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Filling and closing systems for vaccine candidates
August 5, 2020

Joining forces against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic poses major challenges for companies worldwide, including Optima. But, as we all know, every crisis also brings opportunities. New solutions to the challenges of this time have been found, proven technologies have been adapted and new ones have been created, digital technologies also continue to gain importance.
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Emkon based in Kirchlinteln, has been part of the Optima Group since August 1, 2020.
August 4, 2020

Further company growth

The new EMKON automation GmbH has been strengthening the Optima Group from Schwaebisch Hall (Germany) since August 1, 2020 and will focus on the market segment of roll-your-own tobacco. Assets of emkon. Systemtechnik, Projektmanagement GmbH in Kirchlinteln (Verden district, Lower Saxony) will also flow into the new company.
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The Virtual-Welcome-Team
July 23, 2020

Getting to know each other in a virtual world

At the beginning of July, Optima gave a "Digital Welcome" to the new apprentices and students at the Digital Innovation Center. The COVID-19 pandemic meant that it was not possible for the customary afternoon of getting to known each other to take place in person. There were over 45 spectators – trainees and students starting at Optima in September and October respectively, and their parents – following the virtual event. The concept was very well received by the professionals of the future.
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July 22, 2020

Sustainable and honest packaging for the world of the future

The Optima Group based in Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, has made sustainability one of its central tenets. To this end, a Sustainability Department has been set up to concentrate on developing ideas and solutions.
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The machine design can subsequently be adapted to be fully automated
July 20, 2020

For pen injectors: highly flexible assembly with an entry-level solution

Pen injectors consist of several components, which the OPTIMA FPA can assemble either fully or semi-automatically. The semi-automatic machine version is adaptable in terms of both performance and functions. It is particularly suitable for entering into this market segment.
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Capsule system GreenLution
July 13, 2020

GreenLution: The green alternative

Working together with the companies Wipf and säntis packaging, Optima has developed a completely recyclable capsule system. It features a single-material capsule with recyclable lid film and a compatible packaging system. This development means that the partner companies are promoting a sustainable recycling economy from production and use, through to recycling of the packaging.
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Makeathon group picture
July 9, 2020

Smarter packaging

Taking part in the Packaging Valley Remote Makeathon on June 25 and 26, students and young professionals at Optima developed three potential solutions for more sustainable recycling economy. Because of the Corona pandemic, the development competition was decentralized and held at a variety of locations.
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Optima's Smart Services in a central online platform
July 6, 2020

Thousands of miles away but still close at hand

Optima has developed a new software application called "Remote Assist". The program puts the company in contact with customers and, together with the operating staff, solves any challenges that may arise directly with the machine and in real time. The central Industrial IT department has developed the digital service and the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated its completion even more.

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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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