Technical Audits: Getting a check-up from head to toe

Just like we human beings, production equipment also needs a health check-up every now and then, performed by a team of specialist “doctors”.

Whether it is the output or scrap rate, set-up or handling time – packaging and processing lines have many areas where subtle problems can hide. But once a problem is recognized, how is the manufacturer to identify these hidden issues without disassembling the entire line?

We have got the answer: a “technical audit”.

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New Year, New Name and a Fresh Start in Minneapolis

Not only do we have our new Syntegon brand to celebrate, the North American Pharmaceutical headquarters in Minneapolis, MN had a long overdue office remodel. Gone is the dated look from the 1990’s, replaced with a bright, clean and collaborative space! View a few before and after pictures …More


Celebrating change

On Thursday, January 16th, Syntegon had a global kick-off celebration for the new brand. Over 70 Minneapolis employees started their day off at 5:30am to join …More




Glove Testing Systems – The highest safety for isolators and RABS

Barrier systems such as isolators or RABS play a fundamental role in the protection of people and products in pharmaceutical production. Only tenths of a millimeter thick gloves are the most crucial interface in these hermetically sealed units. To ensure that barrier systems are sterile, and processes remain safe, a thorough and regular inspection of the glove integrity is vital. The regulatory requirements for gloves are strict. However, they also leave plenty of choice for suitable test methods. Many facility operators face the question as to which method is suited best for which system.

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