Packaging and labeling producer Clondalkin Group has promoted David Lennon, previously CEO of its European Pharmaceutical and Healthcare division, to serve as Global CEO of the division. Lennon is charged with expanding the mainly European and North American business into emerging markets as well as developing new products that help its customers address challenges surrounding patient safety and compliance and product counterfeiting. He will also oversee the use of new technology to drive ongoing improvements in quality and efficiency.
HP and Brady Corp. are collaborating to provide one resource for product tracking and authentication. Brady Corp. is the first authorized reseller of the HP Global Product Authentication Service (HP GPAS), a cloud-based approach to identifying, locating, and fighting counterfeiting.
UPM Raflatac, a global supplier of self-adhesive labelstock, has agreed to acquire the business operations of Gascogne Laminates Switzerland SA. Gascogne Laminates Switzerland is the labelstock business of Gascogne Group; the company employs approximately 110 persons in its factory in Martigny, Switzerland.
Interphex 2012 will be held at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Center on May 1-3, 2012. Headlining this event will be a series of keynote presentations presented by leading subject matter experts.
Schreiner MediPharm has been honored by the North American Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) with the “Innovator Award” for its latest generation of Needle-Trap, which features detachable label parts. Needle-Trap features an integrated safety mechanism that secures the needle quickly and safely after use. It can be incorporated into conventional labeling systems and is adaptable to the most common syringe types, the company reported in a press release.
Chesapeake Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Packaging has agreed to acquire Cortegra Group Inc. from Menasha Corp. Cortegra, a U.S. producer of leaflets and labels with two production facilities dedicated to the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector, will add to Chesapeake’s existing three U.S. facilities and its global supply network.