Equipment

We use best-in-class equipment and continually invest to evolve our capabilities and meet your current and future needs. now and in the future with an We understand of the importance of working with a CDMO partner that can offer the right equipment and operational excellence to add more value to your highly specialized project.

Our experts offer guidance on selecting equipment best suited to your formulation and processing requirements across your product’s manufacturing lifecycle, including analytics and primary packaging, ensuring scalability that future-proofs your project’s commercial potential.

Equipment


Pre-Commercial
  • Specialized/Manual/Semi-Automated Capsule Fillers

    • Specialized (Powder in Capsule) Filler (2); Xcelodose Capsule Filler, 600-S
    • Semi-Automatic Capsule Fillers (3): 100 capsules per tray; Dott Bonapace Minicap100
  • Roller Compactors

    • Gerteis Mini-Pactor
    • Vector TFC-LABO (2)
    • Fitzpatrick IR 220
  • High Shear Granulators

    • Key, vertical shaft high shear (2) – 1L and 5L bowls
    • Pharm-X High shear – 1L, 2L, 4L, 8L bowls
    • Fuji VG-10 (10L)
    • Quest HSM III 15L, 30L, and 65L bowls with Direct Torque End Point Determination
    • Fielder PMA 25/65, 25L and 65L bowls
    • Fielder PMA-100 (2) 100L bowls
  • Fluid-Bed Dryers

    • Glatt GPCG-1 (3) – Dryer/top spray granulating/roto-granulating/bead coating
    • Glatt GPCG-10 – Dryer/top spray granulating/roto-granulating/bead coating) – 40 and 60L bowls; 7” and 12” Wurster; solvent capable.
    • O’Hara FBDG-30 – Dryer/top spray granulating; 100L bowl
    • O’Hara FBDG-120 – Dryer/top spray granulating; 400L bowl

     

  • Tray Dryers

    • Tray insert for O’Hara LabCoat II-X
    • Tray insert for O’Hara LabCoat M
  • Mills

    • Conical mills (6): Quadro Comil Model 197S
    • Impact mill, Table-top: Fitzpatrick FitzMill Model L1A
    • Impact mill, Development-scale: Fitzpatrick FitzMill Model M
    • Micronizer (3), Jet-type, Development-scale: Fluid Energy Aljet Model 0101
    • Oscillating mill: Frewitt MG333
  • Tablet Presses

    Single Station Press:
      • Korsch XP-1 single station – instrumented
      • Globe Pharma MTCM-11 (2)
    Rotary Presses:
      • GlobePharma MiniPress II (2)
      • Piccola PLC-C, SMI Instrumentation – B Tooling
      • Manesty Betapress – SMI Instrumentation; B tooling
      • Manesty Diamond Unipress (2) – B tooling
      • Compacta (2), SMI Instrumentation – B/D Tooling
      • Korsch XL-100 Instrumented Press (2) – B Tooling
      • Fette 1200i, Instrumented; B tooling
    Bilayer Rotary Press:
      • Korsch XM-12 single/bi-layer press – B/D Tooling
  • Tablet Coating

    • O’Hara LabCoat M 5-, 12- and 15-inch coating pans
    • O’Hara LabCoat MX 12-, 15- and 19-inch pans
    • O’Hara LabCoat II-X – 15-, 24- and 30-inch coating pans
    • O’Hara Fastcoat-48 (48-inch diameter pan)
  • Encapsulation (automated)

    • Bosch GKF-400 (2) (powder filling)
    • Bosch GKF-702 (powder and pellet filling)
    • MA Zanasi 16E Plus (powder, minitablets and pellets filling)
  • Blenders

    • Blender: Turbula T2F
    • Blender, V-shell: 1 pt to 2 qt; Patterson-Kelly
    • Blenders (3), V-shell: 2, 4, 8, and 16 qt; with Intensifier Bar: GlobePharma
    • Blenders, Patterson Kelley V-shell (2): 8 qt
    • Blender, V-shell: 16 qt Cross Flow
    • Blender, Bin-type: 1, 2, 3 cu.ft.; Flo-Bin
    • Blenders (2), Bin-type: 1, 2, 3 cu.ft.; Globe Pharma
    • Blender, Bin-type: 8.5 cu.ft.(3), 15 cu.ft.(2), 30 cu.ft. (3), 46 cu.ft (5).; CDM Single Pedestal
  • Product Development Labs: dedicated non-GMP facility

    • Granulator: Key KG-5, Globe Pharma
    • Conical Mill: Quadro Comil 197
    • Impact Mill: Fitzmill L1A
    • Micronizer: Fluid Air 00
    • Blenders: V-shell (two complete drive sets: 2, 4, 8, 16 quart), Globe Pharma
    • Manual Encapsulator: Torpac Profiller 1100
    • Tablet Press: Globe Pharma Minipress
    • Tablet Press: Globe Pharma Versa Press (Full Instrumented)
    • Tablet Coater: O’Hara Labcoater M (8.5-inch, 12-inch, 15-inch)
  • Test Equipment

