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Single-use biocontainer assemblies ideal for use with rocker-style bioreactors

July 1, 2015 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Meissner’s FlexGro single-use biocontainer assemblies are ideal for use with rocker-style bioreactors. The biocontainer assemblies are available in design options up to 50 L and are delivered presterilized for immediate use.

Single-use technology designed for cell cultures up to 2,000 L

May 21, 2015 4:39 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international supplier for the biopharmaceutical...

Oncobiologics Opens Manufacturing Facility in New Jersey

May 4, 2015 11:48 am | by Oncobiologics | News | Comments

The GMP commercial launch manufacturing facility in Cranbury will focus on antibody biosimilars...

Rentschler Biotechnologie Expands Biopharm Capabilities

April 14, 2015 11:28 am | by GE Healthcare | News | Comments

GE Healthcare Life Sciences and Rentschler Biotechnologie GmbH announced the expansion of...

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Single-Use Film

October 21, 2014 11:48 am | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

 PureFlex™ Plus film is a robust, durable film used in the construction of Mobius single-use process containers for biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

Pharmaceutical Processing's October 2014 Issue

October 20, 2014 11:34 am | Digital Editions | Comments

The October issue of Pharmaceutical Processing describes Capsugel’s merger with Bend Research and Encap to create a comprehensive solid dosage form solutions group. The issue also features articles on supply chain trends including how to reduce risk, managing a clinical supply chain,  a look at the best printing and coding solutions, and the move to the fully connected enterprise. Other articles focus on particle size analysis, disposable chromatography technologies, and monitoring potency assays.

Lonza Invests in Single-Use Technology and Facility Upgrades for Clinical Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) Manufacturing

June 11, 2014 8:34 am | News | Comments

The planned upgrades include the introduction of single-use technology for flexible ADC manufacturing, along with a recently optimized plant layout and revamping of the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, which has resulted in a larger ADC production area.


Nordson Corporation Expanding in Colorado to Meet Growing Demand for its Value Plastics Product Line in Medical End Markets

June 10, 2014 9:22 am | News | Comments

Nordson Corporation has broken ground on a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, located on a 116 acre site in Loveland, Colorado, to meet growing demand in medical end markets for its Value Plastics brand of engineered, single-use plastic-molded fluid management components and to provide flexibility and capacity for continued long term growth.

Pharmaceutical Processing's May 2014 Edition

May 9, 2014 12:00 am | Digital Editions | Comments

The May issue of Pharmaceutical Processing profiles PCI, a contract developer and manufacturer of custom NCEs, fine chemicals and generic APIs based in Newburyport, MA. We also take a look at the critical success factors clients evaluate when choosing a CMO. Our manufacturing services Q&A discusses current trends, issues and the future of pharmaceutical processing services. In addition we cover tablet coating, single-use technologies and QbD in test method development and validation.

Daily Dose: Single Use, Multiple Benefits

December 3, 2013 8:03 am | Videos | Comments

One of the reasons for the strong adaption rate of single use systems stems from the ability to implement such an approach at a number of different points in the production process. While there are still some limitations in terms of large-scale production, as the technology has evolved single use has translated to areas like mixing, purification, formulation and even filling as processors look to take advantage of the cost and time savings

JHL Biotech Selects GE’s FlexFactory™ Biomanufacturing Platform for Taiwan Facility

December 2, 2013 8:37 am | News | Comments

GE Healthcare Life Sciences, and JHL Biotech today announced that GE Healthcare has completed installation of its FlexFactory™ biomanufacturing platform at JHL Biotech’s Research Center and manufacturing plant in Hsinchu, Taiwan.  The new manufacturing platform will follow current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) and be fully operational by the end of 2013.

The Daily Dose: Exploring Single-Use Technology

November 26, 2013 8:59 am | Videos | Comments

This first episode of The Daily Dose from Pharmaceutical Processing discusses the technology driving single use systems and why this methodology has had such an impact. Two specific benefits discussed here include limiting cross-contamination risk and reducing changeover times.


Capsule Filter

November 25, 2013 2:38 pm | Meissner Filtration Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The ALpHA G is an absolute rated depth type prefilter, which has been optimized for compatibility with a gamma irradiation cycle commonly used to sterilize single-use systems.  

Pharmaceutical Processing's October 2013 Issue

October 4, 2013 12:00 am | Digital Editions | Comments

The October issue of Pharmaceutical Processing profiles Catalent’s new clinical biologics manufacturing facility in Madison, Wisconsin. The role of quality control and microscopy services for the industry is also featured in this issue as well as an article on Brazil’s emerging pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.

Pharmaceutical Processing Annual Buying Guide - 2013/2014

June 21, 2013 12:00 am | Digital Editions | Comments

The June issue is our annual Pharmaceutical Supplier Directory. Organized by product category this complete resource for the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry features detailed listings of the companies that supply products, equipment, systems, and services to the pharmaceutical industry. The 2013/2014 Supplier Directory is a must have for anyone involved in the development, scale-up, and manufacturing and packaging of pharmaceuticals.

Single-Use in a Stainless Steel World

September 26, 2012 7:57 am | by Jeff Odum, CPIP, Biopharmaceutical Market Leader, IPS | Articles | Comments

There is a significant movement within the biotech industry to evaluate and implement single-use (SU) manufacturing systems in order to improve manufacturing efficiency, flexibility, and reduce costs.i The focus of many industry conferences and technical meetings centers on expanding the industry’s body of knowledge around SU system design and applications.ii

Pragmatic Implementation of Single-Use Technologies

August 29, 2012 8:03 am | by Fred Mann, Ph.D., Program Manager, Biopharm Process Solutions and Joshua Hays, Field Marketing Manager, Single-use Systems, EMD Millipore | Articles | Comments

The journey from gene to clinic for a protein therapeutic is long and sometimes torturous, requiring a wide range of knowledge, expertise and capabilities. An industry-wide imperative to accelerate the journey with the same or fewer resources simply adds more pressure.


The Changing Single-Use Landscape

August 23, 2012 4:45 am | by Jeffery Craig, Global Director, Business Development and Marketing, ATMI | Articles | Comments

The landscape for equipment in the bioprocessing industry has changed dramatically in recent years. Once considered inferior to fixed, reusable equipment made of stainless steel and glass, single-use technology has since made great inroads into the market. While it may seem counterintuitive, moving from fixed reactors to those that are used once is actually more cost effective.

Parker Acquires SciLog, Strengthens Single-Use Capability

August 21, 2012 1:22 pm | News | Comments

Parker Hannifin Corp. has announced the acquisition of SciLog Inc., a provider of unique and proprietary single-use technologies and systems for the biopharmaceutical market to support their on-going development as a key supplier to the growing single-use market.  

Single-Use Connections

August 3, 2012 12:58 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Steam-Thru Connections from Colder Products Co., made of Polysulfone, are available in sizes that mate with 3/8-inch and ½-inch ID Tubing. Sanitary terminations are available in ¾ inch or 1 1/2 inch. They allow a quick and easy sterile connection between biopharmaceutical processing equipment and disposable bag and tube assemblies.

Single-Use Systems Brochure

June 29, 2012 8:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new capabilities brochure highlights One-Touch® single-use systems. It gives an overview of each of the primary products within the single-use portfolio, including TepoFlex® PE and FluoroFlex® PVDF biocontainer assemblies.

Single-Use Ultra-Clean Containers

April 29, 2012 11:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

The company, specializing in providing products and services to the vaccine production and bioprocessing industries, has launched PharmaTainer™ sterile single-use containers for storage, freezing and manipulation of biological solutions.

Singled Out

April 25, 2012 6:38 am | by Jonnatha Mayberry, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Single-use technologies are becoming increasingly common in many manufacturing situations, especially those that require high levels of sanitation and isolation for consumer safety. Although stainless steel offers a number of unique benefits, disposables are undoubtedly emerging as a leader in the high-stakes world of pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Single-Use Mixing Platform

March 26, 2012 8:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

The company recently released an expansion to its disposable products portfolio with the new single-use mixing system, imPULSE. The single-use mixing system allows manufacturers to mix their powder/liquid or liquid/liquid solutions in an environment which eliminates cross contamination, requires less validation and efficiently requires shorter cycle times.

Single-Use Stirred Tank Bioreactor

March 20, 2012 10:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

The company has expanded the Mobius® CellReady Bioreactor portfolio with the launch of a 50 L single-use stirred tank bioreactor for process development and pilot scale mammalian cell culture. This new single-use bioreactor allows biopharmaceutical manufacturers to implement robust, single-use technologies that bring their drugs to market faster, with less risk.

Single-Use Conductivity Sensors

March 1, 2012 8:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

The company is launching its line of Single-Use Conductivity Sensors (patent pending), which will be offered in a wide range of sizes for in-line measurement, with an initial sizes of ¼-inch and ½-inch hose barb. The conductivity sensor measurement range is 0 to 200 mS with readability of 0.01 mS.

Bag Ports that Meet Biopharm Requirements

January 26, 2012 6:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The company has introduced a technologically advanced series of ports for the single-use bags used to transfer media and drug compounds in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Single-Use and Disposable Systems and Devices in the Biopharm Industry

January 12, 2012 9:34 am | by A. Mark Trotter, MSc., MBA, President, Trotter Biotech Solutions | Articles | Comments

Today there is a continued accelerating evolution in CMO and traditional biomanufacturing to Single-Use Systems (SUS) and disposable technologies. While this term, ‘disposable’ has been used since the inception of the technology in the 80’s, the polymeric device manufacturers found the ‘single-use’ moniker a more ‘green’ label for their products.

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