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Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Packing Sourcer


Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Packing Sourcer (PMPS) is a specialist journal designed to provide worldwide coverage of a range of topics relating to the pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging sector.

Published quarterly, the journal functions as a platform of communication and information-sharing for executive and strategic decision-makers within the industry, identifying new trends and marketing opportunities as well as highlighting the latest innovations in this dynamic environment. PMPS is specifically designed to interest those in the pharmaceutical, biotech, nutritional and medical device industries who are actively seeking to source services for improved efficiency in what is an increasingly competitive market.


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Jonathan Smith

Angela Cottrell

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Featured in this issue
Cool Chain, Cargo & Logistics
Packaging TCO

At All Cost

CSafe Global's Brian Kohr
argues for a total cost of ownership approach to steer temperature-controlled packaging decisions. The entire supply chain process – from packaging engineering and operations through to logistics, quality and end-use – should be assessed and wider stakeholder input sought.
Tablet Tooling

Formulating a Fix

Rob Blanchard of I Holland reviews the physical variables that cause problems for tablet pressing. While persistent tooling issues do arise, a thorough review of tablet features, factoring in formulation, can go a long way to ensuring the production of robust products on a grand scale.
Event Review

Flying Start

Reflecting on the success of the inaugural FlyPharma Conference, co-organised by PMPS, Alan Kennedy at PartnerSave Ltd highlights the key take-home messages from September’s event,  which probed the need for highly responsive, increasingly cohesive supply chains.

Edited by
Robert Harris
Chief Technical Officer at Juniper Pharma Services
Published quarterly in
February, May,
August and October

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Industry Events

BioProcess International (BPI) Conference & Exposition

26-29 October 2015, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts

BioProcess International (BPI) Conference & Exhibition is the world's largest gathering of bioprocessing and biomanufacturing scientists, executives and technology providers, bringing over 1,600 attendees, 150 exhibitors, 160 speakers and 100 posters to Boston.
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News and Press Releases

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Some of the most internationally prominent senior scientists, drug discovery researchers and industry leaders will gather this November in London to discuss cutting edge advancements in cell based assays when SMi's 8th annual show returns to London this autumn.
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