Looking at the reader comments from the recent New York Times article “Drug shortages forcing hard decisions on rationing treatments,” you see the frustration and anger as clinicians forced to make ethical decisions and patients receiving less than optimal outcomes because of reduced dosing.
Nested container and closure formats are becoming common in facilities that make multiple products on non-dedicated lines. Without machine vision, reliable QA for differing alignments, container types and sizes within nested formats would be very difficult. Using it, the process is reliable.
A new vision targeting system was introduced at the Parenteral Drug Association’s (PDA) "The Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices" conference. This revolutionary technology inspects nested vials, cartridges, syringes, and their corresponding closures, to provide a more accurate, cost-effective and efficient filling process.
In the pharmaceutical world, many people are talking about Flexible Filling. But what does Flexibility really mean? Filling into different containers, fast changeover, and adaptiveness to changing production need? Lets explore further…
At an industry conference a couple of years ago, following a panel discussion on aseptic technologies, a question was left to linger in the air by an attendee: “Why do we not look at other industries for ideas?”
Vanrx hosted the BioPhorum Operations Group (BPOG) at our headquarters on June 23-25. BPOG is a global community of senior technical leaders from 29 of the most innovative biotech companies.