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Robotics in Manufacturing

Seeing the Light

Vision-equipped robots can help the pharmaceutical industry take full advantage of automated systems in both the factory and the laboratory, reducing human error and increasing efficiency, as Nigel Smith at TM Robotics demonstrates.

 
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GCC Countries

Spanning the Gulf

Ahed Ghanem at PricewaterhouseCoopers reviews the current marketplace in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, and points to the business culture and systems that operate in the region, which must be considered before looking to establish a local base.
 
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MENA Region

Thinking Outside the Box

The Middle East and North Africa area presents a whole host of challenges to the transporter, not only including the obvious temperature management issues, but also the general infrastructure of the region, as Roland Nicholas and Karen Adams at SCA Cool Logistics discuss.



 
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Packaging: Japanese Scene

Blossoming Marketplace

When it comes to contract packaging, the advantages of a full service offering are clear, and can be displayed further by the methods being employed in the Japanese market, explains Jeremy Drummond at Aesica.
 
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Machinery: Workplace Ergonomics

Getting a Lift

Protecting employees from injury is vital for every manufacturer, both in terms of avoiding wasted pay and reduced manpower, not to mention potential compensation. Adiam Tewelde at TAWI AB puts forward ergonomic lifting aids as a safer and ultimately cheaper solution to keep employees from harm.
 
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Eastern Europe

A Tale of Three Countries

Martin Meyer at Lodestone Management Consultants provides an analysis of the pros and cons of three major regional hubs – Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria – and compares the infrastructure of each.
 
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Track and Trace

Coding Looks to the Future

Harry Thomason of the Travtec Group provides an overview of the use of coding on pharmaceutical packaging over the last 30 years, and considers how the current technology available is providing an essential service to the industry.
 
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Packaging Design

In the Details

Jane Donaghey at Almac Pharma Services gives a breakdown of the major factors that come into play when designing external packaging for a pharma product, including ease of use, compliance, safety and brand awareness.
 
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Logistics Management

Optimal Operations

With the logistics branch of a pharma operation becoming increasingly recognised for its value-adding potential, Johan Beukema at Buck Consultants International discusses performance optimisation methods that can be undertaken throughout the logistics process.
 
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Oral Liquid Medications

Fluid Thinking

Günter Nadler, Matthias Birkhoff and Degenhard Marx at Aptar Pharma explain how over-the-counter liquid medications must encourage compliance while still providing consumers with perceived value and ease of use.

 
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Parenteral Products

A Question of Use

For the delivery of biopharmaceutical formulations, multilayer plastic parenteral vials offer a stronger, more reliable format with enhanced barrier properties, as Wolfgang Dirk at Gerresheimer AG shows.
 
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The End of the Line

Pushing the Envelope

The simplest of technologies can often give rise to the best solutions, as Richard Harrop explains.
 
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Manufacturing: Analytical Software

Data at Work

A manufacturing intelligence platform can allow valuable comparisons between sites to be made, improving performance levels across the board. Randy Tatlock at Aegis Analytical Corp gives details of the methodologies involved.
 
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Cleanrooms: Flooring Systems

Got it Covered

The management of particulate contamination is an essential task for a cleanroom manager. Eva Paraskevaides at Dycem Limited highlights the importance of selecting the right kind of flooring, and how it can even work out cheaper in the long run.
 
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Drug Delivery: Particle Analysis

Size Matters

Deborah Huck at Malvern Instruments points out the importance of the correct identification and characterisation of oversized particles that must be eliminated from inhaled drug formulations before they are ready to be packaged and used.
 
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Functional Excipients for Solid Dosage

Recipe for Success

Steffen Denzinger at Merck KgaA presents functional solid dose excipients as an answer to the increased demand for productivity in the face of falling drug approval rates.
 
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Disposable Filling Needles

One Use, One Solution

Benedikt Knoch at RAUMEDIC AG makes a case for single-use systems in the manufacturing sphere, which not only save on cleaning costs, but also provide a ready-made, sterile solution, free from previous contamination.
 
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Manufacturing Philosophies

Make it Better

Stuart Kay and Christian Dunning at Team Consulting Ltd advocate a risk-based approach to manufacturing, which assesses the level of risk in each element of the process and allows an optimal setup to be reached in terms of time, cost and safety.
 
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INTERVIEWS
Interview

Roll up, Roll up

In the run up to ICSE, InnoPack, P-MEC and BioPh, taking place from 25th to 27th October 2011 at Messe Frankfurt, Germany, Haf Cennydd, Global Brand Director for the event at UBM Live answers PMPS’ questions on how the show is run and what we can expect this year.
 
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Randice Altschul
Chief Executive Officer at Pop Test and Palisades Therapeutics

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News and Press Releases

Biopharma Group Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Established in 1989 as Biopharma Process Systems Ltd., the company initially focused on freeze drying equipment to the pharmaceutical & biotechnology industries and fast became a leading supplier of equipment in the UK & Ireland. In 1997, Biopharma Technology Ltd. was formed to offer a freeze drying R&D consultancy and lab services, with Dr. Kevin Ward joining the team in 2000 to expand the in-house expertise, services and training courses.
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White Papers

Industry Events

PDA Europe Annual Meeting 2019

24 June 2019, Hilton Amsterdam

Featuring updates from international regulatory agencies as well as industry, this promises to become another highlight in the 2019 event calendar and is a meeting not to be missed!
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