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When designing a pharmaceutical OSD manufacturing facility, the ways in which materials are moved from one stage of production to another should be considered from the very beginning. We discuss how materials handling processes can, and should, influence building design for...

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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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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...

17 April 2018

As you are designing your new pharmaceutical building or extension, we are sure you will be paying close attention...

10 April 2018

For some of our customers we are seeing a trend towards scaling up and using very large IBCs up to 3500L. These big...

03 April 2018

To get the best from the investment in your new factory, it is vital to pay close attention to what materials...

27 March 2018

Many companies have understood the conceptual advantages of using a decoupled IBC system, and have invested in...

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