Overall equipment effectiveness

Don’t Miss Adam Covitt’s Manufacturing Chemist Article: Overall equipment effectiveness for oral solid dose sourcing and integration Measuring the operational performance of process equipment has evolved with time, and the methodology to determine overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is gaining in popularity Focused on measuring equipment availability and reliable, as-designed functionality, OEE principles focus on “losses” that can be generated from a whole host of […]

DEA Regulations for Tablet Press and Capsule Filler Sales

New DEA Regulations Released New DEA regulations governing the sale of tablet presses and capsule fillers will take effect March 31, 2017 (updated from January 30, 2017). In accordance with Executive Order 13563, the Drug Enforcement Administration reviewed its import and export regulations as well as reporting requirements for domestic transactions in, among other things, tableting […]

Recycling Trends and Events 2017

Ted Davis from Federal Equipment Company talks about trends in paper and plastics recycling for American Recycler News. Federal Equipment Company has an array used plastics recycling equipment available: Sorters Shredders Granulators Spin Dryers Pelletizing Lines Meet with Federal Equipment Company to discuss your plastics recycling equipment needs at the upcoming Plastics Recycling Conference in New Orleans March 6th […]

Used-Equipment Dealers Offer Cost Savings – BioProcess International – March 2012

Used-Equipment-Cost-Savings Federal Equipment Company frequently authors and/or contributes to significant thought leadership pieces in prominent industry magazines/sites. Attached is an excerpt and pdf download of a piece our COO Matt Hicks wrote for BioProcess International. Used with permission from BioProcess International. EXCERPT: “The loss of a patent for a branded drug product leads to opportunities […]

Article: Sourcing Equipment From Low-Cost Countries

Recently the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (Kathy Reiss, OESA) wrote an article on “Low-Cost Country Sourcing of Capital Equipment”  The organization conducted a survey exploring the strategies organizations use to save money on capital equipment acquisitions by purchasing from “low-cost countries” (LCC) such as China, or Korea. The two metrics discussed were the percentage of […]