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What is a vegan bottle? The new plant-based plastic

23 of July 2021

You've probably wondered what exactly a vegan bottle is, why other bottles are not vegan or what a vegan bottle is made of. This article will answer all those questions, find out here.

23 of July 2021

Biodegradable pharmaceutical packaging made from plants is already on the market. Find out how to get them here. Upgrade now.

16 of July 2021

How a client approached us to adopt packaging solutions that were in tune with the company's values. Find out the result here.

16 of July 2021

Discover which 3 eco-friendly plastic materials are being used in the pharmaceutical industry. PET, R-PET and PLA. All available at HEIS.

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26 de November de 2019

Once and for all society is growing its general consciousness that more sustainable consuming habits must be developed. Reducing CO2 emitted to the atmosphere and reducing waste disposed into the environment are two of the most important battle fields of this sustainable steamroll movement that will benefit us all.

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11 de September de 2019

BIOplastic encompasses very different concepts that may cause confusion. With this ultimate guide, you will be able to understand them all. What is a bioplastic?

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30 de July de 2019

Compostable and Biodegradable are two common words in the green packaging and circular economies. However, the difference between these two classifications is a common question in the packaging industry nowadays.

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5 de July de 2019

Vitafoods fair is the most relevant meeting point for the Nutraceuticals industry all around the world and HEIS could not miss it! It was our first time in this show and we had a great experience, learning and networking with all of the Nutraceutical professionals

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10 de June de 2019

This was the feedback from one of our new customers in Europe when they made their first order of 100% biodegradable packaging from HEIS It is well known that conventional plastics have wonderful properties for packing food and beverages.

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1 de April de 2019

Vitafoods is the worldwide reference fair for the Nutraceutics market. Being the most relevant meeting point for pharma professionals all around the world, HEIS could not miss it! Main display areas will be four.

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8 de February de 2019

HEIS bottles and pill jars are now available in 100% BIOdegradable material HEIS has a portfolio of pharma bottles and nutraceutic pill jars greatly perceived among our customers.

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1 de November de 2018

CPhI Worldwide fair is the most relevant meeting point for pharma professionals all around the world and HEIS could not miss it! It was our first time in this show and we had a great experience,

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14 de October de 2018

The pharmaceutical industry plays a key role in today’s society, improving health conditions of individuals by means of developing, producing and marketing medications that either cure a patient or prevent her from an illness.

