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Cleanroom Award: deadline for entries approaches

Entries must be received by 15 August and the winner will be presented with their award at Cleanzone in October

Design and Build | Europe | Sustainability

Telstar installs autoclaves at Laboratorios Pisa in Mexico

For the sterilisation of large-volume parenteral solutions

Europe | Cleaning | Latin America | Manufacturing

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

Waters Corporation purchases mass spectrometry assets from MediMass

Strengthening the position of Waters in health science applications

Europe | North America | Measurement and Analysis

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

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

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

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

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

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

Isolation technology for tissue regeneration laboratories

In the light of growing interest in regenerative therapies, Massimiliano Cesarini, Comecer Group, describes the redesign of a tissue regeneration lab to improve sterility and reduce production costs based on the use of isolation technology

Containment | Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals

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