Sepha Expands North American presence with Engineering Lead

We are excited to announce the promotion of Ben Sproule to the role of Engineering Lead for our North American (USA) team. Based out of Harrison, Ohio, Ben will be at the forefront of delivering technical and engineering requirements. This strategic move is a testament to our commitment to support our valued customers in the … Continued

Sepha appoints Emme 3 as new agent in Italy

Sepha is pleased to announce the appointment of Emme 3 as its exclusive agent in Italy to represent its full range of non-destructive leak test & CCIT solutions, blister packaging machines and deblistering solutions. Emme 3 has been operating in the pharmaceutical, food, chemical and biological industries for over 40 years, providing state-of the art … Continued

Sepha collaborates with Rottendorf Pharma to develop 21 CFR Part 11-compliant blister packaging machine

We are excited to share a new customer story that details our collaboration with Rottendorf Pharma to create the world’s first 21 CFR Part 11-compliant benchtop blister packaging machine, the EZ Blister+. This partnership was initiated when Rottendorf Pharma, a leading pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) identified a growing need for small batch … Continued

Sepha’s new EZ Blister+ enables 21 CFR Part 11 compliant micro-batches

Sepha has developed a new compact small-batch blister packaging machine with full traceability and electronic data storage capabilities. The EZ Blister+ meets increased demand for 21 CFR Part 11 compliant micro-batches throughout the blister production lifecycle, from R&D right through to commercial production. The EZ Blister+ answers calls from larger pharmaceutical manufacturers and Contract Manufacturing … Continued

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

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