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Filling and Packaging Machines

OPTIMA Packaging Group designs and produces automatic machines for the packaging of pharmaceuticals, paper hygiene, healthcare, medical, food, confectionery, detergents, cosmetics, powders and liquids.

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OPTIMA Packaging Group designs and produces automatic machines for the packaging of pharmaceuticals, paper hygiene, healthcare, medical, food, confectionery, detergents, cosmetics, powders and liquids.

OPTIMA is a globally acting manufacturer of filling and packaging machines. We develop highly specialised and flexible technical solutions optimally adapted for your products. As part of the OPTIMA packaging group we have a strong commitment to a worldwide service operation – underlined by the fact that we have our own subsidiaries in the USA, Mexico, Brazil, UK and Japan.


The OPTIMA group offer a wide range of products for the pharmaceutical, food, beverage and confectionery industries, including complete lines for powdered drinks, antibiotics and detergents.

The powder / granular division produces filling systems with volumetric, weighing, or gravimetric principles.

The Optima SD 2 is a servo-driven auger doser for granular products. It has a fill range of 5g to approximately 30kg.
OPTIMA FB 2 flow bagger for the continuous packagingof soft disposable products has an output of up to 120 packs per minute and an unwinding film speed up to 30m/min.
The Optima CB filling weigher for powders and granulates features weighing ranges from 5g to 7,500g.
A packaging dream come true, with the easy peel-off SoftCan.
The Optima CFL modular, linear filling system for portion packs, hard and soft pods.

Products range from single-head machinery to multi-station units with up to 40 heads for the instant-coffee industry. Linear solutions for filling soft and hard pods, tea bags, and cups have been developed to fulfil the latest market requirements. Very high outputs from a relatively small layout can be achieved.


Specialising in the pharmaceutical sterile requirements, we manufacture syringe and vial filling and closing solutions, including washing and sterilisation systems, suitable for clean room or fully-isolated environments.


We also supply standard cosmetic filling applications, and have experience with all types of closure systems. We can offer small inline filling and closing solutions for cosmetic, pharmaceutical, or – in some instances – food requirements.


OPTIMA, and our sister company, Amotek, are also market leaders in packaging of soft disposable products such as diapers, tissue paper, sanitary products, wet wipes, nurse pads, and cotton wool. Our machinery range can feed, stack, count, and compress prior to placing into a bag. We offer a range from semi-automatic to high speed fully-automatic and servo-assisted machines.


Medicon provides complete solutions for the medical and healthcare markets with converting and packaging solutions. Medicon has an excellent reputation as a specialist in manufacturing and packaging nursing pads, products for wound treatment or surgical dressings.


A packaging dream come true, with the easy peel-off SoftCan. Neither a can or a bag, SoftCan is a new generation of multilayer flexible packaging that is simply revolutionary. The food industry, in particular, is intensively seeking new solutions and possibilities to differentiate their products.


We also provide vertical-cartoning solutions for dry products such as food, detergents, and pet foods, as well as soft can machinery for the Huhtamaki Cyclero® with respect to dry products.


In addition, we supply horizontal cartoners for the cosmetic and hygiene markets.

Arla Senegal Milk Powder Packaging Facility, Dakar

Arla Senegal, a joint venture (JV) between global dairy company Arla Foods and Attieh Group, has opened the doors of a new milk powder packaging facility in Dakar, the capital city of the Republic of Senegal in West Africa, in May 2016.

Pack Expo 2018 – Dynamic Markets, Individual Requirements, Passionate Solutions

Changing Markets. Your Needs. Our Passion. This is the motto under which Optima will be presenting itself at the Pack Expo trade show in Chicago. Markets are reacting increasingly dynamically. Growing cost pressure, shorter and shorter time-to-market, increasingly complex packaging processes and digitalisation are the challenges faced by the industry. At Pack Expo, the experts from Optima will be presenting flexible solutions for the individual needs of their customers.

21 August 2018

OPTIMA Life Science Completes Turnkey MD300 Project

UK-based automation specialist Optima’s innovative MDC300 solution is a high-performance system that has been carefully optimised for the production, packaging and cartoning of wound dressing products for the medical sector.

