Thursday, April 7, 2022 Daily Archives

Application of Dry Granulation to Facilitate Raw Material Handling

Pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing relies on the timely and seamless orchestration of many steps to meet aggressive timelines and ensure operational efficiency. A fundamental element of the processing workflow that can impact schedules is the use of multi-ton quantities of bulk raw materials such as buffers, salts and stabilizing chemicals. These raw materials are typically prepared in a just-in-time manner to meet dynamic production needs and enable rapid changeovers.

Buoyant ADC market drives Sterling expansion

A year after acquiring ADC Bio, Sterling Pharma is expanding its Deeside, UK facility to better serve the growing antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) market. Sterling entered the ADC space in April 2021 through the acquisition of ADC Bio. The deal brought with it a 6,500 square-meter site in Deeside, Wales housing ADC and bioconjugation development laboratories. A year on and Sterling is committing a further £1 million ($1.3 million) to the site, increasing laboratory space from 275 to 419 square meters,…