Milling and Micronizing Pharmaceutical Powders in High Containment

The manufacturing of products within the micronized powders space is growing, especially for inhalation and injectable products. With particle sizes generally ranging from 2-20 microns, manufacturers face a huge challenge in terms of containing such small particles. Micronization is a common process in the pharma industry throughout the drug development cycle, from chemical synthesis to … Continued

Rigid IBCs: Choosing the Right Ones for Your Liquid Product

In this blog, we are discussing the different types of Rigid IBCs (RIBCs) for liquid products, and why product manufacturers or end-use processors in industries such as food, beverage, dairy, personal care, or chemicals, would choose one RIBC over another. What Is a Rigid IBC? Intermediate bulk containers, also called IBC containers or IBC totes, are … Continued

Sentinel Clear™ Advanced Hood and EZ BioHood™ PAPRs

Sentinel Clear™ Advanced Hood and EZ BioHood™ PAPRs ILC Dover’s visionary solutions are known for improving efficiency while safeguarding people, product, and infrastructure in hazardous conditions. Most notably, the Company has been producing the Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) suits for NASA for several decades, demonstrating the quality of ILC Dover’s products and solutions, especially when … Continued

The Right Transfer Solutions for Media and Buffer Powders

The pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries are facing new challenges with powder handling on a scale that has never seen before. In recent years, production facilities across the globe have been required to handle an ever-increasing amount of powder, creating bottlenecks and inefficiencies throughout the entire product pipeline. ILC Dover is a worldwide leader in developing effective solutions … Continued

What Is Bulk Packaging?

When we hear the word packaging, our minds immediately connect to the products we buy as a consumer. We think about the box of cereal we ate for breakfast, the bottle of shampoo we used this morning, or the bag of dog food we have sitting in the pantry. The packaging we use every day … Continued

A Comprehensive Look at DoverPac® High Containment FIBC System

DoverPac® High Containment FIBC System DoverPac® Containment Systems are the global standard for disposable process and powder containment systems. In 1997, ILC Dover worked in collaboration with Eli Lilly to develop a flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC) that provides high levels of reliable containment during both charging and offloading activities during solid oral dosage production and API manufacturing operations. DoverPac® is the only single use … Continued

High Containment for Lyophilization Processes

Download ILC Dovers Whitepaper on High Containment for Lyophilization The growth of lyophilization and its complicated processes has challenged manufacturers to maintain safety for operators working with highly potent ingredients, which has created a demand to assure product quality and protection from contamination. Ranging from small lyophilization systems used for R&D to larger production systems, … Continued

The Importance of Portable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is like the air bag in your vehicle– you might not always think about it, but after your life is saved, you’re glad you had one that worked. Gas leaks and chemical spills are only some of the dangers those working in industrial, factory or warehouse settings potentially face every day. … Continued

Flexible Containment Solutions for Safe Handling of HPAPI Chemical Synthesis

By Scott Patterson, VP of Commercial Sales, ILC Dover Myriad considerations, spanning the full complement of pharmaceutical manufacturing stakeholders, influence the containment solution decision-making process in pharmaceutical manufacturing. Plant managers are tasked with the efficient use of floor space and managing capital and consumable expenses. Process engineers worry about the system’s impact on the integrity … Continued