Market Leader in the Effervescents Sector – Comprehensive Portfolio for Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Products


Effervescent tablets are a widely used dosage form in the pharmaceutical industry, for example for treating pain, fever or respiratory diseases. The administration of water-soluble drugs is particularly recommended for patients with swallowing difficulties or gastric disorders.

Effervescents are also a popular form for nutraceuticals such as vitamins or minerals. Many drugstore items like denture cleaners are likewise available as effervescent tablets.

Line Competence

As a leading international supplier, Romaco offers bespoke line concepts for processing effervescent products. End-to-end solutions underline the manufacturer’s expert status – from tableting to final packaging.

  • All-in-one solutions from a single source
  • Central point of contact for all line components
  • Reliable interface management between individual line components
  • Gentle handling of fragile effervescent products
  • Customised configuration options for formulation management, format settings and process parameter definitions
  • Suitable for medium to high volume production

Our solutions comprise modules for

Tableting Effervescent Products

  • Optimised product feeding for effervescent applications
  • Strict separation between the compaction and mechanical areas
  • External lubrication with magnesium stearate
  • Damaged or broken tablets reduced to a minimum thanks to the integral transfer from the tablet press to the primary packaging machine

Packing in Strips

  • Maximum efficiency in four-side sealed strip production
  • Air, light and moisture-tight strips with very good barrier properties
  • Horizontal vibrator and laminar waterfall feeder assure reliable product feeding
  • Rotating separation principle and low drop height reduce waste to a minimum
  • Servo-driven transfer units for stacking the sealed strips

Packing in Tubes

  • Ideal for filling effervescent tablets into plastic or aluminium tubes
  • Even very short tubes can be handled
  • Gentle filling according to the rotation principle
  • Safe processing of very small, thin and soft products
  • Very small footprint, modular machine design
  • Only a small number of compact format parts in the basic version

Packing in Cartons

  • Direct connection to the primary packaging machine
  • Continuous or intermittent motion cartoners with horizontal or vertical feeding
  • Ergonomic design
  • Customized product feed and transfer configurations

Carton Bundles

  • Stretch bander with servo or pneumatic drive
  • Shrink wrapper feature available

Packing in Shipping Cases

  • Fully or semi-automatic case packers
  • Track & Trace: identification systems can be implemented easily

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