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Juniper Pharma Services Continues its Strategic Capital Investment in Oral Solid Dose Services

Claire Madden-Smith, SVP at Juniper Pharma Services Juniper Pharma Services (JPS), a contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) specialising in the development of challenging small molecules, is continuing its strategic investment in oral solid dose manufacturing with a $1.7 million purchase of three additional pieces of processing equipment. This investment enhances JPS’ commitment [...]

Collaboration Facilitates Continuous Manufacturing: Working Together to Make a Difference

During the recent ACHEMA trade show, which took place in Frankfurt, Germany (11–15 June), GEA hosted a joint press conference with other key suppliers to the pharmaceutical sector to highlight a number of industry collaborations that are helping to facilitate the uptake of continuous manufacturing (CM) technology in the drug production sector.  Commenting on the [...]

GEA to Supply Contained Tableting Lines to Top-Tier Russian Pharmaceutical Company

 GEA has been chosen by JSC Pharmasyntez, a leading Russian pharmaceutical company, to supply multiple contained tablet manufacturing lines for the production of highly potent hormonal products.  Commenting on the multi-million Euro deal, in co-operation with GEA’s representative in Russia, SolidPharma, Phil Gabb, Head of Solid Dosage Sales Support, GEA, said: “We are extremely pleased [...]

GEA at ACHEMA: R&D Solutions for Batch and Continuous Solid Dosage Processing

Designed for a broad array of applications, our R&D range covers every aspect of oral solid dosage production, from high shear mixers, fluid bed dryers and single pot systems to extruders and spheronizers, blenders and containment solutions, right through to tablet compression. We believe that by continually stretching the boundaries of pharmaceutical processing, we can [...]

Putting the AI into Maintenance

During the past 5 years, the industrial sector has begun to see the value in digitalisation and has invested more in adopting it. With this has come a cultural shift from reactive equipment maintenance to proactive maintenance that pre-empts problems. Here, Sean Robinson, Service Leader at industrial analytics platform supplier, Novotek UK & Ireland, explains how [...]

China’s Domestic Pharma Industry Driving Huge Machinery Influx at P-MEC China

P-MEC China will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC), Shanghai, China, from 20-22 June. The event is seen as an accurate gauge of industry growth potential, and features a large exhibition and several in-depth conferences. The pharmaceutical machinery and equipment market in China is currently experiencing rapid growth, driven by a [...]

GEA Equips New integrated Pilot Plant at the University of Sheffield

GEA representatives were delighted to attend the official opening of the University of Sheffield’s Diamond Pilot Plant (DiPP) in April, which features a world-leading continuous powder processing plant — the first of its kind in any UK University. Hailed as groundbreaking by industry leaders, this pioneering new facility will manufacture pharmaceutical tablets from blends of [...]

GEA and Perceptive Engineering to Deliver Intelligent Monitoring and Control Systems to the Global Pharmaceutical Industry

GEA and Perceptive Engineering (Daresbury, UK) have announced a collaboration to promote and deploy cutting-edge multivariate monitoring and Advanced Process Control (APC) solutions for batch and continuous pharmaceutical process units. The partnership will further enhance GEA’s ConsiGma platform for oral solid dose (OSD) pharmaceutical development and manufacturing by offering “out of the box” APC and monitoring [...]

PRISYM ID Introduces the Lifetime Partnership Programme (LPP)

PRISYM ID is committed to a lasting partnership with clients for as long as they have a need for label management. The new programme offers lifelong support on a flexible basis, working together to achieve the vision, objectives and requirements that underpin a growing labelling strategy. Dedicated to life sciences organisations — medical device, clinical [...]

Robotics Boom Creates Components Shortage

A global surge in robotics manufacturing has created a shortage of common industrial components required for other industries, according to suppliers. For example, the increased demand for bearings for use in robots has created significant delays in the supply of bearings for other industry sectors. Specialist bearings distributor SMB Bearings has experienced this first hand [...]