Recent Articles

October 31, 2014 10:43 am
Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor
SAFC, a global supplier of a a wide range of services to the biopharm and pharmaceutical industry, has recently expanded their Madison, Wisconsin facilities to neighboring Verona to rev up their high-potency API manufacturing capabilities.
October 31, 2014 11:19 am
Sarfaraz K. Niazi, Ph.D., Founding Chairman and CEO, Therapeutic Proteins International
Biosimilars have increasingly become an important and somewhat controversial topic in the healthcare space. Depending on who one speaks to, the opinion on biosimilars changes. However, there are certain truths that all stakeholders should keep in mind.
October 31, 2014 3:03 pm
Nic Michel, General Manager, North America, Pharma Technology Inc.
Dust has always been an unwanted byproduct of tablet manufacturing. In a perfect world, all powder would flawlessly flow into the hopper, and 100% of the product would emerge as finished tablets. In practice, though, most tablet presses are so inundated with dust after an eight-hour run that they form miniature snow piles on both sides of the feeder, and build-ups of material occur around the takeoff bar and recirculation channel.
October 15, 2014 3:49 pm
Jamie T. Hintlian and Ryan Kelly; Ernst & Young
When it comes to the supply chain, business can be risky. A seminal survey of companies in various industries spanning 62 countries found 85% of respondents have experienced a supply chain disruption over the last 12 months, and 50% of companies had more than one disruption.
October 2, 2014 8:25 am
Christopher Kulp, Executive Vice President, Richman Chemical
The development of new chemistry-based products for life science markets requires the expertise of talented researchers. However, these same researchers are typically not prepared to solve the many other critical problems necessary for successful commercialization.
September 24, 2014 2:02 pm
Mike Auerbach, Editor In Chief
Capsugel acquires Bend Research and Encap Drug Delivery to create a comprehensive solid dosage form solutions group.                       
September 11, 2014 1:38 pm
Mike Auerbach, Editor In Chief
SAFC, a global company that supplies a multitude of services to the biopharm/pharmaceutical industry has recently opened a new Dry Powder Media (DPM ) manufacturing facility in Irvine, Scotland to complement their Lenexa, KS DPM facility. By doing so SAFC has shown their commitment to their customers and this growing segment of the pharmaceutical industry.
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