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To outsource or not to outsource? That is the question: How to ensure your CMO stacks up

Kevin Debbs and Christa Myers
The age-old debate of whether to outsource production to a contract manufacturing organization (CMO) remains for mature, emerging and virtual biopharmaceutical companies. 
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Effective and Efficient Waste-stream Management in a Food Facility

Effective and Efficient Waste-stream Management in a Food Facility

Renee Benson
Every manufacturer must address it—the ever-present elephant in the room: WASTE. Companies small and large, across all industries, are faced with waste in their manufacturing process. From raw ingredients to packaging, every stage of the manufacturing process must take waste into consideration and how to manage it. 
Cutting Costs on Flooring Could Cost You Big!

Cutting Costs on Flooring Could Cost You Big!

Tom Rychlewski
Owners who experience project failures and budget overruns are often forced to cut or modify scope to salvage their budgets. According to KPMG International’s 2015 Global Construction Project Owner’s Survey, “Climbing the curve,” 53 percent of owners suffered one or more underperforming projects in the previous year, and only 31 percent of all respondents’ projects came within 10 percent of the budget in the past three years.
12 dos and don'ts when scaling up food production

12 dos and don'ts when scaling up food production

Pablo Coronel and Ben Rucker
As appeared in FoodOnline, March 2018  Now is a time of great opportunity for food entrepreneurs. Consumers are demanding more choices, and e-commerce is connecting buyers and sellers worldwide. Food startups can grow in new ways and more rapidly than was previously possible, but when success maxes out production capacity, the entrepreneur faces a new challenge—how to scale to keep up with demand.
Internet of Things (IoT) Adoption is Accelerating

Internet of Things (IoT) Adoption is Accelerating

Jeff McDonald
Two years ago, I was introduced to my first IoT experience: A power sensing and analytics technology called Panoramic Power. This product is unique as it allows metering of amperage and power factor via clip-on current transformers that self-power and transmit data via Bluetooth.
Sustainability matters: Working together toward a sustainable world

Sustainability matters: Working together toward a sustainable world

Sharbel El Haber
Governments, businesses and individuals are all seeking to create a more sustainable world to cut costs and promote environments that are healthier and more viable in the long term. From simple changes like banning plastic bags and promoting recycling programs to more complex ones like using hybrid and electric vehicles and tapping into building and design efficiencies, "sustainability” has become a household word. The word “green” is often used to describe a world becoming very conscious of ways to save the environment while championing cost efficiencies. 
Ten Reasons Why You Should Build a Process Model

Ten Reasons Why You Should Build a Process Model

A process model can be anything from a simple excel spreadsheet to a complex model that includes all aspects of a real-world manufacturing plant. However, the best model does not include everything. It only includes what is necessary to answer questions.
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