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    HOF Sonderanlagenbau to show advanced lyophilization solutions at Lyo-Garmisch conference

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    September 12th 2018

    Lohra, Germany: – European leader in high quality tailored freeze-drying lyophilization solutions, HOF Sonderanlagenbau GmbH, will exhibit at the Lyo-Garmisch workshop and conference on Freeze-drying of Pharmaceuticals and Biologicals.

    Under its banner of “Knowledge makes the Difference”, HOF will be a prominent exhibitor and sponsor at the select event, being held at the Dorint Hotel in the Bavarian ski resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

    Unique solutions

    HOF Sonderanlagenbau has been a long-time supporter of the annual event and for 2018 will send a three strong team comprising Sales Manager Jens Gemmecker, Business Development Manager Gerhard Schilder and Dr Alexander Hof (General Management).

    Together, they will present a range of HOF’s innovative and bespoke solutions for the lab scale, pilot scale and production scale freeze drying, loading and unloading systems, and freeze-thaw units for the pharmaceutical, biotech and life science industries.

    Influential event

    “While select and intimate, the Lyo-Garmisch Conference is a globally recognized and influental event,” commented Dr. Alexander Hof.

    “So it will be a pleasure to be there once again to share new insights into the freeze-drying market, to meet famiiar and new faces and to have a great event in a very warm and welcoming atmosphere,” she added.

    About HOF Sonderanlagenbau

    HOF Sonderanlagenbau GmbH is a world-class and highly innovative special equipment manufacturer of lyophilization freeze-drying, freeze-thaw and loading/unloading systems for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.

    Founded in 1988, this German family-owned company has become one of the world’s most respected names for high quality just in time freeze drying (lyophilization) solutions, with more than three decades of experience.

    Sonderanlagenbau is German for ‘special equipment manufacture’ and in this case, refers to HOF’s lab scale, pilot scale and production scale freeze drying solutions, loading and unloading systems, and freeze-thaw units for the pharmaceutical, biotech and life science industries.

    From its advanced manufacturing base at Lohra, north of Frankfurt, HOF designs and constructs specifically tailored freeze-drying and associated solutions for companies all over the world under its motto of “Just in time quality for demanding customers”.

    HOF Sonderanlagenbau does not offer off-the-shelf products but has instead constructed a fully integrated total design and build environment in which every machine is unique, exactly specified in partnership with customer and manufactured to meet very specific requirements. The partnership ethos extends into ownership, with our comprehensive service and maintenance offerings designed to ensure that no one needs to work on a HOF machine except its own experts.

    For 2018, HOF was once again named one of the Top 100 most innovative companies in Germany for the third year in succession.

    About Lyo-Garmisch Conference

    The Lyo-Garmisch Short Course and Conference on Freeze Drying of Pharmaceuticals and Biologicals provides researchers from all areas of lyophilization to share knowledge on critical aspects and new developments in the field.
    The 2018 conference is a four day event opening September 18 at the Dorint Hotel at the ski resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Germany.

    Topics to be covered include material characterization, biotech formulation, process understanding and regulatory requirements.

    The conference will include a short workshop course on Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Freeze-Drying, presented by Steve Nail, Senior Research Scientist at Baxter Biopharma Solutions who will cover basic physics, process engineering, formulations aspects and more.

    The event is organized by KelCon with further information at:


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    HOF Sonderanlagenbau to show advanced lyophilization solutions at Lyo-Garmisch conference

    Dorint Hotel and Ski Resort, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria

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