3 April 2016


The pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry is growing fast, oriented by technology evolutions. The advance of manufacturing processes towards a logic of “small batches” and the intensification of regulatory issues requires a rethinking of plants and machinery, suggesting the need for an open discussion between the automation suppliers and manufacturers of these areas.

With the aim to discuss the new demands market trends for the implementation of new tehcnologies and solutions in process and products, the Eng. Massimo Ghelfi, Fedegari Automation Manager, took part in the Round Table: The Automation for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry – the new frontiers of the manufacturing process. The Automation for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry – the new frontiers of the manufacturing process. The activity was carried out during the SPS IPC Drives Italy, the main exhibition for automation in Italy.


The round table was moderated by Laura La Posta , chief- editor of Il Sole24Ore. The table was also composed by industrial automation system suppliers such as B&R Industrial Automation, Beckhoff Automation, Cognex, Festus, Heidenhain Italiana, Lenze Italia, Omron Electronics, Phoenix Contact, Rittal Schneider Electric, Siemens.

Participants: Alessandro Dandone, Claudia Stagno, Claudio Rolandi, Cristina Russe, Federico De Franceschi, Franco Bergamaschi, Giovanni Cala’, Giulio Ripaccioli, Marco Minardi, Massimo Guelfi, Maurizio Mangiarotti, Michele Tomaiuolo, Milena Maggi, Pierantonio Ragazzini, Pierantonio Tanzi, Salvatore Vinci.

Companies: Angelini, Chiesi Farmaceutici, ERsistemi, Fedegari Autoclavi, IMA, Karys Two, L’Erbolario, L’Oreal, MTE Edizioni, Novartis, SUPSI, TEVA.

Session Fil Rouge Pharma & Beauty.

Automation for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry: the new frontier of the production process.

When? May 22th – 10:00 to 13:00.

About SPS IPC Drives Italia

SPS IPC Drives Italia originates from the German homonymous fair show which has been the leading event of the industrial automation in Germany and Europe for over 20 years. By bringing suppliers and producers together, SPS Italia stands out as a major opportunity for the Italian automation sector. Moreover, a promiment calendar of conferences and special projects makes the show a valuable opportunity for researchers and students.

More info https://www.spsitalia.it/.