OPTIMA at a glance

Technologies that inspire: from packaging machines to software solutions

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You can also find out more about our extensive portfolio of machine solutions. From highly complex turnkey systems to compact and quickly ready-to-use auger fillers.

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Highest safety

Through the development partnership with LANCOM Systems, the leading provider of cybersecurity solutions, OPTIMA offers the highest security in mechanical engineering at the cutting edge of technology. For the absolute protection of your production.

Cosmetic Filling on a new Level

Small batch sizes, frequent product launches, influencers shifting demand rapidly - these are just a few of the current issues facing you as a cosmetics manufacturer. Working together as partners, we will meet these challenges with you.

Fuel Cell
Fuel Cell

We make it easier for you to switch from clocked, piece-based production to continuous processes with higher outputs based on innovative machine solutions for the entire value chain – from the roll to the finished stack.

Freeze-Drying for Experts
System Types

Optima provides freeze-drying solutions for all production sizes, from small batches for clinical trials to large production batches.

Advanced filling and packaging machines
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Every single day, more than 3,000 people do their best to make a valuable contribution to improving health and safety and creating a better quality of life with our solutions, because: We care for people. We are always one step ahead of the times. We meet challenges with curiosity and courage. We are Optima!

Filling Solutions for Infant Formula
Infant Formula

Baby milk provides babies with exactly what they need in their first months of life: essential nutrients that protect their immune systems. Baby food must meet the most stringent standards.

Cell and Gene Therapies
Cell and gene therapies

Cell and gene therapies can now be used to effectively treat what were previously incurable diseases. Until now, however, it has been costly and time-consuming to produce them. This is where Optima Pharma comes in.

Total Care
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Packaging processes of the future will become more efficient, digitally networked, and complex. We will support you with this. Personal and individual customer care is Optima's top priority.

Bread Bagging from RIANTA
Rianta bread machine

Whether you are packaging bread, tortillas, pasta, or confections, our equipment can accommodate your needs. Rianta Packaging Systems offers both semi and fully automatic bagging machines.


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Manufacturer and technology leader

Industry and customer specific

OPTIMA packaging group GmbH with headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, teams with its subsidiaries to design and build packaging equipment for pharmaceutical, consumer, nonwovens and life science products – from single standard machines to complete complex turnkey systems. Whether custom solutions or modular machines, functions are systematically tailored to the specific needs of the customers and their industries. Optima packaging technologies are considered leading-edge in many fields worldwide, including filling and packaging of coffee capsules, freeze drying for sterile pharmaceutical liquids and packaging of paper hygiene products. The company’s broad expertise also extends into production lines for manufacturing and packaging advanced wound care products.

Global responsibility

Customers appreciate the personal, cooperative and flexible working relationship with Optima’s subsidiaries. Optima as a parent company in turn provides the infrastructure and resources needed in the globalized economy. The company is committed to environmental and social sustainability through positive action. Optima provides various levels of support to a wide range of social and societal projects.
Occupational safety, with the main aim of avoiding accidents and thereby reducing employee absences, is also of major importance. We also ensure the occupational safety of our suppliers, customers and other visitors (see our Occupational Health and Safety Policy)

Employees as central success factor

Optima is considered to be a “hidden champion”, a status due in no small part to its highly qualified workforce. All employees have access to an extensive continuing education program to continuously hone their skills and develop professionally. Training the next generation of employees has been a long-standing tradition at the company. More than 160 young people are employed as apprentices at Optima every year.

Machines in use worldwide

Founded in 1922, the family owned and operated business is in its third generation and employs a workforce of more than 3,000 at its 20 international sites. In addition to its base in Germany, the company maintains branch offices in Italy, France, the UK, the USA, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, China, India and Malaysia. An export share of more than 85% is indicative of the company’s international standing.