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Steritest Symbio Pumps offer improved sterility testing

They have been specifically developed to address stringent pharmaceutical testing requirements

Containment | North America | Measurement and Analysis | Manufacturing

Saving energy in cleanrooms

Cleanrooms consume large amounts of energy and it is common for power requirements to be specified based on norms without a clear understanding of the dynamics. Alexander Fedotov, Invar-project, considers steps to reduce energy consumption based on real examples and figures

Design and Build | Sustainability | Regulatory

Ball Aerospace breaks ground on new cleanroom for Korean GEMS Sensor

Will allow engineers to conduct assembly, integration and test activities required to complete GEMS

Design and Build | North America

Ceramic materials innovation for semicon processes

Semiconductor manufacture requires equipment that can handle and process wafers without introducing contaminants. Yannick Galais, Commercial Manager, Morgan Advanced Materials, looks at new materials that advance such processes

Electronics | Manufacturing

ATCC and bioMérieux collaborate to deliver accurate identification of industrial micro-organisms

To enhance the accuracy and range of microbial identification for pharmaceutical, food and veterinary labs

Europe | Measurement and Analysis

Vapour degreasers make a comeback

In the medical industry, device component cleaning is extremely important in ensuring the quality of device production. Vapour degreasers are re-emerging as the preferred option over aqueous cleaning systems, says Jay Tourigny, Senior Vice President, MicroCare Medical


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

Queen's Belfast scientists in superbug breakthrough

They have developed an antibacterial gel that kills resistant hospital superbugs using natural proteins

Europe | Infection Control

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

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