Tour of The Royal Mint

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for early 2019.


The Royal Mint
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The ISPE UK Affiliate Central Region is hosting an afternoon event and site tour of The Royal Mint.

The Pharmaceutical Industry faces the ever demanding pressures of manufacturing to adhere to regulatory compliance, maintaining quality standards, the threat of global outsourcing and the internal challenges of managing obsolescence – the Royal Mint have experienced it all.


13:00 Arrival and registration with lunch in the Sir Isaac Newton Suites

Welcome and Introductions - Jon Youles (Chairman ISPE UK Affiliate)


Introduction to the Royal Mint - 1000 years of manufacturing - Leighton John (Director of Operations at The Royal Mint)

15:15 Guided Plant Tour of the Royal Mint Manufacturing Area
16:30 Visit to the Royal Mint Experience
17:45 Refreshments and networking
18:30 Close

Leighton John will discuss the key challenges for The Royal Mint which clearly resonate with the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry

  • What is Quality? - How to ensure quality adherence in a highly regulated industry
  • Anti-Counterfeit Measures - how The Royal Mint is using authentication methods similar to the implementation of Serialisation
  • The threat of Globalised outsourcing on a UK manufacturing facility
  • Living with and Combating obsolescence - How to maintain legacy systems and bring them together with modern, optimised technology 

This Event is Sponsored by Rockwell Automation


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