spacer
home > pmps > Spring 2005
PUBLICATIONS

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Packing Sourcer

pmps
Spring 2005
At the cutting edge of the latest industry developments, Samedan is adept at keeping the information you need at your fingertips. PMPS provides a unique platform of communication for the market across Europe, North America and the rest of the developed world. To find out what's hot in the world of pharmaceuticals, take a look below at the range of articles featured in this issue of PMPS
   
Text
PDF
Industry Insight 
PMPS Editor, Patricia Lobo, takes a look at articles in this issue  
download pdf
bullet
Manufacturing
In Employing Negative Pressure to Achieve a Positive Result: Dust Control in the Pharmaceutical Industry, David Clarkson, Sales Director at Dust Extraction International Ltd, evaluates the unique control needs of the pharmaceutical industry  
download pdf
Cleaning verification is an essential component to GMP, as it ensures the high standards of manufacturing equipment during the process, contends Dr Raymond Munden, Pharmaceutical Development Consultant at Smiths Detection, in Using Ion Mobility Spectrometry: An Improved Approach to Cleaning Verification  
download pdf
bullet
Packaging, Packing & Anti-Counterfeiting
Peter Tindale, Product Manager for ITW Induction Sealing, discusses the well-established method of induction sealing for applying hermetic foil seals to pharmaceutical containers, in Maximising Performance and Eliminating Variables  
download pdf
Among the many demands being placed on the manufacturing industry, the most pressing of all is finding a way to ensure efficient component tracebility, as Leigh Simpson, International ID Product Marketing Specialist at Cognex UK Ltd, puts forward in Complete Product Traceability

 
download pdf
bullet
Formulations, Ingredients and Excipients
Kal Venkataraman, Process Engineer at BOC Edwards Pharmaceutical Systems, examines the risks linked to the freeze-drying process and the new developments that are underway to overcome them, in Freeze-Drying of Potent Compounds  
download pdf
What does the future hold for Western API suppliers given the increasing prominence of India and China in this field? Charles Dods, Marketing Director at Aesica Pharmaceuticals Limited, addresses this pertinent question, in API Manufacturing - Still a Place for Western Suppliers?  
download pdf
bullet
STERILE PACKAGING
In Blow Fill-Seal - A Technology for Producing Single Dose Liquid Medicines, Tony Garner, Head of Business Development at Boehringer Ingelheim, argues that blow fill-seal is a manufacturing process well suited to producing single doses of sterile medicine, providing advantages for both carer and patient  
download pdf
Unlike most injectable medical products, there are two processes available for the packaging of prefilled syringes; M Jean Pierre Merceille, Technical Director at Stelmi, compares these methods, in Ready-to-Use Primary Packaging Materials: An Example of Prefilled Syringe Plungers  
download pdf
Claudia Petersen, Senior Manager, Biotechnology, and Dr Mike Schefers, Director, Scientific and Technical Customer Service Europe/Asia-Pacific at West Pharmaceutical Services, describe the rebirth of 'ready-to-sterilise' elastomeric components, in Clean, Validated and 'Ready to Sterilise' Elastomeric Components Make Their Claim  
download pdf
bullet
Dosage Forms
In Particle Shape: An Important Parameter in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Carl Crompton, Product Manager, Vision Systems at Malvern Instruments Ltd, argues that in recent years particle shape has become as important in the development of pharmaceutical manufacturing as particle size  
download pdf
Rob O'Connell, Marketing Manager at Russell Finex Ltd, claims that sieving is generally a low priority when it comes to pharmaceutical plants investing money, and he outlines why this process is essential, in Ultrasonic Deblinding  
download pdf
bullet
Drug Delivery
Dr A Robert Neurath, Head of the Laboratory of Biochemical Virology at the New York Blood Center, and Scott Barnhart, R&D Leader for the Pharmaceutical Business Unit at Adhesive Research, present a new technology that could prevent the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, in Water-Dispersible Microbicidal Films for Prevention of HIV-1 and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
 
