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The Portable Plant
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The Portable Plant

Pfizer, GEA Pharma Systems, and G-CON Manufacturing unveil a modular manufacturing prototype that runs continuously and can quickly deliver customized quantities of drugs.
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The Connected Smart Bottle Is Calling
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The Connected Smart Bottle Is Calling

Thinfilm and Diageo plc partner on a prototype that uses printed sensor tags and near field communication to deliver personalized messages from a bottle on the store shelf to consumers’ smartphones.
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Pharmaceutical Plants in Flux
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Pharmaceutical Plants in Flux

As the industry struggles with new competitive pressure, the move is on from batch to continuous processing in an effort to increase manufacturing agility, improve product quality, and lower operation
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Yokogawa: Data-logging Software

Release 2 of SMARTDAC+ GA10 has real-time calculation and report output functions for improved work efficiency.
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Automating Hygiene: What You Need to Know
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Automating Hygiene: What You Need to Know

When it comes to keeping equipment clean in the food & beverage and pharmaceutical industries, machine builders and operators need to stay ahead of pending regulations and on top of the technology
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Help for the Most Difficult Type of Manufacturing

Abnormal situation management for continuous processing is normal operating procedure for batch processing. A new starter kit from Rockwell Automation can give batch control programmers a leg up on coding the complicated starts, stops and holding steps in food, beverage and pharma process operations.
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Delta robot replacement has no mechanical parts
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Delta robot replacement has no mechanical parts

The patent-pending Michelangelo high-speed, 4-axis pick-and-place robot from IASE Co. offers an alternative to Delta robots, with no mechanical parts and providing a cleaner alternative.
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Cognex: Barcode Reader Performance-Monitoring System

The Cognex Explorer Real Time Monitoring system gives facility managers data that removes system defects and optimizes processes.
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Pharma Expo Conference Program Announced

Chicago conference in November, co-located with Pack Expo International, will include Manufacturing Operations, Compliance Trends and Pharmaceutical Packaging tracks.
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Omron: Machine Automation Controller

The Sysmac NJ Machine Automation Controller now provides direct connectivity to SQL databases, including Microsoft SQL, Oracle, IBM DB2, MySQL and Firebird.
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