Fill + Finish Optimization

Fill + finish is the core process of the pharmaceutical packaging industry, and any problems in the production line can have serious implications for patient safety. SCHOTT can gather a wide range of data to analyze line performance and the quality of primary packaging containers for optimal results.
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Mechanical stability

SCHOTT pharma services is a solution provider for glass breakage issues and the mechanical stability testing of pharmaceutical containers. Our experts in fractography and strength testing can identify the root cause of glass breakage and determine the fracture probability based on our large portfolio of standard and customized in-house testing methods.

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Smart Skin

Smart Skin is a state-of-the-art system for measuring line pressure on filling and packaging lines. Using drone containers and sensors on the line, the effect of pressure can be monitored in real-time and analyzed to understand its impact on performance. The strong cooperation between SCHOTT and Smart Skin enables accurate optimization of the fill + finish process to reduce glass breakage, bruising and micro fractures, and increase efficiency.

Discover how we can optimize your pharma packaging

Complete optimization of line performance is the ultimate goal of everyone involved in the pharmaceutical packaging industry. What can be measured can be managed, and what can be managed can be optimized, so take a closer look at how SCHOTT can increase the efficiency of your fill + finish process.

Mechanical stability

Mechanical stability tests are the basis for weak point analysis of production lines and container design.

Optimizing the fill + finish performance with Smart Skin

As valued partners of SCHOTT, Smart Skin offer in-depth analysis of your filling and packaging lines, providing precise pressure management to reduce glass breakage, bruising and micro fractures, and optimizing performance.

At a glance

  • Reduce vial breakage, bruising and microfractures
  • Improve flow and cost maintenance
  • Use as an engineering tool to validate line improvement
The smart way to tackle glass breakages.

At a glance

SCHOTT offers its customers extensive knowledge of glass fractography analysis in its laboratory services.

With a vast range of products and services, SCHOTT increases the production efficiency and flexibility of their clients.

SCHOTT consistently improves container design to answer the changing demands of the pharmaceutical industry.

SCHOTT optimizes fill + finish performance to reduce glass breakage, bruising and micro fractures.

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