This month’s issue of CleanRooms magazine will receive special bonus distribution at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Summer Meeting and Exhibition in San Francisco, June 24-27.
The year 1989 was an earth-shaking one, both literally and figuratively. An earthquake struck the San Francisco area during the third game of baseball’s World Series between the Giants and the Oakland Athletics.
Cost-cutting is a reality within many companies that utilize cleanrooms. Whether it’s a
result of pressure from above to please investors or increased competition, cleanroom engineers are more than ever
called upon to decrease costs and increase efficiency.
Asyst reels in multiple 200 mm ordersAsyst Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of integrated automation systems for semiconductor and flat-panel display manufacturing, has announced that its 200 mm products have been selected by multiple semiconductor fabs including EM Microelectronic of Switzerland, Shanghai Huahong NEC Electronics Co.
Commissioner of Food and Drugs Dr. Andrew C. von Eschenbach has announced the creation of a new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) position-assistant commissioner for food protection-to provide advice and counsel to the commissioner on strategic and substantive food safety and food defense matters.
Air Liquide Electronics, a leader in industrial and medical gases and related services, and Aviza Technology, Inc., a supplier of advanced semiconductor capital equipment and process technologies for the global semiconductor industry and related markets, have extended their joint development agreement (JDA)
Compounding pharmacies, particularly those compounding sterile products, are increasingly under the regulatory eye. Once governed by a hodgepodge of state regulations, the industry has seen USP Chapter <797>: Pharmaceutical Compounding-Sterile Preparations emerge from an amorphous effort to standardize practices to the de facto industry standard in just a few years.
People play a major role in generating particles inside a cleanroom. It is important that each member of the cleanroom team understands how personal hygiene and habits affect the cleanroom’s cleanliness.