Bosch Packaging Technology’s FXS Combi, a filling and closing machine for pre-sterilized nested syringes, vials, and cartridges, earned the internationally renowned “Red Dot Award” on March 30. It is the first machine from the packaging technology division to receive the award from the Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen in the category of product design.
When it comes to filling these days, just like most packaging functions, speediness is a priority. “Everyone wants speed, because time is money,” explains Timm Johnson, vice president, sales & marketing, for Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery Inc.
But to achieve speed, you’ve got to fully understand the capabilities of a given filling method.
Two pharmaceutical projects to be recognized in the "Facility of the Year" program at Interphex 2013 featured equipment from Groninger. Among the winners were F. Hoffmann La Roche Ltd. and Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, both of which utilized machinery from Groninger, the company reported in a press release.