From the Editors' Desk

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...

DIR Technologies Enters into Agreement with Pfizer

DIR Technologies, a provider of process control solutions for pharmaceutical primary packaging, announced a five-year agreement with Pfizer Inc. The agreement provides Pfizer with access to DIR Technologies’ first-to-industry inspection and...

Woolcool to Sponsor Innovative Starpack Industry Awards Categories

Woolcool, a manufacturer of insulated packaging, will sponsor the Greenstar Sustainable Award and Material Innovation categories at the Starpack Industry Awards, according to a show press release. The show...

Essentra to Offer Labeling Solutions at Pharmapack North America

The pharmaceutical market is facing a number of ongoing challenges, and Essentra believes its packaging business unit can offer a number of solutions. The global packaging company, which completed its acquisition of Clondalkin Specialist Packaging...