September / October 2016

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Creating Supply Chain Excellence, Achieving Superior Performance

Lou Schmukler, President of Global Manufacturing and Supply at Bristol-Myers Squibb, shares his views on fundamental elements of supply chain strategy. 

Quarterly Report: Biotechnology

Our first quarterly report on biotechnology offers a variety of viewpoints on what it takes to succeed in biotech and biopharma.

Online Exclusive: Defects Produced in Orbital Welding for Pharmaceutical Process Piping: Case Study and Simulation

This article evaluates the causes of defects in welds. The approach taken was to simulate conditions that can affect the quality of welds by changing the parameters used to diagnose defects.

Characterization of Silicone Tubing:  Effect of Pressure and Irradiation on Tubing Diameter

Pietro Perrone, Csilla Kollar, Andrew Diehl, and Ernie Jenness

Balancing Pre- and Post-Market Control of Health Supplements

Chan Lai Wah, Benjamin Tan Zhi Yang, Vimal Sachdeva, and Sia Chong Hock

Manufacturing and Packaging Line Clearance in an OSD Manufacturing Facility

Michael DeBellis, Jim Cahir, and Robert Matje

In This Issue

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Regulatory authorities (RAs) worldwide employ different terminologies to describe various medicinal and health products. According to the definition by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Health supplements (HS) are products used to...