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Amcor Launched Enhanced-Stock Product Program for North America Healthcare Market

October 20, 2021

Amcor, a leader in developing and producing responsible pharmaceutical and medical packaging, is pleased to announce the launch of an enhanced-stock product program for the healthcare market. The program allows customers to order from a set of market-recognized DuPontTM Tyvek® pouches and Breather Bag® header bags, available with low minimum-order quantities. These materials are ideal…

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At INTERPHEX NYC, MG America to Premier Precision Wraparound Labeler for Vials, and Robust 10-Lane Capsule Checkweigher

October 5, 2021

MG America, the U.S. subsidiary of MG2 of Bologna, Italy and a leading supplier of processing and packaging equipment, will debut two new machines at INTERPHEX NYC Booth #2221, October 19-21. One is an enhanced wraparound vial labeling machine ideal for the ongoing production of COVID-19 vaccines; the other is a robust, 10-lane capsule checkweigher…

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PDI Healthcare Introduces Dual Access Lid on Sani-Cloth Products

August 26, 2021

PDI Healthcare, a global leader in infection prevention products and solutions, announces a breakthrough in canister packaging with its new Dual Access Lid, designed to improve the convenience of disinfecting wipes for faster and easier access. The innovative wide opening of the Dual Access Lid reportedly ensures users pull the appropriate number of wipes for…

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IWK Introduces Modular, High-Speed Top-load Cartoning Line for Prefilled Syringes, Vials & Other Fragile Pharma Containers

August 16, 2021

IWK Packaging Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of premium cartoning and tube filling equipment for the pharmaceuticals and health & beauty sectors, has introduced a modular, high-speed top-load cartoning line to meet dramatically increased demands for packaging pre-filled syringes, vials and other delicate pharma containers. The company’s IWK TL Series arrives amid continued efforts to produce…

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Tekni-Plex Acquires Container Vented Lining Material Leader

August 12, 2021

Tekni-Plex, a global leader in the development and manufacture of innovative packaging material solutions and medical products, has acquired Michigan-based M-Industries, LLC, a leader in container vented lining technology. M-Industries will operate as part of Tri-Seal, the Tekni-Plex division business specializing in closure liners and seals. M-Industries is one of only a few manufacturers worldwide…

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How Vaccine Distribution Is Changing the Way We Think About Food Packaging

August 9, 2021

Gary Barter, project director, food division at VAI The distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine has highlighted the importance of efficient packaging technology, especially where cold chain logistics are involved. The high demand for vaccines has brought unique challenges for packaging experts, from sand and glass shortages to the need for cold chain-appropriate packaging. These hurdles…

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To Simplify International Clinical Trials, Schreiner MediPharm Equips Hanger-Label for Infusion Bottles with Booklet

August 6, 2021

Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of innovative functional label solutions for the healthcare industry, has developed a new specialty label for infusion bottles to enhance convenience and efficiency in international clinical trials. The new Pharma-Tac Plus Label combines a Booklet-Label with a label-integrated hanger for infusion bottles, creating ample space for comprehensive product descriptions…

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Amcor to Partner with Michigan State University to Power Innovation and Talent in Sustainable Packaging

August 3, 2021

Amcor and Michigan State University’s (MSU) School of Packaging announced a new partnership, reflecting the parties’ shared commitment towards future talent, greater innovation and responsible packaging. Amcor plans to invest over $10 million in MSU’s School of Packaging – the largest investment in the history of the university’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR),…

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International Trade Body Warns Over Counterfeit Cannabis Growth

July 20, 2021

Reports of counterfeit cannabis have reinforced the critical need to protect bonafide products and packaging, according to the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). Sales of synthetic cannabinoids being mis-sold as cannabis are on the rise in the UK, presenting a significant health risk to the general public, reports a harm reduction project* that analyses samples…

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Taking the Next Step in Packaging Automation: Overcoming the Challenges to Automate Manufacturing

June 25, 2021

Working with an expert packaging device fabricator and integrator that is flexible enough to customize can help meet requirements while expediting completion By Del Williams, Contributing Writer For packaging device manufacturers, the continual need to increase production speed and efficiency while reducing labor has spurred a shift toward implementing automated systems.  However, off-the-shelf equipment will…

