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Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Wed, 10/21/2009 - 16:41
Ever get stuck behind a loud bore on an airplane? I had that misfortune last week. Eventually tuned him out, but couldn’t help but pity his quiet seat-mate, who didn’t know a peptide from a Pepsi, as he got sucked deeper and deeper into a one-sided verbal black hole,...
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Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Wed, 10/21/2009 - 13:58
Everyone keeps talking about how the industry is on the brink of great change….it’s the death of the blockbuster….the birth of…what? The niche-buster? Personalized medicine?
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Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Tue, 08/11/2009 - 12:18
Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Wed, 11/19/2008 - 22:30
The talk was all about convergence and mashups at this week's annual Rockwell Automation Fair in Nashville. In case you haven't heard, a mashup is a web application that combines data from more than one source into a single integrated tool--at least that's how Wikipedia defines it. "
Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Tue, 06/17/2008 - 13:30
After numerous travel delays and “customer service” by surly ground crew, I finally arrived to face the blazing heat of summertime in Phoenix, AZ. I like the laissez faire customer service of today’s airline industry just about as much as I enjoy 105 degree temperatures.
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Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Mon, 06/16/2008 - 23:20
That's how Control magazine's executive editor Jim Montague described the pharmaceutical industry in a recent and very memorable op-ed (read it here), in which he interviews experts including E-55 insider Gawayne Mahboubian-Jones. Jim brings to the the "so what" detachment of one who has covered PAT and process control as...
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Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Wed, 01/30/2008 - 12:27
We love the progressive thinking that's going on in pharma. That's why I enjoy my job and what makes covering this side of the industry so much more interesting and positive than looking at the financial side and all the marketing scandals.
Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 12:15
There is quite nothing like a trade show that provides complimentary lunch, snacks, and beverages to keep you charged as you plow the show floors. With an orange juice and muffin in hand I spent the morning at the Life Sciences Industry Forum of the Rockwell Automation Fair where manufacturing...
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Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Mon, 10/15/2007 - 16:14
Greetings from Las Vegas, all, where PackExpo is in full swing. I haven't been able to see many booths yet, but I've heard presentations from David Ray at Parsec Automation and Bob Naegle at Videojet, each of which was exciting in its own way.
Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Mon, 08/06/2007 - 20:09
As we found in developing articles for our August issue, pharma is embracing the Toyota Production System (TPS), but mainly one pillar of that system: Kan ban, or Just in Time. Waiting to be developed is Jidoka, the other pillar of TPS.