Ompi, the Italian glass primary packaging specialist for the pharmaceutical industry, has signed a collaboration agreement with SiO2 Medical Products The collaboration agreement will enable pharmaceutical and biologics customers, contract filling organisations, and research laboratories to receive SiO2 Medical Products (SMP)’s proprietary primary containers in Ompi’s industry-recognised EZ-fill packaging configurations in trays, nest and tubs. Ompi’s EZ-fill trays and nest and tubs are designed to mitigate the risk of breakages, cosmetic issues, and particulate generation.
Alabama-based SiO2 Medical Products, is a privately-owned company, developing and manufacturing precision-moulded containers. Robert S. Abrams, Founder, CEO and Chairman of SMP, said: “We look forward to working with Ompi to fast-track the packaging, transportation, supply, and integration of SMP’s primary containers with existing fill-finish lines. Ompi’s industry-recognized EZ-fill® packaging configurations are often requested by our customers, and we are pleased to collaborate to make that request a reality.”
Andrea Zambon, Marketing Director – Pharmaceutical Systems Division, Stevanato Group, Ompi’s parent company, said: “With the agreement with SMP, Ompi further strengthens its EZ-fill technology leadership and market positioning in secondary packaging. Thanks to our flexible, easy to use, and lean solution, clients can immediately integrate the EZ-fill packaging into their fill-finish lines to commercialise their therapies in the primary container of their choice, now including SMP’s proprietary primary containers.”