The Product Supply competence centre manages and carries out the pinpointed performance of all commercial manufacturing. Thanks to robust and stable manufacturing processes, a multi-level planning process and flexible response capacity to a variety of different market requirements, Rottendorf attains optimal capacity planning and delivers precisely on time.
Supply Chain Management
Best in Class On Time Delivery
Supply Chain Management is the key element within the product supply pillar because it functions as the connecting and synchronising element between Bulk Manufacturing, Quality Control and Packaging.
Our Rottendorf Supply Chain Management group operates based on an holistic advanced 3-stage planning process from rough cut planning down to detailed daily planning throughout the business. Trough this highly integrated process best in class on Time Delivery is ensured.
The communication with our customers always takes place in a proactive and customer-oriented manner.
We understand the market demands and requirements of our customers and match the applicable supply chain strategy against. This maximizes the customers benefits while minimizing the oversight requirements.
Within the daily business we are aware of the detailed status of our orders and the customer’s requirements at any point in time. We continuously identify potential for improvement in the planning processes and proactively make suggestions for their implementation. By continuously developing our processes, planning models and our staff, we always provide our customers with the best service possible.
Best in Class On Time Delivery
We deliver with absolute adherence to deadlines - with no exceptions made
A High Level of Customer Orientation
We understand the needs and final goals of our customers and implement integral solutions that meet or even exceed the expectations
We identify potentials for improvement and proactively make suggestions for their implementation
"We understand the market demands and requirements of our customers and match the applicable supply chain strategy against. This maximizes the customers benefits while minimizing the oversight requirements."
Dr. Silke Huster
You benefit from our process time adherence
Rottendorf has more than 85 years of experience in solid dosage forms. Within our portfolio we master in the bulk manufacturing area x different dosage forms leading to countless different SKU’s in the packaging area.
Rottendorf Pharma’s facilities are inspected by FDA, EMA, ANVISA and others. Within our bulk manufacturing area we handle commercial batches up to 750 kg. However, small scale commercial batches from 2kg to 150kg are manufactured within our development center, which also fully FDA approved and GMP compliant.
Process Time Adherence
Process Time adherence within product manufacturing is mandatory to ensure best in class on time Delivery. Rottendorf has implemented its internal KPI equivalent to OAE which is measured on each individual process performed on the shop floor level.
"Bulk Manufacturing and packaging process excellence groups have been implemented to ensure robust manufacturing and packaging processes."
Director Product Manufacturing
Rottendorf employs highly experienced technicians and technical managers. The average Rottendorf employee has been with the company 11 years, with many in the manufacturing division staying with the company much longer. Embedded into our Rottendorf academy all operators are trained to achieve the best results for our customers by not just manufacturing but mastering the products. In addition Bulk Manufacturing and packaging process excellence groups have been implemented to ensure robust manufacturing and packaging processes.
The average employee
has been with the company 11 years, with many in the manufacturing division staying much longer
Focus on Quality
Deviation free manufacturing is the key element for robust manufacturing. As deviations are identified in the market as being the upmost reasons for interruptions of the supply chains we put absolute focus on deviation free manufacturing. Quality and Gmp Managers on the shop floor ensure highest quality standards.
Our goal is the consistent manufacturing
that promises On-Time Delivery
The Highest Level of
State of the Art
- Bohle Free Fall Blender (20-2000 Liter; max. 1000kg)
- Lödige High Shear Mixer (20, 130, 300, 1200 Liter; max. 500kg)
- Compression: Kilian Synthesis 500, T300, S250 multilayer tablets, T400, S250 ZS-M
- Encapsulation: Bosch GKF 1400, GKF 1500, Bosch Checkweigher
- Fluid Bed Granulation: Glatt GPCG (100-300kg)
- High Shear Granulation: Diosna Vacuum P10, P 25, P100, P250, P600 (5-300kg), Diosna VAC 600
- Roller Compaction: Gerteis Roller Compactor
- Pelletization: Diosna P 600 (max. 615 Liter), Nica Extruder E220 (50-100kg/h), Nica Spheronizer S700
- Filmcoating: Driam Driacoater, Lödige Coater (80-500kg), Bohle BFC 600 Coater (450-750kg)
- Sugarcoating: Brucks Vessels 120 & 250 (80-2700kg)
- Pelletcoating: Aeromatik MP 3/4
- Blister: IMA, Uhlmann - PVC, PVC/PVDC, Triplex, Aclar, PP, Alu/Alu
- Bottles: Uhlmann IBC 120 - HDPE-bottles, glass-bottles
- Alu-Wrap® equipment
- Optima Granule Filling
- Dedicated manufacturing suite
- Blending: Bohle Containersystem (max. 400 Liter)
- Granulation: Diosna 250 Tray Drying
"We are proud of our hightech machines. In addition to our service concepts, we offer you the standard industrial technology you need for the efficient manufacture at commercial quantities of up to 750 kg."
We demand the highest quality standards
Rottendorf Pharma provides all the analytical capabilities you need for outsourced manufacture and development of solid oral dosage forms. To fulfill our commitment as a full-service contract development and manufacturing organization, Rottendorf supports a large analytical department staffed with experts to meet your needs for outsourced:
- Release analysis of finished products
- Development of new analytical methods
- Analytics supporting development
- Optimization of existing analytical methods
- Validation of new and existing methods
- Transfer of analytical methods
- Performance of stability studies
- Analysis of stability studies
Using a high level of customer orientation
Operational Excellence is a central corporate initiative intended to strengthen the Rottendorf professional capability in the long term, to achieve sustainable, long-term customer relationships and to become a recognised partner for innovative solutions in the contract manufacture of pharmaceuticals. To attain this objective, we use the following approaches:
“We always look at our system from two perspectives: from the customer’s perspective, whose wishes are to be satisfied to the best possible extent as regards capacity, individuality, quality and from our perspective so as to ensure that we can work profitably and succeed at improving our competitive position.”
Head of Operational Excellence
Guaranteeing commercial success. Constant competence development is part of our self-image and crucial for success. Our successfully implemented OE strategy means a long-term investment in both employees and sustainability. All processes, systems & structures are scrutinised to assess their benefits, resulting in the termination of encrusted processes and the initiation of a dynamic process. Using Lean Six Sigma instruments, we strengthen our corporate strategy. As a result, customer requirements can be satisfied in a highly efficient manner. With OE, we consistently retain our high-standard aspirations toward ourselves as a service provider and a partner, allowing us to generate a competitive advantage for our customers on the market.