Please note that this training course will take place in person at Datwyler's FirstLine® manufacturing facility in Middletown, Delaware. Due to the proprietary nature of the equipment that will be shown during this training course, some companies will not be able to attend. All accepted registrants will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement.
Pharmaceutical elastomers are commonly applied in the form of stoppers, plungers, and O-rings for parenteral drug-delivery applications. Here, good sealing is an apparent property for effective drug containment; however, there are several other critical attributes that govern the selection of an appropriate elastomeric component for safe and efficacious drug-delivery.
In this two-day training course, you will gain insight into the fundamentals of pharmaceutical elastomers with practical considerations. Industry experts will describe component selection strategies, review manufacturing technologies, component processing and sterilization techniques. There will be a focus to understand the origin of defects and analytical tools applied for their characterization.
In addition, you will participate in a plant tour of Datwyler’s FirstLine® manufacturing facility in Middletown, Delaware!
Upon completion of this training course, the attendee will be able to:
- Select an appropriate packaging container for drug delivery with a focus on elastomers, lined aluminum seals and aluminum seals
- Explain the science and manufacturing principles behind elastomers for pharmaceutical packaging
- Evaluate the critical processing parameters that determines if RFS or RTU
- Discuss the regulations that govern elastomeric closures and aluminum seals
- Describe best practices in primary packaging selection and optimization through case studies
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Standard Member Price$599
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Scientific Support Manager, DatwylerRead Bio
Gabrielle is a Philadelphia-based Scientific Support Manager who joined Datwyler Pharma Packaging in 2022. From 2015 to 2019, she attended Widener University and completed her Bachelors' and Masters' degrees in Biomedical Engineering. She has since worked in the pharmaceutical packaging industry, helping major drug companies determine how to safely and effectively package their drug products. Gabrielle has taken a special interest in many related topics, including the process of PERFECTing delivery systems, as well as the benefits of increased degrees of automation in the manufacturing process.
(Personal) In her free time, Gabrielle enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband and dog.
Technical Key Account Manager, DatwylerRead Bio
Frank Pillsbury graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Widener University in Chester, PA. After finishing his undergraduate studies in 2000, he joined Gerresheimer Glass where he served as a Process Engineer and Project Engineer. In 2020, Frank worked for Nipro Glass as a Technical Customer Support Engineer before joining Datwyler.
Frank has over 20 years of experience in the primary parenteral packaging industry and joined Datwyler in 2022 as a Technical Key Account Manager in North America working side-by-side with Key Account and Commercial Development Managers, providing product and process support as well as technical advice concerning Datwyler’s products, services and material selection for new projects.
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Datwyler Pharma Packaging USA571 Merrimac Ave
Middletown, DE 19709, USA
The following hotels are located near the training course location:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
315 Auto Park Dr
Middletown, DE 19709
117 Sandhill Dr
Middletown, DE 19709