Equipment and Processing Report, Mar 20, 2013 - Pharmaceutical Technology

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Equipment and Processing Report, Mar 20, 2013
Production Trends
Incorporating Process Analytical Technology Data into Process Control
By Jennifer Markarian
Process analytical technology (PAT) is being successfully used to improve understanding and optimize pharmaceutical unit operations, but greater value can be obtained by integrating PAT with overall process control of a continuous manufacturing system. Pharmaceutical Technology spoke with Ivo Backx, manager of business and project development for the pharmaceutical industry at Siemens Industry Automation Division, to gain insight on the issues involved.
Troubleshooting
Using a Gravimetric Feeder for Dosing Pharmaceutical Bulk Solids
Loss-in-weight feeders provide high accuracy for feeding powders.
Packaging
Preparing for Serialization
By Hallie Forcinio
Bristol-Myers Squibb embarks on a multi-year journey to overcome the challenges of serialization and reap the benefits.
Editor's Picks
March 2013 Editor's Picks: Products from Weiler Engineering and Pharma Technology Inc. (PTI)
Weiler Engineering and Pharma Technology Inc. (PTI).

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