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ARCOMPETENCE showcase at Vitafoods 2016

news-releasesA.R.C.O.-Chemie GmbH
January 25th 2016

Herdecke, Germany: – European leader in soft gel encapsulation, A.R.C.O.- Chemie GmbH (ARCO®) will be displaying its recently introduced ARCOMPETENCE® range of products at the prestige Vitafoods trade show in Geneva in May.

ARCOMPETENCE has been developed as a one-stop shop for all ARCO-Chemie’s added-value range of soft gelatin capsule formulations for delivery of drugs, dietetic products and nutritional supplements.

Scientific statements

It now provides a comprehensive range of gel capsule formulations targeting specific therapeutic areas like cardiovascular, urinary tract, musculoskeletal, mental function, vision, mother and infant, and energy.

The ARC0 stand at Booth I60 in Hall 1 of the Palexpo Center in Geneva will showcase selected products from the huge ARCOMPETENCE range of nutritional and therapeutic supplements, marketed as Standard Range capsules along with upmarket Supreme Products offerings that package high quality branded ingredients in all-inclusive formulations backed by scientific statements and evidence.

Nutritional and pharmaceutical markets

ARCOMPETENCE Products will also feature in the official Event Guide, with newest additions to the range exhibited in the Vitafoods “New Product Zone.”

This is a return to Vitafoods for ARCO, which has been a regular exhibitor at the event since 2009.

“This is a great platform for us to reach our customer base in the nutritional and pharmaceutical markets,” commented ARCO General Manager Konstantinos Zacharopoulos.

“We will be able to demonstrate the wide range of our services, from gelatin capsule formulation and production, contract manufacturing, packaging, and nutraceutical formulations,” he added.

About ARCO

A.R.C.O.-Chemie is a contract manufacturing organization (CMO) that specializes in the production of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical soft gelatin capsules.

This family-owned company has for the past 60 years focused on production of soft gels for delivery of drugs, dietetic products and nutritional supplements for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications, which includes all processes from sourcing of raw materials to packaging of finished product.

ARCO-manufactured soft gels are used in many applications, including cardiovascular function, mobility, energy, digestion, mental health, maternity and pediatrics.

ARCO’s full service offer included packaging, which also takes place under cGMP regime.

In 1984, the company was taken over by the current owner, Mr. Georgios Zacharopoulos. Since then, progressive expansion has seen ARCO gaining a series of WHO-GMP approvals and key plant upgrades to meet current GMP and other regulatory standards.

About Vitafoods Europe 2016

The Vitafoods Europe conference is a leading event for the global nutraceuticals industry, attracting more than 850 suppliers and thousands of visitors from more than 100 countries. Visitors are predominantly drawn from the dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, natural and herbal medicines, food, health foods and functional food and drinks sectors.

Vitafoods Europe 2016 is a two-day event opening May 10, returing to the Palexpo center in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference will feature more than 80 speakers. Theme for the 2016 programme will be ‘Translating Science into Business Excellence’, focusing on links between research and substantiated science, source quality, innovative delivery formats, business and marketing process and regulatory requirments to provide more innovative, safe and compliant product development.

Day 1 Content is divided into six themes: Cognitive, Heart, Digestive and Infant Health, along with Healthy Ageing and Weght Management. Day Two conference sessions will explore Marketing Strategies, Market and Consumer Trendsw, Product Quality and Safety and Regulation.

The event is organized by Informa Exhibitions, with more information available at:

Media Contact

Konstantinos Zacharopoulos, General Manager, ARCO-Chemie GmbH
Tel: +49 233 020 81


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Address: Wetterstrasse 33-37, 58313 Herdecke, German
Tel: +49 (0)2330 2081/3
Fax: +49(0)2330 / 4392

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