Cost-Efficient, High-Performance, Servo-driven Blister Machine Comprises Japanese Company’s First Foray into North America 

Norwell, MA – Maruho Hatsujyo Innovations (MHI) – the U.S. subsidiary of Kyoto-based Maruho Hatsujyo Kogyo (“MHK”), one of Japan’s leading pharmaceutical packaging machinery manufacturer with over 60 years of experience – will showcase the capabilities of ‘The Eagle,’ its standout blister machine introduced in 2016. An Americanized version of MHK’s widely successful PF-D1S, the Eagle is a compact, servo-driven, high performance machine comprising the company’s first foray into the North American marketplace.

“The East Pack packaging materials show is an ideal place for us to discuss the unique design and versatility of The Eagle,” said Markus Haid, COO of MHI “and we look forward to both raising awareness of the wide-ranging capabilities of our machine, and displaying its uniqueness among the other cutting-edge products, services and technologies that will be featured.”

Capable of handling all commonly used forming and lidding materials, the competitively priced Eagle can produce up to 200 blisters per minute at a maximum index length of 90mm and maximum format width of 130mm. The machine features fast, tool-free changeover, offers multi-zone pre-heating, recipe-driven format change, and is compatible with third-party feeders.

Featuring platen forming and rotary sealing, the new Eagle blister machine promises to stand up well in the U.S. market. The machine’s attractive attributes include ease of operation, user-friendly HMI, and easy expansion of feeder area when required. MHI also stresses its responsiveness and commitment to product support, providing U.S.-based installation, maintenance, spare parts and 24/7 technical support.

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About Maruho Hatsujyo Innovations

Maruho Hatsujyo Innovations (MHI) the U.S. subsidiary of Kyoto-based Maruho Hatsujyo Kogyo (MHK), was created in 2014. With more than $60 million in sales and 220 employees, MHK has over 60 years of experience in the manufacturing sector, including the design of high-performance blister machinery and high-precision metal components. Currently, MHK is Japan’s second largest pharmaceutical packaging machinery company.

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