Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Equipment Supplier Highlights Expanded Classroom Capacity And Product Demonstrations

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Federal Equipment Company, an established supplier of pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging equipment, began 2018 with a 20% larger classroom for the “The Manufacturing Process” and other Techceuticals’ trainings.   The first offering of 2018 was “The Manufacturing Process” which offers a unique, hands-on experience to learn about pharmaceutical manufacturing.  Designed for everyone in the pharmaceutical manufacturing organization - operators, supervisors, R&D staff, formulators, QA/QC, engineering, purchasing, maintenance professionals, sales, and even administration and support activities, this comprehensive course provides an in depth understanding of solid dose operations regardless of skill level. 

The course is led by Michael D. Tousey, Technical Director and CEO of Techceuticals, a service provider of training and troubleshooting for solid dosage drug manufacturing companies that provides everything from complete training programs; procedures; processes; formulation consulting; and equipment comparison and selection.  In addition to the Techceuticals course, featured equipment suppliers demonstrated equipment for the attendees.  January’s event featured renowned equipment suppliers from the pharmaceutical supply chain including Robert Bosch Packaging GmbH and Alexanderwerk, Inc. 

Robert Bosch Packaging, Inc. demonstrated operation of a brand new GKF Capsylon 705 Capsule filler provided specifically for this training.  The GKF Capsylon 705 features time synchronized modular stations and is designed for an output of 42,000 capsules and hour; suitable for medium batch runs and frequent product changes. The machine features a touch screen for operating and administration of production parameters and fulfills the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards while allowing for quick changeover and cleaning with a just a few tools. All product contact parts are easily accessible and the operator can clean the machine quickly.

Alexanderwerk, Inc. provides granulation and compaction equipment for the pharmaceutical, chemicals, and food industries.  They demonstrated roller compaction with a factory-maintained WP120V PHARMA roller compactor.  This equipment, specifically designed for use in pharmaceutical manufacturing operations, features a portable design with horizontal screw feeder with pre-breaker, cantilevered rolls, flake crusher, and pre-granulator and fine granulator attachments.  The unit is rated +/- 5g batch and capable of 8 - 40 kg/hour continuous operation (see the equipment here: 49356).  

Techceuticals has a robust training schedule for 2018 including speakers from sponsor entities like Bosch, Alexanderwerk, IMA, Glatt, O’Hara, GlobePharma and Korsch.  For more information on upcoming training events, visit  Check out Techceuticals’ Solid Dose Operations E-training option as well.

About Federal Equipment Company

Federal Equipment Company is your trusted name in used processing equipment providing reliable used industrial and process equipment at competitive prices for pharmaceutical, supplement, and nutritional industries.  Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Federal Equipment Company delivers reliable pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment around the world at a fraction of the cost and lead time of new equipment. Additionally, Federal Equipment Company offers an array of services to appraise, purchase, or liquidate surplus equipment and facilities.

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