonstrating its long-term commitment to the country. The new folding carton plant will strengthen the company’s footprint in the Baja California region and neighbouring Northern Mexico states.
Blister packaging offers many options to protect the pharmaceutical products that we use. This article presents information to product brand owners and packaging engineers to satisfy some of the most common regulations and outlines some of the most pertinent technical characteristics needed from a film for package functionality and successful processing.
International technology group SCHOTT is introducing SCHOTT TOPPAC cosmetic, a new COC (cyclic olefin copolymer) polymer syringe specifically designed for cosmetic and medical applications involving hyaluronic acid. Thanks to a reduced needle pop-off risk, improved dose accuracy and high break resistance, the syringes are especially suitable for highly viscous drugs.
For peristaltic pumps, tubing size and tolerance is critical. The wall thickness of the tube must precisely match the gap between the pump roller and housing. Slight differences or irregularities in wall thickness can significantly reduce the life of a pump. Tekni-Plex’s silicone tubing offers tolerances as low as +/- 0.03 mm (0.001 inches).
Gerresheimer will use this year's Pharmapack held in Paris, Porte de Versailles, as a platform to unveil their latest ophthalmology and rhinology services at booth B62. The company has teamed up with select certified partners to add surface finishing of plastic dropper bottles to their irradiation services.
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance of its second generation BD Nano pen needle, designed for more reliable subcutaneous injection depth.
Constantia Flexibles aims to design products based on sustainable criteria with minimal impact on the environment, low material usage and high recyclability. Constantia Flexibles pledges that 100% of its consumer and pharma packaging will be recyclable by 2025. As a global flexible packaging producer and a company being committed to sustainability, Constantia Flexibles recognizes the importance of actively contributing to the circular economy. Future product innovations will therefore focus on the implementation of design guidelines to develop specifications which are recyclable – in practice and on a commercial scale.