13 Jun 2022
--- Berlin Packaging is continuing its North American expansion by acquiring Andler Packaging Group. The move expands the hybrid packaging supplier’s pharmaceutical and nutraceutical offerings and adds multiple... Read More
02 May 2022
--- Big European retailers have pledged to reduce their plastic consumption and are now searching for the right solutions to fulfill those pledges without exacerbating food waste, says Falk Paulsen, sales and business... Read More
26 Apr 2022
--- Huhtamaki is launching a monomaterial PET blister lid that is free from aluminum. The Push Tab is a “first-to-market” innovation for the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. The solution is designed to... Read More
25 Apr 2022
--- Finnish forest industry company UPM has settled a dispute with its paper mill employees over worker’s rights, ending what is said to be the longest strike in the history of the country’s paper industry. The... Read More
25 Apr 2022
--- Amcor has added High Shield laminates to its pharmaceutical packaging portfolio. The new low-carbon, recycle-ready packaging options deliver the high-barrier and performance requirements while supporting pharmaceutical... Read More
20 Apr 2022
--- Aptar CSP Technologies is introducing local production of its Activ-Vial blood glucose test strip protection to diabetes patients in the China region. Activ-Vial will be produced at the company’s facility in Guangzhou,... Read More
12 Apr 2022
--- Toppan is bolstering its GL Barrier series of transparent barrier films with a new grade that provides high-barrier performance combined with light-shielding. The “GL-ME-RC” solution expands the series’... Read More
25 Mar 2022
--- Airnov Healthcare Packaging has reinforced its presence in the Chinese market with recent investments to expand its production capabilities across a range of product lines. Focusing on shelf-life preservation solutions, the... Read More
11 Mar 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Holographyx launched a patented anti-counterfeiting system for pharmaceutical blister packs that enables printing of dosage and marketing information on the area surrounding the pill recess.... Read More
08 Mar 2022
--- The packaging industry could be facing “catastrophic” price rises for oil and gas, as Russia threatens to cut off all supplies to Europe, including through the Nord Stream pipelines, in retaliation to Western... Read More
04 Mar 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Braskem became the latest participant in Nextek’s Nextloopp project to create food-grade recycled polypropylene. Meanwhile, Mondi reported a strong financial performance in its full-year... Read More
02 Mar 2022
--- SGD Pharma and Stevanato Group are unveiling ready-to-use (RTU) sterile 100 ml molded glass vials. The vials are designed to package high-value parenteral drugs in large volumes and use Stevanato’s EZ-fill packaging... Read More
01 Mar 2022
--- Labeling association representatives are warning disaster is looming for the paper packaging industry and its food and pharmaceutical customers as union strikes continue at one of Europe’s largest paper mills. The... Read More
25 Feb 2022
--- In packaging news this week, ProAmpac acquired Belle-Pak Packaging, a leading Canadian manufacturer of flexible packaging. Also, Tesco revealed it had removed one and a half billion pieces of “unnecessary... Read More
17 Feb 2022
--- Bormioli Pharma is announcing new research and innovation projects to mark the start of the International Year of Glass, currently underway in Geneva, Switzerland, composed of talks and events highlighting the role of glass... Read More
04 Feb 2022
--- Airnov Healthcare Packaging is introducing an environmentally sustainable packaging solution to replace plastic pails and reduce waste. The new packaging consists of cardboard from replantable trees that can be recycled or... Read More
02 Feb 2022
--- SIG Combibloc (SIG) is set to acquire bag-in-box producer Scholle IPN for €1.36 billion (US$1.54 billion). The transaction is expected to close before the end of Q3 2022, subject to customary closing conditions. Ingo... Read More
31 Jan 2022
--- Schreiner MediPharm is unveiling the freeze-lock cryo-label, a marking label specifically designed for medicine containers kept at extremely low temperatures. The cryo-label features two interlocking label layers for... Read More
27 Jan 2022
--- Packaging Technology Group (PTG), a leading provider of thermal packaging solutions and services for the biopharmaceutical and life sciences sector, is announcing the cold chain industry’s first extended-duration,... Read More
25 Jan 2022
--- UFlex–Asepto, the first Indian manufacturer of aseptic liquid packaging, is partnering with the FDC brand Electral Z+ (ORS+Zinc Solution) on ready-to-drink (RTD), over-the-counter products, with the formulation being... Read More