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Specialist for Medical Packaging Machines
Doyen Medipharm Ltd.
With ever higher demands on the packaging of medical devices, the right choice of packaging, and hence the packaging machine, becomes increasingly important. Many suppliers of packaging machinery focus on a packaging type, e.g. a four side seal or thermoformed blister, and offer their machines as standard models to both the food and medical industries. Validation and conformity with medical regulations and standards, however, is often only an afterthought.
Doyen Medipharm (Wymondham, UK) specialises in design and manufacture of converting and packaging machines for the medical and pharmaceutical industries. The international company with locations in England, the USA and Malaysia offers effective packaging solutions for a wide range of sterile medical devices, and has 20 years of experience in advising clients in the choice of packaging, machine and material. As the first manufacturer of packaging machines to introduce validation as standard, Doyen delivers all systems with complete validation and qualification documentation, conforming to industry standards. Doyen supplies its international customer base with both standard and custom-made machines.
Doyen is renowned worldwide for high quality and efficiency four side seal packaging machines. The 4SS machines allow the packaging of dressings (e.g. hydrogels, hydrocolloids, alginates), and transdermal patches into flexible pouches and sachets from a variety of material combinations. Multiple models in single and multi-lane operation with rotary or platen sealing, as freestanding machines or integrated packaging modules in Doyen’s converting systems for the manufacture of dressings, patches and oral strips, are available.
The choice between the rotary and platen seal packaging depends on the individual requirements of the project. In order to achieve the efficient packaging of various products in different sizes, a machine with high flexibility is required. Doyen’s 4SS offers this flexibility: the side seal can be mechanically adjusted to a new pack width easily with minimal downtime. Doyen’s platen sealing station is the preferred option for multilane packaging, allowing high volume production for a limited number of products.
Doyen also applies their expertise to the packaging of three-dimensional products. Medical devices requiring blister or plastic packaging can be expertly packed on Doyen’s MT thermoform packaging machine. There are a variety of possibilities for forming and sealing top and bottom web, as well as multiple cutting options to choose from, facilitating the customisation of the machines for individual customer requirements.
Doyen offers full line integration: converting, packaging, cartoning and outerwrapping technology and other ancillary equipment with guaranteed performance. Line Automation has a major impact on production performance. With the help of add-ons like auto splice systems, vision systems and collators, machine performance at high speeds can be increased by up to 30 per cent.