About Pharma Test

About Pharma Test

About Pharma Test

Founded in Germany over 35 years ago Pharma Test is an internationally leading manufacturer and household name for the development and production of high-value test devices and systems. We offer a complete product range from manual, physical testing instruments to fully automated, analytical test systems to analyze the active chemical composition of a dosage form as well as its release rate.

The Two Product Categories of Pharma Test

  • Galenic Instruments
  • Dissolution Testing
"PTWS 1220" 6+6 Station Tablet Dissolution Bath – from "Dissolution Testing"
"PTB 420 Auto" 4-in-1 Hardness Tester with Integrated Balance and Feeder – from "Galenic Instruments"

"PTWS 1220" 6+6 Station Tablet Dissolution Bath – from "Dissolution Testing"

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The company was founded in 1979 by Franz J. Fähler to fill the gap in the equipment range. Today Pharma Test offers a wide portfolio in the two product categories “Galenic Instruments” and “Dissolution Testing”. Pharma Test Dissolution Testing systems are used for the quality testing of solid dosage formats like tablets, capsules, suppositories, ampoules and bulk materials. The Galenic range features all instruments used for the testing of physical parameters of solid dosage formats and of powders and granules.

PTZ-S – Single Basket Tablet Disintegration Tester

Serving industries

We serve for the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics industries as well as for universities and public authorities worldwide. Our priority is to offer state-of-the-art products with the quality, longevity and usability you would expect from our “Made in Germany” label – “The German Gründlichkeit”.

Strong distributor network

In order to serve the needs on a global scale Pharma Test has established over the decades a worldwide network of qualified distributing partners. Now our strong distributor network has over 100 partnering companies all over the world. Happy to be of help.

At Tiefer Stollen with some of the distributing partners – from around the world
At Tiefer Stollen with some of the distributing partners – from around the world
At Tiefer Stollen with some of the distributing partners – from around the world

At Tiefer Stollen with some of the distributing partners – from around the world

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Timeline

1979Pharma Test is founded by Franz J. Fähler
1982First participation at the international trade show ACHEMA in Frankfurt/Main, Germany
1990Moving into new administration and production plant. More than 3.500m² of modern facilities allow for future growth
1996 Implementation of the ISO 9001 certified quality management system
1997The manufacturing plant Pharmag GmbH in Klipphausen, Germany is purchased and becomes the major supplier of equipment and components
2000Opening of the sales and support office in England covering the UK, Iceland and Ireland
2004Founding of a sales and support office in Toronto/Canada covering Canada, USA and Mexico
2005Introduction of the new UAM Pilot Plant line of equipments made by Pharmag
2006Opening of the sales and support office in Cairo/Egypt covering the entire North Africa
2008 Enlargement of the production capacity at Pharmag, now more than 2.500m² administration and production facilities are available
2009Pharma Test changes its legal status from GmbH to AG, a privately owned joint stock corporation
2012Opening of the sales and support office in Bangalore/India
2012Relaunch of Pharma Test brand presentation and website with our new slogan „The German Gründlichkeit"
2016J&M Analytik AG, a manufacturer and pioneer of fiber-optic diode-array spectrometers is purchased and added to the PHARMA TEST GROUP
2018Relaunch of the Pharma Test website and integration of the J&M and Pharmag sites