Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems prides itself in understanding the needs and requirements of the pharmaceutical industry. Through innovative designs such as the Pharmaplex bearing assembly, and easy clean mills, Hosokawa provides a unique solution for cleaning and sterilizing (CIP / SIP) its process equipment. These designs are in compliance with all of the associated industry requirements of the FDA’s GMP specifications and are usually executed, utilizing monoblock construction to provide crack crevice free equipment. Hosokawa globally serves the Pharmaceutical industry for size reduction, classification, mixing and blending, drying, hygienic filling / weighing and high containment applications (sterile and aseptic). To further enhance our process solutions, HMPS employs the latest control technologies (PLC / SCADA Systems) and we work with our customers to incorporate compliance with Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) utilizing methods such as closed looped particle size analysis, mixing sensors etc. Some of the more common materials and processes where we have proven experience are listed below. Through the use of our wide variety of process equipment located in our two Pharmaceutical Laboratory processing suites, Hosokawa provides excellent facilities for testing and analyzing your materials, to assist in new product development.
An Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) is the primary, active components of a tablet or capsule that produces the effects of the drug. The excipient is the inactive components that help deliver the drug.
Hosokawa provides milling & blending equipment for cell culture media production.
In case of low bulk densities, bad flowing properties and the risk of segregation of the mixture tableting machines have problems to press high quality tablets which are required in the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Generally speaking, an excipient is the inactive part of a tablet or capsule that works alongside the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) to help maintain the integrity and assist in the delivery/absorption of the drug.
Dry Powder Inhalation (DPI) is the most common form of inhaled treatment for diseases such as asthma, COPD, bronchitis and emphysema.
In the pharmaceutical industry, lactose is mainly used as an excipient to help deliver the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API).