Articles & News on Pharmaceutical

Siemens makes additive manufacturing capabilities, 3D printers available to medical community

  • News

The Siemens AM network is available globally and covers the entire value chain – from upload and simulation to checking the design up to the printing process and associated services.

2019 PAR Insights from the Annual Pharmaceutical Automation Roundtable and Survey

  • by Bill Lydon,
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
The current state of pharma manufacturing maturity and the future of automation in the sector were important topics at the annual Pharmaceutical Automation Roundtable (PAR) held October 2019 at a Novo Nordisk facility.

COPA-DATA announces Giuseppe Menin as Industry Manager for Pharmaceutical

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As Industry Manager for Pharmaceuticals, Giuseppe Menin can share his industry expertise with the entire COPA-DATA Group, and will be involved in further development of the zenon Software Platform.

2018 Pharmaceutical Automation Roundtable (PAR) Insights – Survey

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By Bill Lydon, The PAR meetings to represent one of the most knowledgeable groups of automation professionals gathered in one place, at any one time, to discuss automation issues, and the 2018 event was no exception.

Rockwell Automation to help Lonza digitize pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities

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The Switzerland-based company, founded in 1897 with approximately 15,500 employees, chose Rockwell Automation’s PharmaSuite Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software to digitize the operations in their manufacturing environments

2018 Salary Survey Results: The pay raise engineers have been waiting for

  • by Cory Fogg,
  • Feature

The financial situation of the average automation engineer got a nice boost in 2018. With the need for experienced professionals still growing, we anticipate the demand to remain strong for engineers for the foreseeable future, with a great deal of opportunity for young graduates and those who are interested in a STEM career.

Meeting the Threat in 2019: Cybersecurity for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Firms

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By Megan Berkowitz As pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies move toward greater digitalization and the storage of more valuable data, their digital security practices become more and more critical.

University of Birmingham chooses Renishaw systems for healthcare research

  • Case Study

The facility will bring together academics from different disciplines to explore the full potential of additive manufacturing (AM) for medical devices. The University of Birmingham has several active projects to innovate new medical devices and technologies to assist recovery following disease or injury, covering various clinical remits.

Werum IT Solutions announces strategic partnership with Nymi to develop authentication solutions

  • News

The Nymi Band is a multi-factor biometrically authenticated wearable that is worn by shop floor workers to perform day-to-day authentication tasks, such as digital signatures within an MES.

Is the Medical Device Regulation a Threat to Additive Manufacturing?

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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.