Erwin Pasbrig

Erwin Pasbrig

Senior Consultant

Dr. Pasbrig joined Alusuisse Lawson Mardon in 1990, and over the next 20 years, he led R&D and technology development of aluminum in pharmaceutical and medical device applications. While he was working there, Alusuisse was acquired by Alcan, which was then acquired by Amcor. Dr. Pasbrig is a leader with wide expertise in high barrier pharmaceutical packaging, especially Alu/Alu or Cold Formed Foil (CFF). He left Amcor in 2012 to become an independent consultant.

Currently, Dr. Pasbrig operates as an independent consultancy specialized in:

  • Improving processes of packaging at pharmaceutical industry (based on flexible packaging materials)
  • Root cause analysis for process and quality problems of packaging
  • Development of flexible packaging materials and application in pharmaceutical and medical industry, process and product quality improvement

Dr. Pasbrig holds numerous patents in:

  • Organic chemistry,
  • Packaging materials
  • Technology of production of packaging materials

Dr. Pasbrig’s awards include:

  • Nathanial Davis Award 2006 (highest award of Alcan)
  • WordStar of Packaging 2007; 1996
  • EAFA Trophy (European Aluminum Association) 2006; 1999
  • Deutscher Verpackungswettbewerb 1999, 1996
  • Innovation Award Alcan Packaging 1997; 2000; 2004; 2005



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