Emirates SkyCargo Launches New Pharma Facility at Dubai Airport

Sep 26, 2016

Emirates opened SkyPharma, a dedicated cool storage facility for pharmaceutical goods, at Dubai International on Sunday.  The Dubai based airline expanded its existing 80,000 SkyCargo square meters by another 11,000 sq metres, including 4,000 sq ­metres of temperature-controlled facility for pharma cargo, termed as SkyPharma. Last year, Emirates SkyCargo opened a Dh700m, 15,000 sq metres of cool chain facility at the Logistics District in Dubai South, formerly Dubai World Central, including 4,600 sq ­metres for pharma products. Before the facilities at Dubai South and Dubai international Airport opened their segregated areas, pharma shipments were handled at Emirates’ general cool chain ...

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The UK has approved a new drug product for glaucoma treatment, delivered with Novelia®, Nemera’s multidose preservative-free eyedropper

Sep 21, 2016

The Novelia® system is the first and only preservative-free multidose eyedropper UK-approved for a glaucoma drug. Thanks to its unique innovative design, Novelia® has been approved as packaging component and delivery system of multidose drug product formulated without preservatives. “This approval sets an important milestone for Novelia®” said Fanny Sellier, Category Manager of Nemera. “We’re excited to make it easier for UK patients to use preservative-free glaucoma drugs” One way of keeping multi-dose eye droppers safe for patients is to add preservatives to the formulation. However, the use of preservatives can cause allergies or ocular irritation, and some can even ...

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KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST DISPLAYS LATEST SHRINK LABEL TECHNOLOGIES AT LABELEXPO AMERICAS 2016

Sep 21, 2016

Montabaur, Germany –September 13, 2016 – Klöckner Pentaplast is displaying the company’s latest range of label film packaging solutions and services at Labelexpo Americas at the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, September 13-15, 2016 in booth #3710. Among other Pentalabel® films, kp is presenting the high performing floatable shrink label film, Pentalabel® ClearFloat™, designed to increase efficiency in the recycling process. In addition, the company will deliver a PMMI Master Class that explores new substrate options that have recently come onto the market. New Pentalabel® ClearFloat™ Floatable Shrink Label Films The Pentalabel® shrink film line has expanded ...

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Understanding the Relationship between Critical Quality Attributes and the Microstructure of Topical Semi-Solid Formulations

Sep 9, 2016

Summary As the topical semi-solid dermatology market continues to grow, it is crucial that product development R&D teams understand the key factors that influence the formation of the complex microstructures that compose the Q3, as defined by the arrangement of matter in a formulation, as well as how the microstructure influences the critical quality and performance attributes of the final product. In this webcast, formulation experts will discuss challenges associated with formulating topical semi-solid dosage products and suggest approaches to address quality and performance issues. Speakers Dr. S. Narasimha Murthy Professor of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery University Of Mississippi School ...

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Klöckner Pentaplast acquires packaging company Farmamak from Gözde Girişim

Sep 7, 2016

Montabaur, Germany – September 6, 2016 – The global rigid film producer Klöckner Pentaplast will acquire Farmamak from Gözde Girişim Sermayesi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş. (Gözde Girişim). Farmamak will operate as a subsidiary within the Klöckner Pentaplast Group. Klöckner Pentaplast, a world-leading producer of rigid films for the pharmaceutical, medical devices, food and consumer packaging and beverages, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the rigid film producer Farmamak. Farmamak is a leading rigid film producer in Turkey (and the surrounding regions) and currently resides under Gözde Girişim. “We are excited for our first acquisition since 2011, together – with Farmamak ...

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