Industry Insights

  1. Implementing A Total Quality Strategy In Life Sciences
    5/23/2016

    According to over 200 life sciences companies surveyed, the number one challenge in speeding products from R&D to patients is quality management, which may surprise many executives that have spent the past decade focused on other issues like validation, regulatory, or supply chain.

  2. Automatic Lubrication Systems Enhance Performance And Cut Costs In Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
    6/7/2016

    The latest in automated lubrication systems ensure optimum equipment performance — even in demanding pharmaceutical manufacturing environments — and reduce unscheduled maintenance.

  3. Quality By Design In Biopharma R&D: Bringing Quality Forward Pays Off
    5/20/2016

    With biologics filling the pipelines of life sciences companies more than ever, the biopharmaceutical industry needs to rethink its view of quality. Once primarily considered a focus in downstream drug development and manufacturing, quality now demands just as much attention in upstream discovery research.

  4. Which Laboratory Software Is The Right One For Your Lab?
    7/8/2016

    “Why do you need this laboratory information management system (LIMS)?” “We have an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, why do we need to purchase yet another software product?” “How will the system you’re recommending improve lab operations?”

  5. Importance Of Information Sharing In Pharmaceutical Cold Chains
    4/5/2017

    To ensure quality of pharmaceutical raw materials and products, it is very important to monitor specific factors throughout supply chain. In cold chains, temperature is closely controlled and monitored.

  6. Monitoring Mistakes: Avoid The Most Common Mapping Issues
    6/26/2017

    In spite of the headline, it is difficult to pin point the one single most common mistake. This articles focuses on what not to do, or what to avoid, during the mapping process.

  7. Can Drug Device Manufacturers Achieve Operational Excellence Through A Digital Facility?
    2/10/2017

    Information gathered in a manufacturing environment equips a facility with the tools to react to issues in real time and respond more quickly to customer requests.

  8. How To Prepare For Chamber Mapping In Life Sciences – 8 Critical Steps
    7/17/2017

    Most chamber mapping projects that fail do so because of inadequate preparation. Poor or inadequate preparation for the mapping study can lead to a failed mapping study, which can lead to unnecessary costs in valuable biopharmaceutical production time or regulatory and product quality issues.

  9. Stability Data Vs. USP 36
    2/9/2016

    In our application notes and articles about environmental management in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device applications we usually stay at the level of principles because every scenario is different. Guidance documents are written broadly for just this reason: the needs of each product and the parameters of each environment will, more than all other factors, determine how you will apply regulations and guidance.

  10. 5 ADC Manufacturing Challenges You Need To Know
    10/13/2016

    Despite this tremendous growth, drugmakers still face a number of challenges in the manufacturing process for ADCs. Here are key areas where pharma manufacturers face the biggest uphill battles.