Articles & News on Pharmaceutical

Cognex and Carter Controls provide automatic ID readers for vitamin retailer warehouse

  • Case Study

The challenge for the integrator that designed and installed the automation system was to find an ID reader that could deliver near 100% read rates, handle line speeds of 30 packages per minute. They chose the Cognex DataMan 300 image-based ID reader

West-Tech Materials announces merger with Stratesys Group

  • News

With the addition of the Stratesys Group, West-Tech Materials will have two functioning business units, the Medical Products Division and the newly formed Electronics Assembly Division

Werum partners with EXTEDO to develop RImanager for pharma industry

  • News

RImanager is a centralized Regulatory Information Management (RIM) solution on master data level which enables pharma and biotech companies to manage their product portfolios according to regulatory requirements.

Recipharm appoints Ann Flodin as General Manager

  • News

Ann Flodin will be responsible for managing daily operations in Recipharm in Research Triangle Park and will focus on expanding and strengthening the development services Recipharm offers its customers in the US.

Bridging the Islands of Automation: Continuous Manufacturing in the Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Feature

By Robert Holloway, EU Automation This article discusses the potential of continuous manufacturing compared to its isolated, batch manufacturing alternative, in relation to pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Auris' Robotic Endoscopy system gains FDA approval

  • Case Study

The FDA has approved the Auris Robotic Endoscopy System as an advanced bronchoscope that aids in both visualizing and treating several lung conditions.

MedImmune Integrates Control of Distribution Center with Rockwell Automation

  • Case Study

Vaccines are one of the pharmaceutical industry’s most perishable products. Any break in the “cold chain” could harm their potency and effectiveness. MedImmune selected the PlantPAx® process automation system from Rockwell Automation to control their cold chain distribution center's operations.

LZ Lifescience partnering with NC State University to implement MES in biotech lab

  • News

NC State's Golden LEAF BTEC center will introduce LZ Lifescience’s manufacturing execution system (MES) technology into its biotech laboratory, replacing paper-based systems to improve performance and demonstrate efficiencies.

Knick and M4 Instuments announce strategic partnership

  • News

Knick is a provider of on-line process equipment for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. M4 Instruments, already Knick's distribution partner, has many years of field expertise in the process control industry.

Zenith partners with Werum to provide MES technology to pharmaceuticals

  • News

The collaboration brings together Werum IT Solution’s MES PAS-X software, which is designed to increase efficiency and meet regulatory requirements during pharmaceutical manufacturing, with Zenith Technologies’ ability to integrate systems and provide automation technical support.