H+E GmbH and Austar Group forges Joint Venture for pharma market

H+E has founded a new joint venture: H+E Pharma GmbH, located in Stuttgart - together with the well-established Austar Group in order to provide better and more efficient support for our customers. H+E Pharma’s business will concentrate on the development, engineering, production, and sales of systems and parts for systems for producing, storage, and distribution of purified water and highly purified water for clients in the pharmaceutical industry. It will also cover maintenance and other services for the respective...


The Bosch Pack 403 horizontal flow wrapper achieves an output of up to 800 products per minute

Bosch Packaging Technology will showcase its latest packaging system solutions for bars, biscuits and bakery at two global packaging trade shows in September. At Fachpack in Nuremberg, Germany, customers will experience a scalable mid-range system, which is ideal for fast-growing companies to expand their capacities. At Pack Expo in Las Vegas, USA, Bosch will showcase a high-speed integrated system solution with features that take efficiency to the next level. “We have decades of experience in engineering packaging...

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Lonza to use Pharma-Suite MES software, along with Factory-Talk Innovation-Suite to accelerate paperless, 24/7 production of cutting-edge capsules

Lonza has selected Rockwell Automation for the turnkey implementation of the Lonza strategic vision of bringing the digital factory to nine former Capsugel facilities that manufacture drug capsules. The Switzerland-based company, founded in 1897 with approximately 15,500 employees, chose Rockwell Automation’s Pharma-Suite Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software to digitize the operations in their manufacturing environments. Specifically, the solution is designed to help avoid disruptions during high volume...

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White Paper on digitization in catalysis research published

Unlocking the enormous wealth of catalysis research data: This is the aim of a new initiative of the German Catalysis Society (GeCatS). In the recently published white paper "The Digitalization of Catalysis-Related Sciences", experts from academia and industry outline how "digital catalysis" can accelerate research processes and lead to new insights.