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UK Plastic Packaging Tax, April 2022

Beginning 1st April 2022, The UK Government and HMRC are introducing The Plastic Packaging Tax which will apply a £200 per tonne tax on all liable plastic packaging components manufactured or imported into the UK. There are some exceptions to the tax such as where a minimum of 30% of product weight is made up…

Origin Shortlisted For Life Sciences Award

Origin Pharma Packaging was recently announced by BioNow as a Finalist for the awards: Bionow Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Award Sponsored by SRG The other finalists that have been shortlisted are the following: Alderley Park Lighthouse Laboratory, Alderley Park Lighthouse Laboratory Aptamer Group, Optimer®-enabled Microtox®PD Wastewater Monitoring for COVID-19 Origin Healthcare Services, Aseptic Filling…

2022 Pharmaceutical Packaging Trends

According to Forbes, the packaging of pharmaceutical products is the biggest obstacle to accessing advanced vaccines and therapies by patients who need them most. While the pharmaceutical industry is innovating and inventing new drugs, the drugs may not get to the user in perfect condition. But thankfully, recent trends in the industry are about to…

A Look Back on Pharma in 2021

2021 has certainly been a huge year for pharma. Things have changed drastically and it would seem that there has been a lot of upheavals as well. If you want to find out more about pharma, how it has changed then simply take a look below. Primary Packaging And The Increase In Demand The coronavirus…

The Globe Vaccinated in Numbers

A year and eight months after that infamous 11 March 2020 – when the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 to be a pandemic – the world seems to be radically changed. Over the past months, we have all battled with losses of lives, health, and jobs – challenges that would leave anyone scarred. But at…

Origin Achieves ISO 13485 Certification for Best Practice in Medical Devices

As a leading UK pharmaceutical packaging company, we are pleased to announce we have been awarded ISO 13485 certification following an in-depth audit.   The internationally agreed ISO standard is the main standard for medical devices and demonstrates to regulators our ongoing commitment to quality and best practice.   ISO 13485 is a stringent standard…

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