Archive for the ‘Packaging’ Category

The Medtech Side of Pharmapack Europe

Friday, January 20th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_26556" align="alignleft" width="175" caption="Ypsomed's UnoPen."][/caption] Obviously, there's an awful lot of pharmaceutical packaging on display at Pharmapack Europe, but medical packaging also gets a fair amount of attention at the annual event. If you live in or near Paris, or are just looking for an excuse to spend some time ...

Sealed Air Acquires Medical Packaging Facility in Costa Rica

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_26372" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="This image shows ATE's facility in Costa Rica."][/caption] Sealed Air has announced the acquisition of the Costa Rican operation of Advanced Thermoforming Enterprise (ATE) (Oceanside, CA, USA), a privately-owned medical thermoforming company. The business will be integrated into Sealed Air’s existing Medical Applications unit. Financial terms of ...

Gerresheimer Wins German Packaging Award for New Multilayer Plastic Vials

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Gerresheimer, manufacturer of high-quality speciality products made of glass and plastic for the global pharma and healthcare industry, has received the German Packaging Award 2011 in the Retail Packaging category for developing multilayer plastic vials that offer previously unattained levels of safety for parenteral drugs. According to Gerresheimer, the new plastic ...

UBM Organises Co-Located Pharma Events in Frankfurt This Week

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Visitors to this week's co-located events for the pharmaceutical industry taking place 25 to 27 October at Messe Frankfurt in Germany, can find out all about the latest developments and innovations in the pharmaceutical market. ICSE/BioPh and InnoPack 2011 will be held alongside CPhI Worldwide for pharmaceutical ingredients and P-MEC ...

Gerresheimer Expansion Lays Foundation for Increased Market Share of Medical Plastic Systems

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Gerresheimer is growing . . . again. To satisfy demand from customers in the medical device, drug and diagnostics industries, the full-service contract manufacturer is practically doubling floor space, from 5400 to 10,400 sq m, at its plant in Horsovsky Tyn, Czech Republic. As demand for devices used in the treatment ...

Innovations at Interpack 2011

Monday, May 16th, 2011

[caption id="attachment_22885" align="alignleft" width="163" caption="Prefillable staked needle syringe from Schott."][/caption] Although the Eurovision song competition took place at the Esprit Arena adjacent to Messe Düsseldorf pretty much at the same time as Interpack this year, the trade show halls were filled. (Well, Eurovision attracts a different audience, I suppose.) While walking ...

Interpack 2011: Medisize Introduces New Dosing System

Friday, May 13th, 2011

At Interpack, taking place in Düsseldorf 12 to 18 May, visitors can get a glimpse of the new dosing system from Medisize that has been developed for pharmaceutical liquids. "Our new dosing system is absolutely user friendly and safe to use," says Paula Kasper from Medisize. "You don't have to figure out ...

Interpack 2011 Returns to Düsseldorf

Monday, May 9th, 2011

This week the international packaging trade show Interpack will be returning to Messe Düsseldorf. Taking place from 12 to 18 May, about 2,700 exhibitors from roughly 60 countries are expected to show their latest innovations in packaging technology. Among the many companies exhibiting at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre is ...

Manudo Medical Stakes Spot on Medtech Map

Monday, February 28th, 2011

[caption id="attachment_21637" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Eric Larcher, European Sales Manager, Manudo Medical at BIOMEDevice 2011."][/caption] How do you grow your medical business from approximately 15% to 60% in five years? With a clear vision and determination. “Pierre Lamberet and Daniel Bourguignon bought Manudo Medical in 2006,” recounts Eric Larcher, European Sales Manager, ...

B. Braun Mini Urinary Catheter Wins Pharmapack 2011 Award

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

The Actreen Lite Mini sterile urinary catheter took the top prize in the medical device category at today's 2011 Pharmapack Awards.  An intermittent urinary catheter specifically designed for the female anatomy, the device was recognised for its innovative design and packaging that bring a measure of convenience to users. Evelyne ...

New Sterile Medical Packaging Conferences

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Two new one-day packaging conferences have been announced by Paul Lippke Handels-GmbH (Neuwied, Germany), a wholly-owned division of MOCON, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN, USA). The Latest Developments and Future Trends in Permeation Measurement and Avoiding Failures in Sterile Medical Packaging will be held at the Schloss Montabaur in Montabaur, Germany, 22-23 ...

BIOMEDevice Europe: Manudo Medical Showcases Flexible and Rigid Packaging

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Manudo Medical has announced that it will showcase its high-frequency welding and thermoforming capabilities for the fabrication of medical device and pharmaceutical packaging at BIOMEDevice Europe, which comes to the Grande halle de la Villette in Paris on 23 and 24 February. The company designs and manufactures flexible and rigid containers and ...