Pharmaceuticals

Momentous occasion for generics and biosimilars

The logo of the IGBAIn Geneva, Switzerland, on 15 June, the International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (IGBA) welcomed the decision of the ICH General Assembly to accept the IGBA as an assembly member of the International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH).

Introducing the “Blisterevolution” in blister packaging

Marchesini’s range of Integra machines sets the benchmark in the blister packaging industryMarchesini took part in two major packaging events in Brazil and Mexico. FCE Pharma was held from 10 to 12 May in São Paulo, while Expopack took place in Mexico City from 17 to 20 May. The company’s machines are distributed in South Africa by MGSA Consulting.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa visits Aspen’s PE-based facility

SA government delegation visits Aspen facility in PEJSE-listed Aspen, the largest pharmaceutical manufacturer in the southern hemisphere, hosted Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa and the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi on 14 April at its flagship manufacturing site in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape.

Aptar Pharma launches inhaler packaging with sensing technology

Aptar Pharma’s eDose counter for metered dose inhalers with sensing technologyAptar Pharma, a global solution provider of aerosol, injection and spray delivery systems, unveiled the eDose counter for metered dose inhalers (MDIs) at the RDD scientific conference in Arizona, US in April.

Christine Mouton & Associates is a distributor of the company’s products in South Africa.

Bosch has cartoning of pharmaceuticals covered

The TTMP has been specifically advanced for the packaging of ampoules, vials, syringes, pens and further products from the pharmaceutical industry

Bosch Packaging Technology (Bosch) has added a topload cartoner to its well-known TTM product portfolio. The new Sigpack TTMP enhances the company’s range with an efficient and highly flexible cartoning solution, especially for pharmaceutical customers.

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