Quality Packaging Specialists Int’l (QPSI), one of the largest, privately owned contract packaging companies in the USA, announces strategic alliance with Supply Chain Wizard to kick-start digital factory transformation

May 15, 2018

Quality Packaging Specialists, Int’l (QPSI) and Supply Chain Wizard announced their newly formed partnership, supporting QPSI’s mission to digitally refine their US-based factory network and provide a transformational value proposition to its customers, utilizing their state-of-the-art, 375,000+ sq. ft. supply chain excellence center in the heart of Florence, NJ. This alliance was designed to create an industry success story by building digital capabilities which provide sustainable value for customers through data-driven decision making, improved technologies and overall increased efficiency and productivity. Primarily serving Fortune 500 companies, QPSI has the broader vision of bringing first class design-to-distribution competencies to the pharma ...

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PCI Welcomes Melissa Ertl as Quality Head for Philadelphia

May 3, 2018

Ertl to lead Quality activities at Philadelphia commercial packaging Center of Excellence Global pharmaceutical outsourcing services provider PCI Pharma Services (PCI) is excited to announce the appointment of Melissa Ertl as Executive Director of Quality for its Philadelphia location. The site serves as PCI’s corporate headquarters as well as a Center of Excellence for contract packaging services for commercial medicines, medical devices, animal health medicines and consumer healthcare products. Melissa joins PCI with extensive industry experience. Prior to joining PCI, Melissa developed a broad career that includes employments with GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, and Wyeth (Pfizer) and features an extensive background ...

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Mitch Lewandowski Joins PCI Pharma Services as Executive Director of Quality

Apr 24, 2018

Lewandowski to lead Quality activities for Rockford, Illinois commercial packaging Center of Excellence Global pharmaceutical outsourcing services provider PCI Pharma Services is pleased to announce that Mitch Lewandowski has joined as the new Executive Director of Quality for its Rockford, IL site. PCI’s Rockford location features seven facilities, with a broad range of services including commercial contract packaging, analytical laboratory services, clinical trial packaging and labeling, as well as clinical trial logistics for storage, distribution, and returns management.  In addition, the site supports some light manufacturing activities including powder blending. Mitch comes to PCI with a depth of experience and ...

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ISPE Quality Manufacturing Conference Brings Together Regulators and Pharma Industry Experts

Apr 10, 2018

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) announced its 2018 Quality Manufacturing Conference, taking place 4–6 June in Arlington, Virginia USA. Broad regulatory involvement throughout this signature conference makes it the ideal setting for pharmaceutical professionals to gain a clear understanding of current regulatory perspectives on quality manufacturing topics—including quality agreements, API starting materials, human error prevention, contamination control, and patient-centric specification. “Our program committee is very passionate about quality initiatives and making sure we’re doing the right things to manufacture high-quality drugs,” said Timothy Watson, PhD, Program Chair and Senior Director, GCMC Advisory Office, Pfizer, Inc. “We are working ...

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Shionogi to Modernize Product Quality Management in the Cloud with Veeva Vault QMS

Mar 26, 2018

Pharmaceutical company in Japan unifies product quality management processes across global stakeholders Veeva Systems today announced that Shionogi & Co., Ltd., a company in Japan, decided to select Veeva Vault QMS to improve the efficiency of product quality management across its sites inside and outside Japan. With Vault QMS, Shionogi will modernize its global product quality management processes. Shionogi required greater simplicity and flexibility in managing its product quality management processes. The fast implementation and user-friendly configuration environment of Vault QMS are expected to provide greater agility in addressing changing business and regulatory requirements. In addition, Vault QMS is expected ...

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