Life Sciences

Pharmaceutical companies will pay a price if they don’t abide by the FDA’s Drug Supply Chain Security Act—and if they do. So invest wisely in serialization for compliance and competitive advantage.
The Manufacturing Operations track of the Pharma EXPO Conference will address production efficiency, supplier qualifications, and workforce development.
The new Open-SCS working group is developing an industrial standard for healthcare packaging serialization which will enable interoperability across plant and supply chain systems.
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In a reverse takeover of the British engineering software company, Schneider Electric will regroup the industrial software assets that made up much of its Invensys acquisition two years ago into a larger industry proposition.
The agency has developed key measurements for evaluating facilities, processes-- and even culture-- in an effort to help manufacturers produce quality products.
The industrial technology vendors team up to offer customers an interactive way to produce EPA, FDA, and other compliance reports required in pharmaceutical, water/wastewater, and food and beverage industries.
After heavy consolidation in many process industries, manufacturers are adopting automated strategies to better manage batch ingredients in production and raw material stages.
The Hapa 862-- introduced at Achema 2015-- is a scalable CMYK/spot color inkjet system for printing foils and labels in pharmaceutical packaging. It produces print resolution of 720 dpi at speeds of up to 54 meters per minute.
The workstations are rated Class 1 and Class 2, Division 1, Zone 1 and Zone 21.
Over 3,800 vendors are at Messe Frankfurt this week, showcasing everything from packaging lines to process analytics. But the underlying theme is creating a sustainable future for the pharma, biotech, and chemical industries.
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