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Facility Profile: Vetter Pharma

June 11, 2015 | by MaryBeth DiDonna, Editor | Comments

Facility profile of Vetter Pharma, a contract development and manufacturing organization in the Chicagoland area that specializes in aseptic filling.

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Hashtagging Your Way To Social Media Relevance

June 29, 2015 12:00 am | by Jay York | Comments

Those seemingly inconsequential hashtags are crucial to gaining more exposure for your brand.


Facility Profile: InVisage Opens Taiwan Factory

June 26, 2015 12:00 am | Comments

Quantum dot camera sensor developer InVisage Technologies Inc. has opened a manufacturing facility in Taiwan. The manufacturing facility features sub-5 nanometer process geometry within an ISO Class 10 cleanroom.


Are Businesses Too Timid With Their Growth Plans?

June 25, 2015 9:37 am | Comments

CEOs and entrepreneurs shouldn’t sell their vision short.


Maximize Risk-Reward Relationships at Work

June 22, 2015 11:57 am | by Maxine Attong | Comments

A safe environment for expressing ideas plays a key role in innovation.


Asking for Forgiveness, Not Permission

June 15, 2015 1:09 pm | by Walt Grassl | Comments

The importance of judgment and responsibility.


Keeping Your Personal Brand Alive

June 2, 2015 1:51 pm | by Marsha Friedman | Comments

How to promote the most personal product of all.


Strategic Leaders Focus on the Vision

May 18, 2015 4:30 pm | by DeEtta Jones | Comments

When was the last time you remember bringing your absolute “A-Game” to your work, decisions, and relationships?


Full Results: Cleanroom Salary Survey

May 14, 2015 11:45 am | by MaryBeth DiDonna, Editor | Comments

Controlled Environments surveyed its readers to find out if they are happy working in the cleanroom industry. Here are the full results of the "Salary" portion of our survey, which asked questions about demographics, career length, pay grades, extra compensation, and overall job satisfaction.


Playing it Forward: The Benefits of Fun in the Workplace

May 13, 2015 5:17 pm | by Nat Measley | Comments

Are you curious how companies like Google, Zappos, Southwest, and others develop those winning workplace cultures, with such high productivity and profitability? Regardless of the industry, there is a common thread running through the highest performing companies: the inherent or stated culture of fun.


Full Results: Cleanroom Trends Survey

May 12, 2015 1:50 pm | by MaryBeth DiDonna, Editor | Comments

The full results of the Controlled Environments Cleanroom Trends and Salary Survey.


Cleanroom Trends and Salary Survey

May 11, 2015 4:21 pm | by MaryBeth DiDonna, Editor | Comments

Controlled Environments recently surveyed its readership on facility purchasing and the salary and benefits of cleanroom industry professionals. We have used these results to analyze the latest trends, which will enable you to compare your cleanroom and overall compensation package with those of your peers.


Add Fan Filters to Improve Air Flow

May 11, 2015 4:12 pm | by Kevin Weist | Comments

To ensure optimal cleanroom performance, evaluate air flow design and frequency of air changes.


How It Works: Prefabricated Cleanroom PODs Speed Up Installation and Enable Repurposing

May 11, 2015 4:06 pm | by G-CON Manufacturing | G-CON Manufacturing, Inc. | Comments

Pharmaceutical manufacturing infrastructures are often constructed consecutively — first the shell building, then utilities, followed by cleanroom structures, and then equipment installation. A better alternative is building a manufacturing site in parallel. 


The Nanofabrication Cleanroom at Rice University

May 11, 2015 3:54 pm | by Jade Boyd | Comments

Rice University researchers helped usher in the age of nanotechnology with the discovery of buckyballs at the Houston campus in 1985. Within 10 years, Rice would be home to one of the world’s first academic nanotechnology centers, and today more than half of the university’s tenured and tenure-track faculty in engineering and natural sciences have research interests related to nanotechnology.


An Introduction to Microbial Biofilms

May 11, 2015 3:01 pm | by Barbara Kanegsberg and Ed Kanegsberg, Stephen Lyon | BFK Solutions, LLC | Comments

We live in a microbial soup. We are a microbial soup.



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