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.
Company’s manufacturing plant in Debrecen, Hungary achieves ISCC PLUS recognition, broadening its eco-certified materials stream for tubes
ISCC is a certification system denoting the sustainable, deforestation-free and traceable supply chain practices concerning a variety of raw materials, including non-bio renewables and recycled carbon materials. For Neopac, a highlight of this distinction is its ability to showcase the separate handling of recycled polyethylene (rPE), which is a key component in plastic tube solutions.
“Neopac is continuously striving to reach its full sustainability potential, including the materials we employ, the energy we use and, of course, the packaging solutions we provide,” said Krisztián Bíró, Head of Quality Management for Neopac. “For us, the most significant aspect of the ISCC PLUS designation is the proof of traceability it provides – a reassurance to our customers that the materials for their tube solutions are responsibly and sustainably sourced.”
ISCC will perform recertification annually, while Neopac’s internal audit team will ensure the traceability of ISCC-registered materials on an ongoing basis.
Hoffmann Neopac AG has put a high priority to sustainably manufacturing its packaging solutions, as well as to push recyclability and recycled content for all of its packaging products. For example, the company recently introduced a line of mono-material-barrier tube solutions, Polyfoil® MMB. The new offering was Europe’s first tube solution to achieve full technology approval from RecyClass™, and full recyclability grade A from SUEZ Circpack®.
A wide variety of EcoDesign solutions support the company’s commitment to sustainability-minded production breakthroughs. These includes high-density polyethylene (HDPE) caps; Recycled tubes with 64% PCR content; Lightweight plastic tubes with 30% weight reduction in the tube body; and bio-based tubes such as the novel PICEA wood-based tube.
In addition, this year Neopac installed one of the largest solar power systems in its home country of Switzerland. The extensive green energy initiative with solar and hydroelectric power, which costs more than 2 million Swiss Francs ($2.2 million), will make the company fully electricity sustainable at each of its two manufacturing sites in Switzerland.
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 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 wins Tube Council Award for high-barrier, easy-application solution for veterinary products
Hoffmann Neopac has 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.
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.
Neopac launches online shop for digitally printed tubes
Hoffmann Neopac has launched a direct purchase microsite for DigitAll360°, its recently introduced digital tube decoration service. The new marketplace, accessible via shop.neopac.com, walks tube customers through an intuitive process that includes downloadable design guides and templates, an initial portfolio of stock tubes from 50-200 ml in volume, simple artwork uploads 3D renderings and a comprehensive pre-purchase artwork check.
Neopac wins WorldStar awards for two sustainability-minded tube solutions
Hoffmann Neopac has earned a pair of 2021 WorldStar Awards from the World Packaging Organization for two of its most groundbreaking recent tube solutions. For Neopac, both recognitions came in the Health & Personal Care category and exemplify the company’s commitment to sustainable packaging solutions.
Neopac develops tube solution for Aurora Pharmaceuticals
Hoffmann Neopac has developed a differentiating packaging solution for a topical antiparasitic solution produced by Aurora Pharmaceuticals. Featuring the active ingredient selamectin, the recently released Revolt Topical Solution is now available via prescription in convenient, high-barrier single-use tubes with a simple, no-mess applicator.
Neopac introduces Europe’s first mono-material barrier tubes with HDPE caps to receive full Recyclass technology & product approval
Hoffmann Neopac is launching a novel line of mono-material barrier tubes providing exemplary product protection while being fully compatible with existing HDPE recycling processes. The first tube solution in Europe to receive full RecyClass technology and product approval per the organization’s “Recyclability Evaluation Protocol for HDPE Containers” standards.
Neopac to Highlight Solutions for Sustainability, Functionality at Webpackaging LIVE Cyber-Exhibition
Global provider of high-quality tubes, Neopac, is exhibiting at the first edition of Webpackaging LIVE, a unique virtual packaging show in full 3D. Neopac will be featuring its sustainability-minded EcoDesign portfolio, as well as the innovative, shape-maintaining SpringTube at Webpackaging LIVE.
Neopac introduces market’s first recyclable PE based mono-material tube with HDPE flip-top cap
Hoffmann Neopac has introduced the market’s first fully recyclable polyethylene-based tubes with high-density polyethylene (HDPE) flip-top caps. A breakthrough in the worldwide push for packaging sustainability, the company's tubes can be viewed in the company's Webpackaging LIVE 3D showcase.
Neopac wins pair of "Tube of the Year" awards from European Tube Manufacturers Association
Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, earned two “Tube of the Year” awards from the European Tube Manufacturers Association (ETMA). The recognition came in two of the competitions most coveted categories: Plastic Tubes and Laminate Tubes.
Continuing sustainability efforts, Neopac moves toward mono-material barrier tubes designed for recyclability
Neopac is in the development stages of food- and pharma-grade mono-material barrier tube solutions that align with existing recycling processes. Neopac’s push for mono-material tubes will employ sound packaging science to align with current recycling practices and processes – all while providing its cosmetics, food and pharma customers with outstanding barrier properties to protect sensitive products.
At Luxepack New York, Neopac to debut direct-to-shape digital decoration service for tubes
New digital printing capabilities launch: Hoffmann Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, will debut DigitAll360°, its new direct-to-shape digital decoration service for tubes.
3D Neopac Debuts SpringTube for an Array of Applications in the US and India
3D Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, has developed SpringTube, a packaging solution for cosmetics, personal care products and other applications, including art paints. The tube is specially designed to maintain its shape while delivering a host of additional benefits for consumers, brand owners and manufacturers.
Neopac introduces Tube Design Guide for optimum recyclability at CPhI Worldwide
Hoffmann Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, debuted a set of best practices for tube packaging recyclability at CPhI Worldwide. The company’s Tube Design Guide for Recyclability amounts to a multi-step tutorial with comprehensive consideration of lighter, more circularity-minded materials.
Neopac wins three prestigious healthcare sector packaging awards
Hoffmann Neopac has received three high-profile awards for tube solutions in the healthcare sector. Each of the tube solutions utilizes Neopac’s high-barrier Polyfoil technology, a proprietary blend of materials providing advanced barrier properties for products requiring ample protection against potentially harmful external factors, including moisture and oxygen.
Neopac develops Polyfoil dropper tube solution for Streuli vitamin D application
Neopac has partnered with Streuli Pharma AG to launch a dropper tube for direct, precision administering of Vitamin D. Seen as a step up from standard packaging involving glass vials and pipettes, the solution houses vitamin D in a tube with a metered dropper. The result is safer, more accurate dosages.
Neopac Opens First U.S. Facility with Site Tours & Demos of High-Speed Tube Production Line
Hoffmann Neopac officially opened its first U.S. facility on Thursday, May 16 with a ceremony that included tours, demonstrations and remarks from senior executives. Focusing primarily on small-diameter tubes, the 37,000-square-foot plant in Wilson, NC boasts a high-speed tube line capable of producing some 80 million tubes annually, as well as floorspace for several additional packaging lines to come.
Neopac recognized in two competitions highlighting sustainable and innovative packaging solutions
Neopac was one of five finalists for a Green Award at LuxePack New York, where the company's PICEA tube, which houses a line of hair conditioners for Neopac's customer, Madara. Elsewhere, at the 50th Anniversary of the prestigious Swiss Packaging Awards, Neopac won one award category and was nominated in two others
Neopac Participates in Smart Green Island Makeathon Youth Education Challenge
At the event, Neopac challenged youth participants to design and develop a "smart tube" for pharmaceutical packaging applications that, when combined with the company's metered dosing tube solutions, could help patients adhere to prescription regimens via IoT connectivity.
- Jo Webb
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