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OPTIMA Logistics Centre
April 24, 2019

OPTIMA Logistics Centre starts productive operation

The new Optima logistics centre went live in March 2019. The employees mastered the move and the go-live in record time. We accompanied the move for you with our camera.
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"Biotech Innovation Award" at Interphex 2019
April 24, 2019

OPTIMA wins the Biotech Innovation Award at Interphex 2019

Optima Pharma focused on the virtual presentation of new technologies at Interphex 2019. The trade show in New York is one of the most important events for decision-makers in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries on the American continent. After winning the ICE Award at ICE Europe, Optima has won another trade show prize.
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Looking back: OPTIMA at IDEA 2019
April 15, 2019

Looking back – OPTIMA at IDEA 2019

Three characters, three perspectives. At IDEA 2019 in Miami, Optima Nonwovens looked through the lenses of an operations manager, a plant manager, and a machine operator: Tom, Lisa, and Carl all want to create efficient and robust processes for packaging of paper hygiene products – and yet they each have their own specifications. The animated characters quickly won over hearts and attracted a crowd of visitors to Optima Nonwovens’ trade show booth.
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OPTIMA Alliance COMEDCO wins ICE Award 2019
April 4, 2019

Looking back – OPTIMA life science at ICE Munich 2019

An award in the bag and plenty of new contacts forged – now that ICE Europe in Munich has drawn to a close, Optima Life Science is taking a look back on a successful trade show. The films with pharmaceutical ingredients and the corresponding production and assembly technology from the COMEDCO alliance impressed industry experts. The COMEDCO complete solution for transdermal patches (TDPs) and orally disintegrating films (ODFs) received the ICE Award for “Special Film Innovations”, chosen by the trade show visitors through an online vote. The award ceremony was held on March 12 at ICE Europe in Munich.
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Manual preparation of cells
April 2, 2019

OPTIMA pharma started a cooperation with Charité and the Berlin Institute of Health

Optima Pharma and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin are developing a concept for the automated production and filling of cell and gene therapeutics. These new types of medications are considered a promising new therapy opportunity for incurable cancer and metabolic diseases. They also pave the way for personalized medication. These medications depend on the patient’s cells. They are still produced manually, for each individual patient, which is very expensive. The innovative project is financed by the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH).

 
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OPAL used by Violeta
March 27, 2019

The success story continues

Violeta, the paper hygiene group from Bosnia-Herzegovina, has commissioned Optima to extend the use of OPAL line management software to all production lines. Violeta's goal is a paperless Smart Factory.
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Optima at Biofach 2019
March 8, 2019

Looking back – OPTIMA at Biofach 2019

Organic products and Optima’s matching packaging solutions were on display at Biofach 2019, including an OPTIMA SD2best auger filler. Entry-level solutions for process automation were particularly appealing to the trade fair’s visiting public.
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OPTIMA enjoys record sales for another year
March 1, 2019

OPTIMA enjoys record sales for another year

In 2018, the OPTIMA packaging group GmbH from Schwäbisch Hall (Germany) boosted its sales by around 15 percent to more than EUR 400 million, marking a new sales record for the company. Optima generated more than 85 percent of its sales abroad. The company employs more than 2,400 people across the globe – a number that's increased by more than 100 over the past year. In 2019, the company is continuing to invest in new buildings at its headquarters in Schwäbisch Hall. An ongoing investment program spanning several years has set aside around EUR 50 million for construction projects. Optima plans to exploit the potential of digitalization even further in the future with an “Industrial IT” division created specifically for this purpose.

Insights

More than 20 cosmetics are processed with the flexible packaging system.

Cosmeceuticals from Pierre Fabre: With a touch of Pharma

Cosmeceuticals are trendy. The medical cosmetics are manufactured by Pierre Fabre, among others.
October 7, 2019
Cobots – robots that are able to work around humans

The future is modular

Read our newsroom article to find out why modularity is booming.  
August 12, 2019
Christina Weitze and Jan Buck creating the simulation model

Virtual testing, real progress

Christina Weitze and Jan Buck explain how virtual machine models improve software quality. 
August 12, 2019
Full speed ahead in Asia

Full speed ahead in Asia

Optima Nonwovens has quadrupled its presence in customer service and offers new machine technology.
August 1, 2019
Dr. Georg Pfeifer from Optima Nonwovens and Joachim Dittrich from Optima Consumer

Five Questions on Digitalization

Dr. Georg Pfeifer and Joachim Dittrich on the need to focus on the digital revolution, the fears of machine operators and the ability to learn "stupid" AI.
August 1, 2019

OPAL in use at Violeta

How a brief visit became a success story
February 28, 2019
Everything flows smooth with Water Filters

Everything flows smooth with Water Filters

Filtration solution for Brita installed in China
December 17, 2018

Turnkey down to the finest Detail

Major Project with Teva
December 17, 2018
The carton can is directly manufactured in the production facility

InlineCan - Perfect Packaging for Tobacco

Hands-on insight at JTI – the InlineCan proves to be the ideal tobacco packaging.
October 23, 2018
Digitalisation

Process Reliability through Digital Technologies

Digital technologies offer great opportunities for the future.
October 22, 2018
Flow simulation

Decontamination: straight to the finish line

Substantial increase of machine availability for pharmaceutical machinery with reduced H2O2 consumption.
September 19, 2018

Open, Integrated And Tamper-Proof

Do you have highly potent, very expensive or extremely difficult to fill medical products? The contract filler, Swissfillon, was founded just for you. 
July 2, 2018

o-com Magazines

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
02 | 2019

o-com pharma / life science

CSPE
How pharmaceutical companies are going into production more quickly
Digitalization
Jürgen Rothbauer presents his digitalization strategy in an interview
10 | 2018

o-com consumer / nonwovens 03|2018

Innovative paperboard cans
The InlineCan proves itself at JTI
Turnkey in China
Automatic water filter assembly to palletization
08 | 2018

o-com pharma / life science 02|2018

Contract Filling Dream Team
Swissfillon and the MultiUse line
Web Converting
Fast, faster, MDC300 advanced – turnkey solution on a large scale

Messen & Events

10/1/19 - 10/3/19Algiers (DZ)

Maghreb 2019

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A3P
10/15/19 - 10/17/19Biarritz (fr)

A3P Congress 2019

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10/16/19 - 10/23/19Dusseldorf (de)

K Show Dusseldorf 2019

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10/18/19 - 10/22/19Milan (it)

Host 2019

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PDA
10/22/19 - 10/23/19Gothenburg (SW)

PDA Prefilled Syringes 2019

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10/27/19 - 10/30/19Las Vegas (us)

ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo 2019

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Allpack Indonesia
10/30/19 - 11/2/19Jakarta (IDN)

Allpack Indonesia 2019

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CIPM
11/5/19 - 11/7/19Chongqing (cn)

CIPM Fall 2019

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p-mec
11/5/19 - 11/7/19Frankfurt (de)

p-mec Europe 2019

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Encafé 2019
11/6/19 - 11/10/19Una, BA (br)

Encafé 2019

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11/11/19 - 11/14/19Houston (us)

Hygienix 2019

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COMPAMED
11/18/19 - 11/21/19Dusseldorf (de)

Compamed 2019

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OPTIMA at P-MEC India 2019

10/14/19
10/1/19
9/30/19
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OPTIMA automation at COMPAMED

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