Packaging Scotland


Why it’s not too late to get FMD-ready

The clock is ticking for pharmaceutical manufacturers to comply with the FMD (Falsified Medicines Directive). Aimed at reducing the number of falsified..

January 2019

Thinking out the box: unpacking the potential of smart packaging

Here, Dale Pittock, sales director of pharmacy consumables provider Valley Northern, explores the latest developments in the smart packaging market. Imagine if..

December 2018

Taking the headache out of compliance

ROTECH has introduced a new generation coding system to help pharmaceutical manufacturers comply with the  FMD (Falsified Medicines Directive), which comes..

April 2018

Flowpack machines get ‘seal’ of approval

HUGO Beck has announced it is meeting growing demand for hermetic seals in medical goods and pharmaceutical packaging. The machinery manufacturer is seeing..

April 2018

Newman supplies tamper-evident solution to help meet FMD compliance

NEWMAN Labelling Systems is providing customers with FMD compliance assistance in the form of two new tamper-evident label solutions. The CTE350 and CTE450 ..

April 2018

Future-proofing pharmaceutical packaging for an ageing population

WHILE pharmaceutical and nutraceutical plastic container packaging has come a long way in terms of tamper evidence and hermetic sealing, there is now..

April 2018

Medical technology event is in great health

Med-Tech Innovation Expo is the UK and Ireland’s leading showcase for medical design and manufacturing technology – the only event serving the whole of..

April 2018

New-sized tube provides closure for cosmetic and pharmaceutical products

RPC Zeller Plastik Zell will be hoping the best things really do come in small packages after releasing a 19mm tube closure, which the firm says is the first..

March 2018

Med-Tech Expo to “set the agenda” for medical technology debate

ORGANISERS of Med-Tech Innovation Expo have promised a “world-class” speaker programme for the exhibition, which takes place in Coventry this..

February 2018

“Innovative” packaging helps tackle inhaler challenges

A new inhaler packaging has scooped a top design award. Precipice Design was honoured in the medicine/pharmaceutics category at the 2018 iF Design Awards for..

February 2018