DE LAMA S.p.A., established in 1949, is one of the most well-known and qualified manufacturers of sterilization equipment with plants supplied all over the world. The managerial and production unit, recently enlarged, is based in San Martino Siccomario (approx. 2 km southwards of Pavia and 30 km southwards of Milan).
DE LAMA’s Sterilizer and Autoclave production is mainly addressed to the pharmaceutical / microbiological / chemical / cosmetic industry and to the sanitary/hospital field. Up-to-date, adequate and functional productive plants allow accurate and first class works. A skilled technical team assures the best level of competence required to manufacture highly technological plants. An experienced and motivated staff, care in details in addition to the skillfulness in optimizing the suggested solutions, distinguish DeLama S.p.A. as one of the most reliable and appreciated companies operating in this sector.
DE LAMA S.p.A. maintains well-established relationships with University Institutes, Research Centers and multinational Companies. The internal research is addressed to a continuous improvement in equipment’s quality, efficiency and reliability, to the use of new materials and the application of advanced systems and technologies. The wide attention addressed to Customer’s qualitative requirements is witnessed by the Company’s quality certificates.
DE LAMA’s great experience, coming from realization of equipment supplied all over the world, is a warranty for executions highly appreciated from a technological and qualitative standpoint that are always conforming to specific Customers’ requirements. The production is marked by versatility in design and production, high construction quality, absolute safety in operation, easy maintenance and maximum lifetime. DeLama’s sales philosophy is addressed to the single Customer’s full satisfaction and develops itself in any kind of activity thanks to an interactive and rigorous working method: from design to manufacturing, from sale to after-sales service. Company’s target is not simply limited to the satisfaction of Customer’s requirements, according to the standards current in this field, but aims to overcome them in terms of quality and safety.
This is why DeLama’s design and construction standards usually exceed the Customers’ equipment requirements with the main purpose to protect their investments.
Franco De Lama founds De Lama in Pavia. The intuition is that, alongside the re-growth and re-launch of the country for post-war reconstruction, the need of machinery for the pharmaceutical industry will develop. The idea and the strong-will to respond to this need turns out to be the winning one. De Lama is the first Italian company to produce modern industrial sterilizers. The saturated steam sterilizer becomes the top model.
De Lama introduces on the market the first compact unit for sterilization with saturated steam. The load is made from the upper side. Compact size represents a big advantage for small laboratories and for start-up companies born after the second World War reducing initial investment and saving space.
De Lama’s name expands and becomes increasingly important. De Lama partecipates at the Milan International Fair.
De Lama widen their sterilization range including equipment suitable for sterilisation of empty glassware for solid oral medicines.
De Lama launches on the maket a sophisticated techonolgy to effectively dry at very low temperature thermolabile powders and granules.
De Lama participates with success and continuity to the most important international trade fairs in the sector, from Germany to Spain. De Lama brand becomes a worldwide synonym of quality sterilizers.
The first autoclave maker to introduce the “counterpressure” concept for the sterilisation of containers filled with liquid.
De Lama introduces the “low temperature” sterilization with a mixture of ethylene oxide to allow the treatment of thermolabile products.
In order to meet international pharmaceutical standards, the design of the depyrogenation ovens has been improved to meet the most stringent micro-particle filtering.
Also the Large and Small Volume Parenteral (LVP and SVP) application get a performing solution out of De Lama product range, with superheated water autoclaves.
Repeatability in the pharmaceutical production is a paramount. De Lama once more promote the introduction of the leading edge technologies
The Air / Steam mix is the alternative solution to superheated water sterilizers dedicated to deformable containers (such as Large Volume Parenteral) and pre-filled syringes.
The automation evolves to achieve full traceability of data and integration with higher Factory Data Management System
De Lama stands out as reference point, based on the concepts of the highest quality and total customization for the customer. Overseas countries such as Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Syria and Venezuela place many orders for sterilization equipments.
Bio-hazardous materials (BSL3 and later) are now treated in a dedicated equipment introduced in the De Lama product range.
The range of products dedicated to the pharmaceutical industry expands further. In 1997 the first delivery of an industrial washing machine dedicated to the pharmaceutical sector took place.
De Lama designs and manufactures the first “combined washing + sterilization equipment unit” to process the materials in a single unit sequentially or individually. The advantages are space and process optimization and a lower overall investment cost.
Isolation technology expands in the pharmaceutical applications and De Lama develop the most suitable solution to integrate their autoclaves into the isolator through a direct connection getting rid of any risk of product contamination during its transfer through the different process phases.
De Lama is the first manufacturer in the world to introduce the magnetic shredder on an autoclave or a de-aeration oven to make the design ideal for class A and sanitization with H2O2 (Hydrogen Peroxide). This futuristic door with magnetic movement brings De Lama towards total integration with other processes and a new concept of total cleaning of the equipment.
De Lama is the only maker of the world able to manufacture a Sterilisation Oven with Sliding Door magnetically driven.This feature makes it possible to integrate the oven with insulators
De Lama launches the brand new DLVHP / ST, hydrogen peroxide sterilizer under high vacuum. Thisequipment offers a low-temperature sterilization process, offering an alternative to ETO sterilization which makes it extremely interesting, for example, for manufacturers of implants and medical devices. DLVHP /ST also offers the possibility of a final sterilization of packaged products (such as syringes) outside a classified area (A or B), offering a number of important advantages to the pharmaceutical industry.
De Lama participates to Achema Fait in Frankfurt presenting DLVHP/ST, new Hydrogen Peroxide sterilizer and Magnetically driven door. De Lama shows also a futuristic Pass-box for Decontamination, develop using technology of Hydrogen Peroxide under deep vacuum. This equipment guarantees a state-of-the-art decontamination bringing on the market the fastest and the most effective process ever.
De Lama plans an important expansion of its headquarters and production area to support the increase in production and research in the near future.