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Optima building
November 24, 2022

OPTIMA receives silver medal from EcoVadis

The EcoVadis rating agency has awarded Optima a silver medal for its core sustainability strategy "We care for tomorrow". This places the Optima Group in the top 25 percent of the companies rated by EcoVadis. The areas assessed were the environment, labor and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement. Optima's sustainability strategy is assessed annually by EcoVadis to identify new potential initiatives and promote existing activities.
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John Groth, new Vice President of Pharma  Optima Machinery Corporation
November 14, 2022

OPTIMA pharma is continuing to strengthen its market position in the USA

As of September 26, 2022, John Groth took over as Vice President Pharma at Optima Machinery Corporation. His appointment at the U.S. subsidiary based in Green Bay, Wisconsin further strengthens the Optima Group's pharmaceutical position in the USA, and sets the stage for continued growth.



 
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Grand opening of the Service Hub in North Caorlina
October 12, 2022

OPTIMA pharma increases service presence in the U.S.

Der Geschäftsbereich Pharma der Optima Unternehmensgruppe hat in Knightdale, einem Vorort von Raleigh im US-Bundesstaat North Carolina einen neuen Service Hub eröffnet. Optima Pharma ist innovativer Turnkey-Partner für kundenspezifische Abfüll- und Prozesslösungen für die Pharma- und Biotech-Industrie. Bei der Einweihungszeremonie Ende September waren über 175 Gäste aus Politik und Wirtschaft geladen. Optima Pharma kann seinen Kunden so noch schnelleren und besseren lokalen Support bieten.


 
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Werner Volk (left) and Juergen Bareiss
September 5, 2022

OPTIMA develops fuel cell manufacturing technology further

Fuel cells generate electricity from hydrogen through an electrochemical process. Efficient manufacturing processes for fuel cells are a crucial topic. Optima Life Science, a specialist in the field of web processing technologies, is currently developing a test converter specifically for the development and testing of innovative manufacturing processes for fuel cells. Therefore, the company receives considerable funding from the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
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trade show team
August 30, 2022

OPTIMA pharma looks back on a successful ACHEMA

Optima Pharma's Expert Zone proved to be a big draw for visitors at ACHEMA 2022. The technologies and innovations presented in the exclusive visitor area perfectly reflected the diverse requirements in fill & finish, isolator technology and freeze drying, many visitors agreed. Topics ranged from the premiere of a new machine to the CSPE approach (Comprehensive Scientific Process Engineering) and digitalization. New system concepts, climate-friendly refrigeration technology for freeze drying, and ultra-efficient decontamination systems were also highly sought after.
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OPTIMA CFR
August 24, 2022

OPTIMA at FachPack 2022

At FachPack 2022, Optima Consumer will demonstrate why the company is a specialist in filling and dispensing sophisticated products. Cutting-edge technologies, comprehensive services, digitalization and sustainability are all key factors for the success of the customers. In addition, the company will be showcasing the OPTIMA CFR, a machine for filling and sealing capsules that enables an especially rapid market entry.
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CSPE Center II
July 1, 2022

OPTIMA pharma at ACHEMA 2022 in Frankfurt

Reaching the goal faster with CSPE 2.0: At ACHEMA, Optima Pharma will present itssuccessful concept for implementing complex turnkey projects consisting of a filling and capping line, isolator and freeze dryer to achieve safe production starts in less time. In the EXPERT ZONE, the mechanical engineering company will also present new trends in isolator technology, solutions for alternative refrigerants in freeze-drying, for cell and gene therapies, and for highly active ingredients.
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June 22, 2022

OPTIMA underpins its sustainability strategy through a strategic shareholding with Weyhmueller

Optima entered into a strategic shareholding with Weyhmueller since mid June 2022, and has acquired a stake in the company. The mechanical engineering company from Neu-Ulm in Bavaria, Germany manufactures specialist machines for manufacturing cups and cans made out of paper. This extensively broadens Optima's portfolio of solutions in the sustainable packaging solutions sector. 

Insights

Maximale Vektoren-Ausbeute für Thermo Fisher Scientific VVS

Maximum viral vector yield for Thermo Fisher Scientific VVS

For the first time, Thermo Fisher Scientific VVS (formerly Brammer Bio) is relying on an OPTIMA VFVM isolated filling and closing machine for fill/finish of viral vector products. This provides the Thermo Fisher Scientific group's Viral Vector Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with a safe turnkey solution and minimal product loss per batch, as well as other benefits.
November 8, 2022
A robot transfers syringes to the subsequent plant zone.

MultiUse Portfolio: Flexible and High Performance

The latest generation of OPTIMA MultiUse equipment processes up to 24,000 containers per hour. The complete MultiUse portfolio covers applications from clinical studies to large batch sizes. The processes are transferrable on a one-to-one scale, up to the highest output, while maintaining precise dosing volumes, and maximizing the product yield and flexibility.
November 8, 2022
Get into production even faster

Get into production even faster

Some filling and packaging challenges need to be dealt with even faster than others. To do this, short delivery times are needed, and this can only be achieved with standardized machine solutions. That is why the tried-and-tested OPTIMA Moduline filling and closing machine is now also available with preconfigured machine modules. The result is a whole host of advantages for machine users.
July 5, 2022
Produce more efficiently and more securely

Produce more efficiently and more securely

For Optima Pharma, from the very beginning digitalization has meant what we implement will create added value for you, our customers. We have developed a broad portfolio of digital solutions with this goal in mind. These solutions are used successfully in the initial systems. Optima has also undergone a massive upgrade in terms of cybersecurity. In the following article, read how pharmaceutical production has become more secure and more efficient in the areas of production data management, maintenance, operator guidance and knowledge transfer.
June 10, 2022
Microdosing at its finest

Microdosing at its finest

A range of test formats are used in diagnostics to detect acute infection and prevent the uncontrolled spread of the SARS-CoV-2 pathogen. At the Marburg site, Siemens Healthineers have recently started a very high quality PCR test on an OPTIMA ImmuFill®. This machine achieves high precision reagent dosing into containers from a dosing volume of 50 µl upwards, and these are then closed and labelled.
March 30, 2022
Retrofit as an opportunity

Retrofit as an opportunity

When systems have seen better days, action is needed. Often numerous parts in the control cabinet are outdated. Once central automation components such as the control system have been discontinued, the clock starts ticking. A timely retrofit avoids a costly total breakdown. And it opens up the opportunity to benefit from the possibilities of digitalization.
February 24, 2022

o-com Magazines

12 | 2021

O-COM CONSUMER / NONWOVENS DECEMBER 2021

Green Packaging, not Green-washing
Unmixed packaging materials are ideal for recycling

The new OPTIMA FS1 is here
Flexibility for new types of packaging, suited to customer needs and the job market
O-COM PHARMA JULY 2021 EN
07 | 2021

O-COM PHARMA JULY 2021

A race against time
Safe vaccines faster thanks to CSPE and turnkey expertise

CSPE reloaded
The successful concept is getting even better
O-COM PHARMA / LIFE SCIENCE NOVEMBER 2020 - EN
11 | 2020

O-COM PHARMA / LIFE SCIENCE NOVEMBER 2020

A finger on the pulse of the future
System solutions for cell and gene therapeutics

Equipped for tackling COVID-19
New turnkey line for Adimmune
11 | 2020

O-COM CONSUMER / NONWOVENS NOVEMBER 2020

Robots master complexity
Fail-safe robotics enhance flexibility

Fast, flexible and sustainable
Turnkey line with technological highlight for Ahold Delhaize

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