COOKEVILLE, Tenn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Four successful
contract packaging and re-packaging companies in the pharmaceutical
industry recently joined forces to create a new, single-source
industry leader called Aphena Pharma Solutions.
Aphena is a new corporation based on a strategic alliance
between Celeste Contract Packaging, PrePak Systems, TestPak and
Integrated Pharmaceutical Packaging; all long-term specialized
leaders in the contract pharma and personal care packaging,
re-packaging and manufacturing industry.
“We are excited to announce our new parent company, Aphena
Pharma Solutions,” said Renard Jackson, President and CEO of Aphena
Pharma Solutions. “Through each company’s individual efforts, we’ve
offered our clients the best services and products. Now we are
poised to offer more products and even better service with an
extreme level of single-source efficiency.”
Celeste Contract Packaging is based in Easton, Md. and will
become the new liquid and topical division of Aphena Pharma
Solutions. The Easton, MD location specializes in
manufacturing and contract packaging of liquid and topical products
in flexible packets, bottles, blisters and tubes.
PrePak Systems of Cookeville, Tenn., TestPak of Whippany, New
Jersey, and Integrated Pharmaceutical Packaging of Kentucky will
become the solid dose division of Aphena Pharma Solutions, offering
turnkey contract packaging and repackaging for the pharmaceutical,
OTC, nutraceutical, animal health and consumer product markets.
Four locations offering a vast array of packaging options;
low and high volume bottle filling, blister packaging (cold &
thermoforming), custom pouching, compliance packaging, unit-dosing
/ unit-of-use packaging, kitting, and secondary packaging for solid
“Aphena Pharma Solutions will be completely focused on client
expectations and success,” Jackson commented. “This is a new and
exciting opportunity that is per