Carol Rea Flynn Gerresheimer Glass Inc.

Carol Rea Flynn

Carol Rea Flynn Gerresheimer Glass Inc. Director of Field Quality, Primary Packaging Glass

30 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical glass industry, in Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, Laboratory Services, Regulatory Compliance, and Technical Services. Skilled in Process Engineering, Business Process Improvement, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Quality Management, and Six Sigma. An active member of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), Packaging Science Interest Group, VisPar (Particulate task force), and contributed to the development and publication of PDA Technical Report (TR43): Identification and Classification of Nonconformities in Moulded and Tubular Glass Containers for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, TR Glass Handling, and TR Response Curve Visual Inspection of Particles. Member of International Commission on Glass TC 12 Pharma Packaging Technical committee, served on USP Glass Expert Panel focused on USP <660> and <1660>, and serves on many standards committees within ASTM and ISO. Enjoys sharing glass knowledge at various venues and is a co-author of the Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Parenteral Medications, Fourth Edition Chapter 21 Glass Container for Parenteral Products. Earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University and holds a Master of Science in Engineering with a focus in Chemical obtained from Rowan University. Currently, the Director of Field Quality Primary Packaging Glass for Gerresheimer Glass Inc.