download pdf
It is vital to bring a drug to market quickly, assert Harry Clark, Chief Executive Officer of SI Associates, Inc and John Gallacher, Operations Director of SI Associates Ltd, in Optimising the Process for the Design, Development and Introduction of (Electro-) Mechanical Drug Delivery Devices  
download pdf
bullet
RESPIRATORY DRUG DELIVERY
In Safety Assessment and CMC Testing of Pulmonary Delivery Systems, Gillian Johnson, Manager of the Pharmaceutical Analysis Group at Covance Laboratories and Richard Crowley, Senior Science Writer and Editor of the Covance publication Evolution, explore the key components in the successful development of new drugs  
download pdf
Jean Martin Larran, General Manager of Micron Technologies Ltd, looks at pharmaceutical powders in inhalation, in Micronisation of Pharmaceutical Powders for Use in Inhalation  
download pdf
In The Challenge of the New: Device-Formulation Matching in Dry Powder Inhaler Systems, David A V Morton and John N Staniforth at Vectura Group plc, investigate the challenge of developing an efficient inhalation system  
download pdf
HFA 227ea (Heptafluoropropane/Apaflurane) and HFA 134a (Tetrafluoroethane/Norflurane) are being used by the pharmaceutical industry as propellants for medical aerosols. Peter Jannick, Process Engineer at Solvay Fluor GmbH, compares their uses, in Characteristics of the Hydrofluorocarbons HFA 227ea and HFA 134a for Medical Aerosols  
download pdf
Christian Husegaard, Head of Sales & Marketing at Bang & Olufsen Medicom, considers the use of inhalers in patient compliance, in Breathing New Life into Asthma Therapy: Customer- Oriented Inhaler Designs and Integrated Dose Counting Enhance Patient Compliance  
download pdf
bullet
Pharmapack 2010 supplement
When acquiring clinical trial materials, one of the greatest challenges in the supply chain relates to labelling, argues Todd Jusas, Vice President of Information Technology at Clintrak, in A Classic Problem with Labelling for Global Studies  
download pdf
After an unsure start, the popularity of outsourcing is growing, John Bath, CEO of Brecon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, looks at the relationship between customers and outsource providers, in Making the Move to Outsource Partnerships  
download pdf
bullet
IT and Logistics
The safety of a drug depends on its packaging. Helmut Hennig, Head of the System & Service Department, and Jochen Alberstetter, Head of Packaging, at Vetter Pharma-Fertigung, chart how syringes can be beneficial, in Anti-Counterfeiting Measures for the Pharmaceutical Industry  
download pdf
It is essential that genuine products are protected from illegal trade, says Alex Lewis, Head of AOT's Opsec Brand Protection business in the EMEA region, in Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting - The Threat to Consumer and Corporate Wellbeing  
download pdf
Cost saving is a preoccupation for pharmaceutical manufacturers during the logistics process. Katrina Bray, Marketing Manager at Laminar Medica Ltd, reviews a way of achieving this aim, in Making the Case for the Returnable Shipper  
download pdf
Maintaining standards of compliance in the supply chain are paramount, explains Nick Revell, Sector Director, Freight Management Healthcare, Europe Middle East and Africa and Anthony Mitchell, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Worldwide, at Exel, in Managing Temperature-Controlled Supply Chains for the Global Pharmaceutical Industry  
download pdf
bullet
INTERVIEWS
PMPS talks to Rientz Bol, Director of Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems in the Netherlands, to discover how the company has addressed the requirements of a uniform flooring system  
download pdf
   
spacer
Edited by
Dr Graham Hughes
Consultant in
Pharmaceutical
Development
Published quarterly in
February, May,
August and November

News and Press Releases

Rexam Healthcare Devices becomes Nemera and renews its commitment to patients and customers

It was announced today that the healthcare business formerly known as Rexam Healthcare Devices has become Nemera. This name change follows the May 2, 2014 acquisition by Montagu Private Equity. Nemera will continue to operate with the same management team and its choice of name signifies a renewed commitment to its mission of providing patients with safe and accurate delivery devices.
More info >>

White Papers

Advances in Aseptic Blow-Fill-Seal Processing of Pharmaceutical Liquids Improve Product Integrity and Patient Safety

Weiler Engineering, Inc

The latest improvements in aseptic blow-fill-seal technology are providing more streamlined automation of critical B/F/S processing areas, while limiting human intervention and effectively reducing airborne microbial bioburden and particulate levels, and enhancing sterility assurance and patient safety.
More info >>

Industry Events

Orphan Drugs and Rare Diseases

20-21 October 2014, Holiday Inn Regents Park Hotel, London, UK

As of January 2014, the EMA lifted the restriction on providing fee reductions to large companies developing new orphan drugs and theEarly Access to Medicines Scheme was introduced. Key implementation of this will be a factor into further commercialisation and developments.
More info >>

©2000-2011 Samedan Ltd.
Add to favourites

Print this page

Send to a friend
Privacy statement