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Digital Innovation Center
May 11, 2020

OPTIMA Digital Innovation Center starts operations

Optima has taken a major step toward becoming a digitalized company. The Optima Digital Innovation Center is up and running. The Optima Group's central digitalization center provides a firsthand experience of digital products and is available for all of its divisions. The facility sets new regional benchmarks for functionality, state-of-the-art technology and visitor-friendliness.
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Rianta bagger and slicer
May 4, 2020

RIANTA packaging systems expands its presence in the United States

Optima Machinery Corporation is excited to be representing Rianta Packaging Systems in the United States. Rianta has 55 years of experience providing packaging solutions for food and bakery goods. To intensify its sales activities in North America, from now on a the experienced Sales Manager Jeff Privatt will represent the Germany-based company in North America at Optima Machinery Corporation in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Headquartered in Schwaebisch Hall, Rianta Packaging Systems became part of Optima Packaging Group in March of 2019.
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OPTIMA ImmuFill
April 30, 2020

OPTIMA provides Support to Companies with Machine Solutions which are particularly in Demand during the Crisis

The Corona crisis is leading to strong shifts in demand. The need for specific consumer goods and hygiene products, pharmaceuticals and medical technology has increased exponentially. The broad-based Optima Group was quick to respond to this development, and is supporting customers with special machine solutions which can be flexibly adapted to suit the new market requirements. A new website provides information about the portfolio.
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Live stream FAT
April 22, 2020

OPTIMA carries out a highly complex virtual machine acceptance

Optima is currently carrying out the most complex virtual machine acceptance in the company's entire history. Eleven cameras track the acceptance of a highly complex high-performance filling system for cosmetics. The client – a multinational US corporation – is there live. Every day, over 30 members of the customer's staff follow every step of the virtual factory acceptance test.
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OPTIMA folding device
April 3, 2020

OPTIMA supports the company Wrapping Solutions in the production of protective masks

The Corona crisis poses a very special challenge for every individual and also for companies. In order to make their contribution to overcoming the situation, companies from the Schwaebisch Hall county have decided to enter into an unusual cooperation.
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3D components in robot gripping tool
March 19, 2020

Launch pad for 3D printing

At Optima in Schwaebisch Hall, 3D printing is now part of the company's range of machines. For this future-oriented technology, the company has specifically founded a 3D printing center – the Additive Innovation Center – and has presented a route map.
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March 11, 2020

OPTIMA pharma and METALL+PLASTIC at Interphex 2020

Innovations dominate Optima's presence at Interphex 2020. The company will be providing information about complex turnkey systems and a machine solution specifically designed for cell and gene therapeutics.
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OPTIMA CSPE-Center
March 2, 2020

2019/2020 Annual Report of the OPTIMA Group

OPTIMA packaging group GmbH based in Schwaebisch Hall (Germany) has closed out 2019 with a total turnover of more than 400 million euros.

Insights

Digitalization

Optima Total Care goes Digital

The aim of the program, which in the future will bring together the Basic and Smart Services, is to provide customers with rapid, efficient support –  from installation, monitoring and maintenance through to retrofitting their systems.
May 15, 2020
high-speed isolator plant for pre-filled syringes

Isolator Launch in South Korea

To date, very few filling and capping machines with isolator technology have been installed in South Korea, let alone in Asia. All of this will soon change. Both Oh-sung Na (Aprogen Biologics) and Peter Kim (Optima Korea) are certain of it because Aprogen is one of the pioneers of this new development.
April 30, 2020

Future-Proof Thanks to Virtualization

Pharma 4.0 requires the networking of production systems. Existing systems are also future-proof thanks to virtualization. 
January 31, 2020

7 For Siemens Healthineers – Interview about the Mega Project

Seven systems, consisting of six lines and a closing machine, are currently under development for Siemens Healthineers and are being installed step by step on two continents.
January 31, 2020

CSPE: Turbo Boost for Turnkey

This process significantly shortens the delivery and commissioning times of complex turnkey systems, and numerous projects have already benefited from it.
December 19, 2019
More than 20 cosmetics are processed with the flexible packaging system.

Cosmeceuticals from Pierre Fabre: With a touch of Pharma

Cosmeceuticals are trendy. The medical cosmetics are manufactured by Pierre Fabre, among others.
October 7, 2019
Cobots – robots that are able to work around humans

The future is modular

Read our newsroom article to find out why modularity is booming.  
August 12, 2019
Christina Weitze and Jan Buck creating the simulation model

Virtual testing, real progress

Christina Weitze and Jan Buck explain how virtual machine models improve software quality. 
August 12, 2019
Full speed ahead in Asia

Full speed ahead in Asia

Optima Nonwovens has quadrupled its presence in customer service and offers new machine technology.
August 1, 2019
Dr. Georg Pfeifer from Optima Nonwovens and Joachim Dittrich from Optima Consumer

Five Questions on Digitalization

Dr. Georg Pfeifer and Joachim Dittrich on the need to focus on the digital revolution, the fears of machine operators and the ability to learn "stupid" AI.
August 1, 2019

OPAL in use at Violeta

How a brief visit became a success story
February 28, 2019
Everything flows smooth with Water Filters

Everything flows smooth with Water Filters

Filtration solution for Brita installed in China
December 17, 2018

Turnkey down to the finest Detail

Major Project with Teva
December 17, 2018
The carton can is directly manufactured in the production facility

InlineCan - Perfect Packaging for Tobacco

Hands-on insight at JTI – the InlineCan proves to be the ideal tobacco packaging.
October 23, 2018

o-com Magazines

O-COM Special Edition April 2020 - English
04 | 2020

Special Edition O-COM April 2020

The machine platform of the future
Innovation project for a short time-to-market

Highest security for baby milk powder
New "centerpiece" at Elb-Milch
12 | 2019

o-com pharma / life science 12|2019

Insights and Perspectives on Industry Trends
Enthusiastic participants at the Pharma Forum 2019
High-tech for Cells
Optima develops a production facility for cell and gene therapeutics
07 | 2019

o-com consumer / nonwovens 07|2019

Linked production with OPAL
Violeta on the road to becoming a smart factory
Digitalization at Optima
Interview with Dr. Georg Pfeifer and Joachim Dittrich
02 | 2019

o-com pharma / life science

CSPE
How pharmaceutical companies are going into production more quickly
Digitalization
Jürgen Rothbauer presents his digitalization strategy in an interview

Messen & Events

7/20/20 - 7/22/20Raleigh (us)

PDA Annual Meeting 2020

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7/22/20 - 7/26/20Taipei (TWN)

Bio Taiwan 2020

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8/24/20 - 8/27/20Minneapolis, Minnesota (us)

WOW - World of Wipes 2020

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9/14/20 - 9/16/20Abu Dhabi (UAE)

CphI middle east & africa

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9/15/20 - 9/17/20Istanbul (tur)

Tissue World Istanbul 2020

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9/24/20 - 9/26/20Nanjing (cn)

CIDPEX 2020

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A3P
9/29/20 - 9/30/20Milan (it)

A3P Barrier Technology Days

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PDA
10/5/20 - 10/6/20Las Vegas (us)

PDA Pre-Filled Syringes 2020

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A3P
10/6/20 - Lausanne (ch)

A3P Switzerland

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10/7/20 - 10/9/20Sao Paulo (br)

FCE Pharma

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10/14/20 - 10/16/20Lucca (it)

MIAC 2020

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11/1/20 - 11/4/20Philadelphia (us)

ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo 2020

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