Pretium Packaging, a leading North American manufacturer of plastic containers and closures, has won two international Worldstar awards for its SureHandle™ polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container which features an integrated handle. The Worldstar awards are presented by the World Packaging Organisation.
Today, containers for pharmaceutical and medical use are coloured too. Lameplast Group offers a new possibility to personalize containers thanks to the use of safe pigments in compliance with the European Pharmacopoeia, 9th edition.
Cosmopack Asia was a huge success for Quadpack this year. The YouWood collection in particular was a real crowd-puller, comprising selected Q-Line packs adorned with sustainably-sourced wood. As always, Yonwoo’s airless packs proved very popular. Quadpack also participated in the event’s SKINTONIC skincare project, plus we hosted our annual cocktail party – this year, in celebration of our 15th anniversary!
PCD 2019 Packaging of Perfume Cosmetics & Design: building value through relevance and differenciation. Take a look at the conference program across the two-day event.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex officially opened the University of Chichester’s new Engineering and Digital Technology Park on 3rd October 2018. Part of the tour of the £35million development, based at the Bognor Regis campus, was a visit to the Department of Engineering and Design. The laboratory features several Mecmesin force measurement machines, notably a 50 kN OmniTest Universal Testing Machine (UTM); a state-of-the-art software-controlled materials testing system.
The growing popularity and diversity of sauces, dressings and toppings in the food sector has led RPC Kutenholz to expand its popular Allrounder range. A new 1 litre version is now being added to the existing 500ml and 875ml sizes, giving manufacturers, foodservice suppliers and retailers an even wider choice of an attractive and practical solution for all types of liquid products.
COPCO is able to make a PET bottle partially covered by matte finish. This technology has been ready for mass production after investigation and experiments for a long time.
GCC Packaging presents a magnetic closure vial that is the first of its kind, giving the packaging unique and speedy twist when closing. New standard caps featured a magnet inside, which immediately lines up with the bottle and presents a delightful sound.
Not only available for plastic components, Yuga’s production team has successfully achieved the addition of hot stamping decoration on top of an anodized aluminium part. It elaborates the metallic surface, with a more sparkly or shiny effect depending on the foil type and color chosen.
Industrial Pack, the UK’s only dedicated show for industrial, transit and protective packaging, is set to make its debut alongside Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print at Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019.
Tetra Pak will be joining forces with leading Swedish technology companies at Hannover Messe 2019, the world's largest industrial technology fair, providing insights on its experience and demonstrate how partnerships are the cornerstone of digitalisation, bringing value to food and beverage manufacturers.
By February 2019, serialization will be implemented across the EU. However, according to the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DCSCA), there is a timetable in place until 2023 for electronic tracking on all drug products throughout the US supply chain. With these regulations due to take place soon, manufacturers will need to adapt their products with the latest serialization requirements whilst they still can.
In an all-time record year for FDA approvals, Pharmapack Europe reports that innovation is also accelerating across the drug delivery and packaging industries. The event has become one of the main drivers helping introduce new innovations to the market through its Pharmapack Awards and Start-up Hub, both of which have grown in prominence as a more diverse mixture of companies bring patient changing innovations to market.
Cannabis packaging opportunities and the challenges in obtaining enough post-consumer material to create next-generation recycled content containers, will be session focal points at The Packaging Conference 2019, February 4-6, Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas. The Packaging Conference, produced by PTI and SBAcci, has established a decade-plus reputation as the must-attend event for the debut of new technologies and other key industry announcements.
Following the main themes of Sustainability and Circular Economy announced by Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2019. IMS Packaging pays more attention to its own packaging offerings as well as decoration technology to offer solutions that have less environmental impact.
Stora Enso and Sulapac continue to combat the global problem of plastic waste by launching a demo for sustainable drinking straws at Slush 2018. The demo, which targets production on an industrial scale, is designed to replace traditional plastic straws with renewable ones. The straws are based on Sulapac’s biocomposite material – made of wood and natural binders – designed to be recycled via industrial composting and biodegrade in marine environments.
Qosmedix is excited to introduce a new 3-Piece Travel Tweezer Set to their extensive collection of beauty supplies. The convenient set includes three high quality stainless steel tweezers, including a point tip, slant tip and flat head style. Each tool is designed for perfect brow maintenance and precise hair removal.
Rayuen Packaging adds more PETG jars to its catalog collection – 15 ml, 30 ml, 50ml, and 100 ml. Ref. JP-F20T, the thick-walled and heavy-based PETG jars features a double-walled lid that is composed of PP & ABS material.