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Buccal drug delivery of pravastatin sodium.

December 4, 2010 8:38 am | by AAPS Pharm Sci Tech | Comments

The purpose of this study was to develop and optimize formulations of mucoadhesive bilayered buccal tablets of pravastatin sodium using carrageenan gum as the base matrix. The tablets were prepared by direct compression method. Polyvinyl pyrrolidone (PVP) K 30, Pluronic(R) F...

Quilting Together a Better Company

December 3, 2010 6:51 am | by JOEL HANS, Associate Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation (IMPO) | Comments

Between the IT offices and the plant floor at Hy-Capacity Inc. hangs a quilt that serves to remind employees of the multi-faceted and collaborative spirit that makes a strong company.

Save Energy & Maintenance with Steam Traps

December 2, 2010 7:24 am | Comments

BASF India has reduced energy and maintenance costs at one of its manufacturing plants by fitting Thermal Energy Intl.’s GEM® quartz Venturi orifice steam traps.


Half-Filled Magmeters Resolve Wastewater Overflow

November 30, 2010 6:16 am | Comments

Since nothing can be done to change the weather, a solution had to be devised that would control the flow of water to the wastewater treatment plant, particularly during heavy storms.

Equipment Q&A: Water & Wastewater

November 29, 2010 11:55 am | Comments

Chem.Info speaks with equipment manufacturers about the new products and technology on display at WEFTEC 2010 in New Orleans.


Membrane Filtration Rules Biofuels

November 29, 2010 10:37 am | Comments

Membrane filtration technology improves biofuel processes by saving both costs and water.

Get your Fill in a Timely Manner

November 29, 2010 9:38 am | Comments

A 20,000-pound/hour fill rate demands a fully automated bulk bag filling system—no less.


Intelligent Video to Protect your Facilities

November 29, 2010 8:56 am | Comments

Video intrusion detection systems incorporating SightLogix cameras and SightTracker controllers enhance perimeter security and visual verifications of intrusion for real-time situational awareness.


How to Select a Flame Detector

November 29, 2010 7:38 am | by Edward Naranjo, Product Manager, General Monitors | Comments

Gaining perspective on flame hazards, and flame detection principles and technologies puts you in a better position to select the best flame detector for your application.


Inept Dust Collection & Blindness

November 24, 2010 9:22 am | by Luanne Huneycutt, American Fabric Filter Co. | Comments

To prevent blinding in dust collection systems, consider filter type, filter size and  selection of the filter media used.


ERP Plus Aids in the Pursuit of Profits

November 24, 2010 5:56 am | Comments

As the foundational system of record for the business, ERP can be one of the best tools process manufacturers can use to implement cost-cutting measures and to achieve these goals.

Recalling the Recalls of 2010

November 23, 2010 7:39 am | Comments

Digest these prevention strategies gleaned from 2010’s pharmaceutical and food processing recalls.


Do Your Homework Before You Go Wireless

November 23, 2010 5:17 am | Comments

Paul Richards, CEO of Wireless Sensors, and Todd Hansen, Director of Strategic Marketing for Honeywell Sensing & Control, discuss the considerations processors should make prior to installing a wireless sensor system.


R&D is a Company’s Life Blood

November 18, 2010 11:32 am | by DAVID MANTEY, Editor, Product Design & Development (PD&D) | Comments

Michelle Brand, previously with Ticona, discusses her new role with a former competitor and how the “almighty drive to keep cost down creates an end-state detrimental to humanity.”

Five Ways to Lose Points on Pest Control Audits

November 17, 2010 5:16 am | by ZIA SIDDIQI, Ph.D., B.C.E., Director of Quality Systems, Orkin LLC, & JIM BAIL, Director of Technical Services, Food Processors Program, NSF | Comments

With the ever increasing demands of our daily jobs, sometimes it’s easy to lose sight of pest management details that can make a big difference during a third-party audit.


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