Articles & News on Pharmaceutical

Automation and "Factory of the Future"

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By Bill Lydon, Editor The growing need in the biotechnology industry for many new products that serve smaller populations is driving manufacturers to consider highly flexible, modular facilities. The emerging “Factory of the Future” model is intended to address this new customized, small-batch product demand.

Endress+Hauser provides process training unit to West Virginia college

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PTU is fully equipped through joint efforts of Endress+Hauser, Rockwell Automation and BridgeValley Community and Technical College.

Yaskawa, R/X Automation and Universal Robotics to do drugs

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The robotic system will provide complete verification of National Drug Code bar codes and validation of robotically placed patient labels for pharmacy unit of use items.

Endress+Hauser Announces Fall and Winter 2015 Training Courses

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Classes typically are a combination of classroom and hands-on training on either the Endress+Hauser PTU (Process Training Unit), a full-scale, working process skid with on-line instrumentation and controls, or live instruments in training stands, both designed to simulate operating conditions.

Endress+Hauser signs Forberg Scientific as rep

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Forberg Scientific is now the E+H exclusive sales rep forWisconsin and Northern Michigan.

Automation Engineering Survey Results

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By Bill Lydon, Editor Pharmaceutical automation professionals participated in an Automation Engineering Survey that focused on career, training, development, work tasks, use of contractors and more. This article summarizes the results of that survey. While the results are particular to the pharmaceutical industry, they are indicative of challenges faced by all industry segments.

Siemens to automate GlaxoSmithKline

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Siemens will become a strategic partner of GSK in manufacturing automation and thus the preferred automation supplier for GSK production and R&D sites worldwide.

Endress+Hauser signs Eastern Controls as rep

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Eastern Controls is now the E+H rep for the Mid-Atlantic area – Metropolitan New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

Werum to supply MES to Losan Pharma

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PAS-X MES will be implemented in several stages and it will be interfaced with the Infor Blending ERP system.