Tag: pharmaceuticals

Jacobs to build parenteral facility

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announces that a subsidiary company has been selected to provide design and other professional services required to design a new parenteral facility for pharmaceuticals company Bristol-Myers Squibb.

China: Roche plant in Shanghai

Roche has announced that it is building a second high-tech manufacturing facility in Shanghai to produce the cancer medicine Xeloda and the transplantation medicine CellCept for the Chinese market as of 2006.

Stainless steel bellows sealed valves

Spirax Sarco has produced two PN40 flanged bellows sealed valves that, it claims, offer low maintenance costs for hygienic applications that demand non-corrosive equipment, for food, pharmaceuticals and chemicals.

SS safety switch tolerates misalignment

Mechan Controls, the specialist manufacturer of non-contact safety switches, will be demonstrating an extensive collection of new products at this year's Drives and Controls Exhibition (the International Centre, Telford, UK, 12-14 October.)

New hygienic valves and components catalogue

The new Sudmo catalogue is now available in both hard copy and CD format, giving details of the company's specialist stainless valves and components.

China: BP invests in energy

BP has signed a number of agreements covering investments totalling around USD 1 billion which will deepen its presence in the growing Chinese energy market.

High-pressure stirred cell in Hastelloy

Last year Membrane Extraction Technology (MET) launched the METcell, an improved design of the chemically resistant high-pressure stirred cell used in laboratories.

Stainless-steel clutches for food sector

A new range of stainless-steel torque-limiting clutches from Mayr is available for use in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries

Increased pressure for metering pump

The QX series of metering pumps from Quizix Inc can now handle a maximum operating pressure of 20,000 psi thanks to stainless steel or Hastelloy construction materials.

Insulin plant in France expanded

Technip has been awarded, by Novo Nordisk (Denmark), the expansion of its insulin production plant in France.