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When changing your powder process equipment from fixed mixers and in-line conveying systems to using a decoupled processing solution, the choice is often between using Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) or Big Bags.But which is most suitable?At first sight, keeping the...

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Richard Lockwood

Richard Lockwood
Pharmaceutical Business Line Director. A Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering with 20 years of experience in the food, pharmaceutical, oil & gas sectors along with a customer focussed approach allows Richard to help our Customers solve their material handling problems, working alongside them to understand not just the problem but its impact on their process.
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17 September 2019

The four most common granulation processes for pharmaceutical solids are wet granulation, dry granulation, extrusion...

04 July 2019

The methods and equipment needed to manufacture drugs is changing. Many products are now delivered as multi-layer...

16 November 2018

We are pleased to be heading to Delhi for this year’s PMEC India exhibition taking place between 12 -14 December....

02 November 2018

We are an experienced provider of materials handling solutions for both OSD and API pharmaceutical manufacturers....

02 October 2018

Did you know we have an established team of powder handling experts based in India?

Our experience of working across...

17 May 2018

No matter how experienced you are as a pharmaceutical manufacturer at some point you will encounter problems with...

08 May 2018

When setting up a new manufacturing line or facility, for each processing stage considerable energy is spent in...


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