Revolutionary Solution: Corning Unveils Viridian™ Vials, Minimizing Waste and Carbon Emissions

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Introducing Corning’s Revolutionary Innovation: Corning® Viridian™ Vials

Corning Incorporated, a pioneering force in the glass industry, is proud to unveil its latest breakthrough in pharmaceutical glass-packaging technology – Corning® Viridian™ Vials. Designed to deliver exceptional performance and advance sustainability efforts, Viridian Vials offer pharmaceutical manufacturers significant advantages. With the ability to enhance filling-line efficiency by up to 50 percent and reduce vial-manufacturing carbon-dioxide-equivalent (CO2e) emissions by up to 30 percent, this cutting-edge solution sets a new industry standard.

Meeting Complex Challenges, Safeguarding Patients and the Planet

Ron Verkleeren, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Corning Life Sciences, emphasizes Corning’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of glass technology to support customers in overcoming their most demanding obstacles. Verkleeren explains, “Viridian Vials’ state-of-the-art coating technology enables our customers to safely and efficiently deliver medications, benefiting patients and the environment.”

Addressing the Growing Demand for Injectable Medicines

As global demand for injectable medicines continues to rise, pharmaceutical manufacturers face the dual challenge of scaling up production efficiently while minimizing their ecological footprint. Viridian Vials present an innovative solution, leveraging advanced technology to optimize sustainability throughout the supply chain.

Enhancing Efficiency, Reducing Environmental Impact

Viridian Vials outperform conventional glass vials by using 20 percent less glass material, without compromising quality or safety. This significant reduction in glass material translates to up to 30 percent fewer manufacturing and transportation-related emissions, and less glass waste entering the ecosystem. Moreover, the vials’ low-friction external coating minimizes the occurrence of cracks, breaks, and cosmetic rejects, resulting in a remarkable 50 percent improvement in filling-line efficiency.

A Drop-in Solution for Sustainability Goals

Verkleeren emphasizes that Viridian Vials offer a seamless, drop-in solution that integrates effortlessly with existing equipment and standards, enabling customers to achieve their sustainability objectives. Corning’s partnership with West Pharmaceutical Services as the exclusive distributor of Viridian Vial Technology further reinforces the shared commitment to responsible resource usage and the shared goal of creating a healthier, more sustainable world.

Experience the future of pharmaceutical glass packaging with Corning® Viridian™ Vials and unlock unparalleled performance while championing sustainability.

Source: Corning Incorporated  with additional information added by Apazone

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