Supply Chain Challenges for Single-Use Systems

May 15, 2019
Jennifer Markarian

Jennifer Markarian is manufacturing editor of BioPharm International.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-05-15-2019, Volume 2019 eBook, Issue 1
Page Number: 36–41

Suppliers address the complexity of supplying disposable components for single-use systems to the global biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry.

The implementation of single-use systems (SUS) for biopharmaceutical manufacturing as an alternative to or in combination with traditional stainless-steel equipment offers advantages. In a fully disposable or hybrid facility, however, because pieces of equipment (e.g., reactors, transfer tubing, holding vessels) are now consumables, the supply to the manufacturing facility is more complex. The demand for customized systems and the overall growth of demand for SUS add to the pressure to improve supply.

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Article Details

Pharmaceutical Technology
eBook: Biologics and Sterile Drug Manufacturing 2019
May 2019
Pages: 36–41

Citation 

When referring to this article, please cite it as J. Markarian, “Supply Chain Challenges for Single-Use Systems," Pharmaceutical Technology Biologics and Sterile Drug Manufacturing eBook (May 2019).