Telstar

About Telstar

Telstar, part of the azbil group, is a company that develops high-technology solutions of engineering, construction, equipment and services for the life sciences market. Acknowledged as one of the 10 major suppliers for the pharmaceutical industry, the company provides global and complete solutions in design, engineering, construction, process equipment and start-up, including turn key projects and critical installations. At the same time, Telstar is one of the few international manufacturers able to offer integrated process solutions for the biopharmaceutical industry with in-house sterilization,freeze drying, containment, process water & waste treatment, clean air and cold storage technologies.

Telstar contributes to improvements in the well-being and quality of life of society by offering companies and research centres the most advanced high-tech equipment on the market, with a high degree of innovation and development and a considerable capacity for adapting and tailoring every project to each customer's specific needs. The ability to develop highly technological projects with a highly qualified professional team, together with experience, flexibility, proximity to the customer and a sound focus on quality have made Telstar a leading player in the life science sector (pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and medical-hospital, as well as laboratories, R&D centres) and advanced industries based on innovation and development with a considerable scientific and technological component.

  • ES
  • 2016
    On CPhI since
  • 1
    Certificates
  • 500 - 999
    Employees
Consultancy
Engineering
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Products from Telstar

  • GMP Production Freeze Dryers

    Product GMP Production Freeze Dryers

    Telstar has been designing and manufacturing freeze dryers for the pharmaceutical industry for over 50 years.

    Improvements in the process of Freeze drying and of the equipment to carry it out have been a continuous challenge since Telstar’s very beginnings. The design of units for efficient drying under as aseptic conditions as possible has led to the development of specific equipment solutions for use in laboratory and industrial applications.

    With more than 50 years’ experience in this field, Telstar has become specialised in the design and production of GMP equipment for the industrial sector. That is why the design of equipment is focused on strict compliance with current legislation and the trends established by the most demanding customers.

    As far as industrial freeze drying is concerned, the weight of innovation has centred on process control, sterility and product loading and unloading automation aspects.

    Future challenges will soon lead to intelligent systems with self-adjusting process control, nucleation control for the freezing phase and a diverse range of innovations to solve customer’s future needs.

    Close together

    Telstar works in partnership with clients to develop the most appropriate solution, offering reliable and trouble-free process technology based on many years of experience working with the pharmaceutical and biotech industries across a variety of pharmaceutical applications.

    Simulation of real working conditions

    Integrating various core technologies, Telstar provides turn-key custom-made solutions to solve a customer’s most challenging applications. To ensure the equipment fully satisfies requirements, Telstar undertakes factory acceptance testing (FAT) of all freeze-dryers, simulating as closely as possible real working conditions.

    In essence, excellent engineering coupled with efficient manufacturing and business practices provides high quality solutions at superior value. Telstar is constantly developing solutions to address emerging challenges in pharmaceutical freeze-drying technology.


  • Sterilization Systems

    Product Sterilization Systems

    Telstar has extensive experience in designing solutions for all types of applications, especially in the pharmaceutical industry and medical device sector.

    In these industries, standards established for the production of sterile products are continuously becoming higher and require the manufacturer to be able to document the repeatability of the cycles and the full control of the equipment and its functions, that is, validate its processes.

    On the other hand, the tendency towards parametrically releasing the manufactured batch to avoid quarantine at the end of terminal sterilization, results in these standards no longer being seen as an obligation but rather as a source of competitive advantage for the manufacturer.

    Telstar sterilizers are designed to offer customers these advantages.
    https://www.telstar.com/pharma-production-equipment/sterilisation-autoclaves/
  • Containment &  Aseptic Barrier Isolator  Systems

    Product Containment & Aseptic Barrier Isolator Systems

    n the global pharmaceutical market with the ever growing demands on materials, operator and environmental protection, consideration toward increasing standards of safety, sterility assurance and regulatory compliance has never been higher.

    As applications expand into less traditional areas of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing for example Laboratory and Hospital environments the availability of customized solutions has been essential to ensure that equipment is designed and installed with the maximum effectiveness whilst understanding the need for flexibility, ergonomics and cleaning.

