Reinventing Your Supply Chain


Press Release:
March 2011

Celeste Contract Packaging, LLC announces new name

Easton, MD – Easton pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing and packaging company, Celeste Contract Packaging, LLC, has announced a merger with three other companies that will lead to a corporate name change.

The new company, Aphena Pharma Solutions, is a strategic alliance comprised of leaders in the pharma and personal care contract packaging, re-packaging and manufacturing industry, including Celeste Contract Packaging.

"We are excited to announce our new parent company, Aphena Pharma Solutions," said Renard Jackson, President and CEO of Aphena Pharma Solutions. "We've always offered our clients the best. Now we can offer more products and even better customer service and efficiency."

Celeste Contract Packaging offers turnkey contract manufacturing and packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical, OTC, nutraceutical, animal health, medical device and consumer product markets. A liquid and topical focused division offering a vast array of packaging options; low and high volume bottle filling, tub filling, form-fill-seal, custom pouching, thermoform carding, premoistened swabs, kitting, and secondary packaging.

The other companies aligned under Aphena are PrePak – Cookeville, TN, Integrated Pharmaceutical Packaging– Glasgow, KY, and TestPak – Whippany, NJ.

"Aphena Pharma Solutions will offer clients a complete range of products and services," Jackson said. "And we will continue to remain focused on our client's needs as we move forward with this transition."

Aphena Pharma Solutions will be headquartered in Cookeville, Tenn. For more information on Aphena and its subsidiaries, visit, or contact the Easton, MD office at 410-822-6200.
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