Fluid Bed Technology

Courtesy of L.B. Bohle

Fluid bed equipment has been established in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 50 years. Today, fluid bed drying can still be considered state of the art within pharmaceutical processes. Continue reading

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3D Printing in Pharm – Packaging, Prototyping and Pills?

Courtesy of Pharmaceutical Processing
by Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director, Pharmaceutical Processing

While many of the conversations in the recently concluded INTERPHEX exhibition hall surrounded more mature, but increasing significant production technologies like single-use equipment and serialization management, there was one newcomer that definitely stood out. Amongst the educational sessions and product unveilings was a new pavilion dedicated to 3D printing. Continue reading

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The New VHP LTS-V Process is the Key to the Increasing Demand of Surfaces Terminal Sterilization in the Production of Temperature or Radiation Sensitive Drug Delivery Device Products

As the result of developing new biological drugs and following their success, there is an increasing need for low temperature terminal surface sterilization of delivery devices with sensitive biological products or other drug products with sensitive ingredients. Continue reading

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Designing for Potent Compound Exposure Levels – Not as Easy as 1-2-3

By Paul Valerio, Director, Technology – IPS

Categorizing things is a method people use to survive.  Searching the internet on this topic yields many interesting studies and theories about why we do it.  Categorization helps us to identify a situation quickly, categorize it and act accordingly.  We do it all the time. Continue reading

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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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