Amcor Flexibles and machine manufacturer in Switzerland Rychiger have announced the launch of Amcor MediCan, which has been designed to meet the packaging requirements of the pharmaceutical and medical industry.
Combining the barrier of aluminum against light, moisture and oxygen with the stability of containers, the new MediCan provides protection to healthcare products and extends their shelf life. It is also suitable for inhalers and diagnostic devices, in particular, packagingeurope.com reported.
The integrity sealing technology used for the product also allows for easy opening. The product can be produced in various ranges of shapes and designs under good manufacturing practice (GMP) conditions. It can incorporate Amcor’s portfolio of anti-counterfeit features N’CRYPT, as well as include integrated desiccant in its lid.
Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas marketing and business development manager Bertrand Jannon said together with other pharmaceutical companies, they have further developed the aluminum container technology to make it fit for the requirements of the industry.
"Our innovative partnership with Rychiger enables us to offer a complete solution and the support of two leading companies on the pharmaceutical market," Jannon added.