Amcor to Show New Child-Resistant Closure at Pack Expo

Amcor Rigid Plastics will showing its innovative and sustainable plastic packaging for everyday consumer use at the Pack Expo Sept. 28-30 in Las Vegas, including its newest product, a child-resistant closure for ophthalmic packaging. The company will be located at booth S-6278.

Global Closure Systems to Show New Closure Range at CPhI Worldwide

Global Closure Systems (GCS), a provider of plastic closure solutions for the global FMCG market, is pleased to announce that the group will participate in CPhI 2015 in Madrid, on Oct. 13-15, booth 4F135. GCS sales and R&D teams will be on hand to discuss all things product development.

Nolato to Debut Container Range Upgrade

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 Debuts Syringe Closure System for Highly-Sensitive Drugs

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. 

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 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.

Remind-A-Cap Compliance Closure Acts as a 'Blank Canvas' for Medication Reminders

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. 

Avoiding Heat-Related Delamination in Induction Seals

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.

Improving Torque Consistency

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.

Using Thermoplastic Elastomers for Stoppers and Septums

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.

Comar To Offer CR Closure For Imidazoline-Containing Products

Comar is developing the SecureCap Child-Resistant (CR) Closure in response to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC)  rule requiring child-resistant  packaging for products containing the equivalent of 0.08 milligrams or more of  imidazoline.
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