Loma And Lock Show Off Flexible Innovations In Pharmaceutical Technology At Interphex 2013
Carol Stream, IL – Loma Systems and Lock Inspection Systems, business units of ITW (NYSE:ITW) announced today the Insight metal detection line – the newest technology for the pharmaceutical industry – will be the centerpiece of featured offerings at Interphex 2013.
Demonstrations and product information for the Insight PH metal detector and the Insight HD metal detector with bottle style conveyor will be available at booth 2466.
“Pressure on the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry to produce safe, cost-effective products creates an opportunity for us to leverage our technology to help companies achieve gains in productivity, product quality and safety,” said Laura Studwell, North American Marketing Manager. “It’s a huge responsibility but we are ready and able to bring best practices from some of the most recognized applications in the industry.”
“The pharmaceutical manufacturing industry makes products that are life-changing, life-sustaining and impact hundreds of millions of people worldwide,” adds Mark D’Onofrio, President of Lock. “Our inspection products are designed to be flexible so companies both large and small can adapt in complex arenas.”
The products featured at Interphex are the latest generation in the Insight product line – highly flexible metal detection systems that deliver tangible benefits to the manufacturer at each key stage in the manufacturing process:
- Detection and removal of contaminants prior to tableting and encapsulation, directly after tableting and encapsulation and for finished and packed products
- Wide selection of high speed reject options that can be easily removed for cleaning without the use of tools
- Signature gas strut stand for exceptional manoeuvrability
- The most compact footprint in its class
- Easy integration with all leading tablet presses and encapsulation machines
- OPTIX detection management software and DDS vector diagrams for quick, automated product set-up
- Full range of aperture sizes to suit any application
The Insight PH ‘pharmaceutical’ metal detector is typically integrated directly after the tablet press or encapsulating machine while the Insight HD metal detector with bottle style conveyor is designed for the inspection of finished and packed products at the end of the production line.
About Loma Systems:
Loma Systems is one the world’s leading engineering and manufacturing company specializing in metal detection, checkweighing and x-ray inspection systems. Loma’s products are uniquely engineered for consistent quality with a low cost of ownership. Loma has successfully partnered with the world’s largest food and packaging companies, located in over 100 countries, to comply with product safety standards, weight legislation and retailer codes of conduct.
About Lock Inspection Systems:
With over half a century of experience delivering custom-designed, automated quality assurance solutions, Lock Inspection Systems is setting new standards in metal detection and checkweighing technology. Backed by an extensive international network, technical and customer services provide unparalleled after-sales care. Lock is proud to have alliances with some of the world’s foremost manufacturers.
SOURCE: Loma Systems