News: Pharmaceuticals

13. February 2019 | Economy

Falsification Directive takes effect

Falsification Directive takes effect Since 9 February, the new safety regulations of the EU Directive for increasing protection from falsification of medicines have more

08. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

New oxygen-absorber protects infusion bags

At the Pharmapack trade show, which ended yesterday, Swiss-based chemical group Clariant introduced a new line of Oxy-Guard oxygen-absorber packets for the liquid infusion market. These more

05. February 2019 | Economy

Faller expands production capacity

XL 106-7 Pharmaceutical packaging producer August Faller has invested in a new printing press at its headquarters in Waldkirch, Germany. According to the company, this investment enables greater more

28. January 2019 | Economy

Pharmintech Monitor to be released

New events at Pharmintech 2016 At this year's edition of the Life Science trade show Pharmintech Exhibition, the Observatory of the exhibition – Pharmintech Monitor – will be released. A pool of experts and analysts, in more

21. January 2019 | Economy

Constantia expanding in Russia

Coldform At the end of last year, Constantia Flexibles acquired a majority stake in Russian packaging printer TT-print. This company was established in 1999 and reportedly has about 100 employees more

18. January 2019 | Recycling

Consortium support tops one hundred companies

Das Ceflex-Konsortium besteht mittlerweile aus 100 Mitgliedern A circular economy for flexible packaging gains increasing traction as more companies sign up to the Ceflex consortium. Companies, associations and organisations collaborating to more

17. January 2019 | Recycling

Waste Container Made of Recycled Material

A medical waste container made of 100% recycled plastics generated from post-consumer packaging waste Sustainability and a wider focus on recycling are topics for nearly all industries. Due to that the Dutch manufacturer of solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, more

16. January 2019 | Packaging technology

Simulation of oxygen scavenger reaction in packaging

Das Fraunhofer Institut testet die Sauerstoffabsorptionsfähigkeit für verschiedene, dynamische Bedingungen beim Sauerstoff-Scavenger Gallussäure The use of oxygen scavengers is an established and accepted method in industrial practice to protect food and pharmaceuticals from reaction with oxygen. In order for oxygen scavengers to work, they more

04. January 2019 | Economy

Indorama Ventures to acquire Invista’s HVA Polymer Asset

Indorama Ventures plans to acquire Invista Resins & Fibers more

02. January 2019 | Events

Processes integrated without interfaces

Inspection by camera Schubert-Pharma will inform visitors to Pharmapack in Paris of its range of packaging solutions and engineering services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. At the heart of its offer is the seamless integration of a wide variety of processes more

28. December 2018 | Packaging technology

Human-robot collaboration planned for packaging

Smart factory Italian packaging machinery manufacturer IMA is working on a new project, which reportedly will see the first human-robot collaboration in the packaging industry. According to the more

19. December 2018 | Recycling

UK: Facing new strategy in waste recovery

According to a policy paper published by the Department for Environment & Rural Affairs in December 18, 2018, businesses and manufacturers in more

12. December 2018 | Events

A passionate Dresden Packaging Conference

Dresdner Verpackungstagung This was already the 28th time that the packaging industry met for the Dresden Packaging Conference of the German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut; dvi). This year's motto more

12. December 2018 | Packaging technology

Tamper evidence with hot melt

Tamper evidence with hot melt US-based machinery manufacturer Valco Melton has developed a hot melt-based tamper evident solution for the pharmaceutical industry. According to the company, this more

29. November 2018 | Pharmaceuticals

ImmuFill made its debut

 ImmuFill German packaging machinery manufacturer Optima presented its new ImmuFill machine at the Compamed trade show. This machine dispenses (ancillary) reagents into bottles, more

07. November 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

More space for information

Zoom-Box With a range of packaging and components the August Faller Group aims to improve the role of packaging in communicating information and direct interaction between manufacturer and user. Such components include more

05. November 2018 | Events

Serialization machines: strategic for growth in Russia

Track Pack The Marchesini Group will take part in the 20th edition of Pharmtech, the international exhibition of equipment, raw materials and technologies for the pharmaceutical industry in more

30. October 2018 | Economy

Rondo expands Czech capacity

Ejpovice Rondo AG is further expanding its capacity in its Czech factory in Ejpovice. The Swiss manufacturer of pharmaceutical packaging has announced to start operating a third printing press in December. This new Speedmaster XL 106 is said to more

29. October 2018 | Economy

AR Packaging prepares for IPO

AR Packaging Group: A strong 2013 AR Packaging has started the process to prepare for an initial public offering (IPO). According to the group, the main owner, an investment vehicle controlled by funds advised more

29. October 2018 | Economy

Bormioli sells Glass Tubing business

Bormioli Pharma is to sell its pharmaceutical glass tubing business to Corning Pharmaceutical Glass, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Corning Incorporated. Closing of the more

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