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Pfizer Ltd

Ramsgate Road
CT13 9NJ
United Kingdom

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OPC Foundation to release analyser devices integration draft specification 22/10/2008
OPC Foundation members representing process analytical technology (PAT) and laboratory industries are extending OPC UA capabilities to enable multivendor interoperability for analyser devices. Progress has been made on the goals of a common method for data exchange, and a data model for process and laboratory analysers. OPC Foundation says it will release the OPC Analyser Devices Integration (ADI) draft specification for review in December 2008. Full Story...

Building Manufacturing Efficiency 19/03/2008
Many pharmaceutical plants operate at efficiency rates well below comparable conventional process industries. In the February 2008 issue of Control Engineering, Jose Marrero Diaz, Pfizer, explained how he found it doesn’t have to be that way. In a web exclusive, CEE brings this article to European readers for the first time. Full Story...

HFL, Nalco in water system overhaul 01/02/2008
Pfizer claims to have boosted efficiency and control of its cooling and boiler water systems at one of its plants in Cork, Ireland. Full Story...

Making smart packs with RFID 01/04/2007
Pressure on the pharmaceutical industry is growing: billions are being lost each year due to counterfeit drugs, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is demanding an increase in the safety of pharmaceutical products from 2007. Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is a potential solution. But how do you get the electronic transponders onto the medicine? A look at one of the leading companies in the packaging industry reveals the answer. Full Story...