Scholarship applications are being accepted by ISA PMCD

Deadline: 30 November 2014

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RTP NC, USA — The ISA Process Measurement and Control Division (PMCD) is accepting scholarship applications for 2014/2015.

Applicants must be nominated by PMCD members and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program related to process measurement and control.

The application deadline is 30 November 2014. ISA student members who contribute to the Society early in their careers are apt to become members for the long term.

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ISPE: October Education Session – Part One of a Two Part Series

OCTOBER 22, 2014 (Wednesday)

Calibration in the Pharmaceutical Environment

114The first education workshop in our 2014/2015 series will discuss Calibration Requirements in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

The importance of calibration can not be overstated. Calibration is one of the Quality Systems that is of high importance to the overall Quality Management System that pharmaceutical manufacturers must employ in order to be compliant with regulatory authorities.

The presenters will address calibration system cGMP requirements, practical and effective facilities implementation, and include examples of tools for compliant and lean systems.

The focus of the discussions will be loop calibrations based on the process evaluations, and calibration systems as a part of the maintenance reliability program.

Examples of computerized and paperless calibration will be presented as possible tools within calibration programs.

Understanding of the processes and quality requirements shall be shown to be the centerpiece of any calibration system.

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Prism Engineering hosts meeting on 3D printers and CAD-CAM

Prism Engineering hosted the ISA Philadelphia Section’s September 2014 meeting, held at the company’s headquarters and training center in Horsham.

Wagner and 3D printers

Dan Wagner discusses capabilities of 3D printers during tour following presentations. Inset shows process model created by a 3D printer

Dan Wagner began the presentation by profiling PRISM Engineering. He said it is a leading provider of 3D CAD and CAM solutions with about 40 employees–technicians, engineers, machinists and trainers. The firm offers and trains on SolidWorks 3D computer aided design software, Mastercam design and computer aided manufacturing software, and Stratasys 3D printers. The firm also provides CAD/CAM services. Continue reading

Scholarship applications are being accepted by ISA Process Measurement and Control Division (PMCD)

Applications Due by 30 November

ISA1ColorPosBlueThe ISA Process Measurement and Control Division (PMCD) is accepting scholarship applications for 2014/2015.

Applicants must be nominated by PMCD members and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program related to process measurement and control.

The application deadline is 30 November 2014. ISA student members who contribute to the Society early in their careers are apt to become members for the long term. Continue reading