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In this 6-page PDF document, author Efraim Shek asserts that PAT is part of a new paradigm whose time has come, and suggests how PAT can become more the rule than the exception.
Ache Stokelman and colleagues on Amgens Global Process Science Team outline how they used BioProcessors Corp.s SimCell platform to improve results.
Particle monitoring is critical for maintaining aseptic conditions, but portable counters wont help develop trending data. In this white paper, Mark Hallworth, pharmaceutical manager for Particle Measuring Systems, discusses continuous monitoring methods, how theyre evolving, and why theyre ...
The right alarm auditing tool can tell you where opportunities for improvement are, and what the payback might be, explains Machine Automation, Inc.s Brian Gibson.
Keeping tabs on oxygen and carbon dioxide content in bioprocesses is critical for safety and contamination control, while comparing measurements against process models can help optimize yields and efficiencies, explains Tim Wilkes of Servomex, Inc.
As commercial and regulatory pressures increase, pharmaceutical manufacturers look to maximize solvent recovery through online analysis.
Curvaceous Softwares C:Suite Process Modeler uses geometric process control to handle quality control, process control and alarm management. Founder Robin Brooks and his colleagues discuss how it works, in an article originally published by IEEE.
This Guide to Process Analytical Technology analyzes the industrys needs and discusses Siemens' multidisciplinary approach to meeting them.
Has your company moved to new enterprise architecture software? Well, so has FDA. Read this quick report and compare your strategy, challenges and experiences with those of the Agency.
Master Control Systems White Paper discusses the different approaches for handling CAPA systems and how using proven technologies enable organizations to improve product quality while at the same time meet regulatory requirements.
The North American market for wireless monitoring and control products is taking off. This paper by Venture Development Corp. tells which direction its headed.
Daniel Lewin and his team at Israels Technion International Institute of Technology are studying the impact of integrating APC with Six Sigma methodologies to manufacture biopharmaceuticals. The yield improvements theyre seeing may surprise you.
This application note from Uhlmann VisioTec discusses NIR spectroscopy, offering some insights into how it was used to replace HPLC analysis at a pilot-scale pharmaceutical suspension bottling line.
In the late 1990s, the drug distribution firm FoxMeyer sued its ERP vendor and implementation specialist, Arthur Andersen, claiming that its ERP installation had driven it into bankruptcy. In this discussion at the University of Singapore, experts dissect the case and lessons that drug companies ...
This applications note by J.Y. Zhu of Molecular Imaging Corp., discusses AFM and its potential in accelerating drug development.
A sure way to achieve IT cost savings is to consolidate validated applications onto virtual servers. Just be sure you have a top-notch change management process, says Keith Parent, CEO of Court Square Data Group.
A Manufacturing Execution System provides a framework for PAT, allowing for enhanced productivity and quality, says Joseph Vinhais, vice president of regulatory compliance at Camstar Systems.
BioVigilant is developing a commercial product that could monitor microbial presence in air and water, and could be modified to work in processes as well. In this article, inventor and optics specialist J.P. Jiang, Ph.D., discusses how the method works and the savings it offers over traditional ...
Pavilion Technologies recent survey of major manufacturers reveals divergent strategies between the U.S. and Europe, and mixed opinions about how broadly PAT should be defined. Quantitative and qualitative data are summarized here.
W.L. Gores Medical Product Division took an uncompromising approach to improving an underachieving process, and, using DOE and statistical process control techniques, turned it around. The drug industry can learn much from this story, writes Ronald D. Fritz, president of InSite Technologies.
For in-situ PAT, Raman spectroscopy has advantages over Near-IR and Mid-IR. This technical note by Kaiser Optical Systems discusses Ramans suitability for PAT applications and lists specific application opportunities.
Todays automation machines are becoming more motion-centric than ever before. This new generation of machine designs offers increased speed, precision, and productivity.
Manuel Hormaza, CEO of IBS Caribe, discusses process understanding and management, and the engineering standards that promise to bring plug-and-play capabilities to PAT.
This white paper from IBM Business Consulting Services outlines the initiatives that will guide pharmaceutical manufacturings evolution.
In this special guide for pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals, Emerson Process Management outlines the best practices you can use to establish a culture of continuous improvement and achieve operational excellence within your organization.