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European Medical Device Technology, Spring 2014

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62 | Spring 2014 European Medical Device Technology emdt.co.uk Spotlight marketplace 3 4 1 2 Packaging 1 Blister packaging machines AL.MA. srl Packing and Packaging Machinery supplies cleanroom-capable machines for the blister packaging of medical disposables. These packagers are equipped to process various types of films, including rigid and soft, mul- tilayer and single-component films made from such materi- als as polypropylene, PET, polysulphone or PVC. Every machine can be customised for individual manufacturers. AL.MA. srl Packing and Packaging Machinery Cadorago, Italy +39 0 3190 4491 www.almapackaging.com 2 Vial inspection machine Bosch Packaging Technology has introduced a vial inspection machine in the AIM 8 series of fully automated modular inspection machines. Offered by the the process and packag- ing equipment company, the machine can handle 450 vials per minute using an integrated CMOS camera as a standard inspection unit to check for container defects such as scratches and spots, as well as for particles. Bosch Packaging Technology Waiblingen, Germany +49 711 8115 8502 www.bosch.com 3 Colour masterbatches for caps, closures Clariant now offers the Mevo- pur ocular closures standard colour range, which corresponds to the uniform color-coding system established by the Ameri- can Academy of Ophthalmol- ogy. These masterbatches are designed for colouring the caps and closures of contain- ers for ocular medicines, and are intended to enhance patient safety. The product line is based on preevaluated masterbatch raw materials. Standard colors are offered in HDPE. Clariant Muttenz, Switzerland +41 61 469 6363 www.clariant.com 4 Blister loading system A robotic blister loading system from ESS Technologies Inc. features a compact tabletop platform design with Category 4 interlocked and gasketed poly- carbonate safety guarding and quick-connect end-of-arm tool- ing (EOAT). The system can be integrated with most process or packaging equipment. Compat- ible with cleanroom packaging environments, the TaskMate cell combines a Fanuc robot with the manufacturer's EOAT in a system designed to minimise repeated motion. ESS Technologies Inc. Blacksburg, VA, USA +1 540 961 5716 www.esstechnologies.com ES430855_EMDT1405_062.pgs 04.29.2014 03:31 UBM black yellow magenta cyan

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