Klöckner Pentaplast will present the latest range of pharmaceutical packaging solutions and services at FCE Pharma, May 10-12, 2016 in São Paulo, Brazil. Focusing on the company’s BlisterPro® XCEL suite of consulting, design, stability and prototyping services, visitors can learn about exemplary product launch processes and the steps necessary to attain prototype packaging in record time. Klöckner Pentaplast will also announce a new slitting line at the Cotia, Brazil site.
BlisterPro® XCEL Services
BlisterPro® XCEL services optimize the union of product and packaging. Protective barrier properties of the final package are predicted without the need for expensive and time-consuming line trials. Months of design, testing and feedback can now, in many cases, be accomplished in weeks. Based at the first kp i.center, located in Charlottesville, VA (USA), the expanded BlisterPro® XCEL suite of design services offers a collaborative space specifically designed to help global customers bring products to market more quickly and economically. Since opening in March 2015 the kp i.center has been the hub of creation for over 20 major pharma brands, leading to more than 50 innovative packaging solutions and design advancements.
New Slitting Line in Cotia
“Klöckner Pentaplast is pleased to announce that by mid-June, 2016, the company will further invest in the region by adding its fourth slitting line, which will increase the current Cotia, Brazil site’s slitting capacity by ~4.000 tons/year. By bringing to the area the newest technology available worldwide, Klöckner Pentaplast expects to continue leveraging technology and automation throughout its entire production process. The investment plan is an integral part of kp’s strategy and will allow us to continuously be market driven and closely aligned with our customers’ growth expectations,” says Mr. Kleber Romualdo da Silva, Managing Director, Klöckner Pentaplast do Brasil Ltda.
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:
Group Director Corporate Communications
Klöckner Pentaplast Group
Contact for the Americas:
Manager Corporate Communications, Americas