From the Editors' Desk

Gerresheimer to Show Specialized Packaging at MD&M East

At MD&M East in New York from June 9-11, Gerresheimer will present new plastic containers and devices for the world of medicine. 

Körber Medipak Opens São Paulo Facility

Körber Medipak Systems announced the opening of a new location in São Paulo. Citing population growth in Latin America, with current figures at over 600 million people, Körber states the pharmaceutical industry is recording strong...

Smaller and Smarter Drug-Delivery Devices to Be Discussed at Pharmapack North America

When it comes to today’s injectable and inhalable therapies, drug administration won’t necessarily be kept under the control of a professional, observes Bill Welch, chief technology officer for Phillips-Medisize Corp. “Drug administration will...

Comar to Unveil AccuCup, New Company Branding at Pharmapack North America

Comar LLC will be unveiling its latest products and new branding at Pharmapack North America in New York on June 9-10 following its merger with Convergence Packaging...

SPI Partners with UMass Lowell on Plastics Recycling and Sustainability Lab Endeavor

The Plastics Industry Trade Association joined the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) Plastics Engineering Department recently on the show floor of NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase in Orlando...

Werum and Systec & Solutions Present Joint Approach for Production Enhancement

At the 2015 PAS-X User Group Meeting in Parsippany, New Jersey, companies Werum IT Solutions and Systec & Solutions presented a new, jointly developed approach for enhanced usability in controlling pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical production...

Bosch to Showcase New Inspection Technologies at Achema 2015

Bosch Packaging Technology will showcase two new pharmaceutical inspection machines at Achema 2015 in Germany in June.  

The KHS 1 is a new development emerging from a cooperation of Bosch with Lighthouse Instruments, LLC. It is designed...

Packaging Companies Announce Merger to Form WestRock

WestRock Company was announced by MeadWestvaco Corporation and Rock-Tenn Company as the chosen name for the new venture when the two packaging companies complete their previously announced combination. 

Toyochem Releases New Aqueous Acrylic Adhesive for Medical Applications

Toyochem Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Toyo Ink Group, announced it has launched the Oribain EXK14-346 series of water-based acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) for use in medical applications, in particular for affixing...

Pharma Concepts Shine in DuPont 2015 Packaging Winners

A couple of healthcare and pharmaceutical packaging breakthroughs won 2015 DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation.

Pactech Packaging, in partnering with Reynolds Presto Products, is a gold winner for...