Pharma

Successful launch: FLT 1000 with isolator

Bosch FLT isolator

Visitors to Pharma Expo 2016 in Chicago, Illinois, saw the successful launch of the fully automated FLT vial filling and closing machine. It is the most recent addition to the highly flexible FLT product family. For the first time, this machine was now showcased with an isolator.

 

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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


Fighting cancer with highly active ingredients – part 2

Fighting against cancer

Cancer numbers are rising globally, partially due to the increasing age in industrial countries, and partially because of the growing world’s population. More and more frequently, cancer is evolving into a chronic condition, forcing patients to take high-class drugs over the long term. …more


Capsule School back in 2015 with a new agenda

Capsule School

Following the huge success of the Capsule School in its inaugural year in 2014, there will be another series of Capsule School events taking place in 2015. We warmly invite you to take part in these seminars, in which you will have the opportunity to benefit from state-of-the-art know-how in a range of focus areas. The goal of the training is to shed light on the manufacture of hard capsules, the development of hard capsule formulations, the various filling technologies, and the use of hard capsules in pharmaceuticals. …more


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


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