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Hypebox
September 20, 2021

OPTIMA and AMOTEK will be presenting solutions for optimal packaging design at the Index 2021

With the Index, a very important trade show for the paper hygiene market will again take place in presence. For Optima Nonwovens, a reason to put the focus on perfect packaging at the trade show. That's why Optima’s slogan at the trade show is “Packaging at its finest”.  Optimal packaging design is essential in the area of paper hygiene. Together with the Italian subsidiary Amotek, Optima will be presenting expert solutions for optimal packaging design such as an innovative welding station. The Index will be held from October 19 to 22 in Geneva.
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Compamed 2019
September 14, 2021

OPTIMA life science and OPTIMA automation at the trade shows Compamed and Medica 2021

Compamed and Medica are both important trade shows for the Optima Group and will take place between November 15 and 18, 2021. Optima Life Science and Optima Automation are appearing together at Compamed in Duesseldorf. Optima Life Science is presenting the first of its kind in the world – a production line for stoma accessories. Optima Automation is focusing on a new assembly solution for glass syringes.
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Werner Volk (left) and Juergen Bareiss
August 30, 2021

OPTIMA packaging group expands portfolio to include fuel cell production lines

Fuel cell vehicles are considered a potential solution in the battle against climate change. The Optima Group has now developed machine solutions to increase the production capacity of fuel cells. As a result, the required production steps – coating, cutting, assembling the individual layers, and stacking – have been automated. This establishes the Schwaebisch Hall-based family-owned Group as a leading supplier of complete solutions, offering fuel cell production worldwide.
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Pack Expo 2019
August 2, 2021

The OPTIMA Group presents its solutions at four key US trade shows

The Optima Group will present its solutions for the consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and medical technology industries at four trade shows in the USA. The company is participating at Pack Expo and Healthcare Packaging Expo in Las Vegas, held at the same time from September 27 to 29. Interphex in New York and ICE in Orlando are also bringing a sense of normality back to trade show operations between October 19 and 21.
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Production of Cell Therapeutics
June 10, 2021

OPTIMA pharma and clinics develop production unit for CAR-T cell therapeutics

In late 2020, the Robert-Bosch-Krankenhaus in Stuttgart, the Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg and the Pharma Division of the Schwaebisch Hall-based special machine manufacturer Optima launched an innovative project called "ProCell for Patient". The strategic partnership aims to develop a production system for CAR-T cell therapies.
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virtual FAT
June 7, 2021

Virtual Acceptance Test at OPTIMA automation

Optima Automation has recently completed a comprehensive system to assemble blood collection tubes, including the dosing of additives. This consists of an OPTIMA BCT-200 processing line and an OPTIMA BCA-200 assembly machine. It was not possible to perform the Eastern European customer's Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) with them being present at Optima due to the pandemic. The machine acceptance was carried out online and streamed live for the customer to avoid any risk of delaying the project.
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OPTIMA pharma CSPE Center II
May 28, 2021

OPTIMA is expanding its production capacities

The Optima Group is building another CSPE Center at its headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall, to be used for the assembly and comprehensive commissioning of pharmaceutical filling lines. This will expand the production area by around 46,000 square feet (4,300 square meters) and also provide new office space. At Optima Pharma's site in Gladenbach-Mornshausen (Hesse, Germany), the existing assembly hall for freeze-drying systems is being expanded by 50 percent. The investment is due to the high volume of orders received and ongoing developments in the Optima Group’s Pharma Division.
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INTISO isolator
April 26, 2021

The new INTISO from METALL+PLASTIC

The new INTISO integrated isolator from Metall+Plastic offers complete isolator protection for filling and sealing processes with a massive reduction in outlay. What sets the new isolator design apart is the elimination of an HVAC unit and the relocation of the cooling and ventilation units from the technical floor to the isolator plenum.

Insights

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
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

o-com Magazines

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
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

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9/28/21 - 9/30/21Nürnberg (de)

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

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10/16/21 - 10/17/21Hangzhou (cn)

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10/19/21 - 10/22/21Geneve (ch)

INDEX 2021

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

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10/19/21 - 10/21/21Orlando (us)

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