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    Gerteis showcases latest Mini-Pactor® at ACHEMA Frankfurt

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    June 6th 2018

    Jona, Switzerland: – Dry granulation expert Gerteis will exhibit at the ACHEMA 2018 expo in Frankfurt, showcasing its latest roller compaction solutions.

    The Gerteis display at booth D25 in Hall 3.0 of the Frankfurt Messe showground will feature live demonstrations of its latest generation Mini-Pactor® high performance roller compactor, using lightweight PuroVaso containers from S3 Process.

    The Gerteis stand will also feature its versatile Macro-Pactor® machine and the cost-effective Polygran® roller compactor.

    Optimal dry granulation solutions

    The Gerteis team at ACHEMA will be led by Senior Sales Manager Michael Hanisch, who commented:
    “ACHEMA is an event to which we have consistently returned over the past 20 years. This is a very significant event for our industry and a superb platform from which to meet our international customer base and network with leading players.”

    “ACHEMA 2018 provides us with further opportunities to demonstrate all the many ways in which Gerteis can provide optimal solutions for dry granulation,” said Mr. Hanisch.

    “From R&D trials to continuous manufacturing, our roller compactors can process powders, even those with extremely poor flow properties, far better than any other machine on the market, without the need for vacuum or roller cooling,” he added.

    Ideal for QbD

    For 2018, the Gerteis Pactor line, upgradable to accommodate HPAPI potent compounds, represent ideal platforms for quality by design (QbD) programs.

    The Gerteis roller design also facilitates llinear scale-up from R&D to high volume production, with a product portfolio ranging from outputs of 10g per trial up to 400 kilos per hour.

    Furthermore, Gerteis can now provide Formulation support to all customers.

    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 containment 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 2018

    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, held every third year.

    Now in its 34th year, ACHEMA 2018 will be held over five days, opening June 11 at the Messe Exhibition Centre in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.

    For the first time, the co-located exhibition will feature a chemical and pharmaceutical logistics zone.

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