    • Moisture Analyzers (2): Arizona Instruments Compu-Trac Max 2000, MA-35 Sartorious
    • Powder/Granule Tap Density Testers (6): VanKel Model 50-1000
    • Powder/Granule Sonic Sifter (4): Gilson GA-1
    • Tablet Hardness Testers (6): Key Int’l HT-300; HT-500
    • Tablet Auto Tester: Sotax ST50
    • Tablet Friabilators (4): Natoli FT400
    • Tablet/Capsule Disintegration Tester (2): Van-Kel 71A660A3
    • Tablet and Capsule Printer (2): Hartnett Delta, double sided
    • Envelope Density Analyzer: GeoPyc 1365
    • Gas Pyncnometer: AccuPyc 1345
    • Powder Rheometer: Freeman FT4
    • Horiba Camsizer® P4
  • Miscellaneous Equipment

    • Capsule Polisher/Selector (4): Key Int’l CP350
    • Capsule Weight Sorters: Sade SP140 (3); Sade SP440 (1)
    • Extruder: Luwa EXKS-1
    • Spheronizers (2): Luwa QJ-400 and Luwa QJ230
    • Liquid Filler: Development-scale (5 mL to 2 liter volumes); Accutek Model SAPD1
    • Metal Detector (2): Metalchek MET 30+
    • Metal Detector (6): Ceia THS/PH21N
    • Peristaltic Liquid Pumps (3): Cole Parmer, MasterFlex
    • Powder Filler (2), Laboratory-scale: San Diego Scientific Instruments DOA-2300A
    • Sifters, Mechanical: MM Industries Vorti-Siv RBF-15 (3); Russell Finex 17300 22” (4)
    • Tablet Dedusters (8); Key Int’l CP TD101WD
    • Tablet Thickness Sorter: MW Technologies, RS-200-12
    • W. Technologies Tablet Sorter: Model RS200-4 (1), Model RS200-12 (1)
    • Tablet and Capsule Inspection System: M.W. Technologies, Model RB-300
    • Blister Packaging: EZ Blister II, Thermoformed and Cold-formed
    • Spray Dryer: BÜCHI B-290 Mini Spray Dryer with B-295 Inert Loop
    • Enercon Induction Sealers (3)
    • SecurePak Torque Testers (2)

Commercial
  • Roller Compactors

    • Gerteis Mini-Pactor
  • High Shear Granulators

    • Sejong SM50 (1)
    • Glatt VG-400, solvent capable
    • Sejong SM-300
  • Fluid-Bed Dryers

    • Glatt GPCG-120 Pro (Dryer/top spray/bead coating/solvent capable)
  • Mills

    • Oscillating mill: Frewitt MF3
    • Conical mills (6): Quadro Comil Model 197S
    • Conical mill: Quadro Comil Model 196
    • Impact mill, Production-scale: Fitzpatrick FitzMill Model D
    • Impact mill, Production-scale, XP Rated: Fitzpatrick FitzMill Model D6A
  • Tablet Presses

    Rotary Presses:
    • Fette 2200i with instrumentation and Gratex Dedusters – B & D Tooling
    Bilayer Rotary Press:
    • Fette, FE-55 instrumented and fully automated w/ all-in-one tester, fully contained bilayer capable – B Tooling
  • Encapsulation (automated)

    • Bosch H&K1500 (powder filling)
    • Bosch GKF-720 (powder and capable of pellet filling)
    • IMA Adapta 100 with integrated weight check (powder, minitablets and pellets filling)
  • Miscellaneous Equipment

    • Capsule Checkerweigher: Bosch KKE 1700 (2)
    • Peristaltic Liquid Pumps (3): Cole-Parmer, MasterFlex
    • Potent Product Containment Flow Hood: 8 ft; Flow Sciences FS2260BKDVA
    • Sifters, Mechanical: MM Industries Vorti-Siv RBF-15 (2), RBF-2; Kason Model 24 (2)
    • Vertical Drum Dumper: Custom Design & Machine
    • Jacketed Tank: 350L with bottom agitation
  • Packaging Equipment

