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Pharmacy Automation Systems and Equipment

Pharmacy automaton systems to boost your operation


The JumpStart Family of Pharmacy Systems allow mail-order, central-fill and specialty pharmacies to enjoy the benefits of pharmacy automation without a high minimum script threshold. Requiring low capital and minimum space, the Jumpstart can help your pharmacy leapfrog the competition with a system that grows with you. Improve your pharmacy workflow system today.

JumpStart Systems feature a center tote conveyor line, then includes processing stations and additional lines at multiple levels depending on your pharmacy’s configuration. 

Benefits:

  • Reduces costs and errors.
  • Allows you to automate sooner.
  • Optimizes your workspace for easy pharmacy packaging and shipping.
  • Fits within a small footprint.
    Improve efficiency for your pharmacy business.
 

Traditional workflow solutions require operations personnel and pharmacists to move around the pharmacy and fill orders. The Tension JumpStart Systems are designed to bring orders to your team, allowing it to be more efficient. Explore our pharma packaging solutions, and contact us to see if we are the right fit for your company.

Learn more about each of our automation systems. We’ll help you determine which system will maximize your unique pharmacy workflow.

Learn more about each of our automation systems. We’ll help you determine which system will maximize your unique pharmacy workflow.

KickStart
2-Level System

KICKSTART 2-level system This is the entry-level pharmacy automation system that can be used with or without pill counting robots.
  • Unique, 2-Level circular tote ring rotates with tote stops at each workstation
  • Top level handles totes for order induction, dispensing and packaging
  • Lower level ring efficiently handles totes for Pharmacy Verification
  • The system fits in 1,000 sq. ft. and can process 1,000+ items per 8-hour shift

JumpStart
4-Level System

2 This is the entry-level pharmacy automation system that can be used with or without pill counting robots. • Unique, 2-Level circular tote ring rotates with tote stops at each workstation • Top level handles totes for order induction, dispensing and packaging • Lower level ring efficiently handles totes for Pharmacy Verification • The system fits in 1,000 sq. ft. and can process 1,000+ items per 8-hour shift

JumpStart+PLUS
System

3 This is the entry-level pharmacy automation system that can be used with or without pill counting robots. • Unique, 2-Level circular tote ring rotates with tote stops at each workstation • Top level handles totes for order induction, dispensing and packaging • Lower level ring efficiently handles totes for Pharmacy Verification • The system fits in 1,000 sq. ft. and can process 1,000+ items per 8-hour shift

LDUFlex

4 This is the entry-level pharmacy automation system that can be used with or without pill counting robots. • Unique, 2-Level circular tote ring rotates with tote stops at each workstation • Top level handles totes for order induction, dispensing and packaging • Lower level ring efficiently handles totes for Pharmacy Verification • The system fits in 1,000 sq. ft. and can process 1,000+ items per 8-hour shift

KICKSTART 2-level system

The Tension KickStart is the entry level pharmacy automation system that can be used with or without pill counting robots.
  • Unique 2-level circular tote ring rotates with tote stops at each workstation
  • Top level handles totes for order induction, dispensing and packaging
  • Lower level ring efficiently handles totes for Pharmacy Verification
  • The system fits in 1,000 sq. ft. and can process 1,000+ items per 8-hour shift

Features of this 2 Level Pharmacy System include: Packaging workstations, induction and manual pill counting workstation, tote ring, manual fill workstation, hi-density shelving and a PV workstation.

JUMPSTART 4-LEVEL SYSTEM

The JumpStart 4-level System is the mid-level system with a multi-level linear conveyor that quickly delivers totes to the appropriate work station for processing.

  • The top 2 levels deliver totes to the manual countables and unit of use dispensing workstations
  • The middle level quickly delivers totes to the Pharmacist Verification workstation
  • The lower level returns empty totes from any point in the system back to the front for reuse on new orders
  • The system fits into 2,500 sq. ft. and can process 3,000+ items per shift
Features of this 4- Level Pharmacy System include:

Packaging workstations, cold chain packaging workstations, pharmacist verification station, manual fill workstations, induction workstations, robots, hi density pharmaceutical shelving and manifest/shipping workstations.

JumpStart+PLUS System

Supercharge your JumpStart System by adding the High Volume PLUS module for more high speed counting robots.

  • A unique 3-level tote handling conveyor spur is configured to handle various numbers of pill counting robots
  • Order induction, verification and packaging of countable drugs handled all in one line
  • If Unit of Use drugs are required to complete the order, the totes are passed on the to the JumpStart System for continued efficient handling
  • Fits in 4,000 sq. ft. and can process 7,000+ items per shift depending on robot configuration
Features of this JumpStart Plus Pharmacy Automation System include:

Packaging workstations, cold chain packaging workstations, pharmacist verification station, manual fill workstations, induction workstations, robot fill workstations, hi-density pharmaceutical shelving, manifest/shipping workstations, manual countable workstation, PV workstation, Single Vial Packaging (SVP) workstation, and multi-vial packaging workstations.

Supercharge your JumpStart System by adding the High Volume PLUS module for more high speed counting robots.

LDUFLEX

Designed specifically for those pharmacies requiring efficient and accurate dispensing of high volumes of Unit of Use meds.

  • Both bottles and boxes can be handled in the LDU (Linear Dispensing Unit) with dispensing, labeling and verification right on the machine (in some states, no need to send items to a second pharmacists for verification)
  • Orders can start at the LDU or any manual station within the system
  • A unique 3-level tote handling conveyor spurs off the LDU ready to handle manual dispensed items, verification and packaging
  • Supercharge your LDUFLEX System by adding the High Volume PLUS module and add high speed counting robots
  • Fits in 5,000 sq. ft. and can process 12,000+ items per shift depending on robot configuration

Pharmacy Automation Software Solutions

Provides a seamless transition for pharmacy products on the move.


This software system manages the back-end processing of prescription and non-prescription items for orders delivered from a front-end environment. Tension WorkFlow Software (WFS) accepts order requests that have been fully confirmed, ready for processing. Then, it facilitates the prescription through dispensing, pharmacist verification (PV), packaging and manifesting.