10 Jan 2022
--- Global flexible packaging manufacturer Scholle IPN is partnering with LactaLogics to produce pharmaceutical-grade packaging for its human milk-based nutrition products, which cater to premature infants. PackagingInsights... Read More
07 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper revealed plans to construct a state-of-the-art corrugated packaging facility in the US. Meanwhile, Clariant completed the sale of its Pigments business, Huhtamaki acquired... Read More
03 Jan 2022
--- Thermoformed packaging specialist Charpak has helped develop a new tray for the safe storage and transportation of refrigerated pharmaceutical products, which the company says will “revolutionize” the... Read More
07 Dec 2021
--- Bayer is investing €100 million (US$133 million) to accelerate its environmental sustainability measures and cross-industry collective action partnerships. The company’s goals include reaching climate neutrality... Read More
03 Dec 2021
--- Amcor is opening a greenfield packaging facility in Tuas, Singapore, as a dedicated healthcare facility for addressing a growing market demand for medical packaging in the region. The company says a need for better and more... Read More
30 Nov 2021
--- Mondi is launching an opaque paper for inserts of medications, leaflets, manuals and legal text applications called IQ Extralight. The opaque paper targets the uncoated premium segment, offering “excellent”... Read More
18 Nov 2021
--- Coveris is presenting two recyclable polyethylene (PE)-based monofilms branded Flexopeel T and Formpeel T for medical packaging. “We combined an uncoated Tyvek 1073B from DuPont and a mono-structure film from Coveris,... Read More
08 Nov 2021
--- Cedo is unveiling the UK’s first antibacterial refuse sack for domestic use, branded Good Karma Antibac. The refuse sacks launched in Morrisons UK supermarkets today, with further rollouts expected across the UK and... Read More
02 Nov 2021
--- Dow has received recognitions from the international trade organization Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR) for adhesive, coating and resin products. The materials science company says the set of recognitions, which were... Read More
27 Oct 2021
--- US-based Aptar Group has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its patented Cartridge Pump System (CPS) as a nasal delivery system for dry eye syndrome. Oyster Point Pharma, a biopharmaceutical... Read More
19 Oct 2021
--- Astellas Pharma has begun using sugarcane-derived polyethylene as 50% of its raw material for creating pharmaceutical blister packs. The company says the move represents “the world’s first use” of biomass... Read More
30 Sep 2021
--- Syntegon Technology is presenting two new machines at FachPack 2021 – the SVE 3220 DZ vertical bagger and Elematic 2001 WAH case packer – to meet rapidly evolving industry demands for material versatility. Live... Read More
08 Sep 2021
--- Pharmaceutical packaging has seen a boom in demand and innovation throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, with lockdown restrictions and increasing hygiene concerns compounding this already complex field of packaging. The demand... Read More
03 Sep 2021
--- Maruho Hatsujyo Innovations (MHI), the US subsidiary of Maruho Corp, is exhibiting its blister machine called Eagle-Omni at Pack Expo 2021 in Las Vegas, US, on September 27-29 (Booth SL-6738). As Eagle-Omni meets packaging... Read More
03 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts unveiled a limited edition box design in celebration of Día de Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead. Meanwhile, Dow CEO Jim Fitterling and LyondellBasell CEO... Read More
27 Aug 2021
--- Klöckner Pentaplast (KP), an international manufacturer of high-barrier packaging solutions, is launching kpNext, marketed as the only recyclable PET blister completely compatible with pharmaceutical manufacturing form,... Read More
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.