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Case study: Sterilization of radioactive pharmaceuticals

Radiopharmaceuticals are special tracer substances, which, in conjunction with radionuclides, are used in the diagnostics or therapy of diseases. Given their short half-life, these must be produced “on demand” and used as soon as possible. Due to radiation levels, the manufacturing process has to be conducted in so-called hot cells – areas shielded by lead plates and lead glass. Production, filling and final sterilization are therefore highly automated and outside intervention is only possible by using manipulators. …more





Visual Inspection at its Best!

VIS 500

Semi-automatic systems enable operators to visually inspect containers for foreign matter and cosmetic defects. The VIS 500 is a semi-automatic machine for the inspection of foreign particles and cosmetic defects in parenteral drugs. It inspects a vial range of 2 ml to 500 ml. …more


Bosch Packaging’s Dr. Thomas Brinz interviewed about life science, automation, and ELSA project

BioRegio STERN Management GmbH supports the development of the regional life-sciences industry. Their goal is it to increase the overall impact of life-sciences in the region of southern Germany.

To reach this goal, BioRegio STERN Management GmbH has several extraordinary projects, such as the “Engineering – Life Sciences – Automation” (ELSA) cluster initiative; A series of cluster events are designed to trigger cross-industry cooperation projects and encourage the foundation of spin-offs in this new area of business. …more


Bosch Packaging Highlights from the Pharmex Asia Trade Show in Thailand

Bosch Packaging recently participated in the Pharmex Asia trade show in Bangkok, Thailand.  Bosch had a full booth, displaying an FLT small-batch vial filler, Capsylon 705 capsule filler, XP 100 R&D tablet press, and a Solidlab 1 R&D fluid bed with tablet coating insert.  We had a good turnout, with delegates visiting our booth from all over the world.

Check out these short videos highlighting the equipment that we exhibited …more




Did you know that Hüttlin and Manesty jointly developed a flexible, multipurpose laboratory machine?

Flexibility, ease of use and cost effectiveness are particularly important when developing products in the laboratory. With these goals in mind, Hüttlin and Manesty have joined their expertise and developed the laboratory machine Solidlab 2. The compact, modular machine combines drying, granulating and coating in the fluid bed, as well as tablet coating …more


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