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  • Advances in high containment technologies 

    Camille Flores-Kilfoyle reports on a laboratory high containment filtration and drying facility.

    EuroLab, December Issue 2015

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    Improve Efficiency with Better Evaporation and Drying  

    For every application, there’s an evaporator or dryer that can boost performance.

    Chemical Engineering, September 2015 Issue

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  • An open Ear for Innovation

    Process Innovation Award nominates the Champions of Innovations 2015- A smartphone that understands pumps? A virtual chromatography process? An innovative materials? These and many more other developments have the potential to fundamentally change the industry. Anyone believing that all significant inventions in the process industry have already been made is much mistaken: At Achema 2015, we have searched for the innovation champions- with surprising results.

     Process Worldwide, September 2015 Issue

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  • Environmental Containment Performance- Is There Accountability?

    Engineered containment performance testing is more robust method for validating containment systems than worker-exposure measurements methods.

    Pharmaceutical Technology, August 2015 Issue

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    Prosperity, Success, Longevity

    Since Inside Industry last featured Powder Systems Limited in the magazine over a year ago, the company has enjoyed one of its best years in its 26 year history. 2014 saw revenue streams increase, Asian markets open, and a number of industry awards head in the direction of this international manufacturer of filtration, drying and complete containment solutions . Amanda Pitcher (who herself has recently made the step up to Managing Director) revealed to Daniel Barnes how 2015 looks set to be an even more successful year for the company.

    Inside Industry, July 2015 Issue

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  • Extra protection offered by containment technology

    Michelle Frisch highlights the benefits of high containment gloveboxes for laboratories.

    Cleanrooms have long been the preferred technology in pharmaceutical laboratories for providing environmental control when conducting different operations where the product or compound needed protection. But with their increasing potency, the active ingredients and compounds that are developed nowadays require added protection for both the operators and the environment.

    EuroLab, June 2015 Issue

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    Man_Chem_Dec14_microsphere-coverNew assembly lines for drugs using continuous flow concepts

    New technologies in the production of both small molecules and biological drugs are helping companies move towards continuous processes but the challenges are still significant.

    Manufacturing Chemist, April Issue, 2015

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    Containment comes in all shapes and sizes

    Containment systems come in many shapes and sizes – from modular room-sized units for use with whole suites of equipment, down to small bench-top units.

     Cleanroom Technology, January 2015 Issue

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  • Man_Chem_Dec14_microsphere-coverHow can new technology improve the

    productivity of the aseptic microsphere
    formulation process scale-up?

    Microsphere drugs are used increasingly
    in the life science industry and the market
    is forecast to reach US$317m by 2015.
    These unique drug delivery devices have been in the market for years and some licences are expiring, opening up opportunities for OTC manufacturers.

    Manufacturing Chemist, December Issue 2014

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  • Pressured lab-scale filtration and drying

    Camille Flores-Kilfoyle discusses how advanced filter dryer technology is enabling new product development.

    Euro Lab, December Issue 2014

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  • Are Cleanrooms an Obsolete Technology?

    Cleanrooms have long provided environmental control for
    operations or tasks where the products need protection, but
    Michelle Frisch, PSL, asks are they the best choice for today’s
    requirements of cleanliness and limited operator interference?

    Cleanroom Technology, July Issue 2014

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    • Layout 1FORMULATING THE
      MICROSPHERE MARKET

      Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014, Powder Systems Limited
      (PSL) has continually enhanced its products, markets and reputation as a worldwide leading manufacturer of filtration, drying and complete containment solutions.

      Inside Industry, May Issue 2014

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    • Optimum heat uniformity for enhanced drying

      Camille Flores reveals the latest in drying technology for use in the lab.

      A vacuum drying oven remains a necessary technology during drug development and lab scale studies. With the development of the agitated filter dryer for lab scale technology.

      EuroLab, May 2014 Issue

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  • Aseptic and high potency manufacture in one solution

    Aseptic filling of sterile drugs remains one of the most challenging processes in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Powder Systems Limited discusses the equipment challenges and innovative solutions.

    Cleanroom Technology, February Issue 2014

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  • PSL sterile production range for microsphere formulation

    New product announcement. PSL’s MicroSphere Refiner for microsphere formulation from lab scale processes up to commercial production.

    Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, December Issue 2013

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  • Microsphere formulation process scale-up

    We look at technology that is changing the microsphere drug formulation process for the global pharmaceutical industry.

