Articles & News on Pharmaceutical

Is the Medical Device Regulation a Threat to Additive Manufacturing?

  • Feature

By Bryan Austin, Renishaw the European Union’s (EU’s) new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) could drastically impact the way that medical devices are made in the EU, particularly those that are produced using additive manufacturing (AM). This article provides advice on how companies in the additive manufacturing industry should handle the MDR.

Siemens announces plans to develop IPCs for medical market

  • News

Commenting on the Lebanon, Ohio facility, Thorsten Julich noted the in-house development of Siemens IPC technology for this market segment will include both software and motherboard manufacturing.

Siemens announces partnership with Perceptive Engineering to enhance control in pharmaceutical manuf

  • News

Siemens AG and Perceptive Engineering Ltd announced a partnership which offers Perceptive’s PharmaMV and Siemens Simatic Sipat software products closely integrated to provide a solution for advanced control and optimization applications in both continuous and batch pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Rockwell Automation helps pharmaceutical company integrate upgraded automation systems

  • Case Study

One biopharmaceutical giant recently needed to address obsolescence in two of its purification skids, and saw it as an opportunity to make some additional operational improvements in the process.

An Eye for Detail: Endress + Hauser brings advanced measurement to Cotter Brothers process skid syst

  • Case Study

By Martin Raab, Endress+Hauser Cotter Brothers generates one-third of its revenues with global customers, an area of the business that Randy Cotter Jr. wants to develop further. Many of their custom skid systems are equipped with measurement technology from Endress+Hauser.

MCAA Market Forecast Projects Industry to be worth $14 Billion by 2021

  • News

The 2016 Process Instrumentation and Automation market in the United States, valued at $11.7 Billion, is projected to grow 3.6 percent by 2021 to a total of $14 Billion.

WSI Global announces Braille embossing capabilities for pharmaceutical packaging

  • News

Using the TaskMaster infeed system with Braille module, cartons are fed, aligned, embossed, and transferred to the folder gluer all in one operation – at up to 1000 feet per minute. This unit can either run offline or be put directly in front of an existing folder gluer.

ISA announces lineup of technical division symposia for automation and control

  • News

Each year, ISA’s technical division symposia events bring together innovators, thought leaders and other automation and control professionals from around the world to explore the latest technologies, trends and best practices.

Otto Motors helps GE enable lean manufacturing of medical equipment

  • Case Study

GE Healthcare has reduced the size of its repair cell stations at the Repair Operations Center by 40%, much of which is due to the integration of the OTTO self-driving vehicles.

Renishaw robot assists successful neurosurgery procedure at Welsh hospital

  • Case Study

Renishaw’s neuromate stereotactic robot assisted surgeon Prof. William Gray during the SEEG case, a procedure which uses intracerebral electrodes to measure electrical signals.