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SCHOTT delivers pharma vials to package 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines

30 Jun, 2020

SCHOTT supports the world’s fight against COVID-19 with vials capable of holding up to 2 billion vaccination doses. The glassmaker and pharma packaging specialist has reached agreements with leading pharmaceutical... Read More >>

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Honeywell: Aclar Edge Polymer Bottles and Vials

13 Jun, 2020

Honeywell announced Aclar Edge, a pharmaceutical packaging system for oral liquids for human health and sterile injectables for animal health applications. Designed with Honeywell’s proprietary multi-layer extrusion blow molding technology,... Read More >>

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Boots moves to 100% recycled brown paper pharmacy bags

01 Jun, 2020

Boots UK patients will start to receive their medicines in brown paper bags when they collect their prescriptions in store.

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Janssen/Catalent select Dividella NeoTOP 1604 for CV-19 vaccine packaging

01 Jun, 2020

Grabs, Switzerland: –Parenteral packaging specialist Dividella will supply its high-speed NeoTOP 1604 modular packaging platform to help two COVID-19 vaccine partners achieve necessary scale in production.

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Development of Novel Vacuum Antimicrobial Polymer Surface Coating for Healthcare Applications

23 May, 2020

Idvac ltd. has developed a novel process to use vacuum metallising techniques to deposit a thin layer of Polymer on flexible substrates such as Polyester and Fabric. Testing of the... Read More >>

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First PET container for Ritual Multivitamins made from 100% PCR

27 Mar, 2020

Amcor created the new, clear bottle in two sizes, 100 cubic centimeters and 150 cubic centimeters, for Ritual, a health meets technology company that reimagined the multivitamin.

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Packaging needs to be recognised by EU and national governments as an essential part of the continued flow of goods during the COVID-19 pandemic

24 Mar, 2020

Brussels, 20 March 2020 - The members of EUROPEN, the European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment, are doing their utmost to maintain the necessary supply of food and hygiene... Read More >>

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FINDING THE RIGHT PACKAGING FOR BIOLOGIC DRUGS

04 Mar, 2020

Christian Helbig introduces a new 2.25 mL version of SCHOTT’s syriQ BioPure® prefillable syringes designed specifically for the biologics market and, developed in partnership with WL Gore, the world’s first... Read More >>

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Dara Pharma presents high speed equipment for injectable vials

25 Feb, 2020

Dara Pharma has presented its new high-speed equipment for injectable vials. It is, the company has reported, a combination of filler and / or sealer, to work cylindrical vials in... Read More >>

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Active packaging solution for drugs combines moisture adsorption and oxygen scavenging

20 Feb, 2020

Aptar CSP Technologies,has announced the launch of a ‘first-of-its-kind’ active packaging product. The new technology utilizes the company’s patented 3-phase Activ-Polymer platform within its Activ-Film product configuration, it says.

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Sonoco Alloyd Introduces All-Paper Alternative to Traditional Plastic Blister Packaging

12 Feb, 2020

The Alloyd Division of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the most sustainable diversified global packaging companies, announced the introduction of its first, all-paper retail blister package. The new EnviroSense PaperBlister™... Read More >>

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CLARIANT’S MEVOPUR® PROTECT O2 SCAVENGER HELPS EXTEND SHELF LIFE OF PHARMA PACKAGING

06 Feb, 2020

Clariant Plastics & Coatings Healthcare Polymer Solutions is adding a new oxygen-scavenging additive masterbatch to its MEVOPUR line of medical-grade materials and services for pharmaceutical packaging and medical devices. MEVOPUR... Read More >>