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  • 2021-bl-cmo-trend-brief_132x132

    CMOs and the Speed of Personalized Medicine

    In the growing field of personalized medicine, there are significant opportunities for contract manufacturers, and the challenge to keep up with demand can be met by adopting the right technology.

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    Weaver and Company: Digitization Streamlined Quality and Production

    Since its founding in 1978, medical device manufacturer Weaver and Company has grown, regulations relevant to its products have evolved, and paper-based processes posed greater risk. Recognizing that managing paper quality and production documents was no longer practical, the Colorado-based company has taken steps to modernize with MasterControl's digital quality management and manufacturing solutions.

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    Should Design and Life Cycle Management of an eIFU Solution Follow EN62304?

    Electronic distribution of instructions for use (eIFU) are becoming widely used among medical device manufacturers. Due to the increasing popularity, it is critical to understand eIFU within the context of regulations, particularly Europe’s new medical device regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR).

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    Rapid Acceleration in Technology for Life Sciences Quality and Manufacturing

    We have built technology for life sciences quality and manufacturing for more than 25 years and I have been involved in that effort for 19 years. It wasn’t until 2014 that we realized the why behind what we do and it wasn’t until 2020 that our mission became crystal clear to everyone on our teams.

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  • 2021-bl-shared-supplier-audit_132x132

    Medtech Suppliers Offering Shared Audits to Save Time and Reduce Exposure

    Last year brough a lot of changes to audits. In addition to remote audits, MedTech suppliers are learning the value of shared audit to be beneficial in working down the backlog of audit requests while reducing exposure in the plant.

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    Artificial Intelligence Pharmaceutical Insights

    AI is moving quickly, and before long, it will play an integral role in the pharmaceutical sector. The benefits of AI include improving efficiency, streamlining production, and shortening the length of time it takes to conduct quality reviews. The result is getting product to market faster.

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    Quality Is the Key Ingredient to Successful Manufacturing

    The president of Wellington Foods, a leading contract manufacturer of nutraceuticals, explains why quality should be an organization’s top priority. This approach helps manufacturers achieve better process control and plan for significant growth without worrying about highly complex manufacturing processes.

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    2021 is the Year of Supply Chain Optimization

    In the wake of a global pandemic, supply chain disruptions that were once inconveniences have become existential threats to many life sciences companies. Learn the steps your organization can take to build a more resilient supplier ecosystem.

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    Integration Brings These 3 Advantages

    Integrate disparate systems and get the most out of your investment in technology designed to streamline manufacturing operations. This will make it possible to improve efficiency, eliminate mistakes and scale quickly.

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    5 Advantages of Connected Manufacturing

    Every day, we use technology to make our lives easier. Similar technology is available to streamline manufacturing processes. It’s time to digitize and make production errorless, visible and connected.

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    A Q&A About the North Pole’s Manufacturing

    We recently sat down with North Pole CEO Kris Kringle to chat about how he took his operation from paper to digital. Turns out making presents for children all over the world requires a cutting-edge manufacturing solution.

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  • 2020-bl-qarad-brexit_132x132

    Brexit and the Impact on the IVD and MD Industries

    On January 1, 2021 the United Kington will leave the European Union. The implications of this move have a significant impact on manufacturers.

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  • 2020-bl-additive-manufacturing_132x132

    Additive Manufacturing in the Medical Device Industry

    Additive manufacturing (AM), often referred to as 3D printing, is frequently used for product research and development in many industries and for commercial production in some, including medical device manufacturing. In the medical device industry, it is expected to grow fast, offering significant value in the production of customized, fast-to-market devices.

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    What Connected Quality Means for Training

    For regulated companies, there’s a lot riding on training. If someone isn’t trained, the life-saving products of life sciences companies can become life-ending products. An integrated training management system gives training managers a complete picture of what’s going on with training and what they need to do next to stay on track.

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  • 2020-bl-quva-case-study_132x132

    QuVa Pharma Fosters Agility and Growth by Going Paperless

    QuVa Pharma is a 503B compounding facility with a large catalog of medicines and a growing customer base. Read how the company has been improving its use of resources, efficiency and quality to keep up with increased production demands and tighter timelines.

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    3 Challenges that Bill of Materials Software Can Help Resolve

    A bill of materials (BOM) is crucial for ensuring a complete and accurate view of product parts and for protecting and analyzing the use of resources throughout the life cycle of a product. Any revision to a product’s design must be updated in the BOM, accurately identifying and listing what is required to produce the product. Because it extends to a variety of departments, BOM management often results in a number of common challenges for manufacturers.

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  • 2020-bl-things-go-sideways_132x132

    What to do When Things Go Sideways (And How to Recover)

    When you experience an event such as a product recall or low production rates, resolving these issues can be challenging. Your best bet is to have a road map that helps you get to the root of the problem and recover quickly.

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    Navigating Life Sciences Manufacturing During a Pandemic

    Life sciences manufacturing during COVID-19 has changed dramatically. That’s why we’ve worked with MedTech Association and MASSMedic to bring you a 10-part webinar series about how to scale and pivot during the pandemic.

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    Cloud-based QMS Launches in Australia

    MasterControl’s cloud-based quality management system (QMS) is now available in Australia. An increasing number of businesses are modernising their operations and discovering the advantages of cloud computing. Explore the ways cloud technology makes it possible to enhance your competitive edge.

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  • 2020-bl-top-5-shop-floor-safety-tips_132x132

    Top 5 Shop Floor Safety Tips

    Optimizing shop floor safety practices is as straightforward as abiding by five fundamental manufacturing safety tips. Learn how the right ideology can enable a manufacturer to establish effective shop floor safety practices and extend a safety-centered mindset across the entire enterprise.

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