Tag Archives: Pharmaceutical

Enhanced Wet Milling Technology for API Size Reduction

Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) milling is a key step in many drug development processes. Traditional dry milling technologies (i.e. media mills, pin mills) used for this application have come under increased scrutiny due to yield losses, hygiene concerns, process train … Continue reading

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Production of Polymer Nanoparticles Using a Microfluidizer

Over the last decade, biodegradable polymers have been of increasing interest due to their many benefits.  These benefits include the ability to deliver a combination of varying therapeutic ingredients, the capability to include targeting moieties, and to protect APIs from … Continue reading

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Modern Press Technology

Tablet press technology is evolving as rapidly as the speeds at which the presses themselves are capable of running. While the old, industry assertion that “all presses make tablets in the same fashion” does have a kernel of truth to … Continue reading

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The VarioSys® Evolution Continues –

It all started in 2013 with Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) requesting a flexible filling line for high value parenteral biopharmaceuticals.  BI contacted Bausch+Stroebel and SKAN and asked for us to team up and to meet the following requirement:  Design and build … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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