Interphex 2006 Preview: The Best of the “Phex”
This year's event builds upon the success of the 2005 show, with increases in both exhibitors and educational sessions.
By Paul Thomas, Managing Editor
GE Analytical Instruments, Booth 1809
Level and Flow Instrumentation
Magnetrol offers a comprehensive line of level and flow instrumentation to help ensure safe, reliable, efficient and cost-effective plant operation in the pharmaceutical industry. Magnetrol offers multiple technologies, including Eclipser guided wave radar transmitters and the new PulsarT pulse-burst radar transmitter, and assists in selecting the right instrument for each application.
Magnetrol, Inc., Booth A2536
Analytical Instruments for Water Applications
Thornton Inc. develops analytical instruments for pharmaceutical pure and ultrapure water applications to meet USP standards. Over 30 years ago, Thornton pioneered conductivity and resistivity instrumentation with computed high-purity temperature compensation for the semiconductor industry before similar instruments became available for pharmaceutical applications. Today, many pharmaceutical facilities rely on Thornton instruments to monitor and control their pre-treatment systems.
Mettler-Toledo Thornton, Inc., Booth P1855
Performance Management Software
Parsec Automation Corp. offers TrakSYS, a technologically-advanced, scalable, real-time manufacturing performance management software application suite. TrakSYS fuels Lean, Six Sigma, OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness), TPM and Operational Excellence efforts for manufacturers. It also provides scalable and flexible tools to quickly configure solutions to track, record, analyze and report the events critical to productivity enhancement initiatives that require rapid and measurable ROI.
Parsec Automation Corp., Booth P2177
Darwin LIMS meets the needs of pharmaceutical manufacturing R&D and QA/QC laboratories by providing application-specific functionality out of the box. Less customization means dramatically reduced implementation, training, validation and maintenance costs — for a lower total cost of ownership and high end-user acceptance.
Thermo Electron Corp., Booth 851
Thermo Electron’s hand-held NITON alloy analyzers feature advanced ASICS digital signal processing electronics and super PiN detector technology for laboratory-precision alloy composition analysis and positive-grade identification of alloy materials. The XLi analyzer is faster and more powerful than previous XRF analyzers.
Thermo Electron Corp., Booth 851
Pumps for Pharma and Biopharma
Wright Pump serves the biopharm market with a broad range of hygienic positive displacement rotary lobe pumps, ranging from strip-clean models to pumps EHEDG certified for steam sterilizability and bacteria-tightness. Viking also offers gear pumps for chemical processing applications.
Wright Pumps, Booth 2122
Control Systems and Field Instruments
Yokogawa provides advanced recording, control systems and field instruments that solve a wide range of batch and continuous process application requirements within the pharmaceutical industry. Products include paperless electronic recorders, batch control, recipe management, batch scheduling and information management systems.
Yokogawa, Booth A1949