There’s a lot of talk about building commissioning these days. Is building commissioning for real or the latest “smoke and mirrors”?
In January 2011, the FDA issued its newest guidance for Process Validation for industry and it is quite a departure from the previous guidance released in 1987.
Understanding and incorporating cleanroom standards and practices in a cleanroom management program.
Design for Cleaning (DFC) is an approach to management of operations so that one seeks compromise in the part design or position within the cleaning machine to enable reduction of defects due to inadequate cleaning.
Plasma, a gaseous mixture of atoms, molecules, ions, and free electrons, allows for efficient surface treatment of electronic components and parts made of different materials. In this, organic contaminations such as oils and greases are cleaned and simultaneously the surface is activated.
What's been lost in the voluminous amount of material on creating great leaders is that some people aren't cut out for a leadership role. I think that anyone can be successful if they really want to lead, but some people honestly don't want to take on the role.
To some extent designing for cleaning may seem to be an irrational choice. After all, why move the target when it’s easier to move the gun? Others may see it as an inspired choice.
Conflict has become so much a part of western culture that when it is absent, many look for it in their entertainment and others simply generate it to fill a void.
The ability to detect surface residue at an early, non-critical step is analogous to detecting a learning disability in elementary school rather than at the beginning of one’s college career.
This idea from Ron Ashkenas, managing partner of Schaffer Consulting and author of several books on organization management, takes the experience of a crisis and puts it to work in less trying situations.
This is a topic on which I have previously written and provided consulting service. I think it’s a valuable approach. Some think its nonsense or just common sense.
A major medical device manufacturer operating in hybrid manufacturing areas was using blue tack mats to capture dirt from operatives’ “street shoes” as they entered the gowning room.
Over the past decade, we have witnessed tremendous strides in the development of nanotechnology worldwide.