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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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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.
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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.

Insights

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
Green packaging not green-washing

Green packaging not green-washing

Sustainability is a future-oriented issue. The way forward is being set today, and it requires interdisciplinary strategies. It is not always necessary to reinvent the wheel. Two sustainable packaging solutions co-developed at Optima are proof of this. One solution received the German Packaging Award, the other is in the running for the Innovation Award for Climate and Environment by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment.
February 17, 2022
Assembly and packaging system

The start of a new era in bone cement

Heraeus Medical is pursuing ambitious goals. Based in Wehrheim near Frankfurt am Main, the company consistently advances the development of bone cement and has constructed a new building to do just that. Their new bone cement system, manufactured using an assembly and packaging system from Optima Automation, makes work simpler and safer.
January 17, 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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