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Waitrose calls for change to recycling practices

Waitrose calls for change to recycling practices

October 9, 2014 No Comments »

Supermarket Waitrose said it is pushing for a gradual change in the UK's recycling culture, at both government and consumer level. Read More »

GCS bullish on pharma sales

GCS bullish on pharma sales

October 7, 2014 No Comments »

Global Closure Systems is forecasting €50m pharmaceutical sales by 2017, an increase from its current level of €44.7m for this year Read More »

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging firm

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging firm

September 30, 2014 No Comments »

Swiss chemicals company Clariant is to buy Chinese healthcare packaging firm VitaPac, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

RPC launches flexible inhaler

RPC launches flexible inhaler

September 29, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Bramlage-Wiko has launched a new inhaler to meet demand for capsule-based systems Read More »

Essentra swoops for Malaysian sealing firm in £28m deal

Essentra swoops for Malaysian sealing firm in £28m deal

September 26, 2014 No Comments »

Essentra is to buy Malaysia-based sealing products manufacturer Abric Berhad in a £28m deal Read More »

Domino and Aegate prepare for EU Falsified Medicines Directive

Domino and Aegate prepare for EU Falsified Medicines Directive

September 24, 2014 No Comments »

Domino Printing Sciences has signed an agreement with Aegate to tackle problems of pack marking in light of forthcoming legislation Read More »

PCI snaps up Biotec Services to expand EU footprint

PCI snaps up Biotec Services to expand EU footprint

September 19, 2014 No Comments »

PCI has acquired Biotec Services International, the Welsh provider of clinical trial services and temperature controlled pharmaceutical services, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

Travtec to demonstrate traceability software at Emballage

Travtec to demonstrate traceability software at Emballage

September 19, 2014 No Comments »

Travtec will demonstrate its new software module that provides full traceability of pharmaceutical packs throughout the distribution chain at the Emballage exhibition in November Read More »

New braille printing for plastic pharmaceutical packaging

New braille printing for plastic pharmaceutical packaging

September 15, 2014 No Comments »

Nolato Medical Pharma Packaging has developed new braille printing for plastic pharmaceutical packaging Read More »

Denny Bros to present Fix-a-Form at BCPC and CphI

Denny Bros to present Fix-a-Form at BCPC and CphI

September 5, 2014 No Comments »

Denny Bros will be highlighting ways to maximise vital on-pack information to the crop protection and agro chemical industry at the BCPC congress Read More »

Pharma Glass to distribute Ompi Pharmaceutical packaging

Pharma Glass to distribute Ompi Pharmaceutical packaging

September 4, 2014 1 Comment »

Pharma Glass Vials and Closures (UK) has signed a distribution agreement with Italian firm Stevanato Group, parent company of Ompi Pharmaceutical Systems Read More »

Surgichem snapped up by US firm Omnicell

Surgichem snapped up by US firm Omnicell

August 27, 2014 No Comments »

Omnicell, the US medication and supply management firm, has completed the acquisition of medical packaging company Surgichem for an undisclosed fee Read More »

Johnsen & Jorgensen relaunches as Pont Packaging

August 22, 2014 No Comments »

Johnsen & Jorgensen, the UK-based division of Pont Europe, has been relaunched as Pont Packaging Read More »

Riverside Medical to launch new kit at Compamed fair

Riverside Medical to launch new kit at Compamed fair

August 21, 2014 No Comments »

Riverside Medical has announced it will launch the ‘Shawpak’ thermoform machine at the Compamed trade fair in Germany,in November Read More »

New in-line fill & seal inspection for contract packaging

New in-line fill & seal inspection for contract packaging

August 19, 2014 No Comments »

DIR Technologies has developed a new system for the in-line fill level and seal integrity inspection of 100% of sachet and pouch containers on a line Read More »