Plant Construction & Process Technology

Rentschler Facility Wins ‘Facility of the Year Award’ 2012 in Equipment Innovation

14.05.2012 - Pharmaceutical Technology - The new manufacturing facility of German biotech company Rentschler has won the 2012 Facility of the Year Award (FOYA) in the category "Equipment...

Plant Construction & Process Technology

The Asian Century

14.05.2012 - Germany's large plant contractors took in new orders worth nearly €25 billion in 2011, lifting business nearly back to the level of pre-economic crisis year 2008, reports the large...

Plant Construction & Process Technology

The Chemical Plant of the Future

14.05.2012 - The 2008-2009 crisis signaled the start of a paradigm shift in chemical plant engineering and construction. Traditional EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) suppliers...

Plant Construction & Process Technology

For Increased Patient Safety

18.04.2012 - Drug Safety - To fight the alarming increase of falsified medicinal products detected, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union released the Directive 2011/62...

Plant Construction & Process Technology

Role of safety in cosmetic regulation

17.04.2012 - There are many practical differences in the regulation of cosmetics in various jurisdictions around the world. However an important feature common to all schemes is the onus on the...

Plant Construction & Process Technology

A Look at Processing Systems for White Biotech Applications

17.04.2012 - Biotechnology - The concept of ‘White Biotech' is nothing new. People have been using natural products to create health-giving products for millennia. However in the first half of...

Plant Construction & Process Technology

India’s Insights into Serialization

17.04.2012 - Securing Medication - India is among the first countries to require pharmaceutical companies to serialize their products. PharmaSecure works with Indian manufacturers to mark...

Plant Construction & Process Technology

Wacker and Siemens: Unified Automation

07.03.2012 - Water, Water Everywhere - Without cooling water, not much works in Wacker Chemie's Burghausen plant. That's why the owners equipped their water supply plants with the Simatic PCS 7...