Posts Tagged ‘pharmaceutical manufacturing’

Best Practices Specifying MES Workflows for Life Sciences Projects

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Thursday, January 26th, 2017. No comments yet
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Author: Jonathan Lustri Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Life Sciences projects can be costly and be a challenge to keep in control. The biggest contributor to these challenges are the defining and design of manufacturing workflows. A Workflow is an MES procedural object used to replace the paper batch record. And for greenfield projects in particular, […]

Measurement Repeatability in CIP and SIP Operations

Posted in Life Sciences, Pressure on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017. No comments yet
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One only has to do a Google image search on pharmaceutical equipment to see the clean, sanitary conditions required for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical processing. The measurement instrumentation must be able to handle the tough conditions when cleaning and sanitization operations are performed. In a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing article, Ensuring Batch-to-Batch Repeatability in Sanitary Processes, Emerson’s Kyle […]

Pharmaceutical and Biotech Manufacturing Data Integrity

Posted in Life Sciences on Thursday, November 10th, 2016. No comments yet
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The integrity of the data behind the production of pharmaceutical products is paramount. In recent years, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has increasingly observed data integrity related Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) violations during CGMP inspections. At the recent Emerson Exchange conference, Emerson’s Michalle Adkins co-moderated the Life Sciences Industry Forum session with […]

Pharmaceutical and Biotech Automation Knowledge Exchange

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Event, Life Sciences on Thursday, October 13th, 2016. No comments yet
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The pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries have been interpreting recent FDA draft guidance—Data Integrity and Compliance With CGMP Guidance—and exploring new areas such as continuous manufacturing. The Emerson Life Sciences team has a full program of forums, workshops and short courses available for manufacturers in the Life Sciences industries at to October 24-28 Emerson Exchange conference […]

Integrating Single Use Equipment More Easily with Control and Manufacturing Execution Systems

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016. No comments yet
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One of the trends in the biopharmaceutical industries that have taken root over the past decade and a half is the use of single-use, disposable equipment in the manufacturing process. Prior to their use, these facilities relied on inflexible, hard-piped equipment. An American Pharmaceutical Review article highlights the benefits of single-use equipment: Single-use disposable devices […]