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In the pharmaceutical industry, certain materials are categorised as hazardous due to their potential risks to human health and the environment.

These materials include active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and other hazardous pharmaceutical materials. 

The pharmaceutical industry is in a constant state of evolution, driven by advancements in science, technology, and the need to meet the highest standards of quality and safety. Central to this journey is the pharma packaging process – a critical component that ensures medicines reach patients in the best possible condition.      

In this article, we explore how our lifting solutions, including chemical transport equipment, can optimise and support existing pharma packaging processes.


Hovmand's new calculator clearly demonstrates the financial benefits your company can achieve through such strategic investments.

It's a smart, clear-cut way to see the real value of prioritising employee health and well-being. In this blogpost, you can read about the research behind and give the calculator a try yourself. 

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) measures play a vital role in ensuring the well-being and safety of employees in the workplace. These measures have a wide range of positive effects on both the physical and mental health of workers, ultimately improving their overall quality of life and reducing the risk of work-related disabilities.

This is made clear by the three examples we have selected. Read along – maybe you can relate to the issues or solutions in the stories. 


In this article, we delve into the cost of work accidents and diseases and detail how implementing preventative measures like Hovmand lifters can help.

The main reason many companies hesitate to invest in health and safety at work is the cost. Nevertheless, an approved study now shows that you get your money back when you invest in safety and health.


Discover why Hovmand's lifters for manual liquid and powder handling are a good investment. 

Discover ways to maintain hygiene and operational efficiency in cleanrooms and controlled environments using Hovmand lifters. 


Køge, 20 April 2023
Hovmand has developed a lifter with e-drive technology, set to change the game of lifting solutions. The lifter requires minimal physical effort from the user due to motorised rear wheels, and with the e-drive lifter, you can effortlessly lift and move hundreds of kilograms. 

Press release, Køge, 28 March 2023
»We have made it as easy as buying a t-shirt on the internet«. That is what our CEO Søren Hovmand says about Hovmand's new product finder, where you with 3 clicks can find an ergonomic, efficient and user-friendly solution to your lifting challenge. 


In March, the Danish newspaper Erhverv Sjælland wrote an exciting article about our company and had us on the newspaper’s front page. Here our CEO, Søren Hovmand, explains how Hovmand does more than offer lifting solutions and how innovation, respect and diversity are also keywords for the company.

Team Hovmand on a healthy back mission

At Hovmand, we care about our coworkers' and customers' well-being and health. Above all, this includes a healthy condition of the body and back. Unfortunately, musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs: back and joint pain) are widespread and the main reason for sick leave at work in the manufacturing industry.


LIFTERS AND THE HANDLING OF REELS REDUCED DOWNTIME

The Altenburger Land cheese company in Germany has been producing quality cheese since 1897, and today it employs 82 people on 11,000 m2.

WHAT MUST BE CONSIDERED WHEN PURCHASING A LIFT?

Lifters support companies in their production, logistics, storage, transport and shipping. They make the processes more efficient and relieve employees of physically demanding activities. 


THE RIGHT MANIPULATOR FOR YOUR CHALLENGE

Manipulation usually does not bode well. The intentional twisting and bending of the truth is seldom welcome.

THE STATE OF ERGONOMICS

“We have always done it that way.” One of the most common answers when it comes to initiating change...



HANDLING TECHNOLOGY IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY: HOW IT SUPPORTS HYGIENE AND PRODUCT SAFETY

When it comes to patient safety, the rules for hygiene and precision in production are particularly strict.

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) launched a campaign for prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) in 2020: "Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load". Hovmand is a proud campaign partner of EU OSHA. We are taking this as an opportunity to provide companies with a concrete...


What does lifting equipment have to do with work processes? Smart lifting tools can do...

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) remain the most widespread work-related health...


REEL HANDLING EQUIPMENT: HOW CAN REELS BE HANDLED ERGONOMICALLY...

Raw materials and operating materials are often rolled up in production – from...

EASY LIFTING – AT WORK AND AT HOME THANKS TO LIFITING DEVICES

Mobile lifting trolleys for load handling increase safety and efficiency at the...


DO HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES YIELD ECONOMIC BENEFITS?

For a long time, it was considered a luxury for companies to invest in the health of their...

WHAT IS A FIBREBOARD DRUM?

A fibreboard or cardboard drum is one of the most environmentally efficient and...


WHAT ARE DRUM LIFTERS, DRUM TILTERS AND DRUM TIPPERS USED...

At industrial companies, workers still have to do a lot of heavy lifting on a daily basis. A...


HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT ROLL LIFTER

Every packaging process is unique, as not all packaging machines are alike and the...

REVOLUTIONARY CANISTER TRANSFERRING AID LAUNCHED

Safe transfer of bulk goods and liquids: with the new mobile canister transferring aid...


IRRESPECTIVE OF THE NEW CHALLENGES - STILL NUMBER ONE IN...

Operations in many production areas have currently fallen sharply. This is not the case...

PRESS RELEASE: HOVMAND OFFERS ONLINE CONSULTING FOR ITS...

Køge, 18 March 2020 +++ Hovmand is now offering an online consulting service for its...


7 TIPS FOR CORRECT LIFTING IN EVERYDAY LIFE.

Whether shopping bags, drinks crates, holiday suitcases or heavy boxes at the office:...


PRESS RELEASE: HOVMAND LAUNCHES NEW FLEXIBLE LIFITING EQUIPMENT

Køge, 8 January 2020 +++ New items in the Hovmand lifting equipment range include a...

PRESS RELEASE: HANDLING BUCKETS, SMALL DRUMS AND CANISTERS.

Munich, 7 July 2020 +++ Safe transport and transfer of bulk materials and liquids: The two new lifting hoists from Hovmand make this possible. A bucket lifter with manual tilting unit assists with the special handling of buckets and small drums, while a mobile canister filling aid facilitates the transport and...