Water for injection (WFI) is used in the pharmaceutical industry to formulate parenteral drugs and for cleaning and other manufacturing operations. Reverse osmosis followed by a polishing step can be a more efficient and cost-effective solution for WFI production.
There are many benefits to adding highly potent drug products to your portfolio, including increasing demand and generating potentially higher profit margins. Making the decision to incorporate highly potent drug products into your manufacturing facility can be a challenging process.
In the pursuit of efficiency, productivity and staying ahead of the competition, we often seem to chase the next piece of shiny equipment or inventive approach, but sometimes, a good old-fashioned method applied in a different way can provide an innovative and effective solution. When it comes to cooling pharmaceutical facilities and their processes, we don’t necessarily need the most modern refrigeration technology.
Too often, the term “closed process” is thrown around without an understanding of the salient issues. Process closure can certainly provide many benefits, but there are various impacts and requirements depending on the ultimate goal and the specific process you are trying to close.
I love being presented with a design challenge, but arriving at the final answer can be arduous and time consuming without a path to follow. In the process of taking the steps to the solution, the strategy becomes less daunting, and the method becomes more comfortable.
Who would want to hack a programmable logic controller? If you have watched any news as of late, you will notice a routine story line about the occurrences of cybersecurity attacks. It seems that the hackers are working over time trying to cause all manner of trouble.