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Waters Corporation purchases mass spectrometry assets from MediMass

Strengthening the position of Waters in health science applications

Europe | North America | Measurement and Analysis

Are cleanrooms an obsolete technology?

Cleanrooms have long provided environmental control for operations or tasks where the products need protection, but Michelle Frisch, PSL, asks are they the best choice for today’s requirements of cleanliness and limited operator interference?

Containment | Manufacturing

Howorth installs screenless UCV canopy at UK hospital

The company has completed work at a brand new operating theatre complex at a Leighton hospital 

Design and Build | Europe | Infection Control

Sara LBS Sprint closes the door on contamination in food production

Two manufacturers of colours and flavours for the food processing industry install high-speed doors

Design and Build | Europe

Pathogen detection gets ever faster

Rapid methods for pathogen testing are the focus of increasing effort by the food industry, food regulators and technology providers. Susan Birks looks at recent testing developments

Measurement and Analysis

Extract Technology wins contract with South African institute

Will supply a sterility test isolator to the biotech facility of the National Bioproducts Institute

Containment | Africa ME | Manufacturing

Employing QbD to mitigate risk in aseptic parenteral fill and finish

Blow/fill/seal technology, used widely for ophthalmic, respiratory and parenterals, has been slow to make an impact in the US injectables market. Bill Hartzel, Director, Strategic Execution, Advanced Delivery Technologies, Catalent Pharma Solutions, reviews how its potential advantages meet QbD prin

Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals

Accepta launches biofilm management system

BioSentinel monitors, predicts and controls presence of biofilms in water systems

Europe | Infection Control | Measurement and Analysis | Manufacturing

Is the pharma sector ready for Industry 4.0?

Along with increasing market and regulatory pressures, the industry needs to keep pace with the latest manufacturing practice. Alan Johnston, Siemens Industry, reviews the trends as predictions about the influence of the next industrial revolution gather pace

Europe | Regulatory | Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals

Suncombe introduces the SteriWasher

A robust, validatable industrial parts washer

Europe | Cleaning

The advantages of single-use systems in pharmaceutical production

Traditionally stainless steel has been the containment material of choice in pharmaceutical production, but the use of single-use systems is growing. Richard Denk and Matthias Hänsel, Hecht Technologie, describe how disposable liner systems are now being employed

Containment | Manufacturing

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