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research and development

Five Must-Have Research and Development Tools

Before we dive into the essential Research and Development (R&D) tools for your process manufacturing business, allow us to set the stage for you. Many of our team members are not necessarily “Do-It-Yourself” gurus. When it comes to this category, some of the team may even appear to be “skills-challenged.” Luckily we found our wheelhouse…

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batch manufacturing software

Essential Lab Management Advice

“No man is an island” is certainly a true axiom for R&D efforts.  We have some observations that you might find helpful in reviewing R&D activities, and how your batch manufacturing software system can drive your efficiency. 1) Integrate R&D in the Production Process For most manufacturers, one of the goals of the R&D department is to develop…

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formula development

Formula Development Zen

The process of new formula development (or new recipe development) is as unique as the research chemist. However, there are some key elements that could make the formula development process more productive and more efficient. I will share some of my insights in this article. Define the R&D Process A standard process for the R&D department…

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