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Respice Finem

December 16, 2015 | by MaryBeth DiDonna, Editor | Comments

As we "look to the end" of 2015, we reflect on the most-read Controlled Environments articles of the year.


Key Features of New USP <787>

February 4, 2016 12:01 pm | by Tony Harrison | Comments

The new regulation accepts that the presence of insoluble protein particles is an intrinsic part of protein-based therapies and labels these naturally occurring particles as “inherent” particles. It differentiates between these inherent protein particles and those “contaminating” particles that should not be present.


System Testing for High Containment Gloveboxes

February 3, 2016 11:03 am | by Michelle Frisch | Comments

High containment gloveboxes have been used in the pharmaceutical industry for containment of potent compounds, along with providing specific environmental conditions, for years. Once you have decided on the best system and design, testing needs to completed.


Lead Your Employees to Soar, P.I.L.O.T. Them to Higher Levels

January 29, 2016 1:10 pm | by Elizabeth McCormick | Comments

Have you noticed that your employees or staff members seem stuck and unable to move upward? Do you have employees who sit in meetings like a plane stuck on the runway? Have you noticed that your employees don’t seem to be reaching for the sky? If you have noticed any of these situations in your business, it may be time to P.I.L.O.T. your employees more than merely manage them.


Are Business Books an Overlooked Key to Success?

January 22, 2016 11:26 am | by Adam Witty | Comments

A book is an innovative way to leverage one’s expertise and tip the scales in a favorable direction.


Optimizing Cleanroom Water Quality

January 21, 2016 11:34 am | by Estelle Riche, Cecilia Devaux, Stephane Mabic | Comments

A reliable source of pure water is key to achieving optimal water quality in the laboratory.


Lead from Need

January 20, 2016 11:29 am | by Ascanio Pignatelli | Comments

Four ways to motivate employees.


Lessons Learned from Irate Customers

January 14, 2016 11:52 am | by Joe Curcillo | Comments

Preparedness comes by having the structure in mind that will allow your persuasive and reassuring abilities to control the situation.


The Benefits of CHP

January 12, 2016 12:38 pm | by Michael Chonko, PE, CEM | Comments

The benefits of combined heat and power (CHP) are both specific to the facility deploying the technology, while also driving policy considerations on the national stage.


You’re Paying for Training, Whether You Know It or Not

January 8, 2016 12:27 pm | by Evan Hackel | Comments

Every company pays for training. You can either pay for it up front or you pay for it through poor results at many times the cost of doing it right.


Less is More: Thriving in the Digital Age

January 6, 2016 11:47 am | by Barbara Hemphill | Comments

The computer has allowed us to generate information as never before, thus increasing our ability to create a mess. Poor information management creates inefficiency. Inefficiency costs money, causes unnecessary stress, precipitates poor customer service, and directly costs untold thousands of dollars.


Lessons Learned in the Cleanroom – Part II

December 21, 2015 9:35 am | by Deborah Hoffer, CQA, CQIA | Comments

When you work in a cleanroom, you pick up a few tips along the way. Here is Part II of the advice shared by one of our readers in our last issue.


Cross Over from Class III BSC to High Containment Gloveboxes

December 18, 2015 11:07 am | by Michelle Frisch | Powder Systems Limited | Comments

The benefits of using high containment gloveboxes for Class III Biological applications.


How It Works: Improved Sterility with Pre-Saturated Wipes

December 17, 2015 1:24 pm | by Emeready | Emeready | Comments

Emeready’s Pre-Saturated Wipes enable operators to clean more effectively by reducing tension and capillary force by holding particles and contaminants to the wiper’s surface.


Ultrasonic Evolution

December 17, 2015 1:04 pm | by Barbara Kanegsberg, Ed Kanegsberg, Steve Norris | BFK Solutions, LLC | Comments

Experiments revisit the 1960 Rozenberg study.



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