Düsseldorf/Olten, May 24, 2022. The Gerresheimer traceability concept ensures complete transparency throughout the value chain and greater safety for the patient — because only complete traceability is true traceability.
Aptar Pharma’s VP3 multidose device is the delivery system for Glenmark’s Ryaltris™ nasal spray, which recently received NDA approval by the US FDA for the treatment of symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis.
For people suffering from arthroses or arthritis, opening a tube of pain relief ointment must be easy, comfortable and above all painless. In this context, Albéa, Berry and Verfora have pooled their expertise and developed a cap perfectly adapted to joint pain for Verfora’s PERSKINDOL® DOLO GEL 100ml tube. The product, which has just been launched on the Swiss market, will also be presented at Pharmapack in Paris this week. The tubes are manufactured at the German plant in Schesslitz.
Product design concept: The first step was to design a carton construction that could carry the fragile contents safely through transit, storage and in usage as well. Other challenge was to adjust different sized bottles without any scope of rattling in transit. Since it was meant to be used multiple times, ease of usage was of prime importance.
To support its healthcare customers, Amcor is now launching in Europe a speciality multi-chamber pouch for drug-device combination products. Amcor’s Dual Chamber Pouch (DCP) has already been successfully tested and commercialised in the US market and won a 2021 Award from the Flexible Packaging Association.
Proving that even simple ‘smart’ solutions on packaging can be effective, Zydus Cadila, an Indian pharma company, has introduced a new feature called Zydus Verify in its packaging of critical drugs.This helps patients ensure that the product is not fake or counterfeit.
Perlen Packaging is a global group of companies in the foil manufacturing and coating industry. Its headquarters are in Perlen and it specialises in manufacturing PVC based blister foils for pharmaceutical primary packaging. Vinyl Plus is a programme for the sustainable development of the entire PVC value chain, to which the European PVC industry can voluntarily commit. The issues were discussed by the Technical Director of Vinyl Plus, Stefan Eingärtner and Detlef Wolters, Head of Technical Services at Perlen Packaging.
Constantia Flexibles has been awarded a position on the 2020 Supplier Engagement Leaderboard by CDP. It is the company’s first recyclable polymeric mono-material, has a wide range of uses in pharma packaging applications and is now available worldwide. Perpetua offers excellent product protection from oxygen, water vapor and light.
Toyochem Co., Ltd., the polymers and coatings arm of Japan’s Toyo Ink Group, has launched a new healthcare-use line of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) under its Oribain™ brand of acrylic adhesive solutions. The new PSA system addresses the demand for medical tapes and surgical dressing materials that offer high moisture absorbency and breathability, thus minimizing skin maceration and infection. Moreover, the adhesive compositions are based on acrylics – not silicones – so they do contain any substances that may contaminate coating environments or cause costly bonding issues.
Digital Security Printing has become one of the hottest issues and is currently the most important technology in the print industry.
Avery Dennison is partnering with Schreiner MediPharm and PragmatIC to leverage NFC technology by extending smart packaging to the unit-level for everyday pharma products to improve patient safety and experience.