Deals this week: Almac Group, Smart Planet Technologies

17 November 2016 (Last Updated November 17th, 2016 18:30)

Almac Group has purchased the SBL-50, a fully automated forming, filling and sealing machine, from Germany-based Merz Verpackungsmaschinen.

Almac Group has purchased the SBL-50, a fully automated forming, filling and sealing machine, from Germany-based Merz Verpackungsmaschinen.

The SB50's stick sachet packaging line can fill up to 80 stickpacks a minute.

It will be used by Almac to package paediatric solutions, including powders, minitabs or granules, at its UK facility.

Smart Planet Technologies has collaborated with 4 Aces, a UK-based packaging specialist, to test the former’s new recyclable paper cup across the UK.

The recyclable reCUP solution is currently available in the US.