It is with great pleasure and honor that we announce that Masco Group has signed the acquisition of a majority shareholding of BCD Engineering Ltd, active since 1983 in the engineering and manufacturing of high purity process systems worldwide for the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Food & Beverage and Chemical industries. They have particular expertise in Product Formulation, Clean in Place, Clean Utilities and Thermal Treatment technologies. Based out of Charleville-Cork Ireland, BCD employs about 250 highly skilled people.
This acquisition, pending CCPC Ireland approval, will strengthen Masco Group’s leadership in both the segment for Olsa liquid process (Pharma plus Food & Beverage) technologies as well as for Stilmas clean utilities, liquid processing, super skids and turn-key manufacturing systems for the global markets.
For more on their expertise, capabilities and industries served visit www.bcd.ie
D.O.C. will take part in the annual event CPhI Worldwide 2019 in Frankfurt.
Find our experts in the PMEC area, hall 11, booth 110B71.
The world’s largest pharmaceutical exhibition, CPhI Worldwide houses six zones representing each stage of the pharmaceutical supply chain – from APIs, machinery and packaging to outsourcing and biopharmaceuticals. Uniting over 45,000 visiting attendees and 2,500 international exhibitors, CPhI Worldwide is the place to network and source cost-effective pharma solutions from all over the world – in just 3 days, under one roof.
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DOC was present last week at the PDA Annex I Conference in Dublin, where the main topic addressed was the revision of the EU GMP guideline.
As an invited speaker, Mario Sala Tenna, SME in Validation of Critical Utility Systems, Process Manufacturing Equipment, Computer systems and data Integrity, spoke about the impact of the revised Annex 1 on Pharmaceutical Water & Steam Systems.
View some of the event’s highlights and speakers interviews below!
Stilmas Expands its North American Operations with the Acquisition of Mar Cor Purification’s High Purity Water Business Based in Burlington Ontario, Canada
Milan, Italy November 1, 2018/PRNewswire/ — Stilmas is pleased to announce that effective November 1, 2018 it has acquired the assets of Mar Cor Purification’s High Purity Water Business based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. The new company will be named Stilmas Americas, and will serve the North American market, expanding the Mar Cor Purification High Purity water portfolio of products. Mar Cor Purification currently manufactures a line of water purification equipment platforms that are compliant with the current USP and EU Purified Water (PW) and Water for Injection (WFI) standards. They specialize in standard and custom engineered turn-key systems for the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Cosmetic and Semi-Conductor markets.
The Masco Group, with its Companies Stilmas, Olsa and DOC, is a global market leader in the field of pure water technologies and systems for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry. The Masco Group is headquartered in Milan, Italy, with operations in France, China, Russia and USA. Stilmas manufactures state of the art Pharmaceutical Quality Water Systems that include Multiple Effect Stills, Vapor Compression Stills and Pure Steam Generators along with other standard products.
Alberto Borella – CEO Masco Group: “We have found in the High Purity Business Line of Mar Cor Purification the perfect complement of products and competencies to successfully carry out our vision and grow our business. Stilmas Americas will become the reference clean media provider in North America.”
Benjamin Roczniak – President Stilmas Americas: “We are excited that we now have a complete portfolio of State of the Art Biopharma water products that will allow us to provide our customers with complex turnkey solutions.”
Stilmas Americas will be the hub for selling, engineering, manufacturing and servicing Stilmas equipment in North America, becoming a unique player to offer a complete range of pure media technologies in the North American market.
For further information, visit Stilmas website at www.stilmas.com.
DOC experts are invited as speakers in the workshop organized by PDA Italy Chapter in Milan on April, 20th.
Topic of the day are the latest requirements on qualification of materials used in the manufacturing process and as component of primary packaging.
Our speech will be focused on “Extractables and Leachables qualification of the in process materials and primary packaging: regulatory overview and design of the study”
Follow the link below for detailed information and take the occasion to meet our experts!
DOC will Sponsor the seminar organized by ELCHEMA Paliginis Bros in Athens, Greece on November 21, 2017.
Topic of the day will be “Glass, Elastomers, Plastics, Polymeric Material in Process Devices for Pharmaceutical Systems: Qualification Approach based on recent USP & EU regulation”
Antonio Legnani, Technical & Validation director, and Federica Annovazzi, Project Manager, will share DOC experience in all aspects related to Material Qualification and Sterilizing Grade Filter Validation as ruled by the recently revised USP monograph and European regulation.
Focus will also be on the Qualification studies of in-process material (e.g. filters, tubing,..) as well as primary containers with the specific product formulation as it is becoming an increasing “hot topic” in EU as well in USA GMP Community.
Download the Seminar Program for additional information and subscription
Save the date. DOC will actively sponsor the upcoming PDA Italy Chapter event in Bari on 05-06th of October 2017: “Manufacturing trend of parenterals: a glance to the future”.
We are looking forward to seeing and meeting you at our tabletop!
More than 1000 participants, more than 100 booths and many news. AFI 57° Symposium is about to start, confirming the success of the former editions. 12 Scientific Sessions and a Plenary Session open to everybody. And furthermore… “The start up piazza”, the workshops, the corners dedicated to category associations and the poster sessions.
See you in Rimini on June 7th-8th-9th, 2017
Visit us @ booth #78
Mr. Antonio Legnani, DOC Technical Director, will deliver the following speech during the upcoming three days Proceasep 2017 Annual Conference in Cuba:
“Calificación de Extractables y Lixiviables en los materiales en proceso y las formas terminadas: Parte 1: Aspectos regulatorios. Parte 2: Caso de estudio” / “Extractables & Leachables Qualification of In-Process Materials and Finished Forms. Part 1: Regulatory Overview. Part 2: Case Study”
About Proceasep Annual Conference:
PROCEASEP se ha convertido en uno de los eventos más importantes para los especialistas y técnicos que en Cuba trabajan en la industria biofarmacéutica. Este taller es una oportunidad única de discutir con expertos de clase mundial las últimas tendencias en la producción y las regulaciones relacionadas a esta industria y una vía para saber como implementar los últimos requisitos de las BPF en nuestros procesos productivos.
For additional detail discover more on: http://www.biocen.cu/prosep/pro.html