The Packaging Design Centre at Nolato announced the arrival of a new extension to the Cerbo Solid container range. The Cerbo Solid W has a similar design as the Cerbo Solid range, however the new pack has a maximized neck opening, according to the company.
Vetter announced the release of its Vetter-Ject, a closure system for prefilled syringes. It has already received international recognition, and the tamper-evident closure system includes a baked-in siliconization of an integrated needle syringe.
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 slider technology with its slider-based closure, while Medtronic Cardiovascular, in partnering with Prent Corporation, is a gold winner for medical packaging for TAVI Catheter.
The mechanical dial of the Remind-A-Cap acts as an easy-to-set day and time reminder for pharmaceutical containers, reports sister publication Packaging Digest. The compliance closure does not require any batteries or programming.
A new high-temperature wax technology has been developed by Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex company, to promote the stability of two-piece induction seals that are stored or distributed in challenging high-temperature conditions.
When exposed to high temperatures, even just briefly, the wax component of a two-piece induction seal can be prematurely absorbed into the pulp layer prior to closure application, thereby potentially compromising seal integrity during the filling and capping process, the company reported in a press release.
J R Scientific Inc. (JRS), a manufacturer of cell culture media, animal sera, and reagent products for cell culture research, has reportedly improved its bottle capping operations thanks to new technology from A & A Manufacturing Co. The biotech products company had been experiencing inconsistent torque control on a new machine that had left some caps too loose and others too tight.
A new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) in the Versaflex HC line from PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers is suitable for insert-molding infusion therapy stoppers and septums. Versaflex HC products have been available for different stopper and septum products for a few years, and the new TPE is one of several formulations the company has developed in an effort to provide a faster and cleaner production process compared with traditional vulcanized elastomers used for pharmaceutical packaging and delivery devices, a company spokesperson tells PMP News.