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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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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
A new aesthetic for paper hygiene packaging

A new aesthetic for paper hygiene packaging

The paper hygiene products market and its packaging are undergoing massive change. There are three main drivers behind this, says Oliver Rebstock, the Managing Director of Optima Nonwovens. Is there urgent need for action?
January 13, 2022
Catalent Against COVID: A Race Against Time

Catalent against COVID: A race against time

When the pharmaceutical industry started to research vaccines to fight COVID-19 in the spring of 2020, the concern that global manufacturing and packaging capacities would need to be increased arose almost simultaneously. At Catalent Pharma Solutions, a leading development and manufacturing partner to pharmaceutical companies, preparations began to boost vaccine production capabilities.
August 12, 2021

CSPE convinces in practical tests

CSPE reduces the time span between designing the system and the start of production. After numerous turnkey projects involving the use of the turbo booster, Gerhard Breu, Chairman of the Optima Pharma Division, takes stock and gives an insight into how CSPE will become even more effective in the future.
August 12, 2021
New INTISO

New INTISO

A new design for isolator technology: Metall+Plastic's INTISO is distinguished by the absence of an HVAC unit and the relocation of cooling and ventilation units from the mechanical floor to the isolator plenum. Even its modular construction is innovative. This article shows the advantages and practical application scenarios that result from this.
August 12, 2021

Flagship project for Bio-S strategy

The French pharmaceutical company Servier is expanding its business model. As it moves towards becoming a recognized player in oncology, as part of its BIO-S strategy it is investing in production capacities for biologics and small molecules. The greatest degree of flexibility possible is ensured by a MultiUse line that can fill injectable solutions into syringes and vials.
August 12, 2021

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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