Pharmaceutical Packaging Schott Kaisha Opens New Facility
Schott Kaisha, a joint venture of Schott and Kaisha, has opened a new high-tech facility at Jambusar, Gujarat. The new plant has 20 production lines for ampoules and 16 lines for vials – all fully automated.
Jambusar/India – Jambusar is the first fully automated production facility on the Indian subcontinent and meets global ISO 15378 standards. In addition to computer-controlled line loading using loading robots, high-performance camera systems perform quality inspections.
“This investment of €20 million underscores Schott’s long-term understanding of the strategic importance of the pharmaceutical packaging business. We are outpacing market growth in this segment,” Professor Dr.-Ing. Udo Ungeheuer, Chairman of the Management Board of Schott, commented on the opening.