The consequences of failure during downstream processing are
severe. Following the Affinity Chromatography stage, the value of
the product increases significantly at every step. A failure at the
On January 17, 2019
2018 marked Parker's strongest year of financial performance in the
company's history (view Annual Report in "Related Posts" at the end
of the blog). Our focus on solving some of the world’s...
On January 15, 2019
Mycoplasma contamination events, although rare, can have an
enormous and immediate negative impact on biomanufacturers leading
to reduced productivity and delays in products
reaching patients. Parker...
On January 7, 2019
When it comes to the use of sterile gas for product contact
purposes – such as aseptic packaging or product purge applications
– no clear guidelines have been adopted by the dairy industry
On January 4, 2019
Bacterial contamination in the dairy industry can have major
implications for operators. It can result in product re-work,
wastage or recall – the cost of which can run into millions of
On December 18, 2018
As the brewing industry is becoming more competitive, breweries of
all sizes realize the importance of producing a higher quality
product while keeping an eye on the bottom line at the same time.
On November 20, 2018
Many companies, including those in the food and beverage,
pharmaceutical, cosmetics, manufacturing and electronics
industries, recognize the negative effects on quality created by
oil contact with...
On November 13, 2018
The dairy industry is currently enjoying a period of growth,
principally driven by a shift in consumer preference towards
protein-heavy diets as opposed to carbohydrates and an increase in
On September 23, 2018
One of the challenges faced in any biopharmaceutical process is
bioburden control and containment — or how do you keep what is out,
"out" and what is in "in". For a stainless steel-based
On September 13, 2018
The impact of the failure of a sterile air and gas filter can be
potentially catastrophic for operators in the dairy industry. If a
filter has failed, but the problem has not been identified,...
On September 11, 2018
As the craft beer sector continues to grow, mainstream beer sales
continue to decline. Beer production in Europe has been in decline
since the 1970s, and with more and more drinkers demanding a...
On July 17, 2018
Brewers who wish to reach their sustainability goals - and produce
more stable, fresher beer - should consider embracing a technology
which is changing the face of the brewing industry. New...
On July 8, 2018
Modified atmosphere packaging is now a prerequisite for many food
products, extending shelf life, appearance and taste by preventing
or retarding spoilage mechanisms. Quite simply, modified...
On July 5, 2018
In many applications across a multitude of industries like mining,
hazmat and pharmaceuticals, employers must supply breathing air
systems when necessary to keep employees safe. A variety of
On June 20, 2018
Laboratories around the world require a reliable and consistent
mixture of quality gases for a range of applications including gas
chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
On June 14, 2018
Any trip to the supermarket will demonstrate just how popular
healthy dairy products are – products which are low in fats, salts,
sugars and preservatives. This trend has driven the growth of
On May 30, 2018
Some of the world’s largest breweries have recently reported a
decline in sales as they have admittedly failed to amend their
brand portfolio to meet consumer trends. Sterile filtration could
On May 16, 2018
There are numerous manufacturers in the water cooler market. Water
coolers are also called chillers but it is important to draw a
clear distinction between process water coolers and chillers...
On May 15, 2018
In an industrial manufacturing plant, coalescing filters are
probably the most important piece of purification equipment found
in a compressed air system. They treat six of the ten main
On April 26, 2018
Downstream oil and gas operations include refineries and
petrochemical plants where crude oil is processed into finished
products such as jet fuel, diesel, lubricants, and gasoline.
On April 9, 2018