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February 1st - 2nd, 2017

Amcor Flexibles celebrates a dynamic DESICCANT decade at Pharmapack 2017

Amcor Flexibles, a world leader in flexible packaging for the pharmaceutical sector, will celebrate a major milestone on the occasion of Pharmapack 2017. The exhibition is now in its 20th year, and it will also be 10 years since the development of Amcor’s award-winning Dessiflex Blister System for ultimate moisture protection.

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January 17th, 2017

As Stick Pack Business Expands, Constantia Flexibles Invests in New Slitting & Laser Perforation Equipment

Constantia Flexibles is strengthening its position in the stick pack market by acquiring new state-of-the-art equipment. The machinery includes a narrow web and short-run slitter with an enhanced laser perforation unit. The sophisticated laser technology is a key factor in the product’s popularity to date: Laser perforation allows for a wide range of opening features to be incorporated into primary packaging material – with no effect on a customer’s preferred packaging process. The infrastructure investment will allow Constantia Flexibles to accommodate greater customer demand for its laser-perforated stick packs, as well as provide redundancy to insure against production delays or maintenance downtime with related equipment.

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January 12th, 2017

PCI Clinical Services and Suvoda Announce Partnership for Clinical Trial IRT Solutions

Leading clinical outsourcing services provider, PCI Clinical Services (PCI), has announced a partnership with Suvoda LLC. The agreement will benefit clinical trials, delivering Suvoda’s cutting edge IRT/IWRS technology for subject randomization and trial supply management integrated with PCI’s comprehensive packaging and logistical services for clinical trial supplies.

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January 10th, 2017

Klöckner Pentaplast will present APET++ at CFIA in Rennes (France)

Klöckner Pentaplast will present APET++ at CFIA in Rennes (France). Furthermore Klöckner Pentaplast will show a wide range of high-performance films at the CFIA in Hall 4, booth D74, March 7-9.

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January 10th, 2017

PCI Clinical Services to Share Expertise in Remote QP Certification of ATMPs

Leading pharmaceutical provider PCI Clinical Services will bring its expertise to the stage at Cell and Gene Therapy World (January 17-20, 2017) with an international case study on the remote Qualified Person (QP) certification of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs). On January 19 at the Hyatt Regency, Miami, FL, Dr. Shawn Murtough, Associate Quality Director, PCI Clinical Services, will outline the key challenges and solutions that can arise during QP certification of ATMPs.

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January 9th, 2017

Constantia Flexibles Introduces Live Stress Check and Cross-Permeation Simulation for CONSTANTIA Coldform

Constantia Flexibles has introduced the new Live Stress Check for its CONSTANTIA Coldform, one of the most popular pharmaceutical packaging solutions on the market. CONSTANTIA Live Stress Check is an innovative tool that determines the strain level applied to coldform foil, and the quality of the forming process when running on blister lines. Results are used to optimize the manufacturing process by uncovering improvements that can be made concerning forming plug designs, plug materials, and process setup.

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November 17th, 2017

PCI Clinical Services Announces Expansion of its Cryogenic storage Facilities to its Rockford, IL Site

Leading pharmaceutical outsourcing services provider PCI Pharma Services (PCI) is extending its current Cryogenic storage capabilities to its Rockford, Illinois operations, complementing the specialized capability currently offered at its Bridgend, UK center of excellence for Clinical Trial Services.

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November 1st, 2016

PCI Pharma Services Announces Capacity Expansion to Support Growth

Leading pharmaceutical outsourcing provider PCI Pharma Services (PCI) has announced a capacity expansion program for its commercial contract packaging services at key sites in Philadelphia, PA and Rockford, IL. The announcement follows other recent investments across its integrated global supply network.

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October 4th, 2016

Constantia Flexibles Acquires Flexible Packaging Business of Italy’s Lamp San Prospero SPA

Constantia Flexibles Group is strengthening its position in the European pharmaceutical packaging industry through the acquisition of the flexible packaging business owned by the Italian company Lamp San Prospero SPA via an asset deal.

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Sept. 21st, 2016,

Bemis Healthcare Packaging introduces Bemis® CR Disposal Pouch

Bemis Healthcare Packaging has engineered a child resistant pouch for the safe disposal of transdermal patches and inhalers. Utilizing our expertise in blown film technologies, laminating and pouch conversion, we have successfully engineered this unique, protective solution. This pouch is designed to help prevent accidental exposure to highly toxic drugs such as fentanyl, a potent opioid pain reliever. According to the Food and Drug Administration, young children and pets can easily remove discarded medicines from household trash. FDA and other federal agencies recommend following instructions on medication labels and talking to health care professionals about safe storage and disposal of medicines.

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