14 September 2017

Klöckner Pentaplast to Share Pharmaceutical Packaging Solutions at Asean Pharma Packaging Conference 2017

Klöckner Pentaplast will present the latest range of pharmaceutical and medical device packaging solutions and services at ASEAN Pharma Packaging Conference 2017 (APPCON), November 2 – 3, 2017, in Mumbai, India. The kp team will update visitors on BlisterPro® XCEL Services and introduce the newest packaging innovation, Pentapharm® LiquiGuard™. In addition, Daniel Stagnaro, Product Marketing Manager, Barrier Products, will present a session entitled, “High Technology Film for High OEE in High Speed Line” at 12.30 P.M. on November 2, 2017. 

BlisterPro® XCEL Services 

Klöckner Pentaplast’s BlisterPro® XCEL Services optimize the union of product and packaging. Protective barrier properties of the final package are predicted reducing or eliminating the need for expensive and time-consuming line trials. For over 50 years Klöckner Pentaplast has been a leader in producing high performing barrier films; the addition of BlisterPro® XCEL material selection and design execution has become a science, setting kp apart from other film producers. Imagine the value created when many 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 configured to help global customers bring products to market more quickly and economically. 

Pentapharm® LiquiGuard™ 

Klöckner Pentaplast will introduce LiquiGuard™, the latest inventive addition to the Pentapharm® line of pharmaceutical blister films. With Pentapharm® LiquiGuard™, hot- and cold-fill liquids and semi-solids can be formed and packaged directly in a crystal-clear, thermostable laminate film that protects sensitive products from package leaching and moisture gain or loss. “Pentapharm LiquiGuard™ provides an advanced option for unit dose packaging of liquid or semi-solid medications that require resistance to extreme temperatures from hot (120ºC filling) to cold (-183ºC and lyophilized) during processing, while offering all the benefits of a clear, thermoformable blister film with a customizable moisture barrier,” states Frank Oliveri, Director Global Business Development, Pharmaceutical Packaging.

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About Klöckner Pentaplast

 

Focused on delivering its vision: The Sustainable Protection of Everyday Needs, kp is a global leader in rigid and flexible packaging, and specialty film solutions, serving the pharmaceutical, medical device, protein markets, amongst others. With a broad and innovative portfolio of packaging and product films and services, kp plays an integral role in the customer value chain by safeguarding product integrity, protecting brand reputation and improving sustainability. kp’s “Investing in Better” sustainability strategy solidifies its commitment to achieving ten clear targets for long-term improvement by increasing recycling and recyclability of products, cutting carbon emissions and continuous improvement in employee engagement, safety, and diversity, equity and inclusion. kp has earned a gold rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings, putting kp in the top 3% of companies rated in the manufacturing of plastics products sector. Founded in 1965 kp has 31 plants in 18 countries and employs over 5,900 people committed to serving customers worldwide in over 60 locations.


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