Archive for the ‘Life Sciences’ Category

Life Sciences at Emerson Exchange

Posted in Event, Life Sciences on Friday, September 28th, 2018. One comment so far

Author: Michalle Adkins Emerson Exchange begins in just a few short days. I am quite excited about the Life Sciences relevant content in the exhibit hall this year. We are covering many different technologies including instrumentation, controls, batch processing, process analytical technology integration, manufacturing execution systems (MES), analytics, virtual reality, augmented reality, IIOT, and more. […]

Best Practice for MES-SAP interface Factory Acceptance Testing

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Monday, September 24th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Jonathan Lustri Almost all Life Sciences manufacturing execution system (MES) projects include an interface to SAP, the enterprise resource management system. This interface is strategic in that this is how the business and production are tied together. It allows the manufacturing floor to be integrated with the business for cost accounting, material planning, and […]

Best Practices for Implementing a Process Control Driven MES System

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Jonathan Lustri I have previously been interviewed and written about a process control and MES [Manufacturing Execution Systems] architecture where the batch control logic within the process control system is the single procedural engine. It drives procedural logic and workflows executed by the MES system when called by the process control system. The benefit […]

Advancing Innovation in Pharmaceutical and Biologics Manufacturing

Posted in Life Sciences, Regulatory Compliance on Monday, August 13th, 2018. No comments yet
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In a U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s FDA Voice blog post, FDA Budget Matters: Investing in Advanced Domestic Manufacturing, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb opened noting: Advanced manufacturing, which includes various technologies, such as continuous manufacturing and 3D printing, holds great promise for improving the American market for drugs and biologicals. Emerson’s Ron Rossbach shared […]

IIoT in the Life Sciences Industry

Posted in Industrial IOT, Life Sciences on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018. One comment so far
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When it comes to benefitting from new technologies, pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers often feel constrained from implementing changes due to possible revalidation regulatory requirements. In this short 1:52 video, Industry 4.0 in Life Sciences, Emerson’s John Nita explains how technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies have actually been around longer than the […]