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chemical manufacturing software

Four Critical Elements to Chemical Manufacturers Success

As a chemical manufacturer, you face a myriad of challenges through your operations in a highly regulated industry. Some of those challenges include the ever-increasing cost of raw materials, managing formulations, and new product development, adhering to regulatory changes and the associated costs, and organizing operational and manufacturing data. With all of those potential obstacles,…

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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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