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  • Outsourcing Solid Dose Manufacturing Trends In 2014
    Outsourcing Solid Dose Manufacturing Trends In 2014

    In 2014, the contract manufacturing market for solid dosage forms is anticipated to be $19.6B, representing 58% of the total CMO market value of $33.7B. While the market value percentage for solid dose has been drifting downward — likely related to the shift towards biologics, which are more expensive to develop and manufacture — the propensity to outsource oral solid dosage forms continues to grow modestly.

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WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES

  • Drug Safety And Product Protection Driving Blister Packaging Growth
    Drug Safety And Product Protection Driving Blister Packaging Growth

    Trends in packaging of prescription and over-the-counter drugs indicate continued growth in the blister packaging market. The U.S. blister market size reached $2.58 billion in 2013 and is projected to reach $3.44 billion by 2018. This escalation outpaces the growth of other packaging formats, principally bottling. While key factors driving that trend reflect the ongoing focus by manufacturers on drug safety and protection, others arise from the latest government regulations and the growing voice of the consumer.

  • Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers
    Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers

    This white paper explores five tips for dispersing powders into liquid more efficiently.

  • When Powders Fail To Flow

    There are many traditional measurement methods for characterizing the “flowability” of powders: angle of repose, flow cup, tap test. Practitioners know that the information may not be useful some of the time, but experience helps to separate the meaningful test results from those that may be suspect.

  • Robolux Valves And ELEMENT Control Heads: A Combination To Facilitate The Next-Generation Of Plants
    Robolux Valves And ELEMENT Control Heads: A Combination To Facilitate The Next-Generation Of Plants

    Maintaining sterile process conditions is a vital but daunting task for manufacturers. Separation processes like filtration and chromatography place considerable demands on sterile systems and must be done properly to ensure the purity of media. 

  • Medication Errors -- A Threat To Patient Safety: Mitigating Errors With Tablet Appearance
    Medication Errors -- A Threat To Patient Safety: Mitigating Errors With Tablet Appearance

    Medical prescription drug errors by doctors, pharmacists and patients account for 1.5 million incidences of sickness, injuries or deaths in the U.S. each year. By Jay Anbil and Steve Yoder 

  • Film Coating For Pediatric Oral Solid Dosage Forms
    Film Coating For Pediatric Oral Solid Dosage Forms

    From a recent survey conducted within the pharmaceutical industry, by Colorcon, it was confirmed that oral solid dosage forms are a preferred choice for formulation of pediatric medicines.

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PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Used Alexanderwerk Roller Compactor – WP 120

Used Alexanderwerk Roller Compactor – WP 120

One (1) used Alexanderwerk Roller Compactor, Model WP120X40V. With stainless steel construction, 120mm diameter x 40mm faced rolls; horizontal screw feeder with pre-breaker, cantilevered rolls, flake crusher, pre granulator and fine granulator attachments; rated +/- 5g batch, 8 - 40 kg/hour continuous; with Allen Bradley operator interface and PLC controls, portable design.

Used Glatt Fluid Bed Dryer Granulator

Used Glatt Fluid Bed Dryer Granulator

One (1) used Glatt Fluid-Bed Dryer Granulator, Model GPCG15. With stainless steel construction, 10-bar shock rated with 12" HS Wurster, 68-liter top spray, 27-liter top spray inserts and 19.5" Rotogranulation bowl; less drive and expansion chamber; pump skid, steam-heated with air handling unit, HEPA filter, blower, controls and operator interface controller.

Product Recovery From Capsules (RecyCap)

Product Recovery From Capsules (RecyCap)

The pharmaceutical capsule is opened and the product separated from the capsule halves.

Jet Mill For R&D Applications: Chrispro©100 IR

Jet Mill For R&D Applications: Chrispro©100 IR

The Chrispro©100 IR is a mobile micronizing plant ideal for research and small lot production.

Bulk Container Washing System

Bulk Container Washing System

Servolift manufactured Bulk Container Washing Systems are the most advanced available on the market today. They are specifically designed for the validated cleaning and drying of containers in pharmaceutical validated processes.

Bulk Container Drying System

Bulk Container Drying System

The SERVOLIFT bulk container drying station is a separate drying system for IBC containers that completes the entire cleaning process.

RST Touch Series Rheometers

RST Touch Series Rheometers

Touch Screen Rheometers for Controlled Rate/Stress Measurement

Laboratory Jet Mill For R&D Applications: MC 44 IR Chrispro®

Laboratory Jet Mill For R&D Applications: MC 44 IR Chrispro®

The compact micronizer MINIMICRO is the latest development of micromacinazione, basically directed to the R&D of pharmaceutical products, where it is required to process only few grams of powder with a very high efficiency.

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