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Leading the way and the courage to take on new challenges are part of Optima’s making – resulting in the next generation of machines and systems. Here are some examples from the last decades.


First fully automatic packaging machine


First sterile high-performance filling machine for nested syringes


Delivery of the first “cleanroom” filling machine under isolator (for the USA)


Servo technology and modular building blocks as a standard feature for the paper hygiene industry


Delivery of the first complete sterile line with an isolator and robot

High-performance filling line for vials


First fully-automatic Lid Liner Removal for nested containers


Delivery of the first four-laned capsule machine – the OPTIMA CFL and the year Optima entered the coffee capsule market


E-Beam technology for surface decontamination

First fully-automatic debagger for nested containers


Delivery of the first Optima Life Science turnkey system: Converter for the production of sterile patches


Delivery of the first Optima Pharma turnkey line with freeze dryer and isolator

Research project ZuPack: Development of the first Optima Condition Monitoring System in the paper hygiene sector


Successful launch: CMF cartoner to set-up and close folding cartons


First standardized, fully automated systems for coating and packaging of microtiter plates:
OPTIMA ImmuCoat® and OPTIMA ImmuPouch®


Start of the Optima Moduline success story: modular system for maximum flexibility in the cosmetics sector


Launch of “Total Care Asset Management”, the forerunner of today’s digital services

Start of “Market Intelligence” to identify trends at an early stage and develop tailor-made solutions


Red Dot Design Award for the design of the light band error display: “Rainbow” project for the paper hygiene market

OPAL software for optimized multi-line management of production lines as well as optimization, collection and documentation of operating data


First digital twin of Optima Nonwovens

Entry into the Transdermal Therapeutic Systems (TDS) and Oral Film Strip (ODF) markets


Market launch of the Linear Servo Track with magnetic technology by Optima Nonwovens


Delivery of the first MultiUse system (sterile) for syringes, vials and cartridges

Revolution in baby milk powder filling with the OPTIMA FS: precise filling through continuous topping-up for constant top performance in the hygienic design area


InlineCan from Optima Consumer: production of product containers during the process

Project Zero at the Index show: completely modular for quick change-over of format parts, in-line production of packages, incl. printing (see page 30)

Cobots (collaborative robots) expand the portfolio of Optima Nonwovens


High-end sterility test isolator STISO: space-saving and ergonomic for aseptic and toxic applications with many innovative details

Extension of immune diagnostic for small batch sizes with flexible formats: OPTIMA ImmuFill®


Development of automated, continuous systems for the production of fuel cells

Food Tech Award: development of a continuous high-speed system to evacuate, gas and seal milk powder containers


New modular isolator generation INTISO with integrated ventilation and refrigeration technology

Presentation of Hybrid module for paper or PE bags

Presentation of the Optima Nonwovens UNIWeld: fully-automatic adjustment of the welding unit to seal bags

Development and delivery of numerous FFP2 and FFP3 mask converter systems within one year

Turnkey equipment to assemble and fill vape products on a new level


World’s first continuously operating manu­facturing system for stoma care products