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Thermoform Engineered Quality LLC has stretched its geographic reach into Europe with the acquisition of Plastique Group Ltd. TEQ announced Feb. 1 it bought Plastique of Tunbridge Wells, England, a $35-million-per-year plastic sheet thermoformer that also has wood pulp molding capability, which provides a new in-house material option for packaging customers.
When it comes to using trays, medical device manufacturers are accustomed to needing a heat-seal-coated lidstock, explains Brian Rosenburg, VP of sales for Technipaq. A new coextrusion for thermoforming medical packaging, however, may offer an alternative approach. TEQ (Thermoform Engineered Quality) is now thermoforming a coextruded polymer called TEQconnex that can be heat sealed to uncoated Tyvek lidding.
TEQ Thermoform Engineered Quality announces the addition of two new machines to one of the largest installations of Kiefel machines in North America. These include a new Kiefel KMD 78 at the company’s product development and manufacturing headquarters in Huntley, IL and a new Kiefel KMD 90 at TEQ’s newly acquired medical device facility, Fremont Plastics, in Fremont, IN.
TEQ is proud to announce their participation as a Silver Sponsor of the Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience (HcPIE) at Michigan State University (MSU) this fall – unique collaborative event between The Learning Center (LAC) at Michigan State and MSU’s world renowned School of Packaging that brings together medical device packaging professionals and healthcare practitioners.
TEQ is pleased to announce several new facility improvements that will increase our operational efficiency and safety, as well as reduce energy consumption. This significant investment will not only allow us to provide enhanced offerings to our medical device & medical packaging customers, but will also help us to meet the unique demands of that industry.
TEQ is excited to announce the completion of a two-year accelerated aging data report which supports the recent development of their 100% recyclable TEQethylene™ sterile barrier system (SBS).
TEQ is excited to announce a new turnkey modular supply chain solution for manufacturers. This customized offering is designed to help medical manufacturers and others find creative ways to reduce their carbon footprint by improving efficiency and controlling costs.
TEQ Thermoform Engineered Quality is excited to announce a new partnership with Belco Packaging Systems – a leading U.S. manufacturer of shrink packaging, pouch sealers and blister sealing systems. This unique alliance will help TEQ’s packaging customers save valuable time and money by giving TEQ the ability to provide on-site verification of compatibility of parts.
TEQ is excited to announce the development of their TEQethyleneTM sterile barrier system (SBS) – a single polymer medical packaging solution that utilizes a new, proprietary blend of High Density Polyehtylene (HDPE) in combination with adhesive coated TYVEK®, a breathable HDPE thermoplastic lidding materials developed by DupontTM.
TEQ Thermoform Engineered Quality is excited to announce a strategic alliance with Spartan Design Group (SDG). This first of its kind partnership for SDG will expand TEQ’s offerings for medical device manufacturers to include packaging system design, stabilty testing, manufacturing process validation and more.
TekPackaging is excited to reintroduce its brand as TEQ at the upcoming MD&M tradeshow at the Javits Center June 7-9. Read the official announcement. Always striving to provide precision, quality and top-level service to its client, TEQ’s fresh new look will showcase the company’s dedication and creativity.