Hoffmann Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, won gold in the “Best Pharmaceutical Tube” category in the annual Tube Council Awards. The winning entry was a convenient, high-barrier single-use tube with a simple, no-mess applicator developed for Aurora Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a US-based manufacturer and distributor of animal health medicines. Aurora chose Neopac as packaging provider for its prescription Revolt™ topical antiparasitic solution.
The winning package comprised a customized version of Neopac’s Twist’n’use tube, a small-volume single-dose solution that, once the cap is twisted, is irrevocably opened. In addition to tamper-evidence, the tube’s permanently affixed cap emphasizes consumer simplicity and offers accurate application of the enclosed product to the treatment area. Neopac’s Twist’n’use tubes can hold volumes up to 10ml.
For Aurora Pharmaceuticals, it was important that Revolt be packaged in a solution that optimized aesthetics without necessitating an external moisture barrier. Meeting this need, the Twist’n’use tube features Neopac’s Polyfoil technology – a proprietary blend of materials providing advanced barrier properties for products requiring ample protection against moisture, oxygen and other potentially harmful substances. Products housed in Polyfoil solutions can enjoy a longer shelf life compared to those stored in conventional polyethylene (PE) or polypropylene (PP) packaging.
This year’s Tube Council Awards saw more than 70 entries submitted for consideration across various categories. Entries were evaluated by a panel of judges composed of representatives from major consumer products companies and industry professionals.
Thus far, feedback from customers who’ve used Revolt has been overwhelmingly positive, with users pointing to its convenient ease of use and attractive brand aesthetics.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by the Tube Council for this solution, which combines a variety of attractive features including premium barrier protection, small-dose delivery precision and hassle-free application,” said Martina Christiansen, Head of Sales for Neopac. “Notably, the antiparasitic product presented a challenging chemical compatibility issue that, through collaboration with our Aurora Pharmaceuticals customer, we were able to overcome – showcasing our ability to provide convenient packaging solutions even for sensitive formulations.”
Neopac AG Introduces Range of LowPro Caps Compatible with EcoDesign Tubes
Discover high-quality packaging and dosing applications for pharma, beauty, and oral care! Neopac has introduced a new range of LowPro Flip-Top Caps compatible with its sustainable range of tubes. A significant stride in Hoffman Neopac’s expanding portfolio of eco-conscious packaging solutions, the series premiered at Paris Packaging Week, January 17-18.
Paper X Tubes
Go Paper. Save Plastics. Introducing the Neopac Paper X tube: the sustainable packaging solution that sets your product apart! With its fiber-based composition, the Paper X tube offers a new alternative to plastic tubes, helping to attract the next generation of eco-conscious consumers while meeting brand sustainability goals.
Polyfoil® EcoPro - Eco-friendly Barrier Solution
Polyfoil EcoPro is a new mono-material tube that has a better environmental impact by using recycled materials, including 60% of post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials, and is fully-recyclable as well! Polyfoil® EcoPro tubes are a revolutionary new product that offers several key advantages over standard (coex) tubes. One of the most significant benefits of Polyfoil® EcoPro is its great barrier properties.
Neopac Receives Hungaropack Award for Intricate Digitally Printed Tube
Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging and dosing applications for pharma, beauty, and oral care, has earned a Hungaropack Award from the Hungarian Association of Packaging & Materials Handling. The distinction was bestowed for a novel digitally printed tube developed by Neopac for Herbária, a leading Hungary-based herbal products company.
Neopac Showcased the Latest Tube Innovations & Sustainability Advancements at CPhI
Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging and dosing applications for pharma, beauty, and oral care, highlighted several product introductions and sustainability advancements at CPhI Barcelona, the world’s largest pharmaceutical trade show, held October 24-26. At the company’s exhibit stand, Neopac introduced two of its latest innovations in the tube sector while also highlighting its recent RecyClass A rating for the entirety of its Polyfoil® MMB tube range.
Enhance the Sustainability of your Packaging with 73% PCR Materials
Neopac recycled tubes are combined with recycled plastics at up to a level of 77% so that they contain 73% PCR material, one of the highest proportions of PCR in the tube industry. Recycled material is suitable for use with cosmetic products.
Hoffmann Neopac Names Two Executives to Co-Lead U.S. Facility
Hoffmann Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging and dosing applications for pharma, beauty, and oral care, has appointed two new Co-Directors to lead its U.S. facility in Wilson, North Carolina, which until recently focused mostly on small diameter tubes for the pharmaceutical sector. Friedrich Holz was hired as Director of Finance & Administration and will co-lead the facility alongside Jonathan Tedder, who was promoted to Director of Operations.
Unveiling the Future of Vet Dermatology Packaging: Insights from ECVD 2023
Maud Sylvain-Neugart, our Animal Health Expert, recently participated in the European Veterinary Dermatology Congress. Neopac had the chance to sit down with an industry expert, delving into the world of Vet Dermatology packaging. With a keen focus on sustainability and innovation, we gained valuable insights into the goals, trends, and emerging technologies shaping the future of Neopac's developments in this sector.
