Expect two days packed with practical presentations and innovative speakers, expert discussions, live demonstrations and much more. Let’s talk about the latest market trends and solutions for Serialization, Small Lot Solutions, Tamper Evidence and OEE optimization in the pharmaceutical industry.

Here the planned program at a glance (still subject to changes and updates):

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

08:00 - 10:00 am

Arriving Earlier at Dividella

Our sales and project managers will be available to discuss current projects, special interests and much more. You might also join a personal guided tour of the Dividella factory. Kindly state your interest to arrive early to our event when registering.

10:00 - 10:30 am

Welcome and Registration

Get together at the location and enjoy a good coffee before the first day starts.

10:30 - 11:00 am

Opening Words

Christoph Hammer, Host and CEO of Dividella AG
Clemens Berger, CEO of Medipak Systems

11:00 - 12:00 am

Synergies in the Corporate World

Be inspired by Stephan Siegrist. The professional alpinist and base jumper, talks about realizing visions and ideas successfully.

Stephan Siegrist is one of the most active professional climbers in the world. One of many remarkable achievements in his mountaineering career is having made first ascents on all 7 continents! He ascended the great north faces of the Alps (Eiger Nordwand approx. 30 times) and realized expeditions and projects in Northern India and Nepal, North America, Antarctica, South Africa and Patagonia.

The mountains would win Stephan Siegrist over after his first ski tour awoke the passion that would later become his career. Since the age of 26 years, Stephan has earned his living as a professional alpinist and mountain guide. He now lives in Ringgenberg with his wife and family.

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12:00 am - 02:00 pm


Enjoy a variety of delicate Swiss food and network with other Open House guests from around the world.

02:00 - 05:00 pm


Visit our exhibition area on the first floor. See live demonstrations and new technologies. Talk with colleagues and partners.

02:00 - 03:00 pm

Track & Trace and Serialization - Get prepared for Global Compliance

A panel of experts from Seidenader, Werum IT Solutions and pester pac automation will present solutions on for different levels to  meet the worldwide regulations and requirements combatting the falsification of medicines.


03:00 - 03:30 pm

Tamper Evident Features for Pharmaceutical Packaging - Presentation

Rondo will keep you up-to-date on the latest solutions answering the directive 2011/62/EU to provide tamper evidence on external packaging of medicines.

Jürgen Nowak, Director Sales & Marketing, Rondo AG

04:30 pm


05:30 pm

Bus pick up from hotel

You will be picked up at your hotel (all hotels from our hotel list) and brought to our evening event

06:30 pm

Swiss Night

Look forward to a memorable evening with wine tasting and a demonstration of Swiss traditions at Castle Salenegg followed by a festive dinner at Castle Brandis.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

08:00 - 08:30 am

Get together

Be welcomed by our companies and have a talk with the other participants before the second day starts.

08:30 - 09:30 am

Looking Ahead to Industry 4.0

What does digitization mean for the future of manufacturing industry and what recommendations
for action can be derived from the different scenarios? Listen to Dr. Stephan Sigrist, founder and head of the think tank W.I.R.E . talking about Industry 4.0, Digitization of our world and other interesting topics.

Stephan Sigrist has spent many years analyzing interdisciplinary developments in business and society, focusing on trends in the healthcare system and life sciences as well as such topics as digitization, urbanization and new forms of production including 3D printing. With W.I.R.E., he advises companies and institutions in the political and scientific spheres on the development of long-term strategies and innovation projects.

After studying biochemistry at the ETH Zurich, he initially joined Hoffman-La Roche’s medical research team. He subsequently went on to work at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants as a management consultant and at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute.

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10:30 am - 03:00 pm


The exhibition area on the first floor will be open from 10:30 am - 03 pm. See live demonstrations and product presentations and technologies. Meet with other guest and colleagues.

09:30 - 10:30 am

OEE Optimization in the Pharma Industry - Presentation

Dr. Lukas Budde from the Institute of Technology Management (University of St.Gallen) will present latest information on how to optimize your Overall Equipment Efficiency.

10:30 - 11:00 am

Digitization as a reality on our machines - Presentation

The way to move from reactive maintenance to predictive maintenance is based on smart products, IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and seamless communication vertically integrated from the sensor level up to the ERP level or to the Cloud. Data collecting,data storage and data analytics as a solution needs to be an ongoing process to ensure increase machine availability.

Jürg Messmer, Head of Engineering Automation, Dividella AG

12:30 - 02:00 pm

Lunch and Farewell

We hope, you've enjoyed our Open House and wish all guests a save journey back home.

The exhibition as well as the facilities are open until 15:00.