Gerteis brings upgraded roller compaction stars to ACHEMA Frankfurt

Gerteis brings upgraded roller compaction stars to ACHEMA Frankfurt

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Press Release | Gerteis Maschinen + Processengineering AG

MAY 30, 2015

Jona, Switzerland: – Dry granulation expert Gerteis continues its strategy of establishing itself as a world leader in roller compaction engineering with its attendance at next month’s ACHEMA 2015 expo in Frankfurt.

Gerteis will be a prominent presence at the five-day leading forum for the chemical engineering and process industries.

Gerteis have a long-standing relationship with their attendance at ACHEMA and consider this one of their main events for networking with laboratory heads and will be showcasing a range of their high technology dry granulation solutions.

Upgraded Macro and Mini Pactor

The Gerteis stand at Booth Hall 3 at Messe Frankfurt will include a first showing for the company’s Macro-Pactor with new design. Gerteis will also display the upgraded Mini-Pactor with its new HMI Software package, latest PLC system and redesigned interface for better user experience and handling.

The new HMI package and PLC-based redesign also features on the latest model of the Gerteis Polygran, which will also features on the company’s stand at ACHEMA.

Process expertise

Gerteis will also be able to provide customers visiting its ACHEMA stand with face-to-face scientific and technical process advice from leading experts Dr. Robert Lammens and Dr. Katharina Freischlad of Solid Development Consult (SDC) GmbH.

SDC, a commercial scientific service spin off from the University of Bonn’s Pharmaceutical Technology Department, are specialist consultants on solid dosing forms, granulation, instrumentation, process visualization and scale up issues.

About Gerteis

Gerteis Maschinen + Processengineering AG is a Swiss-based company that has rapidly established itself as a world leader in the field of premium roller compactors. The company’s products and services cover all aspects of dry granulation processes, with unparalleled experience in this field built up since the company was founded in 1986.

Gerteis manufactures a wide range of high quality roller compactors that are versatile enough to process a vast range of powders, even notoriously problematic ones at both laboratory and production scales. The company’s patented technologies are widely used by the pharmaceutical, chemical and food industries.

Rapidly increasing demand recently forced the company to move from its original site in Jona on the shores of Lake Zurich to larger and purpose designed premises nearby, in a move completed at the end of 2013.

As well as manufacturing machinery, Gerteis offers complete solution packages that help customers increase productivity including support on identifying ideal formulations and in-house training courses on dry granulation processing. Gerteis constantly seeks to expand its knowledge on dry granulation, participating in numerous research collaborations with German universities.

About ACHEMA 2015

ACHEMA provides a World Forum for the Chemical Engineering and Process Industries.

Attracting some 170,000 visitors from more than 100 countries, along with more than 3,800 exhibiting companies and organizations, ACHEMA is one of the biggest events in the sector.

Now in its 31st year, the 21015 ACHEMA event will be held over five days, opening June 15th 2015 at the Messe Exhibition Centre in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.

For the first time, the conference will focus on three major themes: Process Analytical Technology (PAT), Industrial Water Engineering and Bio based Production.

More information at:

Media Contact

Hartmut vom Bey, Gerteis VP Sales & Technology, Gerteis Maschinen + Processengineering AG
Tel: +41 55 22 25 539


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Supplier Information
Supplier: Gerteis Maschinen + Processengineering AG
Address: Stampfstrasse 74, 8645 Jona, Switzerland
Tel: +41 55 222 55 22
Fax: +41 55 222 55 23

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