Industry Insights

  1. The Benefits Of Aqueous Critical Cleaning In Pharma Manufacturing
    2/2/2017

    The use of aqueous cleaning in pharmaceutical manufacturing can provide numerous benefits in terms of effectiveness, minimal surface residue, and easier cleaning validation. 

  2. Amgen’s Digital Transformation: Linking Raw Material Data From Suppliers To Patients
    10/19/2018

    Using its Supplier Relationship Excellence (SRE) program, Amgen opened the lines of communication with suppliers and created a feedback loop where data can be shared to better understand operational performance. 

  3. Improve Process Validation For Dry Granulation, Solid Dosage Form Unit Ops
    2/15/2017

    Process validation establishes the elasticity and restrictions in manufacturing process controls to deliver upon the specified attributes of the dosage form while preventing undesirable results.

  4. Regulatory Guidance and Engineering For Sterile Drug Manufacturing Facilities
    9/21/2017

    This article provides an overview of the regulatory guidelines and the fundamental GMP requirements with regards sterile manufacturing of medicinal products, with a particular focus on engineering aspects.

  5. Why Pallet Scales Are Essential In The Pharmaceutical Industry
    5/11/2017

    The global pharmaceutical market is worth US$300 billion a year according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), and this figure is expected to rise to US$400 billion within three years.

  6. Reducing Contamination Risks With Material Transfer Systems
    2/27/2018

    How transfer systems like pneumatic conveyors enable processors to boost process efficiency and reduce contamination.

  7. Which Test Is Appropriate For Container Closure Integrity?
    2/2/2017

    Validation of container integrity must demonstrate no penetration of microbial contamination or gain or loss of any chemical or physical parameter deemed necessary to protect the product.

  8. Critical Opportunity For Pharmaceutical And Process Understanding
    4/28/2017

    Continued Process Verification (CPV), Process Analytical Technology (PAT) and Quality by Design (QbD), are driving pharma to improve product and process quality and efficiency.

  9. A Call To Action: Industry Innovators Seek New Technologies To Advance Personalized Medicine
    5/25/2017

    Despite their potential to increase the efficiency healthcare, autologous cell therapy treatments present significant challenges to most companies when it comes to development and manufacturing. 

  10. Five Critical Mistakes To Avoid In API Development And Manufacturing
    7/12/2018

    In the rush to market, be aware of these critical missteps that can occur during the early development phases, in order to avoid major challenges later during commercial API scale-up.