Production Featured Articles

  1. Greg Weilersbacher’s Expert Advice On Selecting A CMO
    11/11/2011
    Life Science Leader magazine put together an executive roundtable article on the CMO selection process for a 2011 special supplement. The intent — to gain a better understanding of the some of the challenges faced during the partnering and provide insights on how to overcome. By Rob Wright
  2. Veteran Guidance On The CMO Selection Process From James Bruno
    11/11/2011
    Life Science Leader magazine put together an executive roundtable article on the CMO selection process for a 2011 special supplement. The intent – to gain a better understanding of the some of the challenges faced during the partnering and provide insights on how to overcome. I received some great responses from James Bruno managing director, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Solutions and Chemical Consultants. By Rob Wright
  3. Executive Insights Into CMO Selection: Greg Troiano, BIND Biosciences
    11/11/2011
    Life Science Leader magazine put together an executive roundtable article on the CMO selection process for a 2011 special supplement. The intent — to gain a better understanding of the some of the challenges faced during the partnering and provide insights on how to overcome. By Rob Wright
  4. Outsourcing Of Testing And Services Top The List: Validation Services In High Demand
    11/8/2011
    Outsourcing continues to be dominated by comparatively lower value-added services such as basic product testing. By Eric Langer, president and managing partner, BioPlan Associates, Inc.
  5. 9 Crucial Steps Toward Making The Business Case For Quality
    11/1/2011

    Today’s life sciences manufacturers face enormous challenges in managing their quality and compliance initiatives. By K.R. Karu

  6. Is A CMO With A Global Supply Chain Always The Best Option?
    11/1/2011

    Between the 1970s and 1980s, the American automobile industry learned a lesson from the Japanese in the form of a leaner manufacturing model. By Kate Hammeke, research manager, Nice Insight

  7. Worried About Your Global Supply Chain? You Are Not Alone
    10/27/2011
    Globalization and outsourcing have become increasingly prevalent in the pharmaceutical industry. As a result of outsourcing, many brand owners have lost the ability to collect, act, and capitalize on critical-to-quality indicators and process parameters which can have a significant effect on product safety, efficacy, and quality. By Daniel R. Matlis, founder and president, Axendia
  8. Solid-Dose Pharma Manufacturing Roundtable
    9/29/2011

    Barry Regan, director of manufacturing, Abbott Laboratories, Global Pharmaceutical Operations Division (Abbott has been providing pharmaceutical contract manufacturing services for more than 25 years and is recognized as a global leader in biologics, potent and small molecule API manufacturing, as well as drug product manufacturing and packaging.)

  9. Sharpening Your Competitive Edge And Driving Cost Savings Through Strategic Outsourcing
    8/25/2011

    During uncertain times, outsourcing laboratory services can make sense — especially as a critical component to a company’s bottom line. Today, more and more life sciences companies are looking at outsourcing laboratory services as a business strategy to drive cost savings and realizing that an array of services can be outsourced in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. By Tina Sturgill, senior director of biological sciences and director of site operations, Celsis Analytical Services

  10. Clinical Trial Outsourcing: Why China?
    8/25/2011

    Recent trends show that an ever-increasing percentage of clinical trials are being performed offshore. As the pressure increases to reduce the cost of prescription drugs, pharmaceutical manufacturers search for ways to reduce costs in research and production. By Mike Anello, Life Science Leader magazine