Huhtamaki launches Push Tab®paper, an industry-first sustainable renewable paper-based blister solution, ideal for the global healthcare industry. Huhtamaki announce a breakthrough innovation for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Push Tab® paper, the first paper-based tablet packaging, is made from renewable FSC certified paper and is designed to meet the stringent safety requirements of regulated pharmaceutical packaging. It provides customers a more sustainable alternative to traditional push-through packaging made of thermoformed PVC and aluminium and also helps to reduce environmental impact throughout the value chain. Push Tab® paper tablet packaging has more than 75% paper-based material sourced from FSC certified suppliers in Europe. Combining it with advanced barrier coating technology, Huhtamaki successfully makes the sustainable paper packaging sealable without compromising the safety, functionality, or protective properties compared to traditional mono PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) blisters. A special mechanical treatment allows consumers to push the tablet through easily without damaging the product inside. The material is further processed and formed with Syntegon's unique paper shaping technology and machinery. The German Packaging Institute recognized Push Tab® Paper with the 2021 German Packaging Award for sustainability on 27thJuly 2021. This recognition affirms the value of Huhtamaki's and Syntegon's commitment to sustainable and innovative packaging concepts.