Newsletter | September 18, 2023

09.18.23 -- Key Equipment Sourcing Strategies For Biopharma/Pharma Manufacturers

Key Equipment Sourcing Strategies For CDMOs

Using a contract or toll manufacturer in the specialty and custom chemical industry can be viewed as a quality and supply chain risk. Learn about equipment sourcing strategies that can be used to effectively reduce costs and risks to outsourced manufacturing for the product-owner or sponsor.


Your Capital Equipment Project Is Cancelled — Now What?

Late-stage clinical trial failures usually result in a fair amount of exposure regarding capital equipment purchased to manufacture products at a commercial scale. The equipment, both delivered and undelivered, needs to go somewhere. Here is what to consider when you need to dispose of equipment from cancelled capital improvement projects.


Big Pharma Rethinking Resource Recovery Strategies

This article provides information, ideas, and solutions for both procurement executives and site-level leaders on how to reduce costs, extend the value of existing capital investments, improve productivity, and become sustainable organizations. Discover the seven primary investment recovery channels.


Procuring Pharma Equipment At The Speed Of Business

Equipment is the backbone of your entire facility, and how effectively it functions affects business objectives and overall plant efficiency. Learn how turning to an organization that possesses a robust physical inventory to serve as a guide and strategic partner throughout the equipment procurement process can work for you.


A Strategic Approach To Purchasing And Integrating Solid Dose Equipment

Acquiring pharmaceutical processing equipment and successfully integrating it into operations is not as straightforward as it may seem. In this article we review how to make equipment acquisition simpler and how performance metrics such as OEE can provide guidance and frame a best practice acquisition strategy.


Maximizing ROI Through Equipment Liquidation

Cost pressures are significant drivers for pharmaceutical manufacturers seeking to eliminate redundancies and increase productivity and efficiency. Learn how the expertise and resources of a strategic equipment management partner can optimize your resource recovery when selling equipment.



Used Blow/Fill/Seal Packaging System

Rebuilt ALPS (Automated Liquid Packaging Solutions), blow fill seal machine, model 301 BFS. Currently comes with 10 mL tooling, with vial size of approximately 63.3mm high x 18.6mm wide x 17.8mm deep cavities. Machine rated for 1 mL (4,500 units per hour) - 1,000 mL (400 units per hour) fill capacity depending on container size and product specifics. Includes integrated extruder with pellet hopper, bottle forming, filling, parison head and knife, bottle discharge and sterilization piping in one machine base, PLC controls with HMI touchscreen, machine# 4030, built 2012, refurbished by ALPS and unused.

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SP Scientific Pharmaceutical Lyophilizer: LyoConstellation S30

Unused 3 sq meter / 33 sq ft SP Scientific Lyophilizer freeze dryer, model LyoConstellation S30, 316L stainless steel product contact surfaces with (8) approximately 20" wide x 30" deep shelves, 3" shelf spacing, -55°C - +65°C shelf temp range, top down stoppering, 3.48 sq meter / 37.5 sq ft condenser, skid mounted with 20 hp refrigeration compressor, R410A refrigerant, Leybold vacuum pump, unit is unused from manufacturer, 480 volt, part# 100023909, serial# 3281480.

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