Dave DiProspero Featured in Pharmaceutical Technology

Dave DiProspero Featured in Pharmaceutical Technology
Posted: Jul 13 2017
Dave DiProspero, Director of Pharmaceutical Process Technology, is featured in A. Shanley’s, “21st-Century OSDs: Times, They Are a Changin,” in Pharmaceutical Technology

Pharma’s test of continuous manufacturing is starting with OSD forms. ”One of the biggest attractions of continuous processing is the reductions in facility size and layout that it permits, says Di Prospero. In a typical batch processing facility, dispensing, granulation, milling, blending, compression, coating, and sub operations are running, each requiring a room and additional support spaces, he says. In a continuous facility, they are linked together and can fit in a single room. “We’ve seen square footages go from 30,000 to 40,000 down to 3000 or 4000 with continuous,” he says. “And with reduced footprint comes reduced utility requirements and less heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC).”

Read the entire article http://www.pharmtech.com/21st-century-osds-times-they-are-changin

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