Recyclable Mono-material PE tube with HDPE Caps
Mono-material packaging makes things much easier for brands and consumers. Mono-material plastic tubes can be sorted by type, and tube bodies and caps made from PE materials, are critical factors in guaranteeing a more sustainable recycling process. Recyclable mono-material tubes contribute significantly to an effective circular economy, which results in less waste.
Neopac Debuts Mono-Material Double Barrier Tubes with High-Percentage PCR
Neopac has launched its new Polyfoil® EcoPro mono-material double barrier tubes. Ideal for personal care and cosmetic products, Neopac’s latest EcoDesign tubes contain up to 60% EU food-grade PCR material in its signature Polyfoil® barrier tube range.
Neopac’s ‘Polyfoil® MMB 545/645’ tube receives a RecyClass Recyclability Approval
Following independent testing in accordance with the RecyClass Recyclability Evaluation Protocol, Neopac ‘Polyfoil® MMB 545/645’ tube is approved as fully compatible with the European rigid high density polyethylene (HDPE) recycling stream.
Neopac partners with Saperatec for ABL recycling
Hoffmann Neopac has become the first tube manufacturer to sign a partnership with Saperatec. The manufacturer of barrier tubes for pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and oral care products will supply its production waste to Saperatec, the first industrial recycling plant for aluminum laminate composites
Neopac’s Polyfoil MMB tube approved by USA’s Association of Plastic Recyclers
Hoffmann Neopac has been granted approval for its Polyfoil MMB mono-material barrier tube by the US-based Association of Plastic Recyclers. APR’s strict recycling standards are met by the company's mono-material barrier tube, in versions both with and without thin film metallization.
Neopac’s Polyfoil MMB® tube approved by RecyClass recycling standards association
Neopac has been granted RecyClass approval for its Polyfoil® MMB mono-material barrier tube, a groundbreaking combination of product protection, user friendliness and appealing aesthetics. According to the laboratory results, the ‘Polyfoil® MMB Tube PF528’ product conforms to the current European PP container recycling stream.
Neopac wins Pharmapack sustainability award for mono-material barrier tubes designed for recyclability
Neopac has earned first place in the coveted Excellence in Sustainability category of the 2021 Pharmapack Awards. The winning solution was Neopac’s Polyfoil MMB mono-material barrier tube, a groundbreaking combination of pharma-grade product protection, user friendliness and appealing aesthetics.
Neopac showcases new mono-material barrier tubes designed for recyclability
Neopac’s Polyfoil MMB mono-material barrier tube is a forward-thinking combination of practicality and eco-consciousness, the high-performance solution offers both superior product protection and significantly enhanced recyclability. The result is a carbon footprint reduction of up to 38% compared with traditional aluminum barrier tubes.
Neopac wins Swiss packaging award for first application of novel tube procurement service
Hoffmann Neopac has won a Swiss Packaging Award in the Marketing category for the company’s initial project involving its recently launched DigitAll360° tube procurement service. Introduced earlier this year with an online marketplace, DigitAll360° offers intuitive ordering of digitally printed tubes with high-quality variable printing, precision color matching, flexible batch sizes and expedited delivery.
Hoffmann Neopac gains key sustainability designation
Hoffmann Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for Pharma, Cosmetics and FMCG Industries, has successfully completed an audit conducted by the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) at its tube manufacturing facility in Debrecen, Hungary.
Hoffmann Neopac makes massive green energy investment at Switzerland packaging plants
Hoffmann Neopac has installed one of the largest solar power systems in Switzerland. The extensive green energy initiative, which costs more than 2 million Swiss Francs ($2.2 million), will make Hoffmann Neopac fully electricity sustainable at each of its two manufacturing sites in its home country.
Neopac develops Polyfoil dropper tube solution for vegan vitamin D product
Hoffmann Neopac has partnered with Streuli Pharma AG to launch a dropper tube for direct, precision administering of a novel vegan Vitamin D formulation. The aesthetically appealing solution for Streuli Pharma’s new food supplement Luce D3 product houses a vegan Vitamin D solution in a tube with a metered dropper for safer, more accurate dosages.
Choose the best toothpaste packaging for the environment
Finding a sustainable packaging which offers compatibility with the formula is not an easy one for anyone. Neopac's newly launched Polyfoil mono-material barrier tubes offer a solution to this problem, as these tubes can reduce tube body weight by as much as 50% as standard plastic tubes!
Neopac introduces lightweight plastic tube with reduced wall thickness for enhanced sustainability
Hoffmann Neopac has introduced a lighter plastic tube solution comprising up to 30% less virgin materials. The latest addition to the company’s EcoDesign series of eco-friendly tubes, the new LIGHTWEIGHT TUBE aligns with packaging industry desires to minimize carbon footprint and materials waste.
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