Pharma in asia

Megatrend biologics

According to current market reports, drug expenses will amount to 1.5 trillion US dollars globally in 2021. Biological substances are an important driver – and have become one of the main trends in the pharmaceutical industry, spreading to more and more regions and people. …more


Packaging Services completes Bosch’s system competence

Customized services for all maintenance strategies
A comprehensive range of services to improve machine efficiency and productivity completes Bosch’s system and line competence. The focus at interpack 2017 is on solutions for preventive maintenance as well as services to eliminate unwanted machine conditions as quickly as possible. …more



Industry 4.0 live at Interpack

People, machines, processes, superordinate IT – everything and everyone is connected in the factory of the future. But which specific advantages does Industry 4.0 offer for process and packaging technology? At interpack 2017, visitors to Bosch’s booth can experience live, how higher production transparency increases productivity, quality and efficiency in day-to-day work. …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


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


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


Fully automated tablet inspection assures product quality

ITP

Reliable and consistent quality assurance is an important prerequisite for pharmaceutical manufacturers to ensure patient safety and avoid costly recalls. Recently, their requirements for solid-dose pharmaceuticals stipulate ever-stricter quality assurance in high production volumes, and have triggered the need for more sophisticated solutions. Fully automated optical systems are not only expected to inspect tablets for their correct size or eliminate broken ones. They must also identify tablet defects such as foreign particles, color variation, spots, printing errors, deformation and stains. …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


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