Constantia Flexibles will invest $12 million to expand its main U.S. manufacturing facility in Blythewood, SC. Currently performing laminating, coating, rotogravure printing and slitting, the factory produces foil-based structures for blister packages, child-resistant packaging, and lidding for portion controlled containers.
Glenroy Inc., a custom converter and printer of flexible packaging, is introducing HPC, a high-performance tie-layer technology available as a component within the company's line of foil-based laminations. HPC (High Performance Component) has been engineered to meet cost objectives without sacrificing performance, the company reports in a press release.
Perfecseal, a division of Bemis Company and global supplier to the medical device, pharmaceutical and diagnostic packaging markets, is pleased to announce it was awarded the DuPont Packaging Innovation Award for the design of the Wire Coil Clamshell for Arthrex Inc. The company's “Wire Coil Clamshell” innovatively overcomes the challenges the medical field faces in assembling suture passing wire.
Two-sided eight-color blister push-though foil is now available from Control Group. The company introduced QuickFoil to meet customer demand for short to medium runs of printed foil with a quick turnaround.
Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas has received three awards from the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA), including a trophy in the Product Preservation category for its role in developing a blood glucose monitoring system, the Roche Accu-Chek Mobile.
Compass Pharma Services LLC (Clifton, NJ) expands its blister packaging capacity for contract pharmaceutical packaging and contract vitamin packaging customers with the installation of a new high-speed blister packaging machine from Uhlmann USA. With the installation of the new machine, Compass Pharma can produce cold foil blisters or thermoformed blister packages from PVC, PVDC, and barrier films such as PCTFE. Package and fill consistency are assured with a fully integrated vision detection system that continuously inspects manufacturing quality and tablet or capsule fill accuracy.