Industrial Pack wrapped up another successful event at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta GA. With visitor growth up, the expo served as a unique opportunity to network and learn from the top leaders in industrial packaging.
Pretium Packaging, a leading North American manufacturer of plastic containers and closures, is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with Olcott Plastics, Inc. of St. Charles, Illinois, through an acquisition. Olcott meaningfully bolsters Pretium’s injection molding and personal care/beauty offerings while Pretium allows Olcott to offer blow molded containers and a national footprint to its customers.
Action Technology’s tubing product line has passed stringent National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) certification requirements for demanding food, drinking water and sanitation equipment applications. This means that users can work directly with Action to find the correct solution for their application and improve speed-to-market.
The drug delivery and healthcare packaging industry is set for significant growth in 2019 as Pharmapack Europe – a key bellwether of industry health – welcomed a record 410 exhibiting companies and nearly 5,500 attendees from 75 countries. Europe’s biggest pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery event saw a diversification of innovations and new drug delivery solutions, with ‘patient-centricity’ emerging as the central theme throughout this year’s edition.
Qosmedix is excited to announce a new line of sleek, printed cylinder bottles for storing spa and cosmetic counter essentials. These 250 ml black bottles are labeled in white print to easily identify the product inside. The collection includes bottles with a spray top cap for: water, brush cleaner and alcohol, a bottle with a lotion pump for hand sanitizer and a bottle with a disc-top cap for makeup remover.
With an increased array of choices and a pervasive desire for natural alternatives, the beauty industry must adapt to properly package such offerings. Another facet to consider is the various types of packaging offered. For instance, deodorant is available in creams, sticks, roll-on, butters, sprays and more. These varieties of deodorant highlight a need for effective packaging solutions specific to each product. Based on the current craze, natural deodorant alternatives are here to stay, and the cosmetics industry must adapt their packaging accordingly.
Schreiner MediPharm has combined its expertise in innovative specialty labels and integrated solutions with folding box manufacturer Edelmann. The result is a smart medicine packaging solution with diverse digital features.
E-commerce retailers and manufacturers put in a significant amount of effort and investment making sure the products they produce meet quality and performance goals. However, if insufficient packaging protection results in customers receiving your product in damaged, broken and/or non-functioning condition, the impact to your brand’s profit margin can be significant.
Aptar Pharma, the leader in respiratory drug delivery systems, is proud to announce its co- organization and diamond sponsorship of the Respiratory Drug Delivery Europe 2019 scientific conference, connecting pulmonary and nasal drug delivery experts from around the world in Estoril, Portugal from May 7-10, 2019.
As part of its global growth strategy, the technology group SCHOTT is investing BRL 50 million in its pharmaceutical tubing production in Rio de Janeiro in the next two years. The invest covers the latest update of the company’s perfeXion® process – a 100 percent on-line inspection system, which examines every single tube – as well as implementing state-of-the-art production technology in glass-melting furnaces.
Iwata Label USA will be at Interphex New York this coming April 2-4, 2019 at Javits Center, NYC and introduce ‘The 3 Innovative Packaging Solutions’.
With its Gx Elite and Gx RTF vials, Gerresheimer presents two new type I vials made from borosilicate glass. The Gx Elite vials are the result of a careful product development process spanning several years. The highly shatter-resistant vials are extremely durable, free of cosmetic defects and can be customized for specialized customer requirements.
UK packaging supplier, Neville and More, is launching a brand new Dropper Pipette that benefits the combination of both Child Resistance and Tamper Evidence. This new closure has been fully tested and certified as child resistant and is totally compatible with Neville and More's extensive range of dropper bottles in amber and crystal clear PET plastic.
Aptar CSP Technologies – a leader in active packaging solutions that ensure product protection, enhance brand recognition and improve use experiences, and part of AptarGroup Inc – is presenting its Activ-Blister Solutions for the protection of moisture and oxygen-sensitive tablets and capsules, alongside FreeThink Technologies and its ASAPprime technology for accelerated shelf-life determination. The combination is a “right the first time” approach to stability challenges and blister package design that virtually eliminates protracted testing and costly reformulations.
Green Rush Packaging, a nationwide provider of premium cannabis packaging, has announced its expansion into the Canadian cannabis market. The packaging company seeks to grow its sales presence and gain traction in the emerging Canadian cannabis market.
Nemera’s multidose eye dropper Novelia has been approved for the preservative-free formulation Cosopt iMulti There is an innovation in glaucoma management by providing preservative-free medicines in multi-dose bottles to allow for effective and convenient, 24-hour intraocular pressure (IOP) control to glaucoma patients aged 18 or over.
Entry for the Pentawards, the world’s leading and most prestigious packaging design competition, is now open until April 12th. The awards return with an extended jury panel led by a new President, plus a new judging system. The Pentawards 2019 will be judged by an expanded International Jury Panel made up of 15 highly respected designers, packaging design directors and marketing chiefs from major global brands.