Higher patient safety thanks to optimized medication dispensing

Our solutions help to increase adherence by offering greater patient convenience and improve the efficiency of the production of individual pouches at the same time.

Innovative solutions for automated medication management

  • High-quality, safe, and cost-effective secondary pouch packaging of solid, orally administered medications
  • Increased patient safety thanks to low error rate, GMP compliance, and automated final check
  • Reduction of error rate from 1:50 (manual process) to 1:1 million (automated in GMP environment)*
  • Improved production efficiency thanks to low production costs per pouch and reliable processes

Automated medication packaging with BD Rowa™

From incoming goods and the storage of goods, to the blister packaging of goods right up to the final checks and order picking of the pouch rolls.

Solutions for the entire production process


The high degree of automation and a minimized error rate allow a low personnel key. The augmented production speed also contributes to cost reduction.


BD Rowa™ Dose impresses with its low error rate and therefore ensures higher patient safety when used in combination with the ZiuZ Photon checking device. An analytics dashboard allows error analysis during the final check.


The BD Rowa™ Smart Dose software forms the basis for the entire production process for the pouches from the deblistering to the finished pouch and final check.

Questions for BD Rowa™

The BD Rowa™ Dose system impresses with its low error rate and corresponds to the GMP criteria. The use of the ZiuZ Photon ensures checking of the produced blister pouches.

We don’t just sell systems; we also help you plan your entire workflow. Our solution designers will help you implement the GMP criteria.

The foil is certified for the Green Dot and can be returned to the recycling loop by the end consumer via the dual system.

BD Rowa™ Dose is the only system on the market to work with a bidirectional interface. This allows it to be connected up to other systems.

* Sources: Thürmann P, Jaehde U. Abschlussbericht zum Projekt: Arzneimitteltherapiesicherheit in Alten- und Pflegeheimen; Querschnittsanalyse und Machbarkeit eines multidisziplinären Ansatzes [online]. 01.2010 [accessed: 05.03.2019]; Lauterbach KW, Lüngen M, Gerber A, Kohaupt I, Büscher G. Quantifizierung der Fehlwurfrate beim Stellen fester oraler Darreichungsformen in drei Pflegeheimen: Endfassung. Köln: Institut für Gesundheitsökonomie und Klinische Epidemiologie; 2007; Kohaupt M. Untersuchung der Sicherheit beim Stellen von Arzneimitteln in deutschen Pflegeheimen [Dissertation]. Köln: Universität; 2011.

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