Pharma Expo to Show Bilcare’s Fast Pack Service, ECOmply Blister Film

Two Bilcare Research Inc. packaging innovations will be exhibited on the Pharma Expo floor, Sept. 28-30 in Las Vegas: its new Fast Pack service and its ECOmply for eco-friendly blister blend.

Glenroy Inc. Celebrates 50 Years in Flexible Packaging

Glenroy Inc. commemorated its 50-year anniversary this July. It is a converter and printer of flexible packaging film and stand-up pouches.

Founders Edwin, Ruth, and Roy Jablonka established the company in July 1965 in Milwaukee, WI, and it was named after Edwin and Ruth's two sons, Glen and Roy.

Rollprint Introduces New High-Barrier Clear Film for Pharma and Other Applications

Rollprint Packaging Products Inc. has developed a new film for pharmaceutical and other chemically-sensitive products that need packaging with high barrier and clarity. The new Exponent film consists of Rollprint’s ClearFoil, a barrier-coated polyester, that is extrusion or adhesive laminated to Ineos’s Barex acrylonitrile-methyl acrylate copolymer. 

Tekni-Plex To Be Acquired By American Securities

Tekni-Plex, Inc. and American Securities LLC announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for American Securities to acquire Tekni-Plex from funds associated with Oaktree Capital Management.

Klockner Pentaplast Debuts Next Gen Blister Design Service

Klöckner Pentaplast is introducing the next generation of its blister design service, Pentapharm BlisterPro at PackExpo Las Vegas.

Bilcare Research Invests in New Lamination Line for Barrier Films

Bilcare Research is introducing a new high-speed lamination line for producing Aclar multilayer films and Triplex PVdC Films at its Bötzingen facility in Germany, the company reports in a press release. The new line as well as a recent expansion in PVdC coating capacities at its Singapore facility will enable the company to meet increasing demands in the north American market, it reports.

Multivac Launches New Films Business

Multivac has launched a new business unit to provide a range of high-end, value-added packaging films to its customers. While the debut film offerings are DuPont Teijin’s Mylar COOK and BAKE films, the company has plans to offer films for pharmaceutical and medical device applications.

The company has appointed packaging industry veteran Frank Barel to head the new business unit as national sales manager. He reports to Jan Erik Kuhlmann, President/CEO, Multivac, Inc., effective immediately.

Klöckner Pentaplast Recapitalizes under New Ownership

Strategic Value Partners LLC (SVP Investor Group) has assumed ownership of Klöckner Pentaplast, allowing the global film producer to reduce its debt. Following a cash equity injection of €190 million by a group of new investors led by Strategic Value Partners LLC (SVP Investor Group) and new debt facilities underwritten and funded by Jefferies & Company Inc.

Bilcare Laminating Pharma Films on New Bötzingen, Germany Line

Bilcare Solutions, a manufacturer of mono- and multi-layer barrier films for the pharmaceutical industry, is debuting its new off-line laminating line. Through its Pharma Packaging Innovations (PPI) business, Bilcare is now laminating barrier films at its facilities in Bötzingen, Germany.

New Facility to Focus on Developing Films and More

Tekni-Plex has opened a dedicated facility to serve as a new technology and product development center. Situated in Holland, OH, Tekni-Plex’s Global Technology Center will focus on devising new films, tubing, liners, and lidding stock and optimizing existing ones for pharmaceuticals, medical devices, foods, and beverages.

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