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Semi-Automatic / Manual Inspection
Semi-Automatic / Manual Inspection

Manual and semi-automated inspection solutions


Manual inspection is the cornerstone of visual inspection. It is still the most common method for performing visual inspection of parenteral liquids. It sets the benchmark for an acceptable product and establishes the baseline for validation. Manual inspection hoods from Syntegon are ideally suited for small lots, re-inspection of rejects/ejects, and batch releases. The VIS semi-automated visual inspection series is the perfect hybrid solution between manual inspection and automated inspection.


Key benefits

100% global quality standards
Meet all global standards for visual inspection systems, including those of the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as the United States, European and Japanese pharmacopeias
Ergonomic design
We provide a broad range of options and models to ensure operators’ comfort and easy operations
Optimize production processes
The MIH series is ideal for small lot or AQL inspection of vials, ampoules, syringes, and cartridges. It can also be used to re-inspect rejects from automated machines and validate other inline inspection systems

The MIH-Port is equipped with a black and white background, and a uniform, non-glaring light source, optimizing the inspector's ability to identify particle and cosmetic defects while minimizing fatigue. LED lighting and a reversible gray background are standard for this model. The white base with padded elbow rests can be closed for compact storage or portability using the carrying handle.


  • Compact handling and storage: foldable and portable
  • Padded elbow rests aid inspector comfort and avoids inspection fatigue
  • Overhead lighting options: Single light intensity slim LED lighting, dual light intensity LED lighting, or adjustable intensity white LED lighting
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Technical Support

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Why choose a Syntegon semi-automated / manual inspection machine?


About us

We have installed over 1,500 inspection machines in the market. To reach this milestone, our experts have been contributing their experience and skills to numerous developments. And they have been supporting just as many customers in making their pharmaceuticals as safe as possible with manual, semi-automated and fully automated inspection equipment.

years of experience 
patents and patent applications 
machines installed world-wide 

Our expertise, your advantage

Customers from around the globe rely on our expertise in visual inspection

We have supported some of the most renowned industry players in boosting their efficiency, expanding operations or upgrading their equipment to meet latest manufacturing standards. Explore our customer cases to find out more about the many areas of application.


Our expertise, your advantage

“We were able to systematically identify and adapt crucial sections within our filling and sealing processes, to make them more stable and reduce the number of unnecessary rejects even further. In fact, our performance is increasing from week to week.”
– Philippe Truelle, CEO of CDM Lavoisier

CDM Lavoisier decided to change their inspection processes for no less than 30 products in four different packaging formats. They are now all inspected on the AIM 3000 from Syntegon.


Our expertise, your advantage

“This challenging project required a lot of dedication and expertise. In cooperation with Syntegon, we have implemented the world-first syringe inspection machine with AI and underline our market position, both in biotechnology production and in technology.”
– Manuel Soto, Principal Process Development Engineer at Amgen

Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, uses our AI-equipped inspection machine to reliably distinguish air bubbles at the syringe’s rubber stopper from foreign particles.


Our expertise, your advantage

We are proud to support the fight against Covid-19 together with our partners, some of the biggest contract manufacturers and multinational pharma companies worldwide.

The Covid-19 pandemic is challenging manufacturers of medicines: They have to respond fast to changing demands and supply key medicines across borders. Simultaneously, the preparation for new vaccines and therapeutics is ongoing. We are keeping up with our mission!

Visual inspection downloads

Intelligent inspection with AI
Intelligent inspection with AI

Automated inspection machines powered by deep learning

Crucial machinery for insulin manufacturers
Crucial machinery for insulin manufacturers

High quality insulin for everyone

Inspection of milky products
Inspection of milky products

We make visible, what the eye cannot see

The AIM 5022S AI+
The AIM 5022S AI+

Stands ready to provide an effective solution against false rejections caused by air bubbles

The  VIS 1000
The VIS 1000

Speed up your inspection processes and makes the operators’ work easier

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