From the Editors' Desk

Gerresheimer to Acquire Centor for $725M

Gerresheimer AG announced its acquisition of Centor, a global supplier of prescription containers for medical dispensing, for $725 million. The move further extends Gerresheimer’s footprint in the pharmaceutical packaging business.

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Second CPhI Korea Opens as South Korea Invests in ‘Pharma 2020 Vision’

CPhI Korea announced it will return to the COEX in Seoul from Sept. 7-9 following a successful inaugural event in 2014. It is four events in one, being co-organized by the Korean Pharmaceutical Traders...

ZIM Transportation Monitoring Service Addresses Essentials of Refrigerated Cargo

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services announced its real-time cold chain transportation monitoring service ZiMonitor, aimed to give pharmaceutical companies and other transport essential industries a peace of mind.

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G&K Vijuk to Show Pick & Pack Station at Pack Expo

G&K–Vijuk will introduce its new GUK-Sigma Pick & Pack Station at Pack Expo/Pharma Expo in Las Vegas in September.  

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Novo Nordisk’s FlexPro PenMate Hides Needle During Injection

Novo Nordisk announced the FDA’s approval of FlexPro PenMate, designed for users of Norditropin FlexPro 5 mg, 10 mg, and 15 mg pens who dislike needles and prefer them to be hidden during the injection process. 

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Teva Parenteral Medicines Recalls 6 Lots of Adrucil Due to Particulate Matter

Teva Parenteral Medicines announced a voluntary recall of six lots of Adrucil (fluorouracil injection, USP) 5g/100 mL (50 mg/mL) due to the potential presence of particulate matter identified as aggregate of silicone rubber pieces from a filler...

Chester Medical Unveils Digital Braille Printing

Specialist carton and leaflet manufacturer and contract packer Chester Medical Solutions announces it has installed the first digital carton printer for Braille in the United Kingdom. 

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Leti and Diabeloop Artificial Pancreas Project Targets Diabetes Treatment

CEA-Leti and Diabeloop announced their joint lab to develop an artificial pancreas to improve treatment for Type 1 diabetes patients. The lab builds on an earlier joint three-year research project that included clinical trials in hospitals and...

Life & More Issues Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Akttive High Performance Fat Burner Gold Capsules

Life & More, L.L.C. is voluntarily recalling 783 Bottles from Lot #000185004400 Akttive High Performance Fat Burner Gold capsules weight loss supplements,...

Glenroy Inc. Celebrates 50 Years in Flexible Packaging

Glenroy Inc. commemorated its 50-year anniversary this July. It is a converter and printer of flexible packaging film and stand-up pouches.

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