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Medicines are sold in a variety of containers, each of which is suited to the size and type of medicine in question. In most cases, however, pills and liquid medicines are sold in small or tiny plastic bottles. For many medicines, the bottles used are simply generic, standard-issue containers that can be ordered by size, in bulk, from production facilities. Sometimes, containers are made especially for a specific medicine brand.
Either way, the following steps are involved in container production, and each is accomplished quickly and easily with compressed-air machinery. Continue reading →
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Not everyone is comfortable or even capable of swallowing hard forms of medicine, like pills or tablets. For these people, softer alternatives are manufactured in the form of caplets, in which gelatin membranes contain powdery medicine formulas. In this form, the medicine is softer on the mouth and can generally pass more easily down the throat with water.
Caplets are all made possible by the magic that occurs in pharmaceutical labs, where air compressors make the following things materialize:Continue reading →
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At pharmacies and drug stores, shelves are stocked with various types of medicines that are made to remedy an assortment of health conditions. From headache remedies to cold medicines, the majority of these products are usually offered in pill or tablet form. Some people prefer the rounded pill, while others are more comfortable with longer tablets, but the effects of a given medicine are always the same, regardless of its shape.
Most of the pills or tablets you come across, however, are produced with compressed air, which is responsible for the following steps in the process of formation: Continue reading →
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High efficiency technology, such as found in Scales/Quincy compressors, has greatly reduced the cost of production for different medications. But where is the cost coming from?
These days with the focus on prescription drug costs, it’s essential for pharmaceutical companies to minimize their cost of production. Compressed air, an essential utility across all manufacturing industries, is very expensive to generate and a significant cost driver for pharmaceutical production. For years, Scales Industrial Technologies has been an industry leader in the effort to reduce the cost of compressed air generation.
Compressed air plays a large role in the production of pharmaceutical products. Multiple steps in the process rely on compressed air for a variety of processes. From formulation to packaging, and everything between, compressed air is crucial for pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Because of this, there is little to no room for errors that could result in downtime, product contamination, excessive energy consumption – all of which can lead to lost profit. As is the case with many competing companies, downtime can be detrimental to a company’s well-being.
When it comes time for a new air compressor, Scales Industrial Technologies is the best place to begin. From our Free Energy Savings Assessments to our flawless installations, Scales professionals will be there for you the entire way. Continue reading →
46% of the world’s pharmaceutical production takes place within the United States. For the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this amounts to a lot of work in terms of regulating an industry that plays a crucial role in the health and well-being of millions of patients. As the population grows, the industry must continually expand to accommodate the rising number of patients in need of medication each year.
In order to facilitate these developments, producers have become increasingly reliant in compressed air for everything from equipment operation to medicine production.
Robert Eshelman, General Manager of Scales, reflects on the one year since becoming a division of Quincy Compressor. During this time, Scales combined with Quincy and now offers its customers the best of both organizations.
Laundry and dry cleaning systems need to use the cleanest air possible because dirty air destroys service quality. This means your air compressor system should discharge to an air receiver and then flow through at least two filters and a dryer. All of these elements work together to remove debris and water from the air you use. Sometimes it can Continue reading →
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For nearly 100 years, Quincy Compressor has been providing top quality air compressors that are built to stand the test of time. Their air compressors are known for long lasting durability and impeccable efficiency. When you choose a Quincy Air Compressor, you are making an investment in a machine that will shape your business for decades to come. And, Quincy backs its products by the industry leading 10-Year Royal Blue Warranty. Performance you demand, reliability you trust.
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