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Fishers sells cleanroom laundry business to Fenland

Deal will enable Fenland to expand its cleanroom business in the UK under its Micronclean brand

Finance | Cleaning

Kingspan Insulated Panels launches Cleanroom Systems business unit

Will offer the best of the Kingspan and Isocab Retan businesses to offer solutions tailored to the cleanroom sector

Design and Build | Europe

Grand designs: A future-proof pharma manufacturing facility

Building the UK’s largest cleanroom on a live, high care site for a global manufacturer and supplier of drug delivery devices was no small feat. Paul Morley, Operations Director, and Lizzie Stratton, Contracts Manager at Chalcroft, explain how it was delivered

Design and Build | Europe

Pilot study in Canada examines environmental and genomic solution for hospital acquired infections

Aims to better evaluate newer healthcare technologies and improve the effectiveness of infection prevention measures

North America | Infection Control

Fraunhofer IPMS to upgrade cleanroom in €30m investment

Will move up to a 200mm process line for pilot fabrication of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)

Design and Build | Europe | Electronics

Manchester’s NGI: mission-critical design

The University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute building was officially opened in March. But what lies behind the striking façade makes this building truly remarkable, as Ross Beaton of engineering, design and construction consultancy CH2M explains

Design and Build | Europe

AmerisourceBergen to buy PharMEDium Healthcare Holdings for US$2.6bn

Broadening its supplies of outsourced compounded sterile preparations to hospitals

North America | Finance

Validation of cartridge filters and filtration processes

Filter validation is critical to ensure patient safety and safeguard various process steps. However, different fluids can influence the extractables and filtration efficacy as Mozamal Nazir, Senior Scientist, Porvair Filtration, explains

Measurement and Analysis | Manufacturing and Equipment

Solo Containment adds polyurethane half-suit to portfolio

Polyurethane film has excellent mechanical properties and is free of phthalate, making it suitable for contact with pharmaceutical products

Containment | Clothing and Personal Equipment | Europe | Manufacturing and Equipment

Recognising the risks and reducing exposure to cytotoxic drugs

The handling of cytotoxic drugs can present many health risks from inadvertent exposure. James Tucker, Marketing Director, Ecolab Contamination Control, outlines an approach to reducing the risks through product development


Surface disinfectant market to reach US$542.55m by 2020, forecasts new report

Driven by increases in hospital-acquired infections, surgical procedures and a rise in healthcare expenditure

North America | Cleaning

A revolution in cleaning

A new cleaning technology that promises to offer a low-cost, eco-friendly cleaning alternative has been trialled successfully in a wide range of applications. Ultrawave outlines the potential benefits