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25th March, 2010


MWV’s Dosepak Express® Receives Ease-of-Use Commendation from the Arthritis Foundation

MeadWestvaco Corp. recently announced that its Dosepak Express® child resistant, adherence packaging has earned commendation from the Arthritis Foundation’s Ease-of-Use program, as a user-friendly product for the 46 million people in the United States living with arthritis. Dosepak Express is the first blister-designed, adherence packaging to receive the Ease-of-Use designation from the Arthritis Foundation. It has already been tested by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, and received a 100 percent rating on senior opening protocol tests, as well as the CPSC’s highest child resistance rating. For more information

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1st February, 2010


KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST INTRODUCES THE NEXT GENERATION OF FILMS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL BLISTER PACKAGING WITH PENTAPHARM® KPVANTAGE™

The Pentapharm® film product line has been extended; to include Pentapharm® kpVantage™ polyester films for pharmaceutical blister packaging. The first of its kind, Pentapharm® kpVantage™ films are high-performance polyester films which incorporate a wide range of structures to meet pharmaceutical packaging needs. These innovative films are designed to be processed on existing equipment maintaining all critical package components – no need to change tooling, lidding, or package design.

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2nd December, 2009


CATALENT PHARMA SOLUTIONS NAMES ROBERT ROMANCE AS DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY, PRINTED COMPONENTS

Catalent Pharma Solutions, one of the leading providers of advanced technologies and outsourced services to the global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and consumer health industries, announces the appointment of Robert Romance to the new position of Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) for the Printed Components business. As Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Mr. Romance will be responsible for implementing atalent’s EHS management system for Catalent’s Philadelphia regional sites and Printed Components’ facilities in the US, Puerto Rico, and Ireland. For more information

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16th November , 2009


CATALENT’S PRINTED COMPONENTS PLANT IN DUBLIN IS THE FIRST SECONDARY PACKAGING FACILITY IN IRELAND TO ACHIEVE ISO 15378 CERTIFICATION

Catalent Pharma Solutions announces the recent achievement of ISO 15378 certification of its Printed Components facility in Dublin, Ireland. Catalent is the first secondary packaging company in Ireland to achieve the ISO 15378 certification standard. For more information

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October , 2009


Tekni-Plex Europe NV Acquires Top-Seals, Germany

Tekni-Plex Europe, NV, a global, diversified manufacturer of packaging products and materials for the healthcare, consumer and food packaging industries, recently acquired Top-Seals Dichtungseinlagen GmbH, located in Gronau (Leine) Germany. The well-known company, which will now operate under the name of Top-Seals GmbH, manufactures liners, cap seals and gaskets for the closure industry. For more information

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October , 2009


CATALENT OFFERS THE ANTI-COUNTERFEITING DIGITRACK ™ DIGITAL WATERMARKING SYSTEM

Catalent Pharma Solutions now offers the DigiTrack™ advanced anti-counterfeiting system. The DigiTrack™ digital technology adds a unique, covert watermark to packaging by embedding an imperceptible pattern directly into existing package graphics. When printed, the watermark and encrypted code cannot be seen by the naked eye, but can be identified digitally by a web-enabled mobile phone, computer, hand-held reader or other device through patented security-class software. For more information,

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