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Werner Volk (left) and Juergen Bareiss
September 5, 2022

OPTIMA develops fuel cell manufacturing technology further

Fuel cells generate electricity from hydrogen through an electrochemical process. Efficient manufacturing processes for fuel cells are a crucial topic. Optima Life Science, a specialist in the field of web processing technologies, is currently developing a test converter specifically for the development and testing of innovative manufacturing processes for fuel cells. Therefore, the company receives considerable funding from the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
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trade show team
August 30, 2022

OPTIMA pharma looks back on a successful ACHEMA

Optima Pharma's Expert Zone proved to be a big draw for visitors at ACHEMA 2022. The technologies and innovations presented in the exclusive visitor area perfectly reflected the diverse requirements in fill & finish, isolator technology and freeze drying, many visitors agreed. Topics ranged from the premiere of a new machine to the CSPE approach (Comprehensive Scientific Process Engineering) and digitalization. New system concepts, climate-friendly refrigeration technology for freeze drying, and ultra-efficient decontamination systems were also highly sought after.
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OPTIMA CFR
August 24, 2022

OPTIMA at FachPack 2022

At FachPack 2022, Optima Consumer will demonstrate why the company is a specialist in filling and dispensing sophisticated products. Cutting-edge technologies, comprehensive services, digitalization and sustainability are all key factors for the success of the customers. In addition, the company will be showcasing the OPTIMA CFR, a machine for filling and sealing capsules that enables an especially rapid market entry.
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CSPE Center II
July 1, 2022

OPTIMA pharma at ACHEMA 2022 in Frankfurt

Reaching the goal faster with CSPE 2.0: At ACHEMA, Optima Pharma will present itssuccessful concept for implementing complex turnkey projects consisting of a filling and capping line, isolator and freeze dryer to achieve safe production starts in less time. In the EXPERT ZONE, the mechanical engineering company will also present new trends in isolator technology, solutions for alternative refrigerants in freeze-drying, for cell and gene therapies, and for highly active ingredients.
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June 22, 2022

OPTIMA underpins its sustainability strategy through a strategic shareholding with Weyhmueller

Optima entered into a strategic shareholding with Weyhmueller since mid June 2022, and has acquired a stake in the company. The mechanical engineering company from Neu-Ulm in Bavaria, Germany manufactures specialist machines for manufacturing cups and cans made out of paper. This extensively broadens Optima's portfolio of solutions in the sustainable packaging solutions sector. 
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Award of the "CO2-neutral company" label
June 2, 2022

Climate neutrality at German locations in OPTIMA’s anniversary year

OPTIMA will complement the existing sustainability strategy “We care for tomorrow” with a holistic environmental and climate strategy. For this, the company will be awarded the label "CO2-neutral company" of the Climate Protection Foundation Baden-Wuerttemberg by Dr. Patrick Rapp, State Secretary in the Ministry of Economics, Labor and Tourism in Baden-Wuerttemberg, during the presentation on June 02, 2022. Optima is thus the first private-sector company in Baden-Wuerttemberg to receive this label.
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Presentation
May 11, 2022

At its German headquarters, OPTIMA is investing in a state-of-the-art facility with over 4,000 square meters of space for assembly

As part of its 100th anniversary celebration on May 05, 2022, the Optima Group inaugurated the CSPE Center II. This way, the Optima Pharma Division is expanding its production area for assembling, commissioning, and qualifying pharmaceutical filling lines by over 4,000 square meters. Additional new office space has also been created. Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann traveled to the site especially for the inauguration.
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Filling line assembly
April 12, 2022

OPTIMA pharma is expanding its service presence in the USA by opening a service hub in North Carolina

The Optima Group's Pharma business unit is massively expanding its service presence in the USA. The number of service personnel in the U.S. will triple between 2019 and the end of 2022. Mid-2022, Optima will be opening a new service hub in Knightdale near Raleigh, North Carolina. The service hub will be offering comprehensive services, systems' sales and spare parts, along with training. Optima’s goal is to expand capacity to meet the needs of pharma customers.

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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