- Positive Reactions at Leading Pharmaceutical & Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Event -
NEW YORK CITY, NY, March 19, 2014 – INTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo)
the leading annual trade event dedicated to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical
manufacturing industry is being held this week at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York
This year, INTERPHEX along with premier sponsor PDA (Parenteral Drug Association)
has brought together over 12,000 industry professionals and more than 650 exhibitors
to learn, network and source from the latest technology, equipment, education and
services. And after two days of the three-day show, companies are impressed with the
quality and value of this year's attendees and look forward to seeing what the final day
"I have nothing but good things to say about INTERPHEX," said Suzy Arraste, Marketing
Manager at Cozzoli Machine Company. "We come to the show because half of our
company is in the pharmaceutical industry and this is a great way to get leads."
IPS Technologies Floor Tours
A highlight of the day was the five Technologies Tours led by IPS-Integrated Project
Services. Attendees on the Biomanufacturing tour met with top industry vendors,
including EMD Millipore, GE Healthcare, Parker-Hannifin Corp., Pall Life Sciences,
Thermo Fisher Scientific, and ASI Life Sciences who gave brief presentations showcasing
their new manufacturing technologies, novel applications and equipment innovation.
"I couldn't be more pleased with the titles and positions that IPS is bringing to us on
the technologies tours," said Amber Sherrick, Marketing Manager at ASI. "INTERPHEX
is always a great way to premiere new products while getting to know customers and
Other Technologies Tours included: Advanced Aseptic, Inspection and Packaging,
Modular Construction, and Oral Solid Dosage.
The INTERPHEX Connects Innovation Stages also brought together crowds of industry
professionals for complimentary, enriching presentations. Topics today covered
continuous bioprocessing and manufacturing for biologic drugs, as well as a special
forum presentation on Changing Contract Services sponsored by Pharmaceutical
Technology and BioPharm International. Jim Miller, President of PharmSource spoke
to a packed audience about the consolidation of the CMO universe and the evolution
of new services combinations to fit the changing R&D requirements of bio/pharma
companies. In addition, Miller offered an industry outlook for the next few years.
Featured presentations at the first ever PDA Education Sessions @INTERPHEX included
Parenteral Packaging and Supply Chain for the 21st
On the show floor
It was nothing but positive news on the show floor as well. GE Healthcare Marketing
Manager, Jiyoung Lee said, "We go to INTERPHEX every year and it's always great; we
are constantly generating leads." The company took a unique approach to their booth
this year, focusing on the four pillars of bioprocessing: upstream, downstream, single-
use, and services.
A spokesperson from GEA Process Engineering also agreed that the show is a great way
to network and get leads for potential customers for products like their MODUL Tablet
Press, designed to process high-potency products.
Thermo Fisher Scientific – who has been exhibiting at the show for more than ten years
in order to show the scale of their company's capabilities – mentioned they have been
getting tons of booth traffic. They also said they are pleased with the sponsorship
opportunities that INTERPHEX offers them; they will be sponsoring the St. Patrick's + 2
Industry Celebration tonight.
INTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo), sponsored by PDA (Parenteral Drug
Association) is the single source for complete biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical
manufacturing solutions to confidently process all dosage forms for life-enhancing
drugs. It brings pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals together with
suppliers through a unique combination of exhibition, education, workshops, partnering
opportunities, and networking events. For information, visit www.INTERPHEX.com and follow INTERPHEX on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@INTERPHEX.)
For more information contact:
Director of Marketing