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Pharmaceutical processing & engineering: Sanofi-Aventis used the S88 open batch control standard and a distributed HMI to automate Water for Injection, boosting efficiency and compliance.
Pharmaceutical industry career advice: Youre targeting the right job, so make sure youve got the right look.
Drug Packaging: Accumulating buffer systems ensure greater uptime along production lines, reduce product backups and enhance throughput.
Stories of downsizing and plant closings are becoming so common in the industry that theyre almost passe. Employees show up for work one day and are herded into an emergency meeting with management. Wasting little time, the GM drops the bomb.
Pharmaceutical processing & engineering: Like the shy kid at school who never got asked to the big dance, maintenance management always seemed to be the overlooked application on which few pharmaceutical manufacturers were eager to invest much time or money.
Flexibility is driving more manufacturers to servo-driven packaging lines, but concerns remain about validation and the “blue screen of death” with PC-based controls.
Pharmaceutical industry career advice: For consistency and success, theres no substitute for experience and power.
Dry powder blending may be the most widely recognized unit operation in pharmaceutical manufacturing, but its also one of the least understood. The uniqueness of each individual drug formulation assures that no two blending processes can ever be identical.
Drug Industry Calendar: When and where are the key conferences, excellent expos and seminal seminars in the pharmaceutical industry? Find out here!
Aprils Induniv conference in San Juan and Interphex in New York City focused on Process Analytical Technology (PAT) to an unprecedented degree.
Pharmaceutical packaging: The standard amber-colored pharmacy pill bottle has changed little since its introduction more than 50 years ago. However, on May 1 the ClearRx prescription-packaging system will debut at Target pharmacies, thanks to a 29-year-old graphic designer.
Fermentation & Cell Culture: Careful planning and design are key. Small and midsize bioreactors and disposables offer flexibility.
There was a healthy buzz at last months Pittcon show in Orlando over a chromatography column called Primesep, a sleek little unit combining reverse phase and ion-exchange separation.
No one should be fired and be surprised about it. There are always warning signs. The trick is in learning how to recognize them and to have a plan of action. It pays to pick up on the subtle hints that allude to the ax falling.
If you get an 'Inukshuk' at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals' St.-Laurent plant in Montreal, you know youve done well. Not just anybody gets one only members of departments that have gone 1,000 days without a lost-workday accident.
At Nutri Granulations, a team of 20 runs an entire drug-licensed facility and loves it.
Bert Moore of AIM Global clears up the confusion about what qualifies as an “FDA compliant label.” for drug packaging.
There's no shortage of battery choices for RFID tags. Sol Jacobs, VP of Tadiran Electronic Industries, maps out terrain.
The SAFE-Biopharma Association is working on a platform based on digital signatures that would preserve the security of intellectual property, business transactions, and records. Pfizer Senior Counsel Owen Hughes describes the initiative and its goals.
Until data gathering is taken seriously, the extent of the counterfeit drug problem and the impact of legitimate drug importation will never be known.
Global efforts driving safer syringes for developing nations are spurring interest in new single-use, auto-disable syringes. Parenterals manufacturers should be prepared and evaluate the new designs with new products.
Material handling: The latest containment systems and disposables are reducing compliance costs.
Going to Interphex or another industry show? Don't just attend – work it to your advantage. Here are all the tips you need, as well as a trade show checklist, courtesy of our resident career expert JoAnn Hines.
What makes pharmaceutical manufacturing team leaders proud? What keeps them awake at night? Our exclusive survey reflects cost, quality, and morale improvements, and SOP, documentation concerns.
Kaizen and lean manufacturing efforts have revitalized the 1-L IV Solutions Team at Baxter's North Carolina facility.