fast-track design and construction

Fast-tracking design and construction to save more lives

Ensuring that patients receive novel medicines is a key driver for working to reduce the time it takes to design and build a new biopharmaceutical facility.

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Using digital tools to optimize facility design

Building information modeling software improves efficiency. Technology, like BIM, is changing more than just healthcare’s latest therapeutic modalities and pharmaceutical advances. It’s also disrupting the design and implementation of the facilities that create them.

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Lean delivery

Reducing waste with lean delivery in facility design and construction

Applying a lean delivery approach to the design and construction of new facilities can reduce waste, lower costs and improve speed to market.

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NextGen Now: Delivering tomorrow’s facilities today

If cell and gene therapy products are to successfully reach patients and deliver transformative cures, then the industry will need more facilities capable of manufacturing them.

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Using Target Value Design: A short introduction

Using target value design: a short introduction

Target value design presents a solution to an age-old problem: can project cost, schedule and quality goals all be achieved?

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Cutting Costs on Flooring Could Cost You Big!

Cutting cost on flooring could cost you big!

It’s underfoot, sure, but the floor coatings in your manufacturing facility should be top of mind.

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Internet of Things (IoT) Adoption is Accelerating

Internet of Things (IoT) adoption is accelerating

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.

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Build a Process Model

10 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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Transformers: Ensuring Efficient Electrical System Design

Transformers: ensuring efficient electrical system design

As clients’ budgets are getting tighter, every penny spent is scrutinized. Both capital and long-term operational costs are evaluated for optimal cost savings. Over the past decade, 3-phase, low-voltage, dry-type transformer efficiency has become a hot topic for owners and specifying engineers seeking to save money on the long-term operational costs within a facility.

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Flexible Design and Nimble Systems Help Prepare for a Biomedical Emergency

Flexible design and nimble systems help prepare for a biomedical emergency

A global specialty biopharmaceutical company entered into a public-private contract worth $220 million with the Biomedical Advance Research and Development Authority (BARDA) in 2012. Its primary goal was to establish a Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (CIADM) to address challenges encountered in developing biodefense medical countermeasures.

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