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Inspiring insights at the PDA in Mainz and Gothenburg

October 9 and 10, 2019, the training for “Best Practices for Glass Primary Containers” of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) in Mainz entered its third round. After the success of the courses in the past years, participants could look forward to interesting and practice-oriented lectures and an experienced team of trainers this year. …more


Cluster merger strengthens competitiveness

In 2020, Bosch Packaging Technology will reinvent itself. With the planned acquisition by CVC Capital, the processing and packaging technology division will be separated from the Bosch Group and will operate as a medium-sized enterprise. This fits in perfectly with a new and exciting market development: the planned merger of Packaging Valley e.V. (PV) and Packaging Excellence Region Stuttgart e.V. (PEC) into a large joint network. …more



RABS vs. Isolator – Choosing the right Isolation Technology

A major source of pollution in aseptic manufacturing is personal handling. Therefore, the reduction of human interventions in the critical zone leads to higher purity in the products. At some point, every pharmaceutical manufacturer will face the never-ending discussion of RABS versus isolator technology. …more




Xelum R&D on world tour

Bosch Packaging Technology’s Xelum R&D for the continuous production of oral solid dosage (OSD) forms holds substantial potential: since it was first introduced to selected customers in 2018, the compact, innovative machine has attracted considerable interest. …more


Flexible solution for syringes, vials and cartridges in combination

The FXS Combi is an advancement of the proven FXS platform for syringes and features flexible and quickly exchangeable format parts for diverse packaging types. “To fulfil our customers´ demands for higher flexibility, for a more compact footprint and for extended fields of application, we transferred the successful FXS concept to further packaging types,” explained Klaus Ullherr, senior product manager at Bosch Packaging Technology. The ability to process pre-sterilized syringes as well as vials and cartridges on a single machine has led to enthusiasm worldwide. The FXS Combi has already been manufactured for customers in Italy, India, South Korea, Indonesia, Turkey and even Australia.
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