Thursday, 3 March 2011

GEA Pharma Systems signs agreement with Christian Berner Tech Trade for Nordic market

GEA Pharma Systems has recently signed an agency representation agreement with Christian Berner Tech Trade to sell its range of GEA solid dosage technologies throughout Sweden and Norway. This development adds an important sales channel for GEA Pharma Systems and is expected to have a significant positive effect on the company’s market growth in the region.

Christian Berner Tech Trade is one of the leading Nordic technical trading companies involved in supplying, processing and packaging technology for the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry. The family-owned company has been a leading European manufacturer of process equipment since 1897 and has a long relationship with the GEA Group.

Frans K A Maas, Vice President Sales and Marketing for GEA Pharma Systems confirmed that the agreement was good news for his customers. “The new agreement will provide an excellent service network enabling us to react more quickly to our customers’ requirements for high quality service and supply of market leading solid dosage technology,” he said.

Bo Söderqvist, the MD at Christian Berner Tech Trade said: “This new range of products fits well with our strategy to expand within the pharmaceutical processing industry, and we are exited to be able to present these well proven and market leading technologies.”

The agreement covers the supply and servicing of granulation and drying equipment of Aeromatic-Fielder and Collette, the pelletizing and coating technologies of Aeromatic-Fielder, including NICA System and also the contained materials handling technologies of Buck.

Christian Berner Tech Trade has for many years represented GEA Niro Spray dryers for pharmaceutical applications.

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