Articles & News on Pharmaceutical

Thermo Fisher installs genome robot at lab

  • Case Study

The automated robot workflow system integrates 16 instruments to perform 200,000 DNA protein interaction experiments per week.

Honeywell names Darius Adamczyk president of Honeywell Process Solutions

  • News

Darius Adamczyk replaces Norm Gilsdorf who was named President of High Growth Regions for Russia, Central Asia, and the Middle East.

Market Levels Rising in the Process Level Measurement & Inventory Tank Gauging Segments

  • Feature, May 2012
By J Timothy Shea, Senior Analyst
Due to expected increasing demand for level measurement and inventory tank gauging technologies as tools to help companies to continue to improve operational efficiencies, increase productivity, gain greater control over inventories and enhanced accuracy, VDC is forecasting a 5.2% CAGR through 2016.

Honeywell opens training center in Turkey

  • News

The training center in Istanbul will serve both Turkey and its neighboring countries, acting as a training hub for the region and offering an extensive range of Honeywell training courses.

Endress+Hauser and Rockwell Automation Open Training Unit in Philadelphia

  • News

The Process Training Unit features Endress+Hauser instruments and Rockwell Automation PlantPAx process automation system for educating field technicians, engineers and sales personnel.

Automation Cartoons - May 2, 2012

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

Otto suggests implementation of unifying recipe management system for plants.

Unifying Recipe Management

  • Feature, April 2012
By Bill Lydon, Editor
The Pharmaceutical Automation Roundtable group described the overall goal and vision of unified recipe management is to increase manufacturing productivity and accomplish zero day production releases. How far have they come?

Coriolis flowmeters help GF reduce filling times and improve accuracy

  • Case Study

GF reduced filling times, improved accuracy, and enabled tighter tolerances for its filling machines by using Emerson's Model FMT filling mass transmitter.

ExperTune introduces Virtual Classroom for PID Training

  • News

The interactive training is provided by a live instructor, and includes hands-on practice using ExperTune’s “Virtual Classroom.”

DCS Migration & Retrofit Insights

  • Feature, April 2012
By Bill Lydon, Editor
There is a great deal of discussion about DCS migrations and retrofits these days, raising questions that can be overwhelming for users. Suppliers offer upgrades from their legacy systems as well as upgrades from a competitor’s DCS. I interviewed industry veteran, Paul Galeski, to get his insights on this important topic.