Our History

1949
first “DE LAMA” saturated steam sterilizer

<span style="color:#282828;">1949</span><br/>first “DE LAMA” saturated steam sterilizer

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.

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1952
1st vertical compact saturated steam autoclave

<span style="color:#282828;">1952</span><br/>1st vertical compact saturated steam autoclave

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.

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1954
the brand becomes a reference in the pharmaceutical market

<span style="color:#282828;">1954</span><br/>the brand becomes a reference in the pharmaceutical market

De Lama’s name expands and becomes increasingly important. De Lama partecipates at the Milan International Fair.

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1955
first hot air oven sterilizer and dryer

<span style="color:#282828;">1955</span><br/>first hot air oven sterilizer and dryer

De Lama widen their sterilization range including equipment suitable for sterilisation of empty glassware for solid oral medicines. nbsp;  

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1958
1st DRYER UNDER VACUUM

<span style="color:#282828">1958</span><br/>1st DRYER UNDER VACUUM

De Lama launches on the maket a sophisticated techonolgy to effectively dry at very low temperature thermolabile powders and granules. nbsp;

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1962
WORLDWIDE EXPANSION

<span style="color:#282828;">1962</span><br/>WORLDWIDE EXPANSION

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. nbsp;

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1964
1st saturated steam sterilizer with liquid sealed containers cycle

<span style="color:#282828;">1964</span><br/>1st  saturated steam sterilizer with liquid sealed containers cycle

The first autoclave maker to introduce the “counterpressure” concept for the sterilisation of containers filled with liquid.

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1968
1st ETHYLENE OXIDE STERILIZER

<span style="color:#282828;">1968</span><br/>1st ETHYLENE OXIDE STERILIZER

De Lama introduces the “low temperature” sterilization with a mixture of ethylene oxide to allow the treatment of thermolabile products.

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1975
“CLASS 100” DEPYROGENATION OVEN LINE INTRODUCTION

<span style="color:#282828;">1975</span><br/>“CLASS 100” DEPYROGENATION OVEN LINE INTRODUCTION

In order to meet international pharmaceutical standards, the design of the depyrogenation ovens has been improved to meet the most stringent micro-particle filtering.

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1980
1st superheated water autoclave

<span style="color:#282828;">1980</span><br/>1st superheated water autoclave

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.

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1984
1st Micro-processor SYSTEM INTRODUCTION

<span style="color:#282828;">1984</span><br/>1st Micro-processor SYSTEM INTRODUCTION

Repeatability in the pharmaceutical production is a paramount. De Lama once more promote the introduction of the leading edge technologies

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1986
1st AIR MIX STERILIZATION STERILIZER

<span style="color:#282828;">1986</span><br/>1st AIR MIX STERILIZATION STERILIZER

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.

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1988
pc+plc control system architecture (SCADA)

<span style="color:#282828;">1988</span><br/>pc+plc control system architecture (SCADA)

The automation evolves to achieve full traceability of data and integration with higher Factory Data Management System

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1990
DE LAMA KEEPS DEVELOPING ON INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

<span style="color:#282828;">1990</span><br/>DE LAMA KEEPS DEVELOPING ON INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

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.

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1994
1st autoclave for pathogenic treatments

<span style="color:#282828;">1994</span><br/>1st autoclave for pathogenic treatments

Bio-hazardous materials (BSL3 and later) are now treated in a dedicated equipment introduced in the De Lama product range.

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1997
1st LINE OF INDUSTRIAL WASHING MACHINES FOR THE PHARMA SECTOR

<span style="color:#282828;">1997</span><br/>1st LINE OF INDUSTRIAL WASHING MACHINES FOR THE PHARMA SECTOR

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.

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2005
1st COMBO WASHING + STERILIZATION UNIT OF THE WORLD

<span style="color:#282828;">2005</span><br/>1st COMBO WASHING + STERILIZATION UNIT OF THE WORLD

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.

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2008
1st autoclave coupled with an isolator

<span style="color:#282828;">2008</span><br/>1st autoclave coupled with an isolator

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.

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2016
1st MAGNETICALLY DRIVEN DOOR for autoclave or oven in the world

<span style="color:#282828;">2016</span><br/>1st MAGNETICALLY DRIVEN DOOR for autoclave or oven in the world

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.

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2017
1st OVEN COUPLED with an isolator in the world

<span style="color:#282828;">2017</span><br/>1st OVEN COUPLED with an isolator in the world

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  

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2018
HYDROGEN PEROXIDE DEEP VACUUM STERILIZER

<span style="color:#282828;">2018</span><br/>HYDROGEN PEROXIDE DEEP VACUUM STERILIZER

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.

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2018
1ST HYDROGEN PEROXIDE PASSBOX FOR DECONTAMINATION UNDER DEEP VACUUM

<span style="color:#282828;">2018</span><br/>1ST HYDROGEN PEROXIDE PASSBOX FOR DECONTAMINATION UNDER DEEP VACUUM

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.

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COMING SOON

COMING SOON

De Lama plans an important expansion of its headquarters and production area to support the increase in production and research in the near future.

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