Tag Archives: unit operations

  • Metrics and their Importance in Lean Biomanufacturing

    … that requires keen focus by the operating group so that maximum productivity can be realized from the biopharmaceutical production plant. Today, many biopharmaceutical plants run as multi-product facilities, so maximizing this changeover time is critical to maximize the plant’s operating capacity. That said, even in the case of single product facilities, reduction in batch to batch turn around can also have a marked effect on the ROI for the plant provided that key unit operations like …

  • Lean Philosophy and the Life Science Industry

    … process will fail for a variety of reasons. Integration of primary synthesis unit operations with those for recovery, purification and subsequent formulation and final finishing requires many break points, testing points and detailed production records. These are the elements that help define a process and often how this process is operated defines the chemistry and pharmacological activity and utility of the product. It is these factors that one needs bear in mind when adapting the principles …

  • Hiring a Pharmaceutical Consultant: 7 Steps to Success

    … issues such as many unit operations, the high cost of manufacture, technical complexities, and the highly regulated nature of the industry, is not a recipe for success. 6. Good Fit Every company has its own distinct corporate culture, a specific way of being and doing that is unique to that organization. It is very important that the pharmaceutical consultant you’re considering is a good fit for your organization, otherwise conflicts in style and culture can make it impossible to work …

  • Stages in the Production of Pharmaceutical Products

    There are different stages in the production of pharmaceutical products. Namely, they are: research and development, conversion of natural substances to bulk pharmaceuticals, and the formulation of the final products. Each stage has its own procedures, which will be analyzed in this article. Knowing the stages is important for scientists & their pharmaceutical consultants to implement solutions on a regular basis. Each of the stages mentioned above can in turn be divided into their own unit …