Klöckner Pentaplast to Highlight Expanded Pentamed® BlisterPro® XCEL Services at Medical Device Packaging Innovations Conference

Klöckner Pentaplast will present updates on Pentamed® BlisterPro® XCEL services at the Medical Device Packaging Innovations in Design & Testing Conference in Alexandria, VA (US), April 25-26, 2016. In particular, the kp team will share how the expanded services allow medical device packaging development to move from design to prototype production in shortened time frames. “This speed to production affords multiple iterations of design and material adjustments to take place quickly and easily. What once could have taken months of design, testing and feedback, can now be accomplished in weeks,” states Hans-Dieter Laux, kp’s Business Director for Medical Device Films.
Klöckner Pentaplast’s services help package designers, engineers and technicians explore the effects of tool geometry, film types and process conditions, as well as predict the protective barrier properties of the final package without running line trials. Advanced modeling tools allow package design to be optimized for stability and material distribution. Pentamed® BlisterPro® XCEL’s capabilities are supported by in-house finite element analysis and tooling and thermoforming expertise to help ensure optimal package design. Once packaging production is underway, Pentamed® BlisterPro® XCEL services can provide manufacturing consultation, on-site troubleshooting and training to increase line efficiency, speed and quality.
Those interested in creating the perfect package for their product are invited to visit with kp team members at the show and explore how they can join in all stages of the Pentamed® BlisterPro® XCEL process. Through the collaborative approach, packaging professionals can expect comprehensive evaluation of existing package design and material; explorations of new package designs; greater understanding about packaging design optimization and efficiency benefits through production process improvement.

About BlisterPro® XCEL

Klöckner Pentaplast’s comprehensive BlisterPro® XCEL services offer advanced pharmaceutical packaging design and prototyping capabilities. Exclusively partnered with FreeThink Technologies to incorporate accelerated product shelf life modeling across multiple climate zones, BlisterPro® XCEL services deliver optimization of both product and packaging. Combining ASAP lab studies, ASAPprime® software and BlisterPro® XCEL design and prototyping services enables accelerated market introduction with increased accuracy in stability testing using the most cost-effective blister film to meet your requirements.

About the Klöckner Pentaplast Group
The Klöckner Pentaplast Group is a global leader in providing packaging, printing and specialty solutions serving the pharmaceutical, medical device, food, beverage and card markets among others. With a broad portfolio of rigid plastic films and services powered by innovation, Klöckner Pentaplast plays an integral role in the customer value chain by marketing and protecting product integrity, safety, consumer health and, ultimately, brand reputation.
Klöckner Pentaplast continuously earns high EcoVadis ratings, indicating the company’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility throughout its global operations. kp’s practices rank in the top 8% of suppliers within the respective industry classification of plastics manufacturing and in the top 12% of over twenty thousand suppliers evaluated by EcoVadis. In benchmark comparison within the plastics manufacturing industry, kp is ahead of the industry average in all four areas assessed: Environment, Labor Practices, Fair Business Practices, and Responsible & Sustainable Procurement. Klöckner Pentaplast is among the top 5% of suppliers assessed in industry classification for Environmental Practices and in the top 9% of suppliers assessed in respective industry classification of Fair Business Practices. Visit www.kpfilms.com.


Contact for Corporate, Europe and Asia:
Christoph Thünemann Group
Director Corporate Communications
Klöckner Pentaplast Group
+49.2602.915.336
c.thuenemann@kpfilms.com

Contact for the Americas:
Susian Brooks
Manager Corporate Communications, Americas
Klöckner Pentaplast/Americas
+1.540.832.1427
s.brooks@kpfilms.com
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