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Pneumatic Blending

Pneumatic blending offers numerous advantages over mechanical mixing. It incorporates a series of controlled compressed gas (or air) pulses into the bottom of a conical hopper to mix dissimilar materials into a homogeneous blend. As the compressed gas expands back … Continue reading

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Productivity in Upstream Processes

By Ken Clapp, Upstream Product Manager, GE Healthcare Although keeping a better-faster-cheaper mindset, the bioprocessing industry cannot sacrifice quality. Over the past few decades, tremendous improvements have been made, including the industrialization of Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells and biologics … Continue reading

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Designing for Operational Excellence

Kristina Pumphrey, PE – CRB Associate / Operational Improvement Specialist It seems counterintuitive to wait until a facility is in operation to apply Lean/ Six Sigma techniques to improve operational efficiency.  There are many decisions made during design that affect … Continue reading

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ACG Worldwide presents Innovative Packaging and Track & Trace Solutions at INTERPHEX 2016

With over fifty years of industry expertise, ACG Worldwide is an integrated processing, manufacturing and packaging solutions provider to the global pharmaceutical industry. The company has emerged as one of the world’s largest and most respected business enterprises providing a … Continue reading

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The Transformation of the Industry

Since 1974, the year when it was founded, Marchesini Group has grown progressively through acquisitions and partnerships with complementary companies.  Today, the Group is capable of supplying complete lines to handle the entire production process from dispensing product in vials, … Continue reading

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Multi-Component Kit and Device Assembly and Packaging

By: Kevin Swartz, Sr. Engineer – Packaging SME; Len Pauzer, Sr. Process Engineer; and Tina Gushue, Process Engineer – IPS As the medical field develops unique delivery systems and novel drugs, it creates new challenges for the industries that support … 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 … Continue reading

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