Blog - 2018
As we move from 2018 into 2019, the pharma industry has certainly seen some new changes and developments and this shows no signs of changing with many more technological advancements set to continue into 2019. Read all about these trends and innovations in the Nov/Dec issue of Pharmaceutical Processing.
Pharmaceutical companies are always looking to develop more effective, better targeted medicines. This means that more and more high active pharmaceutical ingredients (HPAPIs) are being used to create the drugs that are needed.
Safety is always a key concern for the manufacturers using HPAPIs. In the following article, we have highlighted the innovative techniques being used to ensure the safety of the employees who regularly come into contact with HPAPIs. Read the article in full here.
A significant amount of time and money is invested in your process equipment to protect your employees and maximise the quality of high value ingredients and formulations. You also invest a lot of resources into the regular maintenance of critical equipment, such as replacement of filters and seals in isolators, air locks and cleanroom HVAC- But do you invest enough time and pay the same attention to maintaining your split butterfly valves?
The industry is currently seeing a sharp increase in demand for high potency active pharmaceutical ingredients (HPAPIs). This means that many manufacturers are considering which containment strategies will work well for them and meet their high potency handling requirements.
In his latest article for EPM Magazine, our global product manager Michael Avraam highlights the evolution of containment strategies, and analyses the role of containment verification and monitoring. Read the article in full here.
If manufacturing environments are not properly controlled, they may be left open to many sources of potential contamination. This is why pharma companies are looking into techniques that can be used to make their working environments safe. Our global product manager, Christian Dunne, has highlighted the key approaches to sterile manufacturing and the advantages they can bring. From aseptic isolators, to restricted access barrier systems, he has offered a comprehensive overview of each technique. Read the full article on page 72 here.