A global full service company founded in 1972, Freund-Vector Corporation designs, manufactures and markets processing equipment and services for the processing of powders, particles, beads, pellets, tablets and other solid materials/forms to the pharmaceutical, nutritional, food, confectionery, chemical, powdered metals, automotive and pyrotechnics industries. Equipment applications include coating, drying, agglomerating, granulating, layering, densification and tablet forming.
The product lines include coating pan systems for applying an aqueous, solvent or sugar film coating; fluid bed systems for granulating, coating and drying; high shear granulator mixers for wet granulation and roll compactors for material densification and granulation along with automated process control systems for all of the equipment/systems. A unique in-house laboratory facility that specializes in product feasibility, process development and process technology provides processing expertise to support the marketing of all of the product lines.
A key to Freund-Vector’s continued growth and profitability, in an increasingly competitive global market, is a dedicated work force of well-educated and experienced employees. Freund-Vector has a very strong commitment to quality and was assessed and is a registered International ISO 9001:08 Quality Manufacturing Company.
Freund Corporation of Tokyo, Japan a business partner since 1974 purchased controlling interest of Vector Corporation in 1997. Freund Corporation is a highly focused product research and development based company. Freund is committed to the continued development of innovative processing equipment and to provide new technology solutions for the pharmaceutical and nutritional markets. Freund possesses more than 300 domestic and international intellectual properties reflecting their creative technologies and unique products. Together Freund and Vector have over 5000 installations in 51 countries of the world.
Vector Corporation became Freund-Vector Corporation in January 2012.
Freund and Freund-Vector supports the industry with multiple laboratories and research and development facilities throughout the world:
- Freund-Vector Laboratory
(Marion, Iowa USA) is a non-GMP laboratory for product feasibility, product development, process development testing and non-GMP contract manufacturing.
- Freund-Vector Milan Laboratory
(Milan, Italy) is a non-GMP laboratory for product and process feasibility testing.
- Freund Hamamatsu R & D Facility
(Hamamatsu, Japan) is a non-GMP facility for product development and process feasibility testing along with GMP manufacturing of chemicals and excipients for the pharmaceutical and food industries.
(Kanagawa, Japan) is a non-GMP Laboratory for research and development for the processing of synthetic resins, compaction granulations, classifying and wet processing.
- CMIC CMO USA Corporation
(Cranbury, New Jersey USA) a subsidiary of CMIC Holdings Co., Ltd and member of Freund Group companies is a CRO and CMO for product development and clinical manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.