Specialty chemicals company Clariant is investing CHF 10m (£6.5m) in a new Healthcare Packaging manufacturing plant in southern India.
Pharmaceutical & medical
Essentra is to expand its operations in Newport, creating 70 new jobs.
Marchesini is to open a new branch in Moscow to strengthen the Group’s presence in Russia.
Amcor has worked with UK charity ColaLife to create packaging that enables life-saving medicine to reach remote villages in Africa.
AstraZeneca has opened a new $224 million (£146m) drug manufacturing and packaging factory in Russia.
Delta Packaging has opened a 10,000 sqm purpose built factory in Poland as part of its £40m investment plan.
Healthcare service company UDG Healthcare is to sell its United Drug Supply Chain Services division and its MASTA segment to McKesson Corp for €407.5m.
Former Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is to face questioning by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) following the accounting scandal last year.
The IMC Group’s ShockWatch Packaging division has launched a new product to identify temperature breaches in medical packaging.
Essentra has confirmed it is planning to close its hull site and transfer operations to Newport.
Carton and leaflet manufacturer and contract packer Chester Medical Solutions has installed the first digital carton printer for braille in the UK.
Domino said its latest serialisation survey exposes sharp differences in levels of preparedness for the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD).
Consumer healthcare manufacturer EM Pharma has invested in two further TrakRap packaging systems.
Packaging Coordinators Inc (PCI) has appointed a former head of Glaxosmithkline to its board of directors.
West Pharmaservices and M Partners are collaborating with a joint service offering to the international pharmaceutical process and packaging market.