The Importance of cGMP for Pharma Contract Manufacturing

What Is cGMP? The FDA enforces current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations, which ensure the potency, quality, and purity of pharmaceutical products. When outsourcing or partnering with another company, it’s critical to understand their manufacturing practices and facilities before integrating them into your workflow. cGMP compliance eliminates the need for conducting your own investigation of … Continued

Streamline Bioprocessing Through Single-Use Technologies

As the biopharmaceutical industry grows, single-use technology is becoming increasingly important. From smaller batch sizes used in preclinical and clinical testing to facilities producing multiple products, the need for flexible and adaptable manufacturing solutions has never been greater. Single-use components are crucial, offering increased efficiency, reduced risk of contamination, and lower capital costs. To ensure … Continued

Silicone Tubing & Biocompatibility

Silicone Tubing & Biocompatibility Silicone is widely used across biopharmaceutical processes for its inert nature and hydrophobicity, making it highly biocompatible.1 And since it’s composed of silica, a substance found in sand, silicone has excellent durability, making it able to withstand extreme chemical and thermal conditions. When choosing components for your workflow, high-purity, robust, biocompatible … Continued

ILC Dover Acquires KSE Scientific, a Leading Supplier of Water for Injection and Related Solutions for Biopharma, Cell & Gene Therapy, Tissue Banking and Medical Device End-Markets

Frederica, Delaware-  December 16, 2021 – ILC Dover, Inc. (“ILC Dover”, “ILC” or the “Company”), a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance materials for life critical and primarily life sciences-based applications, today announced the acquisition of KSE Scientific (“KSE”), a sterile solutions manufacturer which specializes in the production of Water for Injection (WFI) and related … Continued

ILC Dover Appoints Corey Walker as CEO

FREDERICA, Del. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ILC Dover announced today that Corey Walker, an experienced executive in life sciences, advanced technologies and applied materials, will join ILC Dover as Chief Executive Officer effective November 15, 2021. Mr. Walker had previously worked closely with New Mountain Capital from 2016 to 2020 while he was a senior executive … Continued

DoverPac® for HPAPI Transfers: Superior Powder Flow & Zero Cleaning

In a recent webinar, DoverPac® for HPAPI Transfers, ILC Dover discussed the two key benefits of DoverPac® technology: superior powder flow properties and zero cleaning. DoverPac® technology is a containment system that does a lot more than transfer powders. DoverPac® was purposely designed for ease of use in handling pharmaceutical products and should not be … Continued

Optimizing Processing Efficiencies with Dairy Bulk Packaging

Bulk product handling in any industry sets forth efficiency challenges across the value chain for contract packagers, ingredient manufacturers, and end-use processors. Intermediate bulk packaging for the dairy industry, however, is among the most challenging for its concerns surrounding freshness, protection from moisture, consistency, and viscous product residual during filling and dispensing. Dairy bulk packaging … Continued

Selecting the Right Intermediate Bulk Liner for Your Liquid Application

Contract packagers and manufacturers in the chemical, personal care, dairy, and food & beverage industries leverage intermediate bulk packaging to optimize production and facilitate shipping of their liquid products. But how do they know which packaging solution to choose for their applications? In this blog, we explore why you should consider intermediate bulk packaging for liquids, … Continued

Benefits of Using Form-Fit Bulk Liners & Fill Bridges With IBCs

There are countless options on the market for barrels, tanks, and containers designed to transport and store bulk liquid products. Among all the options on the market today, one of the best ways to ensure your liquid products are safely and accurately filled and packaged for processing, transportation, and storage is by using a form-fit … Continued

Is a Hooded PAPR Right for Your Organization?

Masks and respirators are not only a necessity to frontline healthcare workers, but for all employers across all industries. Because of our unique situation and extremely high demand for PPE all over the world, it’s important to discuss topics surrounding masks and respirators, including respirator selection, Assigned Protection Factor, and the major types of respirators … Continued