17 April 2018

Klöckner Pentaplast has been named Best Rigid Plastic Film Manufacturer 2018

Klöckner Pentaplast’s Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Films Division (kp Pharma) has been named ‘Best Rigid Plastic Film Manufacturer’ by the Global Health and Pharma (GHP) network at the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Packaging Awards 2018. kp has been chosen through a combination of votes from the GHP of respected industry partners and their own rigorous in-house research.

The award was given in response to excellence in packaging and manufacturing services across the world. GHP carefully analyzed kp’s performance over the past 12 months, commitment to innovation, their manufacturing and quality methods and even their competition to ensure that only the most deserving names walk away with one of their prestigious accolades.

“We’re extremely honored to earn this recognition, which is the response to huge focus on every aspect of the business in the past years. We’re glad that our continuing investments in different regions of the world, our new product development pipeline, and focus on services to improve the cycle time of development projects is gaining recognition”, stated Tracey Peacock, President, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Films. “Let us tell you more about kp and our products by visiting us at booth #410 at Making Pharmaceuticals from April 24-25 2018 in Coventry, UK”, Peacock continued.

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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, and 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 5,700 people committed to serving customers worldwide in over 60 locations. 

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