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Bikes for Kids – Bosch associates give to the community

For most children, Christmas is a season of hope and generosity, but for some it is a difficult time of hardship brought on by unfortunate circumstances. The associates at Bosch Packaging Technology’s office in Minneapolis decided to help make Christmas morning a little brighter for these young ones. …more


Looking back on a successful Achema 2015

Achema 2015

Every three years, Achema – the world’s largest trade fair in the process and packaging technology in the pharma industry – attracts numerous visitors and exhibitors. This year’s Achema, which took place from June 15 to 19, by the numbers: 166,000 visitors from more than 100 countries and 3,813 exhibitors with booths that together covered about 133,000 square meters. …more


Expertise for successful production processes

Which parameters must pharmaceutical manufacturers take into account for scale-up? How can Quality by Design be introduced in the development phase? Technology alone does not guarantee an efficient and safe processing of solid pharmaceuticals. Regular trainings and profound knowledge of new industry trends are just as important to keep pace with pharmaceutical progress. For this reason, Bosch Packaging Technology delivers the required expert knowledge to customers worldwide under the umbrella of the Bosch Packaging Academy – including the seminars from the Bosch subsidiary Hüttlin in Schopfheim, Germany. …more


Alcon and Excelvision increase productivity with Bosch

Sigpack

Pharmaceutical manufacturers often work with delicate components that require careful product handling. Ensuring that medical products arrive at their destination in perfect condition is vital. At the same time, demand for pharmaceutical products is on the rise. To stay competitive and secure new business opportunities, manufacturers need to bring their production up to speed – without compromising on quality. …more


Fighting cancer with highly active ingredients

Initiated in 2006 by the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), World Cancer Day takes place each year on February 4th. Its primary purpose is to raise public awareness about the prevention, research and treatment of cancer. In a short interview, Chief Pharma Expert Dr. Johannes Rauschnabel explains how the disease and its treatment have changed in recent years, and what Bosch contributes to the treatment of cancer patients. …more


Then and now – visionary tunnel technology

sterilization tunnel

The history of Bosch’s well-known sterilization tunnel began in the beginning of the 1970s. The engineer Ingbert Pennekamp was assigned to design a new tunnel for ampoules. In the greatest secrecy, the new model started taking shape in the assembly hall. Instead of developing the current equipment further, Ingbert Pennekamp set out to develop a groundbreaking technology. “It was our goal to provide customers with one solution for the entire process, thus facilitating their daily work,” Ingbert Pennekamp reports. The revolutionary result was a linear tunnel without any manual intermediate steps – at first with radiant heaters, later based on the laminar flow method for hot air sterilization. …more


Guaranteed for more than 25,000 cycles

Nipro Chamber

Schoeller Bleckmann Medizintechnik (SBM), a subsidiary of Bosch Packaging Technology, offers customers a 12-year guarantee on its optimized sterilization chambers. Available in both round and rectangular design, the improved chambers are able to perform at least 25,000 sterilization cycles (batches) in our customers’ operational environments. …more


24/7 Spare Parts Ordering with E-Portal

E-Portal

E-Portal is the online spare parts information and ordering platform from Bosch Packaging Services that contains customer-specific spare parts information based on historical consumption. It simplifies the ordering process and increases the efficiency of your spare parts logistics 24/7. …more


AIM 8: taking inspection technology to the next level

Following months of intense work, Bosch Packaging Technology proudly presented the first model of an entirely new generation of fully automated inspection machines at Interpack 2014 in Dusseldorf, Germany – the AIM 8 series. The development greatly profited from the experience of the former Eisai Machinery engineers, who continue to contribute their long-term market technology knowledge to the Bosch group after the successful integration in 2013. The result of these efforts succeeded in impressing international trade fair visitors. …more


Life-saving vaccines for children all over the world

Pharma Feature Vaccines

Dr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla believes that every child in the world should be granted access to inexpensive bacterial and viral vaccines. For this reason, he founded Serum Institute of India in 1966, which has ever since been supplying children all over the world with vaccines such as pentavalent and vaccines against MMR. …more


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