DEA Regulations for Tablet Press and Capsule Filler Sales

New DEA Regulations Released New DEA regulations governing the sale of tablet presses and capsule fillers will take effect March 31, 2017 (updated from January 30, 2017). In accordance with Executive Order 13563, the Drug Enforcement Administration reviewed its import and export regulations as well as reporting requirements for domestic transactions in, among other things, tableting […]

Visit Booth W-817 at Pharma Expo 2016 Before Time Runs Out!

Pharma Expo (co-located with PACK EXPO) is more than half over! Make sure that you visit Federal Equipment Company at Booth W-817 to discuss all of your packaging equipment needs. Time is running out – visit us before your next machine is sold to someone else! Pharma Expo Nov. 6-9, 2016 – Booth W-817 – […]

Tricks or Treats? What should you expect from a used equipment dealer?

Avoid scares and eliminate spooky used equipment offerings by dealing with the best equipment dealers.  Here is what you should expect from your dealer when sourcing used pharmaceutical equipment: An on-hand inventory of equipment, ready to meet your needs Equipment stored in controlled storage facilities for first-hand inspections Demonstrated Industry knowledge, relationships and reputation On-site […]

Tips to Get the most value from Pharma Expo 2016

An estimated 10,000 visitors will visit more than 100,000 sqft of trade show booths at this year’s Pharma EXPO.  They will be there to discuss packaging projects, learn about industry trends and see new packaging equipment innovations.  Additionally, there will be 45,000 more attendees for the co-located PACK EXPO International 2016.* With so many people, exhibitors […]

Do you need equipment?  Save time and money at Federal Equipment Company

Now is the time to consider new sources of equipment for your projects.  If you need new equipment for to grow your business, but want to save money while decreasing the time to market, sourcing second-hand or used equipment has never been a better option. Industry consolidations, competition for expensive manufacturing space, and excess capacity […]

Reduce Costs for Pharmaceutical Autoinjection Devices

Used equipment has a simple value proposition – save time and save money.  Our customers save time by avoiding long-lead equipment builds.  Our customers save money because used equipment is discounted versus the price of new equipment.  Time and cost savings are central to the value provided by used equipment, but the ultimate value is having the right […]

Tablet Presses: A (Very) Basic Guide

Here at Federal Equipment Company, when we talk about tablets, we are not referring to handheld electronic devices.  We are talking about solid dose pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, vitamins and supplements and a wide array of chemical and household products including batteries and detergents.  Here are some of the basics on how tablets are made. Tablets are formed […]

Fluidized Bed Granulation for Pharmaceutical Applications

Fluid bed granulation has been a part of solid-dose pharmaceutical manufacturing for decades. The equipment mixes and granulates materials with almost no moving parts. Inside the fluid bed, particles are “fluidized” using a stream of air and a granulating solution mist is added. The liquid binder causes the particles to aggregate and form granules. The […]