By Sharon Nowak
Global Business Development Manager: Food and Pharmaceutical,
K-Tron International Inc.
The manufacturing sector of the pharmaceutical industry is currently undergoing a radical change. The need to improve process and product quality while controlling overall process costs is growing. Continuous processing offers a chance to achieve these goals. The implementation of PAT (process analytical technology) tools further aids in the support of the continuous operation, as the tools give real-time indication and assurance of product quality throughout the process.