12 FDA’s Initiative on Breakthrough Therapies
New FDA programs aim to expedite innovative drug therapies to market.
14 Safely Storing and Transporting Gases
New U.N. shipping classification is a validation for adsorbent-based gas storage and delivery packages.
17 Cleanroom Controls Under Pressure
Critical environments require assurances that room pressure is properly monitored and maintained.
18 UPenn Opens Nanotechnology Center
The facility serves as the university’s focal point for nanotechnology work.
20 Cleanroom Build Basics
My company will be constructing a new clean manufacturing facility. Where do I start?
22 Guide to Meeting New USP Changes
How to use balances to perform accurate measurements.
24 Supplying Vacuum to Cleanrooms
Local vacuum networks save space while reducing energy consumption and heat load.
26 Extraction Solvents, Extraction Techniques
Should you worry yourself to distraction over extraction?
28 Cleanroom Furniture Product Showcase
8 Facility Construction
Outlook: Costs Stable &
Construction costs continue to
show an increase.
6 From the Editor
30 Cleanroom Tip
Video of the
and design rendering of
Samsung’s 1.1 million-sq.-ft.
campus. The facility will
house the device solutions
group in San Jose, Calif.
for the cleanroom:
This video demonstrates
the top-down approach for
both general and aseptic
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