May/June 2011
Volume 32, Number 3

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Articles

2011 Facility of the Year Awards Supplement
by Rochelle Runas

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Labeling Pharma "Green"
by Dana Buker and Jamie Kaushik
This article presents arguments for the implementation of an electronic labeling system in the life science industries. These systems are capable of generating significant Return on Investment (ROI), while at the same time reducing waste, improving efficiency, and delivering on regulatory compliance requirements.
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Increasing Central Plant Efficiency via a Water to Water Heat Pump
by Jim Heemer, Alexander Mitrovic, and Michael Scheer
This article presents annual energy savings of more than $600,000 per year and an annual reduction in carbon dioxide emissions of 4,438 tons per year via a water to water heat pump installed at the Novartis Flu Vaccine Facility.
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A Systematic and Scientific Approach for Implementation and Validation of Single-Use Equipment
by Jean-Loup Descamps, Jean-Baptiste Milandri, and Peggy Sander
This article presents the risk-based and value-based approaches developed during the single-use implementation with a focus on validation aspects.
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Case Study: Using Surrogate Testing to Determine Selection and Performance of Contained Dust Collection Systems
by David Steil
This article presents how a pharmaceutical manufacturer, dust collection equipment supplier, and certified independent laboratory together employed surrogate testing to validate performance of a planned dust collection system that would serve a new manufacturing area.
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Standardizing Equipment Maintenance Outsourcing
by Martin van den Hout
The article presents points to consider to successfully outsource maintenance activities in a pharmaceutical company.
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Departments

ISPE Update
ISPE Leaders Express Concern for Japan - New Risk-MaPP Resources: Blog and FAQs - FDA on Final Process Validation Guidance: Focus on Concepts, Not Terminology - How Does One Become a Certified Pharmaceutical Industry Professional (CPIP) and Maintain the CPIP Credential? - ISPE Announces Partnership with US Environmental Protection Agency's Energy StarProgram - ISPE Announces Enhanced Communities of Practice Web Sites - Bryan Wright Named New ISPE European Regulatory Affairs Advisor - Pharmaceutical Engineering Editorial Calendar for 2012
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Classified Advertising with Advertiser’s Index

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Online Exclusive Articles

Global Regulatory News

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Practical Application of Quality Risk Management to the Filling Process of Betamethasone Injections
by Rodolfo Díaz, Germán Fernández Otero, and Cristian Muzzio
This article presents risk analysis performed on the Betamethasone Injections filling process and the conclusions obtained from the analysis.
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NOTE: Pharmaceutical Engineering article PDF documents are not to be posted on any Web site, blog site or page, or any other internet site without prior permission from ISPE. (Copyright © 2011 ISPE. All rights reserved.)