Thin Film Electronics, a provider in printed electronics and smart systems, announced that Xerox will launch two new products that feature Thinfilm Memory – Xerox Printed Memory and Xerox Printed Memory with Cryptographic Security. According to Thin Film, the Xerox Printed Memory solutions are geared toward supply-chain security applications and provide anti-counterfeiting capabilities for pharmaceutical products, governmental tax stamps, and refill authentication.
Bilcare Research has recently announced the acquisition of a new site in Singapore. In addition to this new production facility in Asia, the company says it is expanding the capacity at its premises in Bötzingen, Germany, to meet the demand of the continuously growing pharmaceutical market.
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. 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 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.
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 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.
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.