Multisorb to Showcase Liquid Medical Waste Solutions at OR Today Live!

Multisorb Technologies will highlight its medical spill and liquid containment solutions at the OR Today Live! Surgical Conference in Las Vegas, Aug. 30- Sept. 1 booth #308. The company will be featuring its SaniSorb medical liquid solidifiers and DriMop liquid absorbers.

The liquid medical waste solutions were also shown at the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management conference Aug. 9-12 in Indianapolis.

Effytec to Show New Rotary Pouch Packer at Pack Expo

Effytec has announced it will unveil its newest product line, Junapack, a rotary pouch packer to fill and seal premade pouches, at Pack Expo Las Vegas Sept. 28-30 at Booth C-2625.

According to the company it is “robustly built” and weighs 6500 pounds. It also includes a sanitary, easy to clean stainless steel design.

Sofrigam Releases Latest Pouch for Insulated Medicine Transport

Refrigerated pharmaceutical packaging provider Sofrigam announced the launch of its IGLOO kit, an insulated pouch intended to be used by patients. 

The cooling pouch is designed for storing medicines that have to be maintained at temperatures between 36 degrees and 46 degrees Fahrenheit when collected from the pharmacy and taken to the patient’s home. The duration of protection during transit is for up to one hour, according to Sofrigam.

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.

Prolamina Celebrates Westfield, MA Facility Groundbreaking

Prolamina Corporation, a North American packaging company that serves the food, medical, and specialty markets, celebrated breaking ground on a major renovation of its Westfield, MA manufacturing facility. 

Barton Group SqueezyStraw Pouch Takes Silver Edison Award

Barton Innovation Group Inc. of New York has been named a winner of a 2015 Silver Edison Award for its SqueezyStraw packaging.

The new single-serve dispensing pouch has its own built-in sipping straw with a segmented straw section, a merchandising feature, and an available stand-up pouch configuration. It can accommodate all liquids – chilled, frozen, or ambient. It opens at a tear notch.

Pouch-Making Machines to Be Installed in Europe

Two new pouch-making machines from Elba will be delivered to packaging manufacturers in Europe within the next couple months. SA-M machines from Elba SpA can be used to produce pre-made pouches and bags for the medical and pharmaceutical market. The machines can utilize medical-grade paper, Tyvek, PET/PE, PA/PE, PE/PE, ALU, or coextruded materials, either printed or unprinted.

The SA-M machine can be fully configured according to customer specifications, enabling Elba to provide what it calls "a tailor-made solution."

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