Living Up to Our Vision

Well before the annual PDMA Sharing Conference evolved to The PDMA Alliance, many of us shared a vision that our once-a-year event would expand to year-long support for conference attendees. What we have achieved in the few short years since […]

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Readying Packaging Lines for Data Management

Pharma industry packaging lines are long combinations of different machines to count pills, fill containers, apply labels, covers and caps, and wrap in secondary packaging—all, of course, in a regulated environment of cGMP practices. There are quality and validation checks […]

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Industry Feeds a Fever Over Cold Chain Regulation

The heightened concern over delivering flu vaccines, especially for the H1N1 virus created a dramatic backdrop to this year’s IQPC Cold Chain Distribution for Pharmaceuticals meeting (Philadelphia, Sept. 21-24). Vaccines—one of the larger-volume temperature-sensitive products of biopharma—will be headline news […]

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