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Airnov to Showcase Super-Small, Sustainable Rimless Moisture Absorbing Packets at API China

May 26, 2021

Airnov Healthcare Packaging, a global leader in controlled atmosphere packaging, is unveiling a new product for the pharmaceutical and diagnostics industries at the API China tradeshow in the form of Rimless Moisture Absorbing Packets. Welded together using uncoated Tyvek®, these sustainable packets offer greater moisture absorbing capacity while at the same time cutting raw materials…

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A First in China, Schreiner MediPharm Equips Prefilled Syringes from Kingfriend with Needle-Trap Safety System

May 25, 2021

Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of innovative functional label solutions for the healthcare industry, has equipped prefilled enoxaparin-sodium syringes from Kingfriend China, a leading provider of heparin and heparin products, with its innovative Needle-Trap safety solution. The move marks the first application of a China-based product for Schreiner MediPharm’s groundbreaking needlestick prevention system. The…

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METTLER TOLEDO X33 Series X-Ray Inspection Systems Use High-Sensitivity Detectors to Reduce Power Requirements and Costs

May 15, 2021

METTLER TOLEDO Safeline X33 series X-ray systems combine a single vertical X-ray beam with new high-sensitivity detector technology that allows inspections to take place using a low power (20W) X-ray generator. This reduces the system’s energy requirements and costs, and eliminates the need for cooling, resulting in more compact cabinet size. Improved user experience, sustainability…

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HERMA US Introduces Continuous Labeling Capabilities for Premium Pharma

April 13, 2021

HERMA US Inc., the subsidiary of HERMA GmbH – a Germany-based provider of labeling machinery and self-adhesive labels and materials to the global packaging marketplace – has introduced continuous labeling capabilities for its 132M HC Wrap-around Labeler. Adding speed without sacrificing accuracy, the offering comes amid the dramatic push to produce billions of doses of…

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Making a Difference – Brenton and Orion Ramp up Production to Support Operation Warp Speed Initiatives

April 13, 2021

As companies in the supply chain for COVID-19 vaccine distribution began ramping up activities last summer, Brenton and Orion were there for customers by expediting the design and building of end-of-line packaging and stretch-wrapping systems as part of Operation Warp Speed. A public-private partnership initiated by the U.S. government, Operation Warp Speed (OWS) is a nationwide…

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RRD Announces End-to-End Care Kit Solution for Healthcare Organizations to Drive Member Loyalty

April 13, 2021

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), a leading global provider of marketing and business communications services, announced Care Kits by RRD to help healthcare companies adapt to industry changes and demonstrate its commitment to member and patient wellness. Building on the success of RRD’s diagnostic test kits, the company now offers a wide range of diverse care kits spanning…

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Neopac Wins Tube Council Award for High-Barrier, Easy-Application Solution for Veterinary Products

March 9, 2021

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 U.S.-based manufacturer and distributer of…

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Neopac Launches Online Shop for Digitally Printed Tubes

February 2, 2021

Hoffmann Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, has launched a direct purchase microsite for DigitAll360°, its recently introduced digital tube decoration service. The new marketplace walks tube customers through an intuitive process that includes downloadable design guides and templates, an initial portfolio of stock tubes from…

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Stevanato Group Launches After-Sales Service Offering for Technologies and Manufacturing Equipment by Establishing a Global Network

February 1, 2021

Stevanato Group, a leading producer of glass primary packaging and provider of integrated capabilities for drug delivery systems, has launched an updated comprehensive, global after-sales service offering for pharmaceutical customers. Effective from January this year, companies purchasing Stevanato Group glass converting, visual inspection, assembly and packaging equipment will have a dedicated structure and a single…

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Varcode Forms Strategic Partnership with PL Developments to Build Cold Chain Monitoring into Pharma Manufacturing, Packaging, Distribution

January 12, 2021

Varcode™, maker of digital, time- and temperature-sensitive supply chain solutions, announced it has formed a strategic partnership with PL Developments (PLD) to enhance the scale and availability of Varcode’s cold chain monitoring technology.  Under the agreement, amongst other things, PLD will assemble and apply Varcode “Smart Tags” to products onsite and inline as they roll…

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