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CurTec bringing Biobased packaging to Pharmapack Europe

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January 24th 2017

Rijen, Netherlands: – Specialty manufacturer of high-performance pharma packaging CurTec international will use the upcoming Pharmapack Europe exhibition in Paris to showcases their latest containers and pack solutions.

These include its new Biobased Packaging range and Pharma-grade Packo containers.

10-litre Click Pack

The CurTec stand at booth B50 in Hall 4 at the Paris Expo center will also show the new 10-litre Click Pack.

“Just like our drums, Click Pack is adopted throughout the industry as a bulk carrier for tablets and pharma powders. We keep expanding our range of capacities to the needs of our customers, since bulk tablet shipments come in various formats,” commented CurTec Marketing Communications Manager, Marc Martens.

Biobased packaging

Marc said the introduction of Biobased drums and pots, made of sugarcane-sourced bio plastics, meets emerging customer needs to show greater corporate responsibility.

“Biobased Packaging is a great alternative for companies whose core values include environmental sustainability and putting customer needs first,” said Marc.

“This can now include shipping to customers in packaging from a renewable source, thus contributing to reducing carbon emissions,” he commented.

“Our biobased packaging contains greater than 90% Bio HDPE derived from sugarcane, a renewable raw material that also contributes to CO2 reduction,” Marc explained.

Pharma-grade Packo

The CurTec display at Pharmapack 20178 will also feature the recently introduced Pharma Grade variant of the popular Packo small volume container, available in five sizes from 300ml to 1.3L.

The containers are manufactured from pharma grade HDPE, featuring pharma grade colorants, with inner seals are made from a blend of pharma grade HDPE and LDPE. The containers meet European and US Pharmacopeia standards and can be used as primary packaging for pharmaceuticals.

About CurTec International

CurTec International is a specialist manufacturer of high performance plastic packaging optimised for the needs of industries like pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals where hygiene, moisture control, UV protection, hazmat compliance, barrier control and tamper-proof security are critical factors.

The privately owned Netherlands-based company develops, manufactures and distributes a range of niche-designed drums and crates that add value through quality, user-friendliness, security and reusability. Today CurTec drums and containers are widely used throughout the pharma and fine chemicals industries for shipping and storing fine chemicals, APIs and intermediates as well as finished powder, tablet and paste products.

The company maintains a quality assurance program that includes HACCP and ISO certification and a Drug Master File for all packaging products.

CurTec adds value to the supply chain of companies producing active ingredients, excipients, solid dosage forms such as tablets and capsules and specialty chemicals. It not only supplies off-the-shelf packaging but also designs customized packaging solutions to meet the needs of individual clients.

About Pharmapack 2017

Pharmapack Europe is the leading European conference and exhibition in the field of pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery systems, showcasing major trends in the sector, both in terms of emerging markets and technological innovation.

The 16th Pharmapack Europe conference is a two-day event opening February 1 at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles. Organizers UBM Live changed the venue in 2014, to reflect greatly increased attendance. Pharmapack 2017 is expected to attract more than 5,100 delegates and almost 390 exhibitors from more than 70 countries.

Further information is available at:

Media Contact

Marc Martens, MarCom Manager, CurTec international B.V.
Tel: +31 88 808 2000


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Address: Spoorlaan Noord 92, P.O. Box 25, 5120 AA Rijen, Netherlands
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