Solid Dosage in africa


As clear as glass

Vials, ampoules, cartridges and syringes made of glass: this still is the unbeatable packaging foursome for parenteral drugs. To ensure the highest product quality, the containers must remain intact during the entire process. …more


Tablet press achieves top marks

Tensile strength, complex powder properties, and output – manufacturers must consider many parameters in tablet pressing. The Bosch tablet press TPR 500 has shown how such challenges can be overcome successfully. During an expert workshop on the topic of “tableting” at the Dortmund Technical University in April, the machine achieved very good test results in direct comparison with competitors, and top marks in one of the most difficult categories. …more




From powders to tablets and capsules

Developing, manufacturing, filling and packaging solid pharmaceuticals with maximum flexibility – in line with these requirements, Bosch presents its comprehensive portfolio at interpack 2017 in Duesseldorf, Germany. “One highlight is our new Xelum platform, which enables us to take the step from batch to continuous production,” says Christian Treitel, Head of Pharma Business Development at Bosch Packaging Technology. …more


Evolution of the Tablet Press

The process of pressing pharmaceutical tablets for oral dosage has evolved steadily over time, and when this steady evolution is depicted visually, it creates a fascinating picture (as evidenced by this article’s header image). …more


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