News: Pharmaceuticals

12. June 2018 | Events

Excellence United: Pharma packaging in 4.0 offensive

"More than 50,000 systems from Excellence United partners are in use worldwide. Alliance sales reached 1.5 billion euros in 2017. And globally, Excellence United has more than 9,000 employees, of whom more

12. June 2018 | Events

Bosch Packaging: positive pharmaceutical business

Industry 4.0 Robert Bosch Packaging Technology reports a stable business development for the past fiscal year. With 1.3 billion euros and 6,300 employees, the most important corporate figures of 2017 were on more

07. June 2018 | Economy

German packaging machines are in high demand

Export: Verpackung und Nahrung stark In 2017, the German production of food processing and packaging machinery rose by 4.8 percent to a record level of more than 14 billion euros. According to the German Association of Machine and more

06. June 2018 | Events

Premiere for an integrated blister packaging line

Unity 500 At Achema, Romaco will be presenting its new Unity 500 blister packaging line for the first time. This monobloc machine will be on show in line with the Promatic PTT for track & trace and the new more

05. June 2018 | Packaging technology | Innovation

400 packages per minute

NeoTray At Achema, Swiss manufacturer Dividella will be introducing its new fully automated cartoning system NeoTray. According to the company, which specializes in top loading systems for secondary packaging for more

28. May 2018 | Packaging technology

On the shortest way to continuous production

Xelum R&D At Achema, Bosch Packaging Technology introduces its latest device for the continuous production of oral solid dosage (OSD) forms. According to the company, the platform ensures a short time to market more

25. May 2018 | Packaging technology

IMA Pharma goes Achema

Xtrema PWD IMA Pharma will arrive at Achema to present its perspective, by its own account, of how the pharmaceutical industry is meant to be. The manufacturer will be presenting a portfolio including the launch of more

08. May 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Faller is planning with record investments

Pharma Compliance Pack The August Faller Group recorded a sales increase of 3% to 123 million euros in the 2017 financial year. The manufacturer of pharmaceutical packaging expects this growth trend to continue more

27. April 2018 | Packaging technology

Latest generation for flowpacks

TLM At the Achema trade fair, Schubert-Pharma will be presenting the latest generation of the Flowmodul flow-wrapping unit in action for the first time. A TLM packaging machine with integrated Flowmodul more

11. April 2018 | Products

At Achema it gets colorful and digital

BlisterJet CMYK With the BlisterJet CMYK and the new Web 4.0 printer, Swiss company Hapa addresses the topics of four-color printing on blister packages, serialization, and digitalization more

21. March 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

The packaging, that counts - literally

Counting Device With the prototype of a “counting folding carton”, the August Faller Group has designed a smart packaging solution to improve compliance and make handling the medicine easier for the patients. The interactive pharmaceutical packaging is more

16. March 2018 | Events

Ipack-Ima and Meat-Tech are soon to come

The 2018 edition of Ipack-Ima and Meat-Tech is said to mark a turning point for the two shows. According to its organizing company Ipack-Ima, the shows are set to be larger, more international in more

13. March 2018 | Packaging technology

GEA is growing moderately

GEA GEA has published figures for the 2017 financial year. The group’s order intake for the whole of 2017 amounted to 4,751 million euros, which is 1.7% above the previous year’s level and sets a new record more

12. March 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

New online service for small batch sizes

Digital model August Faller has founded a new subsidiary named Digital Packaging Service. With this digital ordering facility, the pharmaceutical packaging company aims to provide an online offer of standard folding cartons with no minimum order quantities. According to the company, more

07. March 2018 | Economy

Tubes stay stable

Tubes With total production of 10.5 billion tubes in 2017, the member companies of etma – the European tube manufacturers association – continued their path of growth and achieved a year-on-year increase in production of 2%. Overall, the member companies account for some more

02. March 2018 | Packaging technology

Salzgitter: KHS weakening

Innofill Can Compact At 1.26 billion euros, the external sales of Salzgitter AG's Technology business unit matched the level of the same period last year (2016: 1.3 billion euros) – due to the increases at the Desma more

09. February 2018 | Economy

E+H: Preliminary solid

Automatisierer deutlich im Plus In its preliminary financial figures for 2017, Endress + Hauser reported a broadly supported growth in sales, solid profitability and a marked increase in employment. According to the provider of process more

08. February 2018 | Packaging technology

100 acquisitions surpassed

Barry-Wehmiller - employees Barry-Wehmiller has surpassed 100 acquisitions. According to the packaging technology group, its division Winkler + Dünnebier acquired Bicma Hygiene Technologie, based in more

06. February 2018 | Economy

West Rock to acquire Kapstone

West Rock Company will acquire Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation for a total enterprise value of approximately more

05. February 2018 | Products

Sensors for C-slots

MZCG Sensor provider Sick has created a new sensor family for C-slot cylinders. The MZCG magnetic cylinder sensor is designed for position detection in pneumatic grippers or miniature pneumatic cylinders with more

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