Packaging for stability studies: to outsource or not?

With the average cost of bringing a new drug to market getting higher and the average timescale spanning a decade, is it any wonder drug developers are looking to outsource small scale stability studies to specialist contract packers? Read this article by our business development manager Scott Kenny in Pharmaceutical Technology where he shares the … Continued

Sepha hits 1 micron target with new HD Leak Tester

Sepha has achieved micro leak detection down to 1 micron (1µm) with the development of a new high performance leak tester for CCIT (Container Closure Integrity Testing) applications. Utilising the vacuum decay test method, the new Multi-Q HD unit takes integrity testing to the next level, enabling ultra-sensitive, non-destructive detection of defects in pharmaceutical containers. … Continued

Sepha launches small batch Contract Packaging Service

We are excited to announce the launch of a contract packaging service to meet rising demand for small batch production. Aimed at the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and medical device industries, Sepha’s new contract packaging offer is focused on providing cost-effective, low volume runs of blister and medical device packs within short turnarounds. Customers can enjoy timely … Continued

Adele Brown promoted to Technical Service Manager

Adele Brown promoted to Technical Service Manager We are delighted to announce the promotion of Adele Brown to Technical Service Manager at Sepha.  In this new role, Adele will be the main point of contact for post sales technical support and manage Sepha’s Customer Corrective Action Request Process (CCAR). The new role also involves working … Continued

Introducing 3D Leak Detection Technology

We are pleased to announce our latest innovation, a newly patented 3D Leak Detection technology for pharmaceutical blister packs.  Aimed at pharmaceutical manufacturers, the new technology incorporates a 3D sensor to provide volumetric measurement to assess the integrity of a range of pharmaceutical solid dose and flexible barrier packaging. VisionScan 3D The first application of … Continued

CCIT – The Vacuum Decay Test

What is the vacuum decay test? How to choose a robust CCIT method? Is Vacuum Decay Testing right for my container type? In our new blog we answer these questions as we dive deeper into the vacuum decay test method, one of the approved ASTM F2338-09 methods that’s non-destructive, and deterministic in line with USP … Continued

USP Chapter 1207 – CCIT Methods

USP Chapter 1207 – CCIT Methods USP Chapter 1207 provides an overview of common CCIT tests and categorises them as being deterministic or probabilistic. The chapter states a preference for deterministic tests on the basis that they are non-invasive, produce repeatable and predictable results and are suited to 100% testing. In our latest blog post … Continued

Sepha partners with Atecna in Portugal

We are pleased to announce Avanco Tecnica (Atecna) as our new agent for the Portuguese market. Led by Mr. Pedro Marcos, Atecna will take on our full range of specialized equipment consisting of our non-destructive leak testing, deblistering and small batch packaging solutions. Mr. Marcos has over 30 years’ experience working in the Pharmaceutical and … Continued

Packaging blog – 8 Blister Sealing Tips

8 Blister Sealing Tips Do you rely on blister packs to guarantee the uniformity, purity, integrity, safety and stability of your product? Discover how to avoid blister seal issues in our latest post ‘8 Top Tips for achieving a brilliant Blister Seal’. The blog details the following 8 blister sealing tips: Matching your packaging materials … Continued

Sepha partners with REPASSA in Singapore

Sepha partners with REPASSA Sepha is pleased to announce a new partnership with REPASSA Singapore Pte Ltd to support pharmaceutical companies in Singapore, Philippines, Myanmar and Vietnam. REPASSA will be the exclusive partner in these countries to represent Sepha’s portfolio of non-destructive leak test solutions, deblistering machines and blister packaging equipment. REPASSA has been operating … Continued

Small Batch Blister Packaging

Discover the freedom of small batch blister packaging  Compact packaging machines offer greater flexibility for small blister production runs. When low volumes of blister packs are required, it can be difficult to get these fit into busy schedules of larger blister lines. The Sepha EZ Blister has been specially developed to accommodate the need for … Continued

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