05-07-2012: GEA Pharma Systems has announced an agreement with a US pharmaceutical company to supply a complete continuous processing line for the production of solid dose drugs. The order is for oral solid dosage continuous processing equipment and represents the first phase of a potentially long-term commitment for this customer. Delivery is scheduled for early 2013.
Jan Vugts, Managing Director of GEA Pharma Systems in Wommelgem, Belgium said, “We were all delighted to receive the order. GEA has many years’ experience with continuous processing in other industries and GPS is a market leader in batch granulation, drying and compression technologies for the pharma industry. I believe this experience and the expertise of the team in our global competence centre near Antwerp, Belgium have greatly contributed to the confidence this customer has shown in GPS.”