Led Zeppelin, The Who and Pink Floyd on One Stage

That would be an attention-grabber, wouldn’t it? While we can’t confirm that rumor we can, with pleasure, announce a star-studded line-up of our own. This April, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City, three stars will, for the first time ever in North America, share the same stage. Continue reading

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A Multinational Vaccine Company Reduces Footprint and Cost with Pall Resolute® Linear AutoPak Chromatography Columns (Case Study)

David Johnson, Global Product Manager
david_m._johnson@pall.com
http://www.pall.com/main/biopharmaceuticals/product.page?lid=hrch8nf8

Reduced packing success rate caused by operator error or a shortage of experienced operators is a major risk to the successful completion of the packing, unpacking and cleaning of process-scale chromatography columns. Coupled with expensive media wastage from traditional packing methods that require an excess in the slurry tank, it is obvious that a solution is sorely needed to address the challenges around downstream column chromatography. Continue reading

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How Optimized Are Your Pharmaceutical Operations?

By Martin Dittmer, Product Manager, Rockwell Automation

One of the most valuable aspects of INTERPHEX is its global nature – the convergence of pharmaceutical professionals from different countries, languages and cultures.

This mimics the convergence of regulatory burdens in the pharmaceutical industry. Continue reading

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How to Achieve Controlled Release & Accurate Dosing and Numerous Combinations in Capsules

Courtesy of ACG North America Solid Dosage Consumables and Machinery

Efficiency in release profiles of drug delivery systems has been a cause of great concern to pharmacists due to undesirable toxicity, unpredictable absorption and repetitive dosing. The primary challenge is not just controlled release, but also ease of preparation, economy, accurate dosing and better patient compliance. Continue reading

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Double Take: Two Pharma Industry Leaders Put Information Software to Work

Courtesy of Rockwell Software

By Khris Kammer, Commercial Program Manager, Rockwell Automation & Technical Committee Chair, MESA

From meeting strict compliance regulations to staying profitable in a highly competitive industry, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers don’t have it easy.

But that’s not to say their job can’t be made easier. Continue reading

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Pall Resolute® Linear Autopak chromatography columns – Case Study

A multinational vaccine company previously used various packing methods in several sites based on local training that relied upon specialist operators who were difficult to replace if they were absent or left the company. Moving to fully automated packing has increased the packing success rate from Continue reading

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To Outsource or Not? That is the Question

Courtesy of CRB, Booth: 2066

By Christa Myers, Associate / Lead Process Engineer – CRB 
and Kevin Debbs, Process Specialist, CPIP – CRB

To Outsource or Not-CRB

To Outsource or Not? That is the Question

The age-old debate for mature, emerging and virtual biopharmaceutical companies remains whether to outsource production to a contract manufacturing organization (CMO) or not. Continue reading

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