Optimizing Pharmaceutical