Hygienic Jelly Testing Equipment meets needs of laboratories.

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Drying room and GML03 laboratory depositor enable producers of jellies, such as medicated and functional gummies, to test new products while increasing production of tested recipes to industrial scale. Allowing manufacturers to develop new recipes without disrupting production, equipment includes exchangeable pump system and choice of servo-controlled piston sizes. Depositor features recipe creation for process scalability, and drying room allows total control of drying parameters.

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Bosch Debuts Jelly Lab Equipment in North America

Accurate product testing for jellies such as medicated and functional gummies

• Lab depositor and drying room: key components for successful jelly testing

• Backed by years of experience in confectionery and pharmaceutical sectors

• Single-source solutions provider offering increased levels of support

Chicago, United States – At PACK EXPO International 2016, Bosch Packaging Technology will showcase its testing equipment for jelly production, including medicated and functional gummies, such as cough lozenges, omega-3 and mineral-enriched products, as well as other supplemented jellies. On display will be the laboratory depositor and drying room, which enable jelly producers to accurately test new products while quickly ramping up production of tested recipes to an industrial scale. North American manufacturers can now benefit from Bosch’s extensive knowledge in medicated confectionery, plus its years of experience in the pharmaceutical sector as well as its complete system solution offerings; from raw material weighing and dosing, right through to end-of-line packaging.

“We see growing demand for functional and medicated jelly in the U.S. Jellies are seen by both producers and consumers as an ideal carrier for vitamins, supplements and active pharmaceutical ingredients,” said Frank Jansen, product manager at Bosch Packaging Technology. “As a result, manufacturers require a constant development of new recipes and products that can be tested with minimal upfront investments, while providing accurate results. At Bosch we are committed to delivering easy-to-use laboratory solutions, as well as complete production lines for jellies.”

Complete on-site testing capabilities

At the show, Bosch will exhibit its GML03 lab depositor and the laboratory drying room – key elements to test jelly in smaller volumes, perfect for experimental or seasonal product testing. The new technologies allow manufacturers to upgrade current products and develop new recipes without disrupting their regular production processes. With an exchangeable pump system and a choice of different sizes of servo-controlled pistons, the lab depositor is able to process a wide range of product formulas to produce jellies, hard candies, toffees, fondant and other confectionery masses, including single, one shot, striped and striped with filling. To ensure scalability of the process, the depositor features the same recipe precision and ability to recreate that recipe, as found on industrial equipment. The drying room allows for the total control of drying parameters, which are graphically recorded and visualised on a built-in PC for optimal quality assurance.

Both technologies can be purchased, or rented, reducing product development costs and significantly improving time to market.

Quality backed by pharmaceutical experience

Bosch brings its expertise from the pharmaceutical market to functional confectionery, ensuring that all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations are met. In addition, Bosch’s full-scope technologies guarantee high dosing accuracy for active pharmaceutical ingredients (API).

With hygienic design high on the agenda for US manufacturers at present, Bosch designed all GML03 parts that come into contact with product from stainless steel – in line with the FDA requirements. Furthermore, the drying room is fully constructed of stainless steel. By achieving hygienic and authentic production standards, experimental results can be easily transferred to existing lines, reducing time to market and giving North American manufacturers competitive edge.

Food and pharmaceutical manufacturers can learn more about Bosch’s lab solutions for jelly in the South Hall, booth S-3514 at PACK EXPO International in Chicago, Illinois, United States, November 6 to 9. Additional pharmaceutical solutions from Bosch can be seen at Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO, in the West Hall, booth W-603.

Contact: Contact person for press inquiries:

Jana Ujevic, phone: +1 715 243 2503

Based in Waiblingen near Stuttgart, Germany, and employing 6,200 associates, the Bosch Packaging Technology division is one of the leading suppliers of process and packaging technology. At over 30 locations in more than 15 countries worldwide, a highly-qualified workforce develops and produces complete solutions for the pharmaceuticals, food, and confectionery industries. These solutions are complemented by a comprehensive after-sales service portfolio. A global service and sales network provides customers with local points of contact. Additional information is available online at www.boschpackaging.com

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of 70.6 billion euros in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

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