MEDA Manufacturing GmbH in Cologne is a subsidiary of the Swedish MEDA AB Group, an international company with expertise in specialist pharmaceutical products. The company is focused on the development, and manufacture of market-driven products.
MEDA Cologne specializes in pharmaceutical contract manufacturing, both for home and export markets. The company provides a range of business activities, ranging from innovative, new product development to up-scaling of process batches through to shipping of patient-specific medicines. The company’s high standard in the area of quality and services is reinforced by a comprehensive quality assurance system that meets international standards.
MEDA manufactures, fills and packages medicines under GMP-compliant conditions using modern processing and packaging machinery and technology. For many years, quality-focused MEDA Cologne has been putting its trust in metal detectors from METTLER TOLEDO SAFELINE, the world’s leading supplier of metal detectors and X-ray inspection systems.
The company uses SAFELINE Tablex 2, machines at the end of its process lines. These fully integrated metal detection systems specifically developed for detecting contaminants in tablets and capsules, ensure MEDA are able to reliably detect impurities in its products and automatically remove them from the production flow.
The Tablex 2 product monitoring system enables reliable detection of all types of metal including those which are difficult to detect, such as non-magnetic stainless steel, as well as thin pieces of wire and swarf. The machines are available with a choice of interchangeable side diverter and lift flap reject mechanisms.
“Above all, it is the comprehensive range of services offered by METTLER TOLEDO that has impressed us,” explains Gregor Bertram, a production engineer at MEDA.
As well as a 24-hour on-site service, METTLER TOLEDO also offers global service support, which includes validation, qualification, training and installation to meet industry standard requirements.