The RS01 concept was brought into existence by Plastiape over the last decade as a result of the intensive refinement of previous monodose-in-capsule device designs, manufactured by the company since the late 1970s. Patented, manufactured, and marketed by Plastiape, the RS01 has many distinctive features, including a sleek, refined design and the simple fact that it is a product that actually works the way it should.
The device function is quite intuitive to the patient, as its working principles are similar to those of pre-existing devices. Inhalation by the patient lifts the capsule from its housing and makes it spin at high speed around its main axis, thus assisting in powder disaggregation. The powder evacuates the capsule through the two holes created by the piercing system and is inhaled by the patient through the mouthpiece. At the bottom of the mouthpiece, a grid prevents the capsule from reaching the mouthpiece duct.
The device benefits excellent performance in terms of total emitted dose (TED) and fine particle fraction (FPF). Superlative dose consistency, which is common to most monodose systems using capsules is further enhanced by the improved piercing system which is particular to the RS01 resulting in superior reliability.
Tens of millions of units have already been successfully delivered to the international market; marketed in combination with a wide range of milled or spray-dried powder drug products and filled either into hard gelatin or HPMC capsules. The device was intentionally designed as a low resistance inhaler, but modified versions with higher resistances are also available, further expanding the device's scope of application. The original shape was intentionally kept as unassuming as possible, though customization opportunities with relatively low investment are available.
Plastiape’s service to customers also includes technical and regulatory support. A Type III Drug Master File was filed with the FDA and is regularly revised and updated to include new variants.
Since it was founded in 1970 Plastiape has rapidly established itself as a packaging producer for the pharmaceutical industry and today is a solid company exporting to some of the most demanding and competitive international markets.
Tethered closure designs meet EU requirements
Berry Bramlage has unveiled a range of new closure designs that meet forthcoming EU single use plastic legislation. The solutions involve additional strands or tabs on the tamper-evident band that keep the closure attached after opening and enable easy reclosing of the bottle.
New standard e-commerce range
Bramlage, a Berry Global company, has launched a portfolio of ‘e-commerce ready’ personal care standard packs to enable customers to benefit from speed-to-market for new product launches. The packs – from the Company’s top-selling Magic Star, Magic SL Twist-Up, Empress, and Empress Light – have all been independently certified by a third-party laboratory.
BERRY + RPC: ADVANCING TOGETHER
On July 1st Berry Global Group, Inc. completed the acquisition of RPC Group Plc. RPC and Berry are a natural and synergistic ﬁ t, and the joining of our two companies is truly transformational. The combined company will be able to provide customers with enhanced global value through an expanded wealth of knowledge, innovative technologies, and geographic footprint.
A box of delights
The RPC Bramlage Division has introduced a special Promotion Box that showcases a selection of cosmetic and personal care packaging solutions from its extensive ranges. The box underlines RPC Bramlage’s capabilities in handling a wide variety of product types and also demonstrates how the different pack designs and sizes can be successfully utilised to create a family range.
Stylish dispenser is ‘Pur’ genius
The RPC Bramlage Division is extending its range of Magic airless dispensers with the introduction of a new design. the top-filled Magic Pur dispenser combines an elegant and modern appearance on-shelf with user-friendly operation, delivering an accurate 1ml of product each time.
All's well for supplement packs
The Medipac container range from RPC Astrapak Plastop has been developed to meet the wide-ranging requirements of the prescriptive medicines and wellness supplements markets. With products coming in a variety of shapes and sizes and requiring a multitude of doses, the choice of containers in the Medipac range makes them ideal for all types of tablets, capsules and supplements, and enables brands to maintain continuity, regardless of the dose.
Inhaler ensures comfort and reliability
RPC Formatec, part of the RPC Bramlage Division, has extended its range of state-of-the-art inhalers with the introduction of a new optimised breath-actuated pressurised Metered-Dose Inhaler (pMDI). The inhaler’s rounded design with large mouthpiece provides easy handling and maximum comfort for the user.
Dispenser a delight to behold
A strikingly-decorated Twist Up airless dispenser from the RPC Bramlage Division is creating the appropriate on-shelf image and impact for one of Italy’s top-selling and long-established personal care brands. Bionike’s Defence Man Energise revitalising cream-gel and Defence Man Repower anti- ageing serum are being packed in the 50ml Twist Up.
The unique opening experience and positive ecological profile of the Slidissime jar from the RPC Bramlage Division are the key benefits for the new Biotherm Life Plankton Sensitive Balm from L’Oréal. The Slidissime jar format delivers a strong emotional experience for the end-user, in particular the Wow effect, and provides the perfect e-commerce packaging solution.
Bramlage pack for Kerrygold butter (360 photo)
This 360 photo clearly showcases the innovative concept developed by RPC Bramlage Division for Kerrygold, one of Europe's best-loved brands of butter. The pack emulates a traditional glass or china butter dish, ready to be set down on a kitchen counter and used by the whole family as a spread or for cooking.
Reusable jar is a natural solution for Chuckling Goat
Family-run skincare specialist Chuckling Goat is using the 125ml Clip Jar from RPC Bramlage Warszawa, part of the RPC Bramlage Division, for its new Super Sensitive Skin Balm, benefitting from the jar’s combination of aesthetic appeal and practicality.
RPC Bramlage makes a royal appearance
The high-quality construction and on-shelf appeal of the RPC Bramlage Division’s Empress and Diamond jar ranges have provided the ideal solution for a range of premium skincare products from leading manufacturer La mer Cosmetics AG. Both the 50ml Empress and 15ml Diamond jars have been selected for La mer’s Advanced Skin Refining and Med Stress Balance creams.
RPC closures add style to KMS haircare range
As part of the global relaunch of the KMS Hair start.style.finish professional range for salons, RPC Zeller Plastik Germany, part of the RPC Bramlage Division, is supplying new bespoke closure solutions to underline the global style of the new style-prepping shampoos, conditioners and treatments.
Bramlage Spain underlines its sustainability credentials
RPC Envases Madrid has become the first supplier to L’Oréal Europe to produce bottles incorporating post consumer recycled (PCR) HDPE polymer. Bottles are now being produced for the Redken and Biolage professional haircare brands containing 50% recycled HDPE supplied by BIFFA.
Closures deliver luxury look for Emporio Armani
The packaging for the latest Emporio Armani fragrances - Because It's You for women and Stronger With You for men – features a stylish cap from RPC Bramlage Marolles that reflects the quality and premium image of this iconic brand, while offering convenience and ease of use for the consumer.
RPC Bramlage's new premium ergonomic cosmetic jar with glass effect
The RPC Bramlage Division has introduced a new premium cosmetic jar into its standard collection, which is ideal for facial care products. The Coral jar provides an alternative to the traditional cylindrical shape, with an innovative raised section at the base.
New lotion pump blossoms with possibilities
RPC Bramlage has launched a lotion pump that combines a standard system with a customisable outer body. The Lotus pump delivers excellent functionality and user-friendly operation for a wide variety of cosmetic and personal care products while enabling manufacturers to create an individual appearance for effective brand identity and maximum on-shelf appeal.
Small is beautiful for new closure
A new 19mm tube closure from RPC Zeller Plastik Zell is the first standard push-on flip-top hinge tube closure (HTC) of such a small size. Aimed at cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, the new-size polypropylene closure extends RPC Zeller’s existing Supersoft range with a solution that offers both aesthetic and consumer-convenience benefits.
RPC Bramlage launches new Lotus lotion pump
RPC Bramlage will underline its pre-eminent position as a supplier of innovative packaging solutions for the cosmetic and personal care market with the launch of a new lotion pump at Cosmoprof. The new Lotus lotion pump utilises RPC Bramlage’s 30 years’ experience in dispensing, and in-depth knowledge of market requirements to create a standard pump with a customisable outer body, including a choice of surface finishes and decoration effects.
Eco solutions are balm to brand's needs
French dermatological specialist Laboratoires Ducray has selected AirFree airless solutions from RPC Bramlage for its new Dexyane anti-scratching emollient. The company is using the patented AirFree Vega bag-in-bottle and Ecosolution airless pump for Dexyane balm.
Edgy design keeps tube range cutting-edge
RPC Zeller Plastik Zell has extended its screw-on Classic range of polypropylene hinge tube closures (HTC) with the addition of a 25mm size, available with a matt finish. The new closure joins existing 50mm, 40mm, 35mm and 30mm sizes enabling brand manufacturers to create family ranges using a single closure design. Its contemporary look meets current market trends for a more modern and edgy appearance on-shelf.
RPC Bramlage's cap captures the "Passione" of Rome
A stylish cap produced by RPC Bramlage using advanced injection moulding technology is providing the ideal complement to the eye-catching bottle for Roma Passione, a new fragrance inspired by the city of Rome from leading Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti.
New pump provides large dose of convenience
A new airless pump from RPC Bramlage is offering numerous benefits including a large dose and ease of use. The XL5 has been designed for a variety of professional applications such as spa and hair care, but is equally suitable for larger family size or promotional packs for body care and other personal care products.
Jars deliver premium image and protection
RPC Bramlage’s innovative Slidissime Airless Jars have been selected by leading French organic cosmetic manufacturer Nature.cos for its high quality skincare brand L’Atelier des Délices. The Slidissime jar is being used for the new Premium products, meeting Nature.cos's requirements for a superior quality jar that provides both airless protection and hygienic use.
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