Newsletter | October 22, 2009

10.22.2009 -- Bi-Layer Tablets: Why Special Technology Is Required

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Featured Articles

Bi-Layer Tablets: Why Special Technology Is Required
By Niro
Several pharmaceutical companies are currently developing bi-layer tablets. There are a variety of reasons for this: patent extension, therapeutic, and marketing, to name a few. To reduce capital investment, existing but modified tablet presses are often used to develop and produce such tablets.


Biomanufacturing: Getting The Better Of Its Impediments
By Bernard Tulsi, Life Science Leader magazine
The big picture woes of the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors are legion — real and perceived perils lurking within the new administration's ever-shifting healthcare overhaul plans, acute fiscal pain from an ailing global economy, and constricting financial lifelines — and venture capitalists turn their attention elsewhere while investment bankers and investors in general nurse a severe bite from the caution bug.


Q&A On Supplements
By Ann Costanza, Senior Director, Account Services, Contract Pharmacal Corp.
Many trends are emerging in the dietary supplements segment, but there are two that are taking center stage today. First, consumer demand for dietary supplements is stronger than ever — and only continues to grow. The other leading trend is related to the actual manufacture of dietary supplements.


Refilling Loss-In-Weight Feeders Via Pneumatic Conveying In Continuous Pharmaceutical Processes
By K-Tron Process Group
The mode of refill of product to a loss-in-weight (LIW) feeder that is feeding a continuous pharmaceutical process can be almost as critical as choosing the right feeder technology.


Shrinking The Supply Chain Expands The Return: The ROI Of RFID In The Supply Chain By Thomas Pisello, author of IT Value Chain Management
Many organizations that produce, distribute, handle, or sell various goods are researching what RFID can do to improve operating efficiency, reduce business risk, and drive additional revenue opportunities. According to Alinean Research, these early RFID projects could cut supply chain costs by 3-5% and achieve a 2-7% increase in revenue thanks to the better visibility and accuracy that RFID provides.

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The SOTAX HT 100 is a fully automated tablet testing system that automatically measures tablet weight, thickness, hardness and tablet dimensions. As a stand alone system, the SOTAX HT 100 can measure hundreds of tablets without operator intervention. New options include direct connection to any tablet press.

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Spotlight On Cleaning And Validation

Brochure: pH And Conductivity Pure Water Sensors
A wide variety of Mettler-Toledo Thornton's conductivity and pH electrodes (with VP connection) can meet a variety of diverse application requirements. Smooth membrane surfaces and unique reference junction designs resist fouling in dirty samples.

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Brochure: Pharmadule — The Power Of Certainty
Pharmadule is the world leader in advanced modular production facilities for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. They provide the most efficient, predictable, and profitable way toward complete implementation of your facility — on time and on budget.

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White Paper: The Guide To Critical Cleaning
In this guide, you'll find a method-by-method review of critical cleaning procedures. Following are specific examples of applications for Alconox detergents in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, laboratories, electronics, precision manufacturing, environmental sampling, and food and dairy processing.

White Paper: The Guide To Critical Cleaning

Brochure: Clean-In-Place Systems
IPEC provides custom-designed Clean-In-Place systems for leading manufacturers in the pharmaceutical/biotech industries. To better meet your needs, their cleaning systems are custom-designed and fabricated based on your unique requirements.

Brochure: Clean-In-Place Systems

Brochure: Minncare Dry Fog System
The Minncare Dry Fog System is a high-tech solution for clean room and critical area disinfection. The system will effectively distribute the well-known biocide Minncare Cold Sterilant in vapor form throughout even complex cleanroom areas. There are several advantages to using the Minncare Dry Fog System.

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Datasheet: C Series Clean In Place (CIP)
Our C Series is suitable for your smaller applications…vessels up to 250 gallons/1,000 liters in size. These units are capable of delivering customized cleaning solutions in the pharmaceutical, food, and beverage industries. Versatile and easy to use, the C Series allows you to develop customized recipes that are designed for your specific cleaning needs.

Datasheet: C Series Clean In Place (CIP)

Featured Downloads

PowerPoint Presentation: IPC Cleaning Solutions
International Products Corporation presents cleaning solutions for equipment, filter membranes, labware, and precision parts.


White Paper: Flexible Solutions Broaden Containment Options
With the ever-increasing demand for advanced powder containment solutions, flexible containment options and hybrid flexible/rigid solutions are offering process engineers more choices than ever before.


Q&A: Challenges Of Dry Product Filling In The Pharmaceutical Industry
Horst Boellmann is chairman and founder of PER-FIL® Industries, a manufacturer of auger filling equipment located in Riverside, NJ. For the past 45 years, he has been active in the design and fabrication of powder filling equipment for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, biotech, personal care, food, and chemical industries.


Product Sheet: SRC Connector Series
Colder's plastic couplings cover a wide range of general-purpose applications. They are available in 1/8", 1/4", 9/32" and 1/2" nominal flow. One-hand connection and disconnection and integral terminations make the plastic coupling the ease-of-use choice.

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Industry News

CDC Recommends Cervarix To Prevent Cervical Cancer
Novavax, Xcellerex To Develop Manufacturing Process For H1N1 Flu Vaccine
Surface Dissolution Imaging Gives Insight Into Bioavailability
Laureate Pharma Signs New Biopharmaceutical Development/Manufacturing Agreement
BioSante Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive LibiGel® Safety Data in Phase III Program
Calistoga Pharmaceuticals Presents Interim Clinical Efficacy Results From Ongoing Clinical Trial Of CAL-101
Affordable, High Quality 2ml Compound Storage Plate
Personal Solvent Evaporator Offers Optimized Stored Methods
SP Industries Announces Effective Freeze Drying Cycle Development And Scale-Up
New Pediatric Indication For Locoid Lipocream, The Leading Mid-Potency Brand Of Topical Corticosteroids
ABC Actini Is Working With One Of The Leading Global Biotech Companies
Affordable, High Quality 2ml Compound Storage Plate
Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Data For ISIS 113715 In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports 61% Objective Response Rate In 46-Patient Bavituximab Phase II Trial In Advanced Breast Cancer
How To Use An ELN To Improve Personal Productivity And Knowledge Sharing
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Featured Multimedia

Video: AdaptaFil™ Semiautomatic Benchtop Liquid Filling System
Video: AdaptaFil™ Semiautomatic Benchtop Liquid Filling System
The AdaptaFil™ is a revolutionary new semiautomatic benchtop filler that offers features and versatility typically only found on fully automatic liquid filling equipment.

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Industry Events

Featured Courses From The Center For Professional Innovation And Education

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Effective Laboratory Safety Management
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Cleanroom Microbiology For The Nonmicrobiologist
November 9 and 10 | Malvern, PA

Generic Drug Approvals: Preparing An ANDA For First-Cycle Approval
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