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An up to date blog on the latest trends, news and developments within the pharmaceutical packaging industry.

A plastic revolution: How packaging innovation is helping the fight against plastic waste

Meeting in Nairobi in December 2017, the United Nations Environment Assembly committed to a new resolution, urging all countries, ‘to prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities’ by 2025. It claims, unless we take action, our oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050. The call to…

Pack to the future

Pharmaceuticals companies are experiencing a wave of competing challenges as part of what PwC refers to as the New Health Economy. These include market consolidation for efficiency gains; the changing demands and needs of patients and increasing cost pressures from payors leading to calls for pricing reform. Jon Lant, Head of New Product Development & Innovation,…

Downloadable CliniWatch & PharmiTrack Presentation

We hope you enjoyed the conference at Pharma Security World 2019. Welcome to the brand new PharmiTrack & CliniWatch Presentation powered by our patented Perennial Encrypted Technology, Smart-i. You have been digitally transported to this page for the first installment from the Smart-i hand out, however if you are visiting our blog for the first…

Looking After Little Ones

Child-resistant and child-proof do not always coincide. A feature considered the former may be similar in design to past packaging, however, it is not child-proof. Certain regulations are in place in the UK and US that help companies test whether their packaging meets these standards. We were exclusively interviewed by Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Packing Sourcer…

Auf Wiedersehen CPhI Frankfurt

Origin Pharma Packaging have returned from CPhI Worldwide, Frankfurt and are already underway with new partnerships that were forged over the three days, whilst in Frankfurt. A team from Origin travelled across to Germany for a second time (delivered CPhI Worldwide, Barcelona in 2016). The new stand design ensured that the brand was captured and…

SmartX Makes it a Hat-trick

The CPhI Pharma Awards announced the CPhI Pharma Awards Finalists and SmartX (Child Resistant, Tamper Evident, Blister Pack Wallet) has made it a hat-trick of Finalist nominations in 2017, by being selected for Excellence in Pharma: Packaging. It has been a successful year for the innovative cardboard design, which has seen the product being nominated…