A new research study conducted by Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) found that exposing post-consumer bottles to ultraviolet (UV) light prior to recycling has a severe impact on the physical properties and visual attributes of next generation, recycled PET (rPET) bottles.
DIR Technologies will debut a simplified version of its Induction Integrity Verification System (I2VS) for bottles at Pack Expo Sept. 28-30 in Las Vegas at booth N-806. It uses an application of thermal imaging for induction integrity assurance.
Tris Pharma, Inc. announced it has entered into a license, supply, and distribution agreement with Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.
Experiencing tremendous growth upwards of 40%, nutritional supplement formulator and supplier Jarrow Formulas Inc. (JFI) is adding to its already extensive line up of products for bone and joint health, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular health, sports nutrition, and others. “We are just shy of 400 SKUs and growing, adding 15 to 20 new products per year,” says Juliun Brabon, president of the Santa Fe Springs, CA-based company.
Contract packager Praxis Packaging Solutions has filled its millionth bottle on its newly integrated primary packaging line in Grand Rapids, MI. The company has reached this milestone just after 100 days of commercial production, it reported in a press release. Just under one year ago the company set out to vertically integrate its secondary packaging with primary tablet fill packaging.