    Traditional containment/aseptic technologies such as Downflow Booths (DFB’s) Laminar Airflow systems (LAF), aseptic/containment Isolators and Restricted access barrier systems (RABS) are being enhanced by additional features providing greater product, operator or environmental safety technology.
    Telstar has been supplying containment Isolators for operator protection for over 25 years, resulting in a very impressive portfolio of installed units located all around the world. Whether supplied as stand-alone Isolators for sampling or dispensing etc, or as integrated Isolator solutions for say tabletting or capsule filling, Telstar Isolators are designed with the operators’ requirements, comfort and safeguard at the uppermost.

    A clear understanding of the actual application involved, is key to providing a containment Isolator that completely meets the demands of the client and process. With independently validated containment Isolator installations offering operator protection from <1µg/m3 to as low as 0.2ng/m3 (200picogrames), Telstar can offer unprecedented levels in terms of guarantees on the OEL.

    Telstar is extremely proud of its’ achievements in containment  Isolators  and as a recognized market leader in this field Telstar continues to challenge the current boundaries in Isolator technology, to keep pace with the ever increasing demands laid down by the market.

    Telstar has been supplying aseptic barrier Isolators for product and operator protection for over 25 years, resulting in a growing number of validated installations located all around the world. Telstar aseptic Isolators combined with third party equipment such as automated filling lines for liquids and powders, significantly reduce the risk presented by direct human intervention and are increasingly being prescribed by the pharma industry.

    From complete filling lines to stand alone aseptic processes, Telstar aseptic Isolators are designed to supply solutions adhering to regulatory standards and GMP guidelines.

    Implementing complex projects is achieved by close collaboration between Telstar’s global centres of excellence in both the UK and Spain. Our meticulous attention to detail throughout each unique project carries significant benefits for our clients.

  • Engineering

    Product Engineering

    Telstar has global engineering and design capabilities to meet its clients’ project needs throughout the globe.

    The company’s engineering expertise specializes in Pharmaceutical equipment, clean utility piping, electrical, mechanical, utility piping, and cleanroom design; to advanced specialties batch and equipment cycle analysis, pharmaceutical capacity simulation modeling, integrated automation and IT processes, and 3D modeling.

    During conceptual design, Telstar uses proprietary processes and collaborative tools to engage the client`s project team and key stakeholders to develop the business case and project delivery roadmap to provide realistic budgets, CPNs and gain alignment. These processes help identify mitigate project risks early in the project life cycle before major investment has occurred.
    https://www.telstar.com/engineering-projects/engineering-design/
  • Construction

    Product Construction

    Your Global Construction Partner

    Telstar provides construction, procurement, project management and qualification services using proven systems and work flows to provide best in class fit-for-purpose solutions to our clients.

    Telstar delivers complex and challenging construction projects globally, that exceeds our clients' expectations with respect to regulatory compliance, quality of installation, is on schedule and within budget.

    Telstar's global network of construction resources enables aggressive and cost effective mobilization of labor and enables cultural aspects to be integrated within our project delivery framework.  Our construction ethos is safe, cost effective construction projects globally compliant but locally executed. 

  • Clean Room Systems

    Product Clean Room Systems

    The increasingly demanding requirements of production processes make it necessary to use suitable installations that guarantee final product quality.

    The experience acquired over these thirty years in the clean room field enable us to provide the best and widest variety of solutions, depending on customer and needs. 

    One element that sets apart is the constant technological innovation in this field. This is all driven by a team of expert professionals devoted to the optimisation of the entire system (resources, spaces, equipment, energy costs)

    Telstar's philosophy is "quality above everything else", which is why our installations comply with current international standards, providing the customer with a modern, easily managed, safe installation. 

  • Consultancy

    Product Consultancy

    Consultancy is a specialized service that provides global solutions for the Life Sciences market, looking for the most efficient way to comply with those requirements set by specific regulations.

    With a network of offices to cover worldwide clients, our experts from many different fields have a practical view having worked in regulated environments that allow us to provide the right approach to fulfil health authorities requirements.

