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-Show Floor Summit Offers Innovation in Exhibiting: Sharing Insight from Industry Experts, Cutting-Edge
Processing and Packaging Knowledge and Networking-

NEW YORK, NY – February 25, 2019International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX), the premier event dedicated to pharmaceutical and biotechnology innovation, technology and knowledge from development through commercialization, and MG2/MG America, supplier of today’s finest European-crafted packaging and processing machinery, announce the debut of the MG America Processing & Packaging Summit at INTERPHEX 2019. The MG2/MG America Processing & Packaging Summit is a forum to share knowledge and cover innovation in processing and packaging technologies. Industry experts will offer unique perspectives and case studies on important industry topics, including continuous manufacturing, pharmaceutical glass handling and automation integration. The Summit concludes with exploration of encapsulation containment challenges and solutions followed by a networking reception. In celebration of INTERPHEX’ 40th Anniversary, the focus for 2019 is to deliver even more state-of-the-art innovation and technology. INTERPHEX takes place April 2-4, 2019 at the Javits Center, New York, NY.

“We are delighted to partner with MG2/MG America on this innovative approach,” said Kate Scott, Event Director, INTERPHEX. “The MG2/MG America Processing & Packaging Summit, a two-day program, offering a new way to share knowledge, learn best practices and network with industry peers. Visit MG2/MG America to gain expert insight from those facing similar processing and packaging challenges and source flexible, efficient and cost effective processing and packaging solutions. We believe the MG2/MG America Processing & Packaging Summit is a “must attend” for everyone in the industry.”

The MG2/MG America Processing & Packaging Summit program offers thought-leading sessions, including:

Day One: Packaging
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
MG2/MG America Booth #2221, Exhibit Hall


“Packaging Line with Aggregation: A Project Management Case History”
“Lessons Learned: An Industry Post-Serializations”
Presenter(s): Scott Comeau, Senior Construction Manager, IPS-Integrated Project Services; Ian Miller, Account Director, Optel



Robotic Handling of Sterile-Filled Glass Vials: A Case Study
Presenter(s): James Gaughan, Project Executive, Turner Construction Company



“Advantages of Standardized and Fully Integrated Automation Solutions for Processing & Packaging Lines”
Presenter(s): Jerry Golden, Senior Business Development Manager, End Users, B&R Industrial Automation Corp.; Marco Bellentani, Product Manager, MG2 S.r.l.


Day Two: Processing
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
MG2/MG America Booth #2221, Exhibit Hall

“Continuous Manufacturing in the Pharma Industry: A Systematic End-to-End Method for Continuous Process Development”
Presenter(s): Fernando J. Muzzio, Distinguished Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University



“Integrated Solutions for Continuous Manufacturing in Solid Dosage Forms”
Presenter(s): Richard Steiner, Business Development Manager, GEA Group; Marco Bellentani, Product Manager, MG2 S.r.l.



“Continuous Drug Product Manufacturing: Moving from Oral Solid Dosage Forms to Dry Powders for Inhalation”
Presenter(s): Eunice Costa, Group Leader Inhalation, Hovione



“Containment Solutions: General Concepts and Real Applications in Encapsulation Process”
Presenter(s): Frederic LePape, General Manager, FPS America; Marco Bellentani, Product Manager, MG2 S.r.l.

INTERPHEX offers the opportunity to network with leading suppliers and industry professionals, see the latest advancements in technology and equipment and face to face discussions with subject matter experts. Register today.

About MG America

MG America is a recognized leader in supplying today’s finest European-crafted processing, packaging, inspection and material handling equipment to leading pharmaceutical, nutritional, OTC and medical device companies located throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The company takes tremendous pride in the relationships that it builds with its customers, as reflected in the company motto “A partnership for success.” Founded in 1987, MG America is a subsidiary of MG2 in Bologna, Italy and operates from a 20,000 square foot facility located in Fairfield, New Jersey. For information, visit


For forty years, INTERPHEX has been, and continues to be, the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device development and manufacturing event where you can “Experience Science through Commercialization”. Sponsored by the Parenteral Drug Association
(PDA), the event is based in New York and brings over 10,500 global industry professionals and 625+ industry leading suppliers together to “Learn it, Experience it, Procure it” through a unique combination of exhibits, demonstrations, partnering opportunities, networking and no cost technical conference to leverage quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness in today’s ever-changing global market. INTERPHEX offers annual domestic and international industry events and educational opportunities around the world. INTERPHEX and INNOPHEX together, offer the very latest intelligence, cutting-edge technologies and state-of-the-art innovation throughout the product development life cycle. Follow INTERPHEX on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, and TwitterIPX Blog continues the learning beyond the show floor. For more information, visit


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