09 October 2018

Klöckner Pentaplast introduces its new ultra-high barrier PVdC film

Klöckner Pentaplast Pharma & Medical Device Films Division (kp PMD) introduces its latest innovation in ultra-high barrier with Pentapharm® alfoil® ET SG. This new ultra-high barrier PVdC series demonstrate kp’s commitment to offer world class solutions to a constant evolving industry. alfoil® ET SG films extend the company’s portfolio of pharmaceutical blister films for the growing high barrier market. 

alfoil® ET SG films are an excellent choice for a wide range of applications such as ethical, OTC, generics, veterinary and nutraceutical. The triplex structure is designed with Super Glide (SG) finish allowing for high line speed with low friction, unique smooth surface and improved product feeding. “alfoil® ET SG delivers outstanding value to performance ratio with a specially formulated color package to guarantee a consistent visual appearance while protecting your brand. The unique benefit of the SG finish will help reduce stickiness while improving package integrity. This leads to higher line productivity and yields for our customers” states Michael Vollgold, Senior Vice President of Sales. 

alfoil® ET SG provides excellent moisture and oxygen barrier properties. The product reduces stickiness while improving barrier performance and package integrity. alfoil® ET SG is available globally with production in Switzerland. 

If you’re interested in learning more about kp PMD and our products, we’re happy to welcome you at our booth at one of the upcoming shows: 

Booth #2F10 at CPHI Worldwide, October 9-11, 2018 in Madrid, SpainBooth # 864 at Healthcare Packaging Expo, October 14-17, 2018 in Chicago, IllinoisBooth #352 at ETIF, October 16-18, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina


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. 

Media Contacts:
Dawn Trail
Group Director, Global Communications

+49 (0)2602 915 703