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Equipment and Processing Report
March 18, 2009
In the Mixer
Time-based maintenance programs preserve the equipment but usually not its function, and they do not mitigate equipment failure for the balance of a machine's life cycle.
PharmTech's monthly newsletter, Equipment & Processing Report, reviews the Editor's Picks for the February 2009 edition from PortaFab and Sterling.
The spotlight on the biopharmaceutical industry is intensifying, as recently evidenced by Pfizer's (New York) ongoing acquisition of Wyeth (Madison, NJ), which was initiated partly to reduce the former's dependence on small-molecule drugs.