Nutraceutical Manufacturer Enhances Lean Processes with BFM® fittings
The nutraceutical market has experienced substantial growth as a result of renewed consumer focus on healthcare and wellness.
As well, regulation of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries has increased, necessitating improvements to manufacturing processes and a focus on rigorous quality improvement.
A leading developer of nutraceutical products adheres to strict Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) as well as Good Manufacturing Practice (BMP). A longstanding corporate philosophy of investing in cutting-edge manufacturing technology and equipment to continuously pursue the highest quality production spurred this organization to eliminating production inefficiencies.
Connecting machines to allow for slight movement at bottom of machines, as well as constant vibration was a must. As was fast and easy to remove, clean and replace in order to avoid production downtime. Ideally, they wanted to have visibility of the powder flowing through connections.
Enter BFM's innovative solutions! The result? "In those 13 years, we have never had a BFM® connector let go or lose product, which can be a costly event in the pharma industry" said the engineering supervisor. "That's pretty impressive in my books!".