15 May 2018

OPTIMA Increases Revenue Further in 2016

OPTIMA packaging group GmbH (Schwaebisch Hall) enjoyed a highly successful business year in 2016, with revenues of €340m surpassing the €330m from 2015.

27 March 2017

OPTIMA at Interpack 2017

Optima will be presenting innovations at Interpack 2017 under the motto 'Mission Total Care'.

7 February 2017

Introducing the Versatile Performer and the Diaper Specialist

Amotek shows a packaging machine that packages various nonwoven products in film bags: The AMOTEK R 168 is suitable for feminine hygiene products, diapers, cotton pads and other products, and even for multipacks depending on the size.

24 January 2017

Digitalization at Optima

Since 25 April, Optima from Schwäbisch Hall, Germany has been representing itself be running an updated design through innovative technology.

29 April 2016

Versatile Technologies Generate High Revenues

After strong growth in recent years, OPTIMA packaging group GmbH (Schwäbisch Hall, Germany) was able to keep the consolidated sales volume of over €330m at a high level in 2015.

8 March 2016

New High-Speed Stacker

The new OPTIMA LS Stacker processes up to 1,600 units per minute and forwards them in stacks of up to 100 units to the downstream packaging machines.

13 July 2015

Optima Reduces Number of Filling Lines Providing Greater Flexibility

Optima was recently commissioned with replacing several existing decentralised filling and packaging lines with a smaller number of new lines. The range of products involved is considerable: fungicides and herbicides in numerous bottle and container formats, as well as product variations, are processed.

30 October 2014

Interpack Follow-Up Report

System flexibility and line solutions are recurring customer requirements in all four of Optima's divisions: Consumer, Pharma, Nonwovens and Life Science.

5 June 2014

Optima at ProPak China

Optima will be presenting its packaging solutions at the upcoming ProPak China trade fair, 17-19 July 2014 in Shanghai, China (Hall 4, Booth 5F20). The focus will be on precise dosing, flexibility, high outputs and line solutions.

5 June 2014

OPTIMA at Interpack

Optima will be exhibiting its intelligent process and packaging solutions at the upcoming Interpack trade fair, where the focus will be on flexibility, high outputs and line solutions to offer users the best possible return on investment. A number of important new developments will be showcased.

12 March 2014

Leading Solutions for Diverse Requirements

Machines from Optima Consumer offer the perfect solutions for nearly every application. Equipment ranges from single standard machines through to custom turnkey packaging lines.

15 July 2013


A week of events took place at Optima Consumer GmbH from 8 to 13 April, with one event after another.

30 April 2013

Optima Releases Book Chronicling Company History to Celebrate 90th Anniversary

Be it pharmaceuticals, medical or paper hygiene products, coffee, tea, food products or cosmetics - wherever the filling and packaging products of daily need require the highest standards of hygiene, the name 'Optima' is heard. On November 21, 2012, Optima celebrated its 90th anniversary. This occasioned the publication of a lavishly illustrated anniversary book.

11 January 2013

Optima Awarded Prestigious Design Prize

An OPTIMA filling and packaging machine is one of the winners of the renowned Red Dot design award. The prize was awarded for the IS band machine status display.

28 March 2012

Optima Introduces the Moduline at Hispack 2012

When chemicals, foods or cosmetics are to be batched and packaged Optima solutions is the answer, providing premier packaging systems for fluids, pastes and dry products.

27 March 2012

Optima to Exhibit Innovative Packaging Machinery at Interpack 2011

At Interpack 2011, Optima Group will present totally new insights into packaging machinery. The EX-factor not only stands for EXperience - the experience of a new dimension - but also for EXplore - the discovery of the highest quality level. With justified suspense and excitement, a whole new exp

14 April 2011

Inova Pharma Forum

The Pharma Forum of Inova pharma systems in Schwäbisch Hall will be a major industry highlight. It will be held on the 20th and 21st of June 2007. Experience first-hand the latest developments and trends in pharmaceutical packaging. Here is a brief excerpt of the foru

24 April 2007

Optima Pharma Group’s New Developments

Technical solutions for maximum safety Visitors had the opportunity to see for themselves the extensive and technically leading range of services of Inova pharma systems. Several Inova machines were on show at the exhibition, among them a complete processing line for injection bottles t

8 June 2006

OPTIMA Packaging Machinery PLC

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