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Carving Out Their Niche

April 29, 2015 | by Mike Auerbach, Editor in Chief | Comments

Enteris BioPharma seeks to stand out from a pack of contract manufacturers with experience, flexibility, and quality. While much of market is focused on mammalian cell cultures, Enteris has “carved out their own niche” in microbial expression systems.


Capital Investments: Regulations, Technology and ROI

May 5, 2015 10:45 am | by Jeff Reinke, Editorial director | Comments

Pharmaceutical processors face a number of challenges in determining the direction they should take when considering internal investments – but a lack of options have never been amongst them.


Keeping Pharmaceutical Processing Pure

May 5, 2015 10:41 am | by David J. Connaughton, Product Manager, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Filtration and Separation Division | Comments

Ensuring continuous supplies of near-pure nitrogen to deoxygenate water can be a time-efficient and cost-effective way to formulate today’s medicines.

Dock Management: Sealing The Perimeter

May 5, 2015 10:35 am | by Mary Blaser, Director of Marketing and Business Development, Rite-Hite Environmental Enclosures Corporation | Comments

While it’s a vital link between a facility and the pharmaceuticals shipped in and out every day, the loading dock presents the greatest opportunity for energy losses and damage to precious materials and products.


How Shared Service Management Can Help Make Your Organization Lean

May 5, 2015 10:26 am | by Nancy Van Elsacker, President, TOPdesk | Comments

Shared service management is an important development in the collaboration between an organization’s supporting services, and can make an organization more Lean.


BioPharma Industry Seeks Downstream Processing Advances

May 5, 2015 10:12 am | by Eric S. Langer, President, BioPlan Associates | Comments

Downstream processing continues to impact capacity at the majority of biopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities, and industry respondents are clamoring for advances in this area.


On Top Of Their Game

May 5, 2015 9:55 am | by Mike Auerbach, Editor-In-Chief | Comments

Dow Development Laboratories, LLC positions itself as the go to company for topical product development services.


Interphex 2015

April 29, 2015 5:04 pm | by Editor | Comments

Get a taste of the year’s biggest event for pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals with six pages of our Interphex Exhibitor Highlights. Page till the end to preview a schedule of convention workshops and events.


Handheld Raw Material Identification

April 29, 2015 5:00 pm | by Claire Dentinger, Ph. D. Sr. Applications Scientist, Rigaku Raman Technologies | Comments

The globalization of the pharmaceutical industry means inspection and identification of incoming raw materials is more important than ever. While this could mean a hiccup in the production process, we give you a case study of how handheld Raman technology meant an opportunity for cost savings.


Streamline Your Supply Chain with On-Demand Color Labeling

April 14, 2015 2:51 pm | by Andrew Moore, Product Manager, Epson America | Comments

On the one hand, the drug manufacturing industry is expanding, with an increase in global imports and exports. On the other hand however, the drug manufacturing industry is becoming more specialized.


Rewarding Your Readership with Constant Improvement

April 1, 2015 1:20 pm | by Jeff Reinke, Editorial director | Comments

Thanks for sparing some time in your busy day to visit our site or check out one of our daily newsletters. In respect to that dynamic, I’ll be brief in sharing some of the new things we’re doing to improve the daily content mix.


Don’t Forget the WIP!

March 26, 2015 3:47 pm | by Andrew Christofides, P.E., Lead Engineer, Process Architecture and Technology - IPS | Comments

The impact of work-in-process (WIP) on oral solid dosage (OSD) plant design


Designing for Potent Compound Exposure Levels – Not as Easy as 1-2-3

March 25, 2015 3:15 pm | by Paul Valerio, Director, Technology - IPS | Comments

Defining categories for potency of pharmaceutical compounds has been invaluable to our industry.  It allows R&D to evaluate and define the potency of new compounds so they may be handled safely. 


Manual Cleaning in an OSD Facility – Will It Ever Go Away??

March 25, 2015 3:08 pm | by Editor | Comments

Manually executed cleaning techniques and procedures have been utilized to wash small change parts and equipment since the inception of oral solid dosage manufacturing.


Modularization Process in Project Delivery

March 25, 2015 8:37 am | by Gene Martini, Design Vice President – IPS | Comments

Modularization has been explored and exploited in the delivery of pharmaceutical facilities for many years; the concept can now be considered mature.


Managing the SUS-Based Facility Design

March 25, 2015 8:31 am | by Jeff Odum, CPIP, IPS-Integrated Project Services, Inc. | Comments

There are many nuances that require a more focused approach to risk identification and project management for the “new” manufacturing facilities implementing Single-use Systems (SUS). 



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