    From the initial concept starting with an idea, to the final approval by national and international regulators, we will guide you safely in the whole process.
    https://www.telstar.com/engineering-projects/consultancy/

Telstar Resources

  • News Telstar’s centre in the UK consolidates its growth by supplying integrated isolation tech solutions for aseptic and containment pharma production

    Telstar’s centre in the UK consolidates its growth by supplying integrated isolation tech solutions for aseptic and containment pharma production
  • Brochure Aseptic Barrier Systems

    Telstar has over 50 years’ experience in the developmentof highly complex projects for pharmaceutical and biotechindustries, from integrated process equipment using in-housetechnologies, to design, engineering and construction ofplants, including turnkey project management and support forcritical installations. Telstar is a company with global vision that is acknowledged asa major supplier to the pharmaceutical industry, and has beendesigning and manufacturing Aseptic and Containment BarrierIsolators for over 25 years. Installations range from high quality stand alone Isolators tocustomised solutions; Telstar’s solutions are innovative withthe capacity to develop and manufacture systems entirelyin‑house providing a cost effective solution and ensuring highquality control over the whole process.
  • News The increase of vaccines production boosts the demand of EtO sterilization chambers

    The increase of vaccines production boosts the demand of EtO sterilization chambers
  • Brochure A Corporate Overview

    The Value of Trust The Telstar brand conveys strength in the innovation and development of proprietary technologies with a global reach.
  • News Telstar launches Lyozeta, a new range of modular design GMP freeze-dryers

    Telstar launches Lyozeta, a new range of modular design GMP freeze-dryers
  • News Telstar completes their GMP production freeze-dryer range

    The new range features a compact gimbal door fitted onto a single-vessel freeze-dryer which incorporates a silicone oil dimple jacket as a thermal cooling system after SIP.
  • News Telstar launches a new high-end biosafety cabinet

    For research & pharmaceutical laboratoriesA new ergonomic human-centred cabinet, totally adapted to the operator’s physical features and requirements
  • News Telstar Lyosensing, a versatile process analyzer developed to monitor the freeze drying cycle & detect and prevent real and virtual leakages in pharma freeze-dryers

    To safeguard the integrity of the lyophilized product
    • Lyosensing addresses one of the main fears associated with lyophilization processes, the presence of silicone oil leaks from thermal fluid through the shelves circuit that could generate the loss of an important amount of contaminated product
    • As a real time in-situ tracking system, Telstar Lyosensing also detects the presence of water vapors in the chamber being capable to monitor the primary and secondary drying, as well as identifying residual gases or external agents in the aseptic environment
  • News Baccinex awards Telstar the design and construction of a pharmaceutical aseptic filling process plant in Switzerland

    A complete turnkey project.
    • The new facility will accommodate an aseptic filling and lyophilization line in an autonomous sterile area, covering the complete process from raw material dispensing to collection of the final product.
    • Telstar has taken on the  responsibility for the complete critical installation supply, from concept design through basic & detailed engineering to the construction, including the provision of production equipment and utilities, as well as a complete commissioning, qualification and validation service, inclusive of PQ and quality assurance support.
  • Whitepaper RABS & Isolators Track-and-trace trends

    Sola dosis facit venenum: “Only the dose makesthe poison”. The quote from Paracelsus, the Swissphysician, alchemist, and astrologer born in 1493-considered by many as the father of toxicologypositsthat any substance can become a poisonat certain doses. The problem arises when a drug,which is formulated to cure, becomes preciselythe opposite: a poison. Shockingly, data fromthe FDA show that the main causes of injectabledrugs product recall are the presence of particles,lack of sterility and bacteria contamination. Both professionals and companies involved indrug manufacturing are therefore part of thesolution and have the responsibility of improvingthe situation, either by designing safer facilities,investing in safer equipment, or manufacturing ina safer way. This article compares two key technologies formitigating contamination risks in the manufactureof sterile medicines through aseptic process(isolators and RABS), identifying main differencesand uses depending on the product and type ofapplication, and give a glimpse of the trends inthe field of track-and-trace system integration intoaseptic and sterile processes.
  • Whitepaper Pressure Point