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18/04/2024
Currently, legislation is setting the guidelines for work related to the use of plastic materials in packaging. The following outline details the legislative directives that apply to plastic packaging at present: Directive 2019/904, concerning the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment. Also known as the Single-Use Plastics Directive, it establishe...
17/04/2024
At HEIS GLOBAL, we are proud to announce our latest step in our mission towards environmental sustainability. In 2023, we installed a photovoltaic solar panel system at our facilities, with a total capacity of 300 kW. This investment not only represents an advancement in our infrastructure but also demonstrates our ongoing commitment to reducing our carbon footprint and conserving the environme...
05/04/2024
In the ever-evolving landscape of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries, sustainability has become a paramount concern. With the growing awareness of environmental issues and the need for eco-friendly solutions, the adoption of sustainable packaging materials has gained significant momentum. One such material making waves in the industry is polylactic acid (PLA), and its application in pi...
04/04/2024
Nutraceuticals, a combination of “nutrition” and “pharmaceutical,” are gaining immense popularity in the pharmaceutical industry due to their potential health benefits. As the demand for nutraceuticals grows, so does the need for sustainable packaging solutions. One such solution gaining traction is the use of polylactic acid (PLA) in nutraceutical packaging. In this art...
28/03/2024
In recent years, there has been a notable shift towards sustainability in various industries, including pharmaceuticals. This shift has led to the exploration of alternative materials for packaging, with polylactic acid (PLA) emerging as a promising contender. PLA, a biodegradable and renewable polymer derived from plant sources such as corn and sugarcane, offers several advantages over traditi...
26/03/2024
In the dynamic landscape of the pharmaceutical industry, there is a growing emphasis on sustainability, particularly in packaging solutions for Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements (VMS). Among the innovative materials gaining traction is Polylactic Acid (PLA), which offers a multitude of benefits for VMS packaging. Eco-Friendly Foundations: The Rise of PLA Derived from renewable r...
26/03/2024
Embracing Sustainability in Pharmaceuticals In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on sustainability across various industries, including pharmaceuticals. As the world grapples with environmental challenges, stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector are increasingly turning towards eco-friendly solutions in packaging. Among these alternatives, Polylactic Acid (PLA) emerges as...
17/01/2024
In the contemporary landscape where environmental sustainability stands as a paramount concern, the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries are fervently seeking eco-friendly alternatives. Among the innovative strides towards a greener future, the integration of Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET) in packaging has emerged as a compelling choice. This comprehensive exploration aims to...
10/01/2024
As the world grapples with the consequences of single-use plastic, industries are reevaluating their production processes. The pharmaceutical sector, in particular, has witnessed a significant shift with the introduction of recycled PET in pill jars, pill boxes, and pots. This evolution is not just a response to consumer demand but a strategic move towards more sustainable and responsible manuf...
04/01/2024
En el cambiante panorama de la industria farmacéutica, está en marcha una significante revolución verde, con un enfoque particular en la sostenibilidad en el packaging. Un gran avance en esta dirección es la integración de PET Reciclado (rPET) en el packaging de nutracéuticos, reflejando un esfuerzo consciente por abordar las preocupaciones ambientales y llevar al sector farmacéutico hacia un f...
03/01/2024
The pharmaceutical industry, renowned for groundbreaking medical discoveries, finds itself at the crossroads of innovation and environmental responsibility. In recent times, heightened awareness regarding the ecological impact of packaging materials has prompted a paradigm shift towards sustainable practices. A significant stride in this direction is the incorporation of recycled plastic in pha...
15/12/2023
The pharmaceutical industry, a bastion of human health, has long grappled with a stark environmental paradox. While its mission is to heal, its reliance on traditional plastic packaging has left an undeniable mark on the planet. Landfills overflow with discarded blisters and vials, oceans choke on microplastics, and the carbon footprint of virgin plastic production casts a long shadow. However,...
14/12/2023
In the dynamic landscape of the pharmaceutical industry, a profound transformation is underway, emphasizing sustainable practices that extend to the very core of product packaging. A noteworthy trend at the forefront of this evolution is the adoption of recycled PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) in the packaging of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements (VMS). This strategic move not only underscor...
13/12/2023
There has been a growing global awareness of the environmental impact of plastic waste, prompting industries to seek sustainable alternatives. The pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry is no exception, with a notable shift towards incorporating recycled plastic bottles in the production of packaging materials. This innovative approach not only addresses environmental concerns but also align...
