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Dr. Stefan König
February 8, 2021

Dr. Stefan Koenig becomes Managing Director at OPTIMA packaging group

On March 1, 2021, Dr. Stefan Koenig will become Managing Director at OPTIMA packaging group GmbH. Together with Hans Buehler (Managing Director/CEO), Gerhard Breu (Chairman, Optima Pharma Division) and Jan Glass (CFO), Koenig will be responsible for continuing the development of the Optima Group. The primary focus will be on products and markets.
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Remote Assist is a real-time communication system
February 4, 2021

Support software by OPTIMA is awarded the Annual Multimedia Award 2021

With the "Remote Assist" software solution Optima has found the right answer to today's challenges. This was the conclusion of the jury for the digital creative competition "The Annual Multimedia Award", who conferred a silver award on the support software. Optima's software experts developed the application in cooperation with the Crailsheim-based digital agency Stoll von Gáti, and they nominated the innovative product for the Annual Multimedia Award. The Annual Multimedia Award is one of the digital industry's most important prizes. 
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Johann Moser and Dominik Broellochs
February 2, 2021

OPTIMA and Voith establish development partnership

At the end of 2020, the Optima Group entered a development partnership with the technology group Voith. The objective of this alliance is to develop sustainable paper packaging solutions. It is the first time that two companies from different phases in the supply chain will be working together on developing environmentally compatible alternatives to plastic packaging.
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Optima EGS
November 12, 2020

OPTIMA presents a new machine for evacuating, gassing and seaming containers of infant formula – the OPTIMA EGS

Optima Consumer has developed a solution concept for the fully automated evacuation, gassing and seaming of infant formula containers. OPTIMA EGS is the innovative machine concept that makes processes safer and more efficient.
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Senning GmbH
November 10, 2020

SENNING joins the OPTIMA group

Since October 2020, Senning GmbH has joined the Optima Group based in Schwaebisch Hall. The Bremen-based company specializes in the production and packaging of paper and tissue products.
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AMOTEK PB192
September 10, 2020

AMOTEK at MIAC 2020

At MIAC, Amotek is presenting innovative packaging machines for paper hygiene products. The main focus is on solutions for the most advanced ecological packaging available, made of paper, bio-plastics and other materials which are 100 percent recyclable or biodegradable.
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Catalent delivery
September 3, 2020

Joining forces to fight COVID-19

Optima has pulled out all the stops to deliver a filling system to the US-based company Catalent at its Biologics facility in Bloomington, Indiana. The vial system with an isolator will be the second vial line installed at the site and is intended to be used initially for the filling of a candidate vaccine to fight COVID-19. For the first time in Optima’s company history, one of the world's cargo aircraft, the Antonov An-124, was chartered for transportation.
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The new OPTIMA FS1 can package up to 1,000 products per minute.
August 10, 2020

The flexible way to complete automation

At CIDPEX, Optima is presenting the new OPTIMA FS1, a machine for packaging feminine hygiene products. It is one of an entire range of machines that has been specially designed for companies in Asia. What makes this machine special is that semi-automatic packaging systems can be gradually upgraded to become fully automated processes. The OPTIMA Pearl is also a machine especially designed for the Asian market. Its design combines high performance with low entry prices.

Insights

Refrigerants: New Ways to reach the Goal

Refrigerants: New Ways to reach the Goal

How can we slow down and halt climate change? This question only rarely makes it as far as pharmaceutical manufacturing. However, "classic" refrigerants used in freeze-drying systems are harmful to the environment. What is known as the F-gas Regulation set the course for the European Union as early as 2014, and is still impacting the design of freeze-drying plants today. Optima provides solutions.
April 28, 2021
Full Throttle for Vaccine Filling

Full Throttle for Vaccine Filling

When the pharmaceutical industry started research in spring 2020 on vaccines to fight COVID-19, the issue of manufacturing and packaging capacities arose almost at the same time. Requests for suppliers like Optima to provide new sterile fill finish lines with isolators were scheduled to start immediately as emergency drug approvals were granted. 
April 23, 2021
OPTIMA Zero L1

Modularity without Limits

Optima's new Zero machine platform is the benchmark for high performance, flexibility and modularity. The OPTIMA Zero L1 configuration is used, for instance, to package feminine hygiene and light incontinence products.
March 9, 2021
The OPTIMA DS1 in production.

High-tech packaging for baby diapers

The young company Viet Sing produces high quality diapers. Happily, the demand for these diapers is increasing. To increase its capacity, the company invested in state-of-the-art German technology, the basic model DS1 from Optima Nonwovens for diaper packaging. The system, which was delivered two months after ordering, is extremely stable and reduces personnel costs by 50 percent.
March 4, 2021
Food Supplements

Food Supplements redefinded

A food supplement dosage form committed to health and a positive lifestyle – this was the mission of HERMES PHARMA when presenting its HERMES NutriCaps at the Vitafoods trade show in Geneva in May 2019. These capsules will revolutionize the dietary supplements markets. For the market entry, HERMES PHARMA chose the OPTIMA CFR as its filling machine.
March 4, 2021
sterility test isolator

The STISO with DECOpulse®

Longer operating time and the highest level of pharmaceutical safety is what is on offer from the latest generation of sterility test isolators STISO. This is mainly due to DECOpulse®, the highly efficient, award-winning bio decontamination system. STISO also scores high points for its ergonomic design and the "Plug & Test" principle.
March 4, 2021

o-com Magazines

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
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

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