Material Handling Featured Articles

  1. Pharmaceutical Equipment Auction Starting Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    Global online auction of quality pharmaceutical laboratory, processing, and packaging equipment excess to the continuing needs of pharamscience.

  2. Factors To Consider When Selecting A Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturer (CMO)

    Key drivers to help you make the right decision if you do turn to a pharmaceutical CMO.

  3. Pediatric Drug Delivery: Challenges And Solutions

    A Q&A session with formulation and bioavailability experts on addressing formulation challenges for pediatric populations.

  4. Trends and Challenges In Outsourced Oral Solid Dosage Forms

    As drug companies have fewer and fewer new compounds entering their R&D pipelines, outsourcing of development and manufacturing activities for oral solid dosage forms and sterile forms is on the rise.

  5. Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Tool Life Expectancy

    “How long should a set of tools last?” is one of the most common questions asked of tooling vendors. The answer is dependent on many factors.

  6. Steps To Cleaning Your Pharmaceutical Press Effectively

    Proper cleaning and maintenance of a press is one of the easiest and most effective ways to ensure it operates with optimum performance. By Doug Kirsch, Technical Service Manager of Tablet Presses, Natoli Engineering Company

  7. 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. 

  8. Porosity And Its Influence On Pharmaceutical Tablet Dissolution Profiles

    Drug delivery as solid dosage forms is complex with a number of factors that can noticeably influence their therapeutic benefit. 

  9. The Utility Of Specific Surface Area Measurement For Pharmaceutical Materials

    In the pharmaceutical world, particle size analysis has traditionally been the method of choice to “characterize” raw materials.

  10. Materials Characterization In Pharma

    R&D spending in the pharmaceutical industry through 2015 was valued at around $58bn as organisations vied to gain a competitive advantage by bringing new drugs to market as quickly as possible. Materials science is now helping pharmaceutical companies to standardize and control areas such as drug form and manufacture to deliver new products more quickly and with greater quality. The pharma industry is increasingly embracing the principles of Quality by Design (QbD) to improve efficiency and ensure good quality and reduced variability throughout the drug production process.