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Complimentary Innovations in Pharmaceutical Processing Seminar Announced

March 6, 2009
K-Tron Process Group has formally announced its collaboration with Leistritz, Howorth Air Technology Inc., Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems, and Quadro Engineering Corp., presenting a complimentary technical seminar, “Innovations in Pharmaceutical Processing” that offers pharmaceutical processors detailed process and analytical information about key topics and trends in the industry.

The seminar covers the latest developments in continuous feeding and dispensing, extrusion, granulation, hot melt extrusion, high-containment solutions, milling and sieving, pneumatic conveying, active freeze drying, and continuous and batch blending. It offers an objective technical overview and introduces participants to methods of both improving current operations and utilizing new technologies. Course material is suitable for scientists, engineers, production and manufacturing personnel, researchers, formulation scientists, product development, and process transfer personnel.

These free one-day events will be held at two locations: Tuesday, April 28 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Parsippany, NJ, and Thursday, April 30, at the Crowne Plaza Valley Forge in King of Prussia, PA.

Presentation topics include:
“How to Choose the Most Efficient Feeder Technology for Your Continuous and Batch Processes” – K-Tron Feeders

“Milling and Sieving – Improve Efficiencies, Maximize Yield” –
Quadro Engineering Corp.

“Developments in Continuous Mixing via Extrusion in a GMP Environment” - Leistritz

“High Potency Containment Solutions” – Howorth Air Technology Inc.

“Part I - Active Freeze Drying, Lyophilization: New Approach to an Old Concept” - Hosokawa

“Part II - Continuous Mixing for the Pharmaceutical Industry: One Model for
All Your Needs” – Hosokawa

“Pneumatic Conveying Applications for the Pharmaceutical Industry: Options in Design and Technology” – K-Tron Premier

To register online, visit www.ktron.com/seminar.