08/12/2023
The global movement toward environmental sustainability has prompted industries to reevaluate their practices and seek eco-friendly alternatives. One significant stride in this direction is the adoption of Recycled PET (rPET) in pharmaceutical packaging, marking a revolutionary shift in the realm of healthcare sustainability. This paradigm shift is not merely a buzzword; it represents a conscie...
07/12/2023
The pharmaceutical industry has undergone a paradigm shift towards sustainability, with an increasing focus on environmentally friendly practices. One notable area of innovation is the utilization of recycled plastic in the packaging of Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements (VMS). This transformative approach not only addresses environmental concerns but also aligns with the industry’s comm...
06/12/2023
The global awareness of environmental issues has prompted industries to adopt sustainable practices. One such sector making significant strides towards eco-friendliness is nutraceuticals, with a growing emphasis on recycled plastic packaging. This shift represents a crucial step in reducing the environmental impact of packaging materials, while also addressing the escalating concern of plastic ...
01/12/2023
As we commemorate our first year dedicated to sustainable practices, it’s essential to spotlight a pivotal advancement within the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical sector—Recycled PET Sustainable Packaging. This article delves into the significance of adopting recycled PET materials in pharmaceutical packaging, exploring the positive environmental impacts and strides made by the industry i...
29/11/2023
In an era marked by environmental consciousness and a growing commitment to sustainability, the pharmaceutical industry is making significant strides towards greener practices. One notable advancement is the adoption of recycled plastic for the manufacturing of pill jars, pillboxes, and pots. This shift not only aligns with global efforts to reduce plastic waste but also underscores the pharmac...
24/11/2023
En tiempos recientes, el énfasis global en la sostenibilidad ha llevado a las industrias a explorar alternativas ecológicas en varios aspectos de producción. Uno de los avances en el sector del packaging es el aumento en el uso de PET Reciclado (RPET) para materiales de packaging. Este artículo tiene como objetivo explorar la definición del packaging RPET, sus ventajas y desventajas, particular...
23/11/2023
The pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries, pivotal in promoting human health, are also grappling with the environmental consequences of their packaging choices. Traditional packaging materials, primarily composed of single-use plastics, contribute significantly to the escalating global plastic waste crisis. In response to mounting environmental concerns, the adoption of recycled plastic p...
22/11/2023
The pharmaceutical industry is a major consumer of plastic, and this has a significant impact on the environment. In fact, the pharmaceutical industry generates an estimated 25 million tons of plastic waste each year. This waste ends up in landfills, incinerators, and the environment, where it can have a variety of harmful effects, including: Polluting the environment with microplastics...
16/11/2023
In recent years, the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries have been increasingly prioritizing sustainability in their operations. One notable area of focus is packaging, where the use of recycled materials and adherence to stringent standards, such as those set by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), are becoming paramount. This article delves into the significance of Recycled PET (rPET)...
15/11/2023
In the pursuit of safeguarding public health, the pharmaceutical industry plays a pivotal role in developing and manufacturing life-saving medications. However, the industry’s operations have traditionally been associated with significant environmental impacts, raising concerns about its sustainability practices. In recent years, the adoption of recycled PET (polyethylene terephthalate) c...
13/11/2023
The pharmaceutical industry, vital for global health, faces increasing pressure to adopt sustainable practices amid rising demand. A prominent solution gaining traction is the integration of recycled PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) into pharmaceutical packaging, offering a vital step towards reducing the environmental impact of the industry. The Environmental Imperative: Historic...
10/11/2023
Introduction: The global pharmaceutical industry is not only responsible for developing life-saving drugs but also bears a significant environmental footprint, primarily due to the extensive use of packaging materials. In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the need for sustainability in all sectors, including pharmaceuticals. One crucial aspect of this sustainability eff...
09/11/2023
The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the world. This is because pharmaceutical products have the potential to have a direct impact on human health and safety. As a result, pharmaceutical manufacturers must adhere to strict quality control and safety standards. One important aspect of pharmaceutical manufacturing is packaging. Pharmaceutical packaging...
08/11/2023
In a world where environmental concerns and sustainability have taken center stage, the pharmaceutical industry is making significant strides to reduce its carbon footprint and ecological impact. One of the noteworthy developments in this sector is the adoption of RPET (Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate) packaging. This revolutionary approach not only aligns with the global commitment to sust...
03/11/2023
Introduction In an era marked by a growing awareness of environmental issues and a pressing need for sustainable practices across all industries, the pharmaceutical sector is no exception. The packaging of bottles and pill jars in the pharma industry plays a crucial role not only in ensuring product safety and efficacy but also in contributing to a more sustainable future. Enter RPET, a ...
02/11/2023
The pharmaceutical industry has long been at the forefront of innovation, continuously striving to enhance the quality, safety, and sustainability of its products. One area that has garnered significant attention in recent years is pharmaceutical packaging. With an ever-growing emphasis on environmental responsibility and product quality, pharmaceutical companies are increasingly turning to BRC...
31/10/2023
In an age where sustainability and environmental responsibility are paramount, industries are constantly seeking innovative solutions to reduce their ecological footprint. One such development is the emergence of RPET (Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate) packaging in cleanroom manufacturing, a particularly crucial aspect in the pharmaceutical industry. RPET packaging not only aligns with susta...
24/10/2023
The pharmaceutical industry stands at the forefront of innovation, with advancements in medical research and technology continually reshaping its landscape. In this dynamic environment, RPET (Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate) packaging and bottles have emerged as a disruptive force, challenging traditional packaging solutions. This article explores how RPET is transforming the pharmaceutical...
18/10/2023
In a world that is becoming increasingly conscious of environmental concerns, sustainability is a topic that impacts every aspect of our lives, including the packaging industry. One of the most exciting developments in sustainable packaging is the rise of RPET packaging, which has revolutionized the way we think about packaging for a wide range of products, including pill jars, pill boxes, and ...
17/10/2023
In an ever-evolving world where environmental consciousness has become a central concern, sustainability has found its way into the heart of even the most traditionally conservative industries. The pharmaceutical industry, notorious for its rigorous safety and regulatory standards, is no exception. One of the pivotal innovations making waves in this sector is RPET (Recycled Polyethylene Terepht...
29/09/2023
In a rapidly evolving world where environmental sustainability and product safety are at the forefront of consumer demands, HEIS Global is pioneering innovative packaging solutions that redefine the industry. At HEIS Global, we are proud to stand at the intersection of sustainability and precision by harnessing the power of RPET (Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate) packaging and implementing c...
26/09/2023
In the contemporary landscape of packaging and manufacturing, two significant trends have emerged as paramount concerns for both businesses and consumers: sustainability and safety. RPET (Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate) packaging and BRC (British Retail Consortium) manufacturing standards stand out as revolutionary forces driving change in the industry. This article delves deeper into the ...
25/09/2023
In an age marked by increasing environmental awareness, the choices we make in our everyday lives have a profound impact on the planet. One such choice gaining prominence is the adoption of RPET (Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate) pots, pill boxes, and pill jars. These innovative products not only fulfill their primary functions but also play a pivotal role in fostering a greener, more sustai...
22/09/2023
In today’s health-conscious world, the demand for vitamins, minerals, and supplements (VMS) is on the rise. People are increasingly turning to these products to support their well-being and fill nutritional gaps in their diets. However, as the VMS market grows, so does the need for sustainable packaging solutions. That’s where RPET packaging comes into play. In this article, we̵...
18/09/2023
In the highly competitive nutraceutical industry, where health-conscious consumers seek trustworthy products, packaging plays a pivotal role in shaping brand identity and consumer perception. Effective packaging not only protects the product but also communicates the brand’s values, quality, and promises. In this article, we explore the significance of packaging in branding for nutraceuti...
12/09/2023
Como fabricante de envases o propietario de marca, seleccionar la botella adecuada para tu producto es una decisión crucial que puede impactar significativamente el éxito de tu producto en el mercado. Las botellas vienen en diversas formas, tamaños y materiales, cada uno con diferentes propósitos. La elección correcta no solo puede proteger tu producto, sino también mejorar su presentación, fun...
27/07/2021
After years of research, 100% organic or 100% recycled plastic materials are now a viable alternative for sustainable packaging. The coming generations are becoming more and more eco-conscious and regulations are leading to a future of recycled packaging.The pharmaceutical industry is looking for new opportunities to rejuvenate its brands for new generations of consumers. From their social medi...
26/07/2021
At HEIS Global, we want our ecological and sustainable product to be adopted by more nutritional and pharmaceutical companies that want to reach out to the younger generations. Young people who are increasingly aware of the need to save the planet.In order to understand the values and requirements of the end customers of pharmaceutical and nutritional companies and with this information to bett...
23/07/2021
You’ve probably wondered what exactly a vegan bottle is, why other bottles are not vegan or what a vegan bottle is made of. This article will answer all those questions, find out here.First, let’s define what veganism is. According to the dictionary, veganism is “the attitude consisting of rejecting food or articles of animal origin”. Why is there packaging that is no...
23/07/2021
What does biodegradable mean? Degradation is the process by which materials decompose to become part of the environmental cycle again.A biodegradable material is one that decomposes into natural products in a short period of time. Under the right conditions this process can take only months.In the case of PLA, the material used by HEIS, the packaging degrades completely after 6 months in a c...
16/07/2021
Another company joins the HEIS compostable plastics revolution. Susan Martin is the Head of Packaging Procurement at one of the main Organic Nutraceutical companies in Europe. She was tasked by her company board with a clear mandate: adopt packaging solutions that were in line with the company’s values.  Sharing this story may help many professionals like Susan understand that ...
16/07/2021
Eco-friendly materials used for pharmaceutical packaging The plastic packaging sector is constantly evolving to research and develop new materials that are eco-friendly and maintain technical properties close to current materials. Another industry that is synonymous of research and innovation is the pharmaceutical industry, which is beginning to adopt these materials, aware of its respons...
08/07/2021
HEIS Global is the only manufacturer of packaging for the pharmaceutical industry to have an ISO 6 Cleanroom in Europe. This is where all our products are manufactured, ensuring the highest possible quality in the industry. What is a Cleanroom? Cleanrooms are enclosures in which the environment is highly controlled. The quality of the air inside depends on the particles and co...
06/05/2021
PLA is the compostable material of the future. Its origin and its decomposition make PLA the most natural life cycle of all plastics. Discover its circular economy and learn why it is the most valued natural packaging material by the industries. How does PLA fit into the circular economy? Firstly, at HEIS we obtain the pellets from sugar cane surplus, from which we produce our...
11/09/2019
BIOplastic encompasses very different concepts that may cause confusion. With this ultimate guide, you will be able to understand them all. Within the industry, the “BIO” prefix is used to make reference either to those plastics that have a biological origin, so called “biobased”, or those plastics that are biodegradable. Biobased polymers are those...
30/07/2019
Compostable and Biodegradable are two common words in the green packaging and circular economies. However, the difference between these two classifications is a common question in the packaging industry nowadays.   While there is established normative that defines what a compostable packaging is, there is not such a norm for biodegradable. This is the reason why these two words are ofently...
10/06/2019
This was the feedback from one of our new customers in Europe when they made their first order of 100% biodegradable packaging from HEIS. It is well known that conventional plastics have wonderful properties for packing food and beverages. However, wrong disposal and recycling attitudes across the globe are making plastics a real environmental problem. At HEIS we consider that by ...
01/04/2019
Vitafoods is the worldwide reference fair for the Nutraceutics market. Being the most relevant meeting point for pharma professionals all around the world, HEIS could not miss it! Main display areas will be four. Raw materials & ingredients, branded finished products, contract manufacturing & private label as well as services & equipment. HEIS stand will be located at an excellent s...
08/02/2019
HEIS bottles and pill jars are now available in 100% BIOdegradable material HEIS has a portfolio of pharma bottles and nutraceutic pill jars greatly perceived among our customers. They have excellent barrier properties to oxygen and moisture, comply with the highest packaging quality standards and are manufactured aseptically within cleanroom ISO 6. Despite our PET catalogue was 100% recyclable...
01/11/2018
CPhI Worldwide fair is the most relevant meeting point for pharma professionals all around the world and HEIS could not miss it! It was our first time in this show and we had a great experience, learning and networking with all of the pharma professionals that came to pay us a visit at our booth. We thank you all! It was a real pleasure meeting you. Looking forward to the next one![/vc_column_t...
14/10/2018
The pharmaceutical industry plays a key role in today’s society, improving health conditions of individuals by means of developing, producing and marketing medications that either cure a patient or prevent her from an illness. There are several key functions across the pharmaceutical value chain, such as Clinical Trials in the development phase, CMOs in the manufacturing step or packaging...
01/08/2018
We have been asked this question many times and we are pleased to explain it to you. HEIS was created mixing the experience of engineers and pharma professionals, combining over 50 years experience in polymer processing, corporate pharma, clinical trials as well as cleanroom design and operation. Our aim is to become the one-stop solution for pharma and nutraceutic companies when looking for a ...