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paper packaging
September 27, 2021

OPTIMA has co-developed the first paper packaging for feminine hygiene products

The Optima Group has developed a paper packaging for sanitary napkins in collaboration with a global consumer goods group. This is the first paper packaging to be used in this market segment, and it has received the German Packaging Award 2021.
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Hypebox
September 20, 2021

OPTIMA and AMOTEK will be presenting solutions for optimal packaging design at the Index 2021

With the Index, a very important trade show for the paper hygiene market will again take place in presence. For Optima Nonwovens, a reason to put the focus on perfect packaging at the trade show. That's why Optima’s slogan at the trade show is “Packaging at its finest”.  Optimal packaging design is essential in the area of paper hygiene. Together with the Italian subsidiary Amotek, Optima will be presenting expert solutions for optimal packaging design such as an innovative welding station. The Index will be held from October 19 to 22 in Geneva.
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Compamed 2019
September 14, 2021

OPTIMA life science and OPTIMA automation at the trade shows Compamed and Medica 2021

Compamed and Medica are both important trade shows for the Optima Group and will take place between November 15 and 18, 2021. Optima Life Science and Optima Automation are appearing together at Compamed in Duesseldorf. Optima Life Science is presenting the first of its kind in the world – a production line for stoma accessories. Optima Automation is focusing on a new assembly solution for glass syringes.
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Werner Volk (left) and Juergen Bareiss
August 30, 2021

OPTIMA packaging group expands portfolio to include fuel cell production lines

Fuel cell vehicles are considered a potential solution in the battle against climate change. The Optima Group has now developed machine solutions to increase the production capacity of fuel cells. As a result, the required production steps – coating, cutting, assembling the individual layers, and stacking – have been automated. This establishes the Schwaebisch Hall-based family-owned Group as a leading supplier of complete solutions, offering fuel cell production worldwide.
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Pack Expo 2019
August 2, 2021

The OPTIMA Group presents its solutions at four key US trade shows

The Optima Group will present its solutions for the consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and medical technology industries at four trade shows in the USA. The company is participating at Pack Expo and Healthcare Packaging Expo in Las Vegas, held at the same time from September 27 to 29. Interphex in New York and ICE in Orlando are also bringing a sense of normality back to trade show operations between October 19 and 21.
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Production of Cell Therapeutics
June 10, 2021

OPTIMA pharma and clinics develop production unit for CAR-T cell therapeutics

In late 2020, the Robert-Bosch-Krankenhaus in Stuttgart, the Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg and the Pharma Division of the Schwaebisch Hall-based special machine manufacturer Optima launched an innovative project called "ProCell for Patient". The strategic partnership aims to develop a production system for CAR-T cell therapies.
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virtual FAT
June 7, 2021

Virtual Acceptance Test at OPTIMA automation

Optima Automation has recently completed a comprehensive system to assemble blood collection tubes, including the dosing of additives. This consists of an OPTIMA BCT-200 processing line and an OPTIMA BCA-200 assembly machine. It was not possible to perform the Eastern European customer's Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) with them being present at Optima due to the pandemic. The machine acceptance was carried out online and streamed live for the customer to avoid any risk of delaying the project.
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OPTIMA pharma CSPE Center II
May 28, 2021

OPTIMA is expanding its production capacities

The Optima Group is building another CSPE Center at its headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall, to be used for the assembly and comprehensive commissioning of pharmaceutical filling lines. This will expand the production area by around 46,000 square feet (4,300 square meters) and also provide new office space. At Optima Pharma's site in Gladenbach-Mornshausen (Hesse, Germany), the existing assembly hall for freeze-drying systems is being expanded by 50 percent. The investment is due to the high volume of orders received and ongoing developments in the Optima Group’s Pharma Division.

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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

O-COM PHARMA JULY 2021 EN
11 | 2022

O-COM PHARMA DECEMBER 2022

Go into production even faster with CSPE 2.0
We further increase the integration of your pharmaceutical lines

Looking back at a successful ACHEMA
Future-proof, sustainable and efficient solutions convince visitors
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

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