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New assembly area
June 15, 2020

OPTIMA is investing in its headquarters

Optima has invested 3.5 million euros in renovations at its headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall, thereby reinforcing its commitment to operations at this location. A new 1,600 square meter assembly area has been created along with the corresponding infrastructure. This means that machines can now be assembled even more efficiently. Employees benefit from an ultra-modern infrastructure and optimized air-conditioning.
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Jan Glass is OPTIMA's new CFO
June 9, 2020

Jan Glass is OPTIMA's new CFO

Jan Glass succeeded Dr. Juergen Kuske as Chief Financial Officer of the Optima Group on May 1, 2020.  As a result, in collaboration with Hans Buehler, the Managing Director, he is taking over the management of the central departments.
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Optima BCT-200 Vakuumstation
June 4, 2020

OPTIMA BCT-200 assembly line specifically for blood collection tubes

Diagnostics play a vital role in containing pandemics. Currently, identifying the SARS-CoV-2 pathogens via antibodies in the blood is becoming increasingly important, for example to detect an infection with only mild symptoms. For this type of diagnosis, blood is often drawn from the patient with the help of blood collection tubes. Manufacturing these tubes requires several high precision assembly, dispensing and packaging steps. As a total solution, Optima Automation offers an efficient machine line for this purpose.
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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.

Insights

Printing the Route tu Success

Everything, anywhere at any time – that is what consumers are demanding. The consumer goods industry is being turned upside down by the Internet and by influencers. The consequence is sharp shifts in demand. New agile processes are needed to counter this trend.
July 1, 2020
The Denest-Robot offers complex movements

The Machine of the Future: Smart Manufacturing

A machine that comprehensively combines several types of robotics and technology. A machine that uses data for process control and optimization, as well as predictive maintenance. And which will be highly flexible for use in applications that have not yet been identified.
June 30, 2020
Implementation of the innovation project

The Machine Platform of the Future

Frequent product launches. Small batch sizes. Sharp shifts in demand. The demands on manufacturing companies are increasing. Social media and e-commerce accelerate this trend. 
June 25, 2020
Diversity of different Packaging materials

Unique Variety

Plastic film packaging for paper hygiene products can be relied on protect the product and serve its purpose in a dependable way. This packaging is very efficient and the process is a stable one, but the market is changing.
June 18, 2020
Future EGS PRO with FS4-24

High-Tech for the High Care Sector

Optima Consumer has developed an innovative concept for the fully automated evacuation, gassing and seaming of baby milk powder containers. This machine concept is the result of extensive market research and it meets the requirements of the infant formula market.
June 15, 2020
OPTIMA OSR

The 100 percent solution

The issue of sustainability is finally here. Packaging has shifted its focus. As a packaging machine manufacturer, we are facing new challenges but nonetheless, ones that can be resolved, by using sustainable, fully recyclable materials that meet the same or higher standards and deliver equivalent result.
May 25, 2020

o-com Magazines

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
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

Messen & Events

APV 3rd European Conference on Pharmaceutics
2/8/21 - 2/11/21Wien (at)

PBP World Meeting 2020

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2/9/21 - 2/11/21Algiers (DZ)

Maghreb Pharma 2020

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2/25/21 - 3/3/21Düsseldorf (de)

Interpack 2021

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5/19/21 - 5/20/21Paris (fr)

Pharmapack 2021

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Phacilitate Advanced Therapies Week
6/8/21 - 6/11/21Miami (us)

Phacilitate Advanced Therapies Week

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9/7/21 - 9/10/21Geneve (ch)

INDEX 2021

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Tissue World Düsseldorf 2021
9/21/21 - 9/23/21Düsseldorf (de)

Tissue World Düsseldorf 2021

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MIAC 2021
10/13/21 - 10/15/21Lucca (it)

MIAC 2021

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10/19/21 - 10/21/21New York (us)

Interphex

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10/27/21 - 10/29/21Bangkok (THA)

ANDTEX 2020

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4/4/22 - 4/8/22Frankfurt (de)

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Jan Deininger
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 jan.deininger@optima-packaging.com

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