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From preventing a cyber-attack to preparing for future pharmaceutical trends – we’ve created a range of resources to navigate the unique digital world of Pharmaceutical manufacturing.

They have been designed to help you tackle productivity and efficiency challenges that can result in batch wastage and poor utilization of labour and expertise.

Karen Langhauser, Chief Content Director at Pharmaceutical Manufacturing talks through the current landscape of pharma manufacturing and looks forward to the expected changes in the coming years.

We also explore the often overlooked side of cyber security with Parham Eftekhari, Executive Director at the Institute of Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), who discusses the impact on productivity and the knock-on effect that data breaches can cause on not only production - but the whole business.

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3 ways in which using Excel for production planning is hurting your business

The use of Excel spreadsheets for production planning and scheduling is surprisingly widespread in the manufacturing environment. The software is familiar to many planners, and it can be seen as a quick and easy option when it comes to production scheduling. However, there are sophisticated software solutions are available which could transform the way you manage production planning. Is it time to leave Excel behind?

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Case Study: Orchestrate Puts Biopharma Company on Track to Achieve Growth

Having scaled up significantly, the global pharmaceutical company wanted to maximize capacity and get the most from every batch.

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Realising the full potential of the UK’s £100m vaccine manufacturing facility

The UK government has invested an extra £100m in a new state-of-the-art centre to scale up Covid-19 vaccine and gene therapy manufacturing. It says this will be vital for the UK’s ability to respond to viruses like the new coronavirus and other potential future pandemics. Rod Schregardus, a pharmaceutical manufacturing expert at The Access Group says this is great news, but warns that consideration must also be given now to the facility’s manufacturing planning and scheduling systems to ensure it can meet its full potential.

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Manufacturing challenges for the pharmaceutical industry

The outbreak has shone a light on the supply chain and its capabilities. With some nations struggling to access the resources needed to manufacture health care products already on the market - let alone look to deliver vast amounts of vaccines and treatments at large scale - what does the future hold for pharmaceutical manufacturing?

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Pharma Manufacturing Pain Points: How a clear strategy could be the vaccine your company needs

Working within the pharmaceutical industry, you will know that rapid growth in the market brings with it a number of challenges. We’ve unpacked some of the pharma challenges currently affecting the sector, along with some perfectly prescribed antidotes to fight them.

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The importance of production capacity and strategic planning in pharmaceutical manufacturing

Ongoing development of manufacturing sites is essential to provide future-state readiness of a continually evolving business environment.

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Case Study: Global pharmaceutical company use Access planning scheduling software for pandemic planning

Using Access Orchestrate, Baseline Controls’ consultants were able to conduct a detailed analysis of capacity long before full production had begun. Since Access Orchestrate was first implemented to prove capacity, the pharmaceutical company has scaled up its use of the software across the site for day-to-day production scheduling.

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Case Study: Major international pharmaceutical company uses Access Planning and Scheduling software to drive strategic initiatives

Pharmaceutical companies using Access Orchestrate as their day-to-day production scheduling and capacity tool are also exploiting its functionality to address key strategic issues.

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Case Study: Day-to-day production scheduling for international pharmaceutical company

In this case study, we learn how one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies is using Access Orchestrate Planning and Scheduling software every day in a production facility producing vaccines and self-injected prescription medicines.

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