    What operating pressure manufactures should choose duringthe aseptic processing of potent materials in isolator?This is a question that is posed regularly and divides opinionon which approach is the correct one.
  • News Lyogistics Zero: an innovative freeze dryer vial automatic loading/unloading system with the ability to have CIP/SIP inside chamber

    Breakthrough innovations in Freeze Drying Lyogistics Zero is the only vial automatic loading & unloading system for freeze-drying processes which can be cleaned (CIP) and sterilized (SIP) in place, inside the freeze-dryer chamber.
  • Whitepaper Head-to-Head comparison of Hydrogen Peroxide and Steam sterilization

    The pharmaceutical industry is increasingly using different sterilization technologies rather thansteam sterilization. This increase is driven by the need for sterilizing thermo-labile products orareas that cannot be dimensioned as a pressure vessel (barrier systems such as Closed RestrictedAccess Areas or Isolators), under “softer” conditions. However, the reliability and repeatabilityof this process are compromised by the complexity of using a vapor phase compound thatrequires homogeneity (material, temperature, pressure, moisture), in order to ensure sterility.
  • News Telstar designs an innovative HVAC control system that provides automatic regulation in clean rooms

    A new R&D development: Smart Clean Room HVAC System
    • The system automatically controls the room air renovations determined by the particles concentration level keeping the integrity of the cleanroom environmentin real time according to GMP regulations 
    • Depending on the room grade classification and activity, the implementation of this new system can save over 40% in energy consumption
  • Whitepaper Contactless magnetic slider system: a new technology able to confront challenges in the fi eld of loading & unloading systems for pharmaceutical freeze-drying processes

    A huge step forward investigating new technologies in the field of loading & unloading systemsfor pharmaceutical freeze-drying processes allows not only to provide greater unprecedentedlevels of technical precision and robustness, but also actively contributes to maintain integrity ofthe freeze-drying process and product under full aseptic conditions and to ensure the maximumasepsis level in pharmaceutical production processes. The solution resolves the main issues whichoperators find on a day to day basis. By incorporating new frictionless magnetic drive technology,loading & unloading systems are able to minimize the presence of particles that comes from themechanisms and electrical accessories, which are typically used in conventional systems, allowsloading at maximum speed under cold shelf loading conditions, and in case of failure allows thesystem to run in manual mode to avoid opening the system and losing the production batch. A newdevelopment, under the Telstar Lyogistics Zero brand, integrates a cleanable and steam-sterilizableslider with no concealed parts which is moved by a contact-free magnetic drive mechanismwhich has achieved an exceptional improvement on cleanability and sterility. How this newtechnology works and what new challenges this sets out for the future is the purpose of this article.
  • News Telstar develops a new standard series of modular weighing booths

    The company optimizes downflow booths and reduces delivery times from 13 to 3 weeks. Telstar has developed a new standardized range of downflow booths for weighting and sampling used for materials dispensing and dosage process. Designed to meet the most commonly demanding requirements needed for this range of equipment, the company has developed a new standardized version of nine different size models, shaped by conventional and standard requisites based on a compact modular structure. The new standardized modular and compact range of cabinets allows expediting the design and installation process of cabinets, significantly reducing delivery times, making easier both the full integration of the equipment to the facility architecture or a standalone installation as required when installing within existing locations.
  • Whitepaper CASE STUDY: Recipe for success in freeze-drying a cytotoxic product

    Telstar reveals its solution to developing a freeze-drying recipe for a cytotoxic product in a solution of water and tert-butyl alcohol as a solvent, in this case study. Published in the European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer (EPM)  magazine, written by Maria Santafe, Process Laboratory Engineer at Azbil Telstar.
  • News A complete set of 13 high-containment isolators operating under a once-through-airflow design for Ipsen Biopham

    • With a challenging level of 200 picograms/m³, this suite of isolators has been designed and validated by Telstar to provide probably the highest operator protection level to date within the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Coupled with very demanding cleanroom/airflow and design requirements; the result is an installation which pushes the boundaries of operator and product protection in isolators.