Tag Archives: Supply Chain

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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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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A Special Spring Toast

By RJ Palermo – Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, INTERPHEX Spring is in the air so it must be INTERPHEX time! This is my 13th consecutive year participating as a member of the INTERPHEX show team. Over 13 years I … Continue reading

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What do CBS 60 Minutes and INTERPHEX have in Common?

In November 2010, I received a call from a producer at CBS television news magazine 60 Minutes.  He told me he was working on a segment on counterfeit drugs and the global supply chain.  After a brief introduction, he proceeded … Continue reading

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Part II: Life Science Executives Concerned About Managing the Risks of Global Supply Chains

Daniel R. Matlis, President, Axendia, Inc. Globalization and outsourcing have become increasingly prevalent in the Life Sciences Industry.  In the first installment of this article series, we shared key finding from Axendia’s research study of 112 Life Science Industry Executives … Continue reading

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Life Science Executives Concerned About Managing the Risks of Global Supply Chains – Part I

Globalization and outsourcing have become increasingly prevalent in the Life Sciences Industry. These trends are driving the Industry to manage more extended, globally dispersed, complex, and risky supply chains that has Industry Executives concerned.  This was a key finding in … Continue reading

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