    By Camille Flores, Business Development Manager at PSL. EuroLab December 2013, issue 265.

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  • Process Equipment Manufacturer of the month

    Business and Industry Today is proud to present Powder Systems Ltd. as its selected Process Equipment Manufacturer of the month.

    Business and Industry Today, issue 265 November 2013

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  • PSL achieves success in Spanish pharmaceutical market

    PSL has recently delivered a high containment installation to Spain and will start the manufacturing of a range of isolators, also for a Spanish customer.

    EuroBulk Systems, September/October 2013

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  • A refined solution for Microsphere Formulation

    Decades of experience in sterile production has led Powder Systems Limited to develop the MicroSphere RefinerTM. A unique filtration solution
    for microsphere formulation, from laboratory and R&D to full scale production.

    Manufacturing Chemist – Focus on Pharma, September 2013

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  • Sterile filter dryer formulates microspheres

    Powder Systems Limited has developed new filtration solutions for microsphere formulation, from small scale processes up to production.

    Filtration & Separation July 2013

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  • PSL simplefilter simplifies filtration and drying process

    Now available with an agitation option to simplify the filtration and drying process.

    Manufacturing Chemist June 2013

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  • PSL is still the pioneer

    Case study on Powder Systems Limited long history of manufacturing for the world’s major drug companies.

    Inside Industry, June 2013 special pharma issue

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  • “Small is beautiful: The Glass Filter Dryer from PSL”

    Read our new approach to lab synthesis.

    June 2013

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  • “One Step Filtering

    Editorial written by Amanda Pitcher, Standard Project Manager at PSL in the bi-annual publication Eurolab. Also featured on their page Scientistlive.com

    June 2013

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  • “Containment for the production of cytotoxics

    How PSL helped Helsinn get the right level at its new facility.

    Published again this month in Manufacturing Chemist along with quotes from CEO Maurice Pitcher, in the editors article on Containment trends.

    May-June 2013

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  • Containment for cytotoxics

    PSL supported Helsinn Advanced Synthesis setup their facility for producing cytotoxics with a requirement for greater worker protection.

    Cleanroom Technology, published April 2013

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  • Manufacturing Chemist - Focus on pharmaProviding high containment for mulitiple mills

    With more potent drugs gaining market approval we look at the issues of containment when milling. Published April 2013

    Michelle Frisch, Global Technical Systems at Powder Systems Limited

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  • Containment/ Think Inside the Box

    Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Packing Sourcer Magazine (PMPS)
    Autumn 2012

    Maurice Pitcher, CEO of Powder Systems Limited

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  • Containment and Operator Protection Casestudy (Cipla)

    Editors Choice, Featured In: European Pharmaceutical Magazine
    September 2012

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  • Retrofit Solution to an Expensive Conundrum

    Maurice Pitcher, PSL CEO, Featured In: Pharma Magazine
    Aug 2012

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  • Containment/ Flex to Support Safety

    Jonnathan Mayberry, Associate Editor
    Featured In: Manufacturing & Capabilities, Pharma Pro Magazine, July 2012

    Co-writer Michelle Frisch, PSL USA

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  • Filter Dryer/ Site Secrets

    Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Packing Sourcer Magazine (PMPS)
    May 2012

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  • Containment/ Designing Isolators With Reliability
    Maurice Pitcher, CEO, Cleanroom Technology, March 2012

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  • Tablets and Capsules/ Bespoke Retrofit Systems Are A Cost-Effective Solution To An Expensive Conundrum
    Manufacturing Chemist, March 2012

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  • FilterBox/ Groundbreaking High Containment Filtration and Drying Technology
    Cleanroom Technology, January 2012

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  • PSL demonstrates support for Indian pharmaceutical growth
    Remy Wattiaux, PSL Technical Sales Manager, Express Pharma, June 2011

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  • A World View At India’s Dishman
    Jean-Francois Tremblay, Chemical and Engineering News, March 2010

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  • simplefilter/ Filtration Simplified

    Amanda Pitcher, PSL Product Development, CHEManager Europe, August 2010

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  • Green Containment Philosophy
    Connie Bird, former PSL Marketing Manager, Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, January 2008

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  • Shanghai Roche retrofits tablet press for high containment Tablets & Capsules, September 2007

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  • Creative Isolation
    Paul Thomas, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, October 2006

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