Fluidized Bed Granulation for Pharmaceutical Applications

Fluid bed granulation has been a part of solid-dose pharmaceutical manufacturing for decades. The equipment mixes and granulates materials with almost no moving parts. Inside the fluid bed, particles are “fluidized” using a stream of air and a granulating solution mist is added. The liquid binder causes the particles to aggregate and form granules. The […]

AUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT: Pharmaceutical/Manufacturing Equipment

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Cleveland, Ohio – Cleveland-based Federal Equipment Company is partnering with Heritage Global Inc. to auction the assets of a Major Sterile Contract Pharmaceutical Manufacturer in Bedford, OH (Cleveland), which was formerly owned by West-Ward.. The online auction will be held July 26-27. In order to bid on this online auction, which is more than 1000 lots, […]

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

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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

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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 […]

How Tablet Quality Affects Coating Success by Michael D. Tousey (Techceuticals.com)

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Federal Equipment Company’s Partner, Techceuticals routinely publishes articles important to solid-dose manufacturing. Here is an Abstract for the most recent article and a link to the article on the Techceuticals website How Tablet Quality Affects Coating Success High-quality coating begins with high-quality tablets, and no coating can achieve peak adherence unless all the tablets in a […]