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Marchesini Group To Launch New Technology At INTERPHEX 2016

03/07/2016

-Extrafill, a NEW filling and stoppering machine for nested syringes, developed to meet the growing demands of packaging disposable pre-filled syringes in the North American marketplace- 

NEW YORK, NY; March XX, 2015 – International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX) the premier event dedicated to pharmaceutical and biotechnology innovation, technology and knowledge from development through commercialization sponsored by the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), today announced that Marchesini Group will launch their new technology, Extrafill, at INTERPHEX 2016. Marchesini Group is a leading supplier of primary and secondary packaging solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotech and cosmetic industries and makes it return to exhibiting at INTERPHEX after a three-year hiatus.

“INTERPHEX 2016 is an important platform that allows us to demonstrate to existing and new customers the technical ability and forward thinking of Marchesini Group for the industry,” said Roger Toll, Executive Vice President, Marchesini Group USA. “We look forward to welcoming everyone to booth 3125 to discuss questions regarding their requirements in aseptic and packaging areas of the industry with our team of experts that will be present. Hope to see you there”.

“We are delighted that Marchesini Group has chosen INTERPHEX to launch their exciting new technology,” said Ed Several, Senior Vice President, INTERPHEX. “Marchesini continues to meet the ever-increasing demands of today’s sophisticated and quality-conscious packaging market.”

Extrafill, Marchesini’s new addition, is compact and designed to accommodate from two to five stoppering stations. The final outcome is a machine capable of producing twelve thousand pieces per hour and with precise batching operations, thanks to systems that center the syringes and completely protect them during the filling process to avoid contamination and to ensure a sterile process. Extrafill is equipped with peristaltic filling pumps and an innovative statistical check by-batched weigher, which offers economical and technical benefits compared with traditional solutions. 

All the production phases are integrated in one monobloc unit designed to combine the two tub opening and syringe filling/stoppering operations under just one isolator. Once loaded on the machine, the tub passes under the system that heats the lidding edges. The tub then passes under the opening station where a robotic arm peels off the Tyvek® protective film and pushes it onto a loading belt to continue towards the filling and stoppering stations.  

The robot is an innovative gripper system that moves just like a human hand and is the outcome of research and development activities carried out by Marchesini Group to innovate the automatic machinery industry. Both the mechanical and software of the delidding (peeling) systems have indeed been developed entirely by the R&D team with the aim of devising a specific robotised system capable of handling the product with outstanding efficiency in sterile conditions.

Several continued, “This year, INTERPHEX 2016 offers more technology launches than ever before. Attendees have the opportunity to learn from industry and market leaders, such as the Marchesini team, to experience first-hand, the state-of-the-art technologies that address their site and project challenges and to find solutions to cost effectively develop and manufacture products.”

INTERPHEX, taking place April 26-28, 2016 at the Javits Convention Center in New York, has transformed into the industry event where more and more manufacturers are launching their new technology for North American operations. Marchesini joins Bosch Packaging Technologies, Pall Life Sciences, SKAN US, Quadro, MG America, ACG, AZO, Bausch+Strobel, GE Healthcare, Fette Compacting, EMD Millipore, CRB, KORSCH America, O’Hara, NJM Packaging, IPS, IMA Life North America, Rommelag, Fitzpatrick, Sani-Matic, PennTech, Optel Vision, Commissioning Agents, PharmaSystems, SMI, Thermo Fisher, and over 600 additional technology leaders who will exhibit at INTERPHEX 2016. To register for INTERPHEX 2016, visit www.interphex.com/register.

About Marchesini Group USA Inc.
Marchesini Group USA is a leading supplier of primary and secondary packaging solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotech and cosmetic industries. Established in 1992, our North American headquarters based in West Caldwell, New Jersey, supports the USA, Puerto Rico, and Canada and is backed by 1,200 Marchesini staff members worldwide. 

A full range of equipment is offered including Blister and Deep Draw Thermoformers; Bundlers; Horizontal & Vertical Case Packers; Depacker; Form/Fill/Seal Machines; Jar Fillers; Labelers; Track & Trace/Serialization Solutions; Aseptic Fillers for Vials and Disposable Syringes; Liquid Fillers/Cappers; Palletizers; Filling-Stoppering-Closing of Vials, Ampoule, or Carpules; Washing,Class 100 Sterilization/Depyrogenation Tunnels; Strip Machines; Tray Packers; Tube Fillers; Wrapping/Banding Equipment; Wallet Packaging; Needle Safety Device Assembly. In addition, a complete line of secondary packaging solutions is available from assembly through palletizing. Visit us at www.marchesini.com for Marchesini Group's full line of equipment and services. 

About INTERPHEX
INTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo), is a premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device development and manufacturing event and sponsored by the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA). Dedicated to Innovation, Technologies and Knowledge, the show focuses on the entire product development life cycle, offering solutions to cost effectively develop and manufacture products. Held in New York, it brings over 10,000 global industry professionals together with 600+ suppliers through a unique combination of our no cost technical conference, exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, partnering opportunities, and networking events. INTERPHEX offers annual national and international industry events and educational opportunities around the world. Follow INTERPHEX on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, and TwitterIPX Blog continues the learning beyond the show floor.  For more information, visit www.INTERPHEX.com

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