Article | November 2, 2017

Pharmaceutical Liquid Filling Systems — A Succinct Comparison And Selection Guide

Source: Bosch Packaging Technology

By Christian Lavarreda , Bosch Packaging

Having sold filling lines for all types of liquid pharmaceutical products (hundreds of lines in aggregate), Bosch Packaging Technology is in a unique position to advise on filling system selection.

The attributes comparison presented in Tables 1 through 5 conveys, generally speaking and irrespective of the offering manufacturer, the primary strengths and weaknesses of the various filling systems based on the properties of the fill media, availability of additional functionality, filling tolerance, capital cost, and overall benefits and limitations, while Figure 1 summarizes the main considerations diagrammatically.