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Ampoules – true all-arounders

Bosch ALF for ampoule fillung

Ampoules are suitable for a wide range of liquid pharmaceuticals. They are among the most commonly used pharmaceutical containers and the demand is increasing – especially in the emerging markets Brazil, Russia, India and China. …more


Heading towards 100% CCI testing

In recent years, Container Closure Integrity (CCI) testing has steadily moved up the pharmaceutical manufacturing agenda. Apart from reducing the risk of product recalls, CCI testing proves to be less time-consuming than most sterility test methods and can lead to significant cost reductions. …more


The changing roles in pharma

The pharma industry is rapidly changing

The pharmaceutical industry is changing at a rapid pace. This not only involves new medical developments, guidelines and corresponding equipment, but also the roles of all stakeholders. Uwe Harbauer, Senior Vice President of Bosch Packaging Technology’s Pharma Business Unit, shares his thoughts with us in a three-part interview. …more


Small but powerful – the new MHD filler

MHD-filler

A new pharmaceutical product requires a lot of lead time. Clinical trials are a major step on the path to authorization. To thoroughly test the product, manufacturers need small drug volumes filled in sterile conditions. “Personalized medicine asks for machines with especially high flexibility …more


Highly flexible pilot system for cell cultivation

 

Bosch provides a wide range of solutions for cell cultivation, which can be combined in numerous ways due to their modular design. All fermentation systems enable substrates, gases and additives to be precisely supplied at controlled temperatures and stirring rates. This allows the targeted level of cell growth to be achieved in the fermenter, enabling efficient product formation at maximum biological activity. The scaling options range from small bioreactors to plants for industrial cultivation of large call volumes. …more


Tailor-made sterilization

Do you want to know which sterilization process works best for your newly developed product? Or do you want to optimize existing methods to manufacture more efficiently? For any questions associated with terminal sterilization, the Bosch affiliate Schoeller-Bleckmann Medizintechnik (SBM) can help you out. With tests carried out in its dedicated “process X-pert center”, SBM makes for processes that perfectly match your products. At its site in Ternitz in Austria, SBM provides state-of-the-art equipment covering the most common sterilization processes, including vacuum steam, steam/air mixture and hot water shower. …more


Protecting people with diabetes

Introduced in 1991 and led by the International Diabetes Federation, the World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the largest diabetes awareness campaign with events and activities organized in more than 100 countries. Bosch Packaging Technology helps to improve the quality of life of people with diabetes …more



Inspection technology for all quality and safety requirements

By combining tradition and state-of-the-art developments, Bosch launched two new inspection platforms at Achema 2015: the AIM 3000 and the KHS, which attracted a large audience. “Thanks to the continuous expansion of our inspection portfolio and the cooperation with leading technology suppliers, we can meet all customer and product quality requirements,” says Joachim Baczewski, Global Responsible for Inspection Technology at Bosch Packaging Technology. …more


Low temperature generation of HPW and WFI

The pharmaceutical industry fundamentally requires water in two levels of purity for production: Clean water in PW quality (Purified Water) and water for injection (WFI). The high WFI quality can be produced via technical methods using filtration or distillation processes. However, only distilled water is currently approved for injection purposes in Europe. …more


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