29 Jul 2021
--- Huhtamaki is releasing a paper-based blister pack for pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in what it describes as an “industry first.” Branded Push Tab, the packs are developed in collaboration with Syntegon.
23 Jul 2021
--- Packaging machine specialist Cremer is preparing to showcase its pharmaceutical counter and bottle filling module at Pack Expo 2021 in Las Vegas, US, September 27-29. The company will also demonstrate its servo-driven HQ... Read More
16 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Liquibox and WestRock teamed up to deliver an optimal e-commerce liquid format for beverage, liquid food and home care brands. Meanwhile, Syntegon Technology added a fully integrated, AI-enabled... Read More
01 Jul 2021
--- US-based Keystone Folding Box is reporting a surge in demand for its line of child-resistant, paperboard-based blister packs from pharmaceutical companies in India.
25 Jun 2021
--- Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) is warning continuing raw material availability issues are creating a potential risk to the stable supply of food, pharmaceutical and medical products. Guido Aufdemkamp, FPE’s executive... Read More
23 Jun 2021
--- Cryopak, a leader in temperature assurance packaging and temperature monitoring devices, is unveiling its latest entry into an expanding line of plastic-alternative shipping solutions. Cryopak Ecopak is a recyclable and... Read More
22 Jun 2021
--- Borealis has secured exclusive supply of Renasci Oostende Recycling’s chemically recycled material from its high-tech recycling center in Belgium. The feedstock supply has enabled Borealis to offer commercial volumes... Read More
18 Jun 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Novolex launched a production line for manufacturing compostable cold beverage cups. Meanwhile, Mondi teamed up with the Italian machine producer ACMI to create a new wrapping system for pallets... Read More
14 Jun 2021
--- Amcor is launching a specialty multi-chamber pouch for drug-device combination products in Europe. The Dual Chamber Pouch has already won a 2021 Award from the Flexible Packaging Association for its technical innovation and... Read More
10 Jun 2021
--- Gualapack is acquiring the majority stake in Easysnap Technology, a single-dose sachet equipped with an easy opening system suitable for liquid or semi-liquid products. Gualapack is an Italian company based in Alessandria... Read More
04 Jun 2021
--- Amcor is launching an enhanced heat seal coating for medical-grade DuPont Tyvek 2 and paper applications in healthcare packaging. This “next-generation” coating technology will be produced in multiple locations... Read More
25 May 2021
--- Holography remains a highly versatile and flexible technology in the search for ever more interesting packaging concepts and designs, says Dr. Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA).... Read More
04 May 2021
--- US-based Aptar CSP Technologies’ Activ-Film technology will be used as protective packaging for two new at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests recently received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the US Food and Drug... Read More
30 Apr 2021
--- Amcor is launching customer trials for its new mono-material, recyclable polyethylene (PE) blister packs in what it claims is a “breakthrough” for pharmaceutical packaging. Branded AmSky, the packs eliminate... Read More
23 Apr 2021
--- GSK Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH) is using compression blow forming (CBF) technology to reduce the plastic in its more than 80 million Advil bottles by 20 percent. The new bottle format is set to eradicate nearly 500,000... Read More
14 Apr 2021
--- Innofibre has released new research data validating HP’s Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling Solution. Based on its testing, the independent Canadian research institute confirms HP’s technology can offer greater... Read More
14 Apr 2021
--- Wipak and Winpak are joining forces to form a new global brand called Wiicare for healthcare packaging. The collaboration is designing a uniform product portfolio of sterile barrier systems, which it hopes will help Wipak... Read More
23 Mar 2021
--- Avery Dennison is launching, a digital venture bridging the physical and digital worlds. is a connected product cloud: an end-to-end platform capable of creating, assigning and managing unique digital... Read More
22 Mar 2021
--- Aptar Pharma and Noble are partnering with dne pharma to deliver a ready-to-use rescue treatment for quickly reversing the life-threatening effects of an opioid overdose. Aptar Pharma is a global leader in drug delivery... Read More
15 Mar 2021
--- Primarily known for medium and high-performance lines, Syntegon Technology is now also bundling solutions for small and micro-batch pharmaceutical applications with Versynta FFP. The move follows a “noticeable... Read More