Process technologies for tomorrow.


Over the decades, Hosokawa Micron developed many process solutions that have proven successful for a wide variety of pharmaceutical applications, from lab-size to production-scale installations. A selection of those process solutions is listed below or published elsewhere on this website:

  • Densification of APIs before tabletting using a Cyclomix
  • Mixing of APIs, carrier and stearate before tabletting using a Nauta mixer
  • Mixing / low temperature drying of active organic pharmaceuticals using a Vacuum dryer
  • Agglomeration of veterinary antibiotics using a Flexomix
  • Mixing of crystalline cellulose, granules and lubricant before tabletting using a Nauta mixer
  • Agglomeration of lactose for tabletting using a Flexomix
  • Drying lactose from crystal water using a Vacuum dryer
  • Wet granulation / drying of non-active ingredients using a Vacuum dryer
  • Drying of pharmaceutical powders before tabletting using a Conical paddle dryer
  • Mixing / drying of plant extracts using a Vacuum dryer
  • Mixing of vitamins with carrier before tabletting using a Nauta mixer
  • Melting and mixing of dry syrup (wax and additives) using a Cyclomix

This selection is incomplete. If you did not find your particular application, that does not mean we haven't done or can't do it! Please contact us and discuss with our experts or schedule a test.

Pharmaceutical vacuum drying systems

Pharmaceutical powder mixing systems


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Our test and process development centre in the Netherlands offers unique possibilities for testing your product to determine the most efficient process, system or plant prior to final design. We can provide laboratory-level as well as production-sized trials.

Whether you wish to test a single machine or a complete powder processing system, the same skilled and experienced staff are here to help ensure that your requirements are met, and that you are entirely satisfied with the results.

We offer process equipment and technologies from individual units to large scale bespoke system solutions. Our principle is to deliver high performance yet affordable solutions that meet our customers' demands and long term challenges.


To learn more about our processing equipment and systems for pharmaceutical powders, contact us:



Hosokawa Micron B.V. is certified according to ISO 14001. Our certification covers all environmental themes of ISO 14001: air, soil, energy, waste, water, noise and hazardous substances. In addition, Hosawa Micron was awarded an EcoVadis Silver Medal for its sustainability achievements. EcoVadis determined that the company was among the top 7% of companies rated by EcoVadis in the special machinery industry.

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