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Technical Services • Six factory trained service techni- cians, including regionally based personnel in California and Puerto Rico. • In-house substantial parts inventory program with wear parts replace- ment. • In-house machine evaluation program. • In-house capability to refurbish/ rebuild existing Kikusui equipment. • Preventive maintenance and calibration services. • Machine installation/operator training and IQ/OQ qualification assistance. • Machine trade-in program (on selected and approved Kikusui machines). Corporate Description Kikusui USA,Inc. is a solely owned subsidiary of Kikusui Seisakusho Ltd., Japan. We are the sole distributor for the USA, Puerto Rico & Canada. KIKUSUI tablet presses have been well established in North America for over 25 years and have thousands of machine installations worldwide. Kikusui Seisakusho Ltd., our parent company based in Kyoto, Japan, has been privately held since 1910 and has approximately 250 employees worldwide. Kikusui Seisakusho Ltd. has been an innovator of the high-speed rotary tablet presses to the Japanese pharmaceutical market since 1957. We continue to grow and have relocated our US headquarters to a new 18,000-square-foot facility in Lakewood, New Jersey. This facility offers complete sales, service (parts support), and training, as well as a new state of the art show- room for trials and demonstrations. Kikusui USA, Inc. 30 | Solid Dosage Sourcebook 2018 Kikusui USA, Inc. 1650 Oak Street Lakewood, New Jersey 08701 732.349.3131 Products Kikusui tablet presses are engineered with a robust and ergonomic design for ease of operation and extended service life. Kikusui USA offers lab scale/R&D and production tablet presses in conventional single-layer, multi-layer, dry coater, WIP/contain- ment, computer controlled/instru- mented and exchangeable turret technologies, as well as ancillary products and turn-key engineering for upstream and downstream applications.Kikusui USA continues to expand its product lines through the offering of the Aquarius LD lab scale/R&D multi-function tablet press and the ELS-P1 external lubrication system. The Aquarius LD is a newly designed compact multifunctional lab-scale tablet press producing bi-layer, dry coated, and conventional tablets all on the same machine. It can be fully instrumented with our AIM system to provide a complete turn-key system designed for monitoring of main and ejection compression forces. It also offers a computerized data acquisi- tion system with computer integrated digital peak meters, compatibility profiles, and compression density calculation software allowing for individual punch peak-force reports and statistical analysis. Changeover is based on a modular conversion system designed for a quick and easy process. The automatic external lubrication system is a specially designed system that, when connected to a tablet press, applies a metered, controlled dose of dry lubricate (e.g. magne- sium stearate) directly to punch tips and die bores to enhance tablet dissolution and hardness and eliminate sticking and picking.

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