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Aptar’s Team in India Spends a Fun-Filled Day with the Vatsalya...

Recently, Aptar’s team in Mumbai, India, invited the children of the Vatsalya Foundation to visit Aptar’s offices for a day filled with fun activities such as a hand painting competition, traditional games and more.

Vatsalya, meaning Parental Love, was established in 1982 by the students of College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan, who came across street children at the railway stations and near Bombay Hospital in Mumbai.

Today Vatsalya is a pioneer agency in India working with street children in Mumbai through its multilevel approach of outreach, child-to-child contact, contact centers and a shelter home.

Aptar has teamed with the Vatsalya foundation since 2010, and is pleased to spend time working with the children. The day had a profound impact on the Aptar team, who shared the following:

“While the concept of “give back” was designed with an objective to reflect and improve our social participation, the kids became a force of rejuvenation and enlightenment for our team with their sheer passion and approach towards life and its challenges,” said Kanwal Tikoo, President of Aptar India and Southeast Asia.

“This event heightened our spirit to celebrate life,” explained Supriya Srivastava, Regional Marketing, India and Southeast Asia, Aptar Beauty + Home.

“We enjoyed being mentors supporting a universal hymn,” said Pardeep Wazir, Sales Director, India and Southeast Asia, Aptar Beauty + Home.

“It was a day full of surprises as we saw these kids interpret life with happiness despite the challenges they have faced,” said Sreeta Nair, Regional Sales Manager, Aptar Beauty + Home, India.

November 30, 2018

Aptar Reports Third Quarter Results

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.–AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) today announced third quarter results.

Third Quarter 2018 Summary

  • Reported sales increased 7%
  • Core sales, excluding currency and acquisition effects, also rose 7%
  • Reported earnings per share, including restructuring and acquisition costs, were $0.60
  • Adjusted earnings per share, excluding restructuring and acquisition costs, increased 21% to $0.99, compared to prior year currency adjusted earnings per share of $0.82
  • Reported net income, including restructuring and acquisition costs, decreased 27%
  • Adjusted EBITDA, excluding restructuring and acquisition costs, increased 14%
  • Beauty + Home and Food + Beverage segment margins were negatively impacted by rising raw material costs and the delay in passing through these increased costs
  • Required change to highly inflationary accounting in Argentina also negatively impacted Beauty + Home margins
  • CSP Technologies integration underway and proceeding well
  • Business transformation progressing as planned

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November 1, 2018

Aptar Appoints Chief Human Resources Officer

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR), announced today that Shiela Vinczeller was named Chief Human Resources Officer. Shiela will join Aptar on November 1, 2018 and will become a member of Aptar’s Executive Committee.

Shiela is a seasoned, senior Human Resources executive with over 25 years of global leadership experience. She brings to Aptar a strong track record of global talent management with deep experience in Diversity and Inclusion and a sharp focus on building effective teams. Prior to joining Aptar, Shiela spent 12 years in Human Resources leadership roles at International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper.

At International Paper, Shiela oversaw many areas including, but not limited to, the company’s global talent management and talent acquisition strategies, employee engagement, workforce planning, leadership development and succession management. Shiela was also responsible for defining and deploying International Paper’s global Diversity and Inclusion programs. Prior to joining International Paper, Shiela held senior Human Resources positions with the Belgian Lhoist Group and prior to that with General Electric’s Lighting division.

Stephan Tanda, Aptar President and CEO, stated, “We are excited to welcome Shiela to Aptar’s senior executive team and delighted that she will lead our global Human Resources organization with an emphasis on international leadership and talent development. Shiela’s breadth of experience leading global, enterprise-wide people initiatives will greatly benefit our long-term growth strategy and further strengthen our executive team.”

Shiela holds a Post Graduate Degree in Marketing Communication and a degree in International Business from the Budapest Business School. Shiela serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Germantown Performing Arts Center in Tennessee and is a member of the Board of Directors for Leadership Memphis.

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October 25, 2018

Aptar Welcomes Xiangwei Gong as President of Aptar Asia

Aptar welcomes Xiangwei Gong as President of Aptar Asia. Xiangwei officially joined Aptar on October 15, 2018 and is a successful, entrepreneurial leader of B2B and B2C businesses with a career that spans over 20 years. She has a strong track record in the Beauty, Personal Care, Nutrition and Pharma industries and has lived and worked in several countries while holding increasingly senior roles for Roche Vitamins and Royal DSM. Most recently Xiangwei was the President of DSM Hydrocolloids, a China-based, global business, which she scaled through multiple acquisitions and strong organic growth.

We’re glad to have you on our team, Xiangwei!

 

October 24, 2018

Aptar Declares Quarterly Dividend

Crystal Lake, Illinois, October 18, 2018 — The Board of Directors of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.34 per share. The payment date is November 21, 2018, to stockholders of record as of October 31, 2018.

As previously announced, Aptar will hold a conference call on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss the Company’s third quarter results for 2018. The call will last approximately one hour. Interested parties are invited to listen to a live webcast by visiting the Investor Relations page at www.aptar.com. Replay of the conference call can also be accessed for a limited time on the Investor Relations page of the website.

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October 18, 2018

Aptar Honors the Legacy of Chicago Recovery Alliance Founder, Dan...

In February, Aptar and Adapt Pharma donated 5,000 doses of NARCAN® Nasal Spray to various organizations across the Midwest to help combat the opioid crisis that continues to surge across the country. Recipients of that donation included the State of Illinois Department of Health, the Chicago Recovery Alliance and the McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition.

With Aptar’s easy-to-use nasal spray system, anyone can administer a concentrated 4 mg dose of naloxone without any required assembly or specialized medical training.

The Chicago Recovery Alliance, led by founder and longtime Chicagoan Dan Bigg, spearheaded naloxone distribution in the U.S.

Bigg’s harm reduction program included raising awareness of naloxone and informing the public about what to do if they became aware of a potential overdose situation.

Last month, Bigg passed away unexpectedly. Aptar would like to honor Bigg’s legacy, by donating 600 additional doses of NARCAN® Nasal Spray to the Chicago Recovery Alliance, in hopes of helping the organization continue the outstanding work he started.

October 2, 2018

Aptar Announces Change to Date for Third Quarter Conference Call

Crystal Lake, Illinois, September 26, 2018 — AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) today announced it has changed the date for its third quarter 2018 earnings conference call to Friday, November 2, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time. The call will last approximately one hour. Interested parties are invited to listen to a live webcast by visiting the Investor Relations page at www.aptar.com. Replay of the conference call can also be accessed for a limited time on the Investor Relations page of the website.

The previously announced date of the call was changed due to the timing of the CSP Technologies acquisition, which closed at the end of August. Accordingly, the Company now expects to announce its third quarter results after trading on the New York Stock Exchange has closed on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

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September 26, 2018

Aptar Completes Acquisition of CSP Technologies

Crystal Lake, Illinois, August 27, 2018 — AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of CSP Technologies S.à r.l. (CSP Technologies), a leader in active packaging technology based on proprietary material science expertise.

As previously reported, this strategic transaction meets Aptar’s disciplined criteria for acquiring companies with strong positions in attractive markets, proprietary technologies, solid margins and robust growth fundamentals. Aptar looks forward to growing CSP Technologies’ existing business in the Pharma and Food Safety markets, and leveraging their active packaging and material science know-how in other end markets.

Stephan Tanda, President and CEO, commented, “As anticipated, the closing of the CSP Technologies acquisition went smoothly and we welcome CSP Technologies’ experienced team to Aptar. We will begin to integrate CSP Technologies into our global network and together we will continue to develop value-creating, differentiated solutions as a global leader in packaging solutions.”

There will be a conference call on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss Aptar’s third quarter results for 2018. The call will last approximately one hour. Interested parties are invited to listen to a live webcast by visiting the Investor Relations page at www.aptar.com. Replay of the conference call can also be accessed for a limited time on the Investor Relations page of the website.

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August 27, 2018

Aptar Reports Second Quarter Results; Announces Binding Offer to ...

Aptar Reports Second Quarter Results; Announces Binding Offer to Acquire CSP Technologies, a Leader in Active Packaging Technology

Crystal Lake, Illinois, July 26, 2018 — AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) today announced second quarter operating results along with its binding offer to acquire CSP Technologies Parent S.A. (CSP Technologies), a leader in active packaging technology based on proprietary material science expertise.

Second Quarter 2018 Summary

  • Reported sales increased 15%, including the positive effect of currency rates (+4%)
  • Core sales, excluding currency and acquisition effects, rose 11% driven by growth in each business segment, end market and geographic region
  • Reported net income (8% of net sales) decreased 14% to $56 million due to restructuring expenses of $18 million and costs related to the Reboul and CSP Technologies acquisitions of $3 million
  • Adjusted EBITDA (20% of net sales), which excludes the restructuring and acquisition expenses, increased 14% to $141 million
  • Reported earnings per share, including restructuring and acquisitions expenses, with an effective tax rate of 26%, were $0.86 compared to $1.01 reported in the prior year with an effective tax rate of 18% (prior year included certain tax settlements and higher equity compensation deductions)
  • Adjusted earnings per share, which exclude restructuring and acquisition expenses, increased 4% to $1.09, compared to prior year currency adjusted earnings per share of $1.05 with an effective tax rate of 18%
  • Prior year earnings per share would have been $0.10 lower had our current effective tax rate been applied to prior year earnings
  • Binding offer to acquire CSP Technologies, a leader in active packaging technology, for an enterprise value of $555 million
  • Business transformation progressing as planned

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July 27, 2018

Aptar Raises Quarterly Dividend

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.–The Board of Directors of AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR) today increased the quarterly cash dividend by 6% to $0.34 per share. The payment date is August 22, 2018, to stockholders of record as of August 1, 2018. Stephan Tanda, President and CEO, commented, “Our dividend is an element of our balanced capital allocation strategy and with our strong balance sheet and confidence in our future, we are returning value to our shareholders with this increased dividend. This year will mark our 25th consecutive year of paying a higher annual dividend than was paid in the previous year.”

As previously announced, Aptar will hold a conference call on Friday, July 27, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss the Company’s second quarter results for 2018. The call will last approximately one hour. Interested parties are invited to listen to a live webcast by visiting the Investor Relations page at www.aptar.com. Replay of the conference call can also be accessed for a limited time on the Investor Relations page of the website.

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July 18, 2018

AptarGroup Releases Corporate Sustainability Report

AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR), a global leader in dispensing and sealing solutions, today released its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report. The 2017 Sustainability Report highlights the robust sustainability initiatives that have been implemented across Aptar’s global operations.

As in previous reports, Aptar summarizes various milestones measured and achieved in three key areas of people, planet and product. The 2017 Sustainability Report is based on the Global Sustainability Reporting (GRI) Standards: Core Options, as released in October 2016. In preparing the report, Aptar obtained limited external assurance for absolute energy metrics, carbon emissions and renewable energy purchases. Aptar also responds to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Investor Climate Change and Supply Chain questionnaires each year.

In 2017, the Company established an Operational Excellence organization with five pillars: Manufacturing, Engineering/Industrialization, Supply Chain Management, Quality and Environment, Health and Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S). With this, a global network of regional leaders and site-level representatives was created within the EHS&S pillar. Together, these teams executed many initiatives which are highlighted in the report, along with examples of a renewed focus on safety, and stories of progress with environmental and social initiatives.

“We are pleased to share the latest chapter in our ongoing sustainability journey. At Aptar, we believe that a diversity of perspectives and experiences will spur new ways of reducing our environmental impact and continue to drive our vision for a circular economy,” explained Stephan Tanda, President and CEO. “I am proud of the progress and success we’ve achieved to date, and I am optimistic that we will achieve many more sustainability milestones throughout 2018.”

To minimize paper waste, Aptar encourages readers to view the Corporate Sustainability Report at https://www.aptar.com/sustainability_report.

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June 21, 2018

Aptar Announces Leadership Appointments

Photo (left to right): Gael Touya, Marc Prieur and Xiangwei Gong

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.–AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR) today announced the appointment of Gael Touya to President, Aptar Pharma effective September 1, 2018. Touya, who had been President, Aptar Food + Beverage since January of 2016, will continue to report to CEO Stephan Tanda. Touya succeeds Salim Haffar who has announced he will depart Aptar at the beginning of September to become CEO of a privately-held provider of outsourced pharmaceutical services.

Touya, whose career with Aptar spans over 20 years, has held various business development and leadership roles including leading Aptar’s Beauty + Home business in China and Japan during a six-year stay in Asia. While President of Aptar Food + Beverage, he has succeeded in leading this segment into new application fields, raising operational performance and expanding our global footprint with thoughtful engagement of new and existing customers. In addition, he has diligently overseen Aptar’s award-winning innovation and sustainability initiatives and will continue to do so in his new role.

Marc Prieur, Aptar’s Vice President of Operational Excellence, will succeed Touya as President of Aptar Food + Beverage. Prieur has made substantial contributions to Aptar over his 20 year career, having lived and worked in Europe, the United States and China. His balanced experience in operations and running businesses, including Sales & Operations for Consumer Health Care in Europe and Aptar’s Pharma business in Asia, have prepared him well for his new role. Most recently, Prieur has built up our strong Operational Excellence pillar and greatly contributed to our current business transformation.

Stephan Tanda commented, “Salim and his experienced team have done an outstanding job of setting the foundation for future growth in our Pharma business. We thank him for his years of dedicated service and leadership, and we wish him well. Gael, who is a respected Aptar veteran with decades of successful leadership roles across our other businesses, was a logical choice to succeed Salim. With his extensive, cross-functional leadership experience across Aptar, Marc will be a great addition to the Executive Committee as he succeeds Gael. Over the coming months, Salim, Gael and Marc will work closely together to ensure smooth transitions for their respective responsibilities.”

Aptar is also pleased to announce that effective October 15, 2018, Xiangwei Gong will join Aptar as President, Aptar Asia. Xiangwei will report to CEO Stephan Tanda and will become a member of Aptar’s Executive Committee. Xiangwei, in close collaboration with her colleagues on the Executive Committee, will focus especially on accelerating business and organizational development for the group across Asia, strengthening our external networks while building further on our strong presence and talent in India and China.

Xiangwei is experienced in building multicultural business teams and is a successful, entrepreneurial leader of B2B and B2C businesses. She has a strong track record in the Beauty, Personal Care, Nutrition and Pharma industries. Xiangwei has lived and worked in several countries while holding increasingly senior roles for Roche Vitamins and Royal DSM during her more than 20 year career. Most recently Xiangwei held the title of President DSM Hydrocolloids, a China based, global business, which she scaled through multiple acquisitions and strong organic growth. Xiangwei earned an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York and an undergraduate business degree from the University of International Business & Economics in Beijing, China.

Commenting on the appointment, Stephan Tanda said, “I am excited about driving the future of Aptar with our new executive leadership team. We’re focused on bringing stronger resources to all the regions, including the high-growth economies, and increasing the empowerment and accountability of our regional teams in order to drive growth. Xiangwei is an excellent addition to our experienced team. Together, our leadership team will use insights, design, engineering and science to partner with our customers in creating innovative packaging technologies that make a meaningful difference in the lives, looks, health and homes of people around the world.”

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June 19, 2018

Aptar Pharma and Propeller Health Partner to Develop Digital Medi...

Aptar Pharma, a leading provider of innovative drug delivery systems, and Propeller Health, a leading digital therapeutics company, have announced a collaboration to launch a comprehensive platform for developing digital medicines for multiple therapeutic areas and diseases.

Digital medicines can help to personalize treatments, monitor patients in real-time, detect day-to-day changes in disease condition and increase patient adherence.

The collaboration will cover inhaled, injectable, nasal and dermal medicine delivery forms, combining software with connected drug delivery devices to more effectively treat diseases and improve clinical outcomes for patients, as well as lowering healthcare costs.

Both companies will work together with pharmaceutical and healthcare partners to accelerate bringing digital medicines for leading marketed and pipeline brands to market, with Propeller Health managing the digital services and Aptar Pharma managing the device development, manufacturing and supply chain.

The two companies initially partnered in 2016 to develop the world’s first fully-integrated connected metered dose inhaler (cMDI).

In addition to expanding the partnership, Aptar Pharma has made a strategic equity investment of $10 million in Propeller Health during their latest funding round.

Salim Haffar, President of Aptar Pharma, commented, “Aptar Pharma has been providing innovative drug delivery systems for nearly 50 years, helping billions of patients around the world. Today, we are excited to broaden our offerings as we continue this journey towards improved patient care and clinical outcomes by growing our partnership with Propeller Health, the leader in their field of digital therapeutics.”

For full details, download our Press Release here.

May 30, 2018

Aptar Acquires Reboul, an Established and Innovative Leader in Pr...

Aptar Adds Capabilities to Better Serve the Growing Color Cosmetics Market; Acquires Reboul, an Established and Innovative Leader in Prestige Beauty Packaging

AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR) today announced that as of May 1, 2018, it has acquired Reboul from Vacheron Industries SAS. Reboul is a French leader in the design and industrial production of high-quality metal components, metal-plastic sub-assemblies, next generation lipstick mechanisms, and complete color cosmetic packaging solutions.

This strategic acquisition brings to Aptar complementary and distinctive capabilities including deep metal drawing, high speed metal stamping, as well as differentiated lipstick mechanism design and manufacturing. The transaction positions Aptar well to capitalize on growth in the color cosmetics market, while further strengthening its ability to serve customers in the skincare and fragrance markets.

Under the terms of the purchase agreement, Aptar will acquire Reboul for an enterprise value of €14 million (approximately $17 million) in cash, less the amount of net debt assumed at the closing date. The agreement also provides an earn-out provision based on the 2018 financial results, which could increase the enterprise value to a maximum of €23 million (approximately $28 million). The purchase will be funded with available cash on hand.

Since 1921, Reboul has been creating packaging for some of the world’s most prestigious color cosmetics brands. In 2017, Reboul became a member of Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV), a recognition by the French government that rewards French firms for excellence in their field and industrial know-how. Reboul operates in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility built according to RT2012 standards to provide optimized energy management. Located near an existing Aptar facility in Annecy, France, Reboul offers close proximity to leaders in the global prestige beauty industry.

Commenting on the transaction, Stephan Tanda, Aptar President and CEO said, “We are excited to announce this strategic acquisition which better positions us to further participate in the attractive growth of the color cosmetics market. This opportunity follows our disciplined approach of acquiring leading, recognized players with innovative technologies and know-how where we can also leverage the breadth of our commercial and manufacturing networks. The combination of Aptar’s scale and Reboul’s distinctive capabilities is compelling, and it will enable us to further expand our distinctive solutions to customers worldwide. We welcome Reboul’s excellent and experienced team to Aptar and look forward to building upon their success together to create a global leader in color cosmetics packaging solutions.”

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May 2, 2018

Aptar Reports First Quarter Results; Declares Quarterly Dividend

Crystal Lake, Illinois, April 26, 2018 — AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) today reported first quarter results and declared a quarterly dividend.

First Quarter Summary

  • Reported sales increased 17%, including the positive effect of currency rates (+10%)
  • Core sales, excluding currency effects, rose 7% driven by growth in each business segment
  • Reported net income (8% of net sales) increased 14% to $59 million
  • Adjusted EBITDA (19% of net sales) increased 17% to $134 million
  • Reported earnings per share grew 14% to $0.92 and included costs associated with our business transformation ($0.07 per share)
  • Adjusted earnings per share of $0.99 compared to prior year reported earnings per share of $0.81 (+22%) and to prior year currency adjusted earnings per share of $0.90 (+10%)
  • Business transformation progressing as planned

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April 26, 2018

Aptar's CEO, Stephan Tanda, Attends US-China Business Summit in C...

The Goldman Sachs Group and China Investment Corporation hosted the US – China Business Summit, convening senior business leaders and government officials from China and the US to discuss opportunities to build and strengthen commercial and investment ties between the two countries. Discussions centered on how increased and reciprocal trade and investment relations between the two countries can help businesses grow, find new markets and create jobs. The Summit was held in Chicago on April 17-18, 2018.

The agenda included sessions with key leaders in business and government, including:

  • Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Chairman of the Paulson Institute; Former U.S. Secretary of Treasury,
  • Cui Tiankai, Chinese Ambassador the U.S.,
  • Yin Yong, Vice Mayor, City of Beijing,
  • Penny Pritzker, Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce,
  • Matt Bevin, Governor, State of Kentucky,
  • Scott Walker, Governor, State of Wisconsin,
  • Jiang Zengwei, Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and Former China Vice Minister of Commerce, and
  • Wang Xinzhe, Chief Economist, China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

Over 100 C-suite executives of US and Chinese companies attended, including Aptar’s CEO, Stephan Tanda. The executives represented a cross-section of the economy with a concentration on industrial, manufacturing, consumer, healthcare and services sectors, with the aim of identifying or expanding commercial connections between the US and China.

“The summit served as a powerful reminder about the evolution of the Chinese economy at a breathtaking pace. In 2018, already 400 million middle class consumers are driving retail sales that are surpassing US retail sales in absolute terms. Entrepreneurship, innovation and intense competition are the driving force everywhere. I was also deeply impressed with the intense interest and rapidly increasing investment of Chinese companies in the US heartland. The universal truth is whether it is Chinese companies investing in the US, or US companies investing in China, success requires top local talent, a deep understanding of local consumers and markets, and an ability to leverage your home country strength into new, innovative products that can win. Despite the headlines, Chinese-US business relationships are flourishing more than ever,” said Tanda.

April 20, 2018

Aptar Food + Beverage and Cheer Pack North America Partner to Lau...

Aptar Food + Beverage, a global leader in innovative dispensing solutions for on-the-go drinks in the beverage market, and Cheer Pack North America (CPNA), a leader in premade spouted pouches, are partnering to launch a “No-Spill” Spouted Pouch solution for the North American market.

The “No-Spill” Spouted Pouch features Aptar’s SimpliSqueeze® valve technology – a top selling valve system with billions of units sold worldwide– in the squeezable CHEER PACK® spouted pouch. The combination of these two consumer-trusted solutions creates an innovative and fun-to-use beverage package for applications such as juice, flavored water, drinkable yogurt, and more.

CPNA is a global partner of GualapackGroup, who together with Aptar Food + Beverage, introduced a premade no-spill spouted pouch solution for the European market in 2017. This unique packaging solution, initially targeted for the juice market, can be efficiently filled and closed using GualapackGroup’s filling lines.

“This is a differentiated solution designed to deliver a superior experience for consumers who want cleanliness and convenience in the form of a spouted pouch,” said Gael Touya, President of Aptar Food + Beverage. “The valve-in-spout design is intended to prevent product spill, which is especially important for on-the-go families who want hygienic, mess-free packaging. This solution is easy and intuitive to use, helping to create an enjoyable and memorable squeeze and drink experience.”

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April 12, 2018

Aptar's Facilities in Le Vaudreuil and Le Neubourg, France Partic...

For the third consecutive year, Aptar employees at Le Neubourg and Le Vaudreuil in France supported the Industry Week Event on March 27th and 30th. This national event is open to the general public with the objective to allow visitors to view different industries and learn about potential roles within. This year’s event provided an opportunity for visitors, mainly job seekers, to tour Aptar’s facilities and see firsthand our dispensing solutions and meet our talented teams of employees.

April 6, 2018

Aptar Pharma to Lead the Organization of the 7th Innovative Drug ...

Aptar Pharma, a leading provider of innovative drug delivery systems, is a proud co-organizer of the upcoming 7th Innovative Drug Delivery Solutions Symposium (IDDS), taking place on March 28-30 at the SORL Hotel Hangzhou, China.

IDDS takes place every two years and brings together pharmaceutical professionals from around the world to engage on the latest developments in industry regulations, drug delivery and formulation research.

Aptar Pharma experts will showcase their diverse portfolio of drug delivery solutions and latest innovations at a sponsored booth.

Furthermore, four Aptar Pharma experts will be guest speakers across the three days of the symposium, sharing insights into our innovative drug delivery developments and solutions:

  • Guillaume Brouet, President Global Market Development Prescription Division, will present two conference talks during IDDS. “FDA Regulatory Affairs” will take place on March 28 at 14:00, while “Global Nasal Drug Delivery Trends and Device Design” will be presented on March 29 at 13:15
  • Guenter Nadler, Director Business Development – Consumer Health, will present a conference talk entitled “Nasal Saline Global Trends” on March 29 at 15:20
  • Cory Wu, Senior Technical Manager, will present the topic of “Customized Healthy Drug Delivery Devices” on March 30 at 08:30
  • Sai Shankar, Director Business Development – Connected Devices, will present “Driving Better Patient Outcomes with Connectivity”, on March 30 at 10:00.

For more details and further information, please click here to view the full press release.

March 23, 2018

Aptar Recognized as Corporate Champion by the Women's Forum of Ne...

Aptar is proud to be recognized by the Women’s Forum of New York as a company where women make up 30% of our Board of Directors. On November 14, Stephan Tanda, Aptar’s President and CEO, attended the fourth biennial Breakfast of Corporate Champions in New York City, which salutes companies leading the way to gender balance on corporate boards. On behalf of Aptar, Stephan accepted the Corporate Champion award for having women represent 30% of its Board of Directors.

“I am honored to accept this award from the Women’s Forum for having 30% of our board seats held by women,” explained Stephan. “We have a very strong and talented Board of Directors here at Aptar, and this is due to the diversity of our members.”

November 16, 2017