New trends the packaging industry is adopting to take on various functions (which vary from storage to branding) expected from the packaging of a product.
Amcor is leading the way in the multivitamin category with the development and launch of the segment’s first PET container made from 100% post-consumer recycled content (PCR) resin.
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
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 products as well as medicines to citizens throughout Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic. To guarantee the continued uninterrupted flow of (packaged) goods, the Commission needs to recognise packaging and its raw materials as essential and to open the designated priority lanes, the “green lanes” for their intra-EU transport.
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 silicone-free glass syringe system.
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 glass, plastic or metal, for the automatic conditioning of all types of liquid, semi-liquid or powder products, in the area sterile.
The 3-phase Activ-Polymer platform technology offers customized active packaging solutions designed to meet the drug developer’s specific formulation as well as provide a broad spectrum of drug-specific protection, including aroma emitting, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) scavenging, and anti-microbial scavenging, according to Aptar CSP.
The new EnviroSense PaperBlister™ provides an alternative to the more traditional thermoformed plastic blister package that is found prominently in retail outlets around the world.
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 ProTect is effective at limiting oxygen (O2) degradation of drugs and neutraceuticals stored in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles, even in a transparent mono-layer construction.
Gerresheimer is expanding its range of pre-fillable polymer syringes to include a new product: the Gx RTF ClearJect polymer needle syringe, 2.25 ml. Like the 1.0 ml syringe, this syringe will be produced in Pfreimd, Germany. The new product will be showcased at Pharmapack in Paris Booth B60/B64.
When manufacturers launch new pharmaceuticals, they depend on the market and technology competence of machine, systems and packaging manufacturers and processors.
Tablet Moisture Determination in Stability testing of Blister packs treated with Sepha’s “Non-destructive” VisionScan Blister Leak Detection System
Technology based integrity testing offers pharmaceutical packaging operations increased efficiencies by utilising non-destructive techniques as part of the process.