Pharma

Bosch and Klenzaids plan joint venture in India

Bosch Packaging Technology and Klenzaids Contamination Controls Pvt. Ltd. are planning a joint venture in India. Both companies signed agreements to this effect on November 28, 2014. The plan is for Bosch to acquire a 49 percent share in Klenzaids, an owner-managed company that produces processing, packaging, and clean-room technology for the global pharmaceutical industry. …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


Pharma Expo 2014

UNO

We are looking forward to demonstrating our latest innovative technologies for pharmaceutical manufacturers. At our booth, W-603 in the West Hall, we will showcase new machines for the production of liquid and solid pharmaceuticals. …more


Single-use filling system PreVAS nominated for German Packaging Award

PreVAS

Bosch Packaging Technology`s single-use filling system PreVAS has been nominated for a German Packaging Award in the “Packaging Machines (technology)” category, which recognizes outstanding technical solutions for packaging manufacturing. To be nominated, a company must have developed a certain machine or new technology that improves the quality, cost-effectiveness and efficiency of the packaging process. …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



High-end aseptic filling

Boehringer

At the beginning of June, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) presented the Facility of the Year Award to Boehringer Ingelheim in Biberach an der Riss, Germany. The site comprises Europe’s largest facility for the development and manufacturing of pharmaceuticals. It received the award in the “equipment innovation” category for its particularly transparent and flexible production of liquid and freeze-dried biopharmaceuticals – processed on two filling lines from Bosch Packaging Technology. …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


Capsule School – an innovative platform to meet future needs

Capsule School

Advances in research and development, extremely powerful pharmaceuticals, and innovative new manufacturing techniques are increasingly transforming the global pharmaceutical industry. But how does this impact those in the hard capsule business? And what does it mean for you as a pharmacist? The Capsule School was a chance to explore these questions and more with expert presentations and a practical training session. …more


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