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Despite a tough economy, few question the value of attending Interphex, and this years show promises to be as good as ever.
Pharma contractors face a delicate challenge in maintaining their own rigorous quality standards while encouraging the same of both clients and suppliers. Fran DeGrazio, VP for Marketing and Strategic Business Development at West Pharmaceutical Services, has worn many hats during her long tenure ...
Low-voltage electron beams have found an expanding niche within pharma sterile processinga review and talk with Baxters John A. Williams.
Wyeths SQE team has dramatically improved its raw material and packaging supply system, and is just getting warmed up.
The Apligraf manufacturing team at Organogenesis cant afford to let its guard down, watching over every unit of product.
A one-week training program in the summer is paying dividends throughout the year.
An interview with Steve Woram, President of Form Automation Solutions.
Why settle for good enough when significant and sustainable alarm management change is within reach?
TFF has been around for a while, but its place in biopharma manufacturing is hardly static.
Microreactors are challenging the concept of "economies of scale."
Slated to open this fall, the University of Kentuckys new Center for Pharmaceutical Science and Technology uses mobile isolators to allow both potent and nonpotent compounds to be processed in the same room at the same time. Can this technology be used for full-scale manufacturing?
At the recent Honeywell Users Group (HUG) in Phoenix, experts from Merck, Abbott and Genentech shared lessons learned in key automation and control projects.
New equipment isnt always an option, and used is losing its stigma.
Metal can be friend or foe. Water is always troubling. And even glass and plastic can impede success. Making RFID work in a pharmaceutical setting takes materials and packaging expertise, and a little black magic. We survey the experts on what they know, and what they dont.
Why is Cardinal Health using UHF tags at the item level for its new RFID pilot? And how does shrink-wrapping make it all work? Cardinal VP Renard Jackson explains why his firm is going against the HF grain, and why small-to-mid-size manufacturers and their supply chain partners should, too.
Pfizer Global Technology packaging expert Tim Marsh takes us through lessons learned on the long road to RFID success.
CEOs and C-level executives from the leading science and technology companies agree that they play a key role in encouraging women, minorities and young people in general to pursue STEM careers, but they are unsure of how to fulfill that responsibility, a new Bayer Corp. report says. We speak ...
The political stars were out in full force in Chicago at BIO 2006, one of the most important trade shows on the planet. The politicos were here to market their geographic domains to any of the 1,500-odd biotech companies on hand who would listen.
GlaxoSmithKline recently announced an item-level RFID pilot, and has begun tagging bottles of its Trizivir HIV medication, a common target for counterfeiting and diversion. GSK follows Pfizer (the "Little Blue Pill") and Purdue Pharma (Oxycontin) to detail item-level pilots. In this exclusive ...
Little research has been done on the impact that metals, glass and other drug packaging materials have on the effectiveness and read ranges of RFID. Even cardboard can affect RF if it has a certain moisture content, says Michigan States Robb Clarke. We talk with Clarke about what is known, what ...
Demand for RFID-savvy professionals continues to exceed supply. Newly available RFID certification offers a quick career boost, especially for pharmaceutical professionals, says David Sommer, vice president of electronic commerce for certification testing organization CompTIA.
Manufacturers are ramping up liquid and lyophilization capabilities and adding specialized services.
While truly groundbreaking innovations in chromatography equipment happen every blue moon, there have been noteworthy gradual improvements in the areas of chromatography media, column packing and on-line buffer blending. Managing Editor Paul Thomas provides the big picture.
Separations expert Tom Jupille assesses the evolutionary, revolutionary and mundane of todays chromatography, for the QC lab and beyond.