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IPS-Integrated Project Services to Offer Six New Themes for the Technologies Tours At INTERPHEX


NEW YORK, NY–March 6, 2018International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX), the premier event dedicated to pharmaceutical and biotechnology innovation, technology and knowledge from development through commercialization, and IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC (IPS), a leading provider of Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management and Validation (EPCMV) services, today announced newly enhanced IPS Technologies Tours focused on the hottest industry trends. INTERPHEX takes place April 17-19, 2018 at the Javits Center in New York.

With hundreds of suppliers exhibiting at INTERPHEX, the IPS Technologies Tours offer registered participants the ability to utilize time at INTERPHEX efficiently by having subject matter experts help guide them through a select group of vetted suppliers. Pharmaceutical Processing, a leading source for contract services and manufacturing news, as well as the latest packaging, processing and new product developments, partners with IPS on the Technologies Tours and publishes an exclusive printed guide for the IPS Technologies Tours.

The IPS Technologies Tours take place on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at either 10:00am or 1:00pm. The IPS Technologies Tour themes are:

Containment Band Reunion – Process Containment for OSD and Parenteral Manufacturing
Containment of potent products is a challenge for both pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The Tour will “expose” attendees to various forms of containment and material transfer, including downflow booths, hard and soft-walled isolators and material transfer solutions.
Tour Leaders: Sherry Chen, Sam Halaby, Paul Valerio Suppliers: ChargePoint Technology Ltd.; Extract Technology; Getinge, ILC; Dover, LP; SKAN US, Inc.; Solo Containment

Continuous Manufacturing Principles – Linking Unit Operations and Eliminating Intermediate Bulk Storage
Continuous manufacturing provides the ability to increase equipment utilization and decrease hold-up times and volumes, making facilities leaner and more efficient. This Tour highlights the different continuous unit operations for pharmaceutical manufacturing and how they positively impact facility planning.
Tour Leaders: Theodore Cohen, MEM; Lonna Gordon; Mike Vileikis Suppliers: Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America, Inc.; Glatt Air Techniques, Inc.; GEA North America; L.B. Bohle LLC; Pall Biotech

Critical Utilities – The Lifeblood of Your Facility
The Critical Utilities Technologies Tour focuses on the state of the industry as it pertains to pharmaceuticals. Tour participants will visit equipment manufacturers who are delivering state-of-the-art solutions to critical utility generation, storage and distribution, and support systems used for temperature control and cleaning.
Tour Leaders: Daniel Colantonio, Todd Moesch, Brian White Suppliers: Allegheny Bradford Corp; Budzar Industries Inc.; Holloway America; Sani Matic Inc.; STAINLESS FABRICATION, INC.; Mar Cor Purification

Flexible Parenteral Manufacturing – Seed to Vial
Flexibility comes in many different forms, from time-saving disposable fluid transfer systems to interchangeable, multi-format filling machines designed to accommodate a full range of product types and containers. Join us as we follow the life cycle of product production and see how these solutions can be applied from the early stages of seed production through the final filling of drug products.
Tour Leaders: Jason S. Collins, RA, NCARB, John Lyons, Paul Valerio Suppliers: AdvantaPure®/NewAge Industries, Inc.; Bausch+Stroebel Machine Company, Inc.; groninger USA LLC; OPTIMA Machinery Corporation; Pall Life Sciences; Thermo Fisher Scientific

iCON™ – The Turnkey Facility of the Future Here Today. Are you iCON Ready?
iCON is an end-to-end hybrid modular solution that rapidly delivers entire manufacturing facilities to pharmaceutical companies. This Tour provides end-users the opportunity to experience the iCON project delivery process, the quality of materials used, and the innovative equipment options available to iCON customers.
Tour Leaders: Erich Bozenhardt, P.E., Tom Piombino, P. E., Peter Makowenskyj, Dennis Powers Suppliers: AES Clean Technologies, Inc.; Butler Manufacturing™; G-CON Manufacturing, Inc.; IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC; MilliporeSigma

The Track to Serialization – Solutions to Safeguard Your Products
The Serialization Tour focuses on packaging line and warehouse devices as well as software solutions to meet US and global traceability regulations. Learn the impacts, technical challenges and potential benefits beyond compliance of serialization implementation.
Tour Leaders: David Buynak, Kevin Swartz Suppliers: Adents; ANTARES VISION USA; METTLER TOLEDO; Optel Vision; WIPOTEC-OCS, Inc.

Space is limited. To learn more and to pre-register for the IPS Technologies Tours, click here. To register for your complimentary INTERPHEX Technical Conference and Exhibit Hall Pass, visit

About IPS

IPS is a global leader in developing innovative business solutions for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Through operational expertise and industry-leading knowledge, skill and passion, IPS provides consulting, architecture, engineering, construction management, and compliance services that allow clients to create and manufacture life-enhancing products around the world. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA-USA, IPS is one of the fastest-growing companies servicing the life sciences industry with over 1,000 professionals in the US, Canada, Brazil, UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Singapore, China, and India. Visit our website at

About Pharmaceutical Processing

Since 1984, Pharmaceutical Processing has provided pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing professionals with news and information on the cutting-edge technologies and services for the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and medical device markets. From formulation to manufacturing to packaging, Pharmaceutical Processing engages this audience daily, weekly, and monthly with relevant industry news, best practices, and technology solutions that solve critical issues, delivering it in the formats that meet their business and professional needs. For more information or to read the print and digital publications, please visit:


For the past 39 years, INTERPHEX has been, and continues to be, the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device development and manufacturing event where you can “Experience Science through Commercialization”. Sponsored by the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), the event is based in New York and brings over 10,500 global industry professionals and 620+ industry leading suppliers together to “Learn it, Experience it, Procure it” through a unique combination of no cost technical conference, exhibits, demonstrations, roundtables, partnering opportunities and networking to leverage quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness in today’s ever-changing global market. INTERPHEX offers annual domestic and international industry events and educational opportunities around the world. FormulationX and foundation sponsored by Elsevier, Dow Chemical, Colorcon and Marcor Development will launch at the 2018 event to increase the presence on drug substance. INTERPHEX and FormulationX together, offer the very latest intelligence, cutting-edge technologies and state-of-the-art innovation throughout the product development life cycle. Follow INTERPHEX on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, and TwitterIPX Blog continues the learning beyond the show floor. For more information, visit

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