    • Accumulator Table (3): SureKap Model SKT-36A
    • Bottle Cappers (3): SureKap Model SK6000-SP
    • Bottle Labeler (1): NJM-CLI UNI-300V Cap
    • Retorquer (3); SureKap Model SK600 Cap
    • Torquer: Swanmatic C-300
    • Conveyor with 2 right angles: SureKap Model SKC4520
    • Induction Sealer (4): Pillar Model 2KW
    • Shrink Tunnel: Axon EZ-24-BR
    • Swift Count/Swift Pack
    • Tablet/Capsule Filler (2)
    • Tablet/Capsule Bottle Filler: 60 bottles/minute; (1) Countec Model DMC-60; (2) Countec Model DMC-120
    • Unscrambler Table (2): SureKap Model SKT-36U
    • Portable Induction Sealer: Enercon Compak Jr. and Enercon SuperSeal Jr.
    • Cottoner (2): Lakso 52
    • IMA Bottle Unscrambler (1): Model A300
    • Omega Bottle Unscrambler (1): Model 3D-RP-1-10
    • Omega Shrink Bundler (1): Model FSB-SL-20
    • ZEPF Shrink Bundler (1): Model SA 27
    • NJM/CLI Topserter (2): Model 305VPL
    • NJM/CLI Minicolt 120 Labeler (1)
    • Omega Desiccant Feeder: CDF101
    • Countec Desiccant Feeder: CT-0G-120
    • Inspector (1): MW Technologies
      In-Line Checkweighers (2): Mettler Hi-Speed XE2
    • Liquid Filler: IMA Fillit and Fillkit
    • Orifice Seating Device: Tirelli Mini-Nebel
    • Video Jet Printer: Model 1210
    • Domino Ink Jet A320
    • Econocorp Spartan Cartoner
    • NJM Unisort Bottle Unscrambler
    • NJM Palace Desiccant Dropper
    • NJM CF-622 4 Head Cremer Filler (2)
    • NJM Tablet Elevator
    • NJM Level Inspection System
    • NJM CL200 Dual Head Cottoner
    • NJM Beltorque Capper
    • NJM Enercon Induction Sealer
    • NJM Beltorque Retorquer
    • NJM Bronco 130 Labeler
    • NJM Automatic Topserter
    • IMA Vertical Cartopallet HS Case Packer and Palletizer
    • Optel TrackSafe Serialization System
    • Omega SL-18 bundler
    • Omega CDF-101 Desiccant Dropper
    • Powder Filling: All-Fill M-SV-600-4 Multi Auger Filling Machine

Analytical
  • Analytical Equipment

    • HPLC systems (Agilent 1100–1200 series, Shimadzu LC-2010 CHT, Waters 2695)
    • HPIC systems (Dionex ICS-2500)
    • UPLC systems (Waters Acquity H-Class, Shimadzu Prominence UFLC) – Detectors for HPLC/HPIC/UPLC can include Refractive Index, Ultraviolet, Visible, Charged Aerosol Detector, Conductivity, and Photo Diode Array
    • LC/MS systems – Agilent 6530 Accurate Mass Q-TOF equipped with Jet Stream Focusing, ESI and APCI for MS and MS/MS Analyses
    • GC/MS systems – Agilent 6890 with 5975 MSD, Agilent 7890 with 5977 MSD
    • GC systems (10) – Perkin Elmer Clarus and Agilent 6890 and 7890’s – Capabilities of GC systems include – Capillary and packed column, Static Headspace, Direct Injection, FID, and TCD
    • UV/VIS Spectrophotometers (4)
    • Dissolution Baths (USP Apparatus I, II, III) (40) – 32 Manual sampling, 8 Automated sampling
    • TLC (with photo documentation)
    • FTIR
    • Titrations (colorimetric and potentiometric)
    • pH
    • Karl Fischer (oven, homogenizing, blending, volumetric, and coulometric)
    • Atomic Absorption (AA) — Flame, Graphite Furnace, and Cold Vapor
    • Atomic Emission (AE)
    • Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP/MS and ICD/OES)
    • Viscometer, Polarimeter, Refractometer, Osmometer, Fluorometer
    • TOC
    • Laser Diffraction Particle Size (Malvern Mastersizer 3000)
    • Air Jet Sieve (Hosokawa)
    • TGA-Thermogravimetric Analysis (TA Instruments)
    • DSC-Differential Scanning Calorimetry (TA Instruments)
    • Olympus Polarized Microscope with Digital Camera
    • Melting Range
    • Disintegration Apparatus (Agilent 100)
  • Metrics Stability Program

    Chambers available:

    • 5°C
    • 30ºC/65%RH
    • 25°C/60% RH
    • -80°C
    • 60°C
    • 40°C/75% RH
    • -20°C
    • 50°C
    • 30ºC/75%RH
  • Microbiological Equipment/Services

    • Sterility Testing – Millipore Steritest Equinox per USP <71>
    • Bacterial Endotoxin Testing – Pyros Kinetix Turbidimetric System and Gel-Clot per USP <85>
    • Particulate Matter Light Obscuration (HIAC) and Optical Microscopy per USP <788> & <789>
    • Water Testing – Milliflex Pump System
    • Water Activity Testing – AquaLab 4TEV
    • Microbial Enumeration Tests and Tests for Specified Microorganisms – per Harmonized USP <61> and <62>
    • Antimicrobial Effectiveness – per USP <51>
    • Antibiotic Assay – cylinder Plate Analysis per USP <81>

     


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