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Supplier Community News for Healthcare Packaging

News briefs cover supplier community news from around the healthcare packaging industry. Updates include changes in personnel, company announcements and achievements within the healthcare packaging/life sciences community. Briefs focus on mergers and acquisitions, distribution agreements, company expansions, and capital investments.

April 24, 2014 | Supplier News

Shibuya Hoppmann - new OEM Manager

Shibuya Hoppmann Corporation, a member of the Shibuya Group, announces the appointment of our new OEM Manager, Nick White.
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April 24, 2014 | Supplier News

FDA proposes new expedited access program for medical devices that address unmet medical needs

Agency also clarifies policy on when manufacturers can collect data after approval.
April 24, 2014 | Supplier News

Exhibit sales open for PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015 and Pharma EXPO’s Las Vegas debut

PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) are pleased to announce their joint venture, Pharma EXPO, will make its Las Vegas debut in Fall 2015, co-located with PACK EXPO Las Vegas (Sept. 28–30, 2015; Las Vegas Convention Center).
April 24, 2014 | Supplier News

PolyOne announces plans for new innovation center in Asia

PolyOne Corporation, a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, is establishing a new Innovation Center in Shanghai, China.
April 24, 2014 | Supplier News

Olympus Partners to acquire Pregis Corp. North America

Private equity firm Olympus Partners, Stamford, Conn., has agreed to acquire Pregis Corporation North America, a protective packaging materials and systems manufacturer, for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of May.
April 24, 2014 | Supplier News

PMMI in joint venture with Ipack-Ima Spa to organize East Afripack

Five months from its debut, East Afripack – the packaging and processing exhibition for the East Africa market – boosts its organizational machine and steps up its ability to attract the international public.
April 24, 2014 | Supplier News

Clariant supports China's plastic industry with customer-focused innovation and investment

Clariant at Chinaplas, the most important plastics fair in China, from 23 - 26 April. Focus on innovative, sustainable solutions and local production. Clariant will participate in growing demand for additives, pigments and masterbatches in China. Planned investment will strengthen its on-the-ground support for customers.
April 24, 2014 | Supplier News

Sonoco's New Albany, Ohio rigid plastics facility achieves LEED Silver Certification

Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced that its New Albany, Ohio, rigid plastics facility has achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
April 21, 2014 | Supplier News

PolyOne receives Award of Excellence from QSR and Qure Medical

PolyOne Corporation, a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that it has received the first Supplier Excellence Award jointly granted by Quality Synthetic Rubber (QSR) and Qure Medical, specialty divisions of Q Holding Co.
April 21, 2014 | Supplier News

Pro Mach tags Alan Shipman to replace retiring Identification & Tracking President Bob Zuilhof

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that Alan Shipman has been named President of its Identification & Tracking Group to replace Bob Zuilhof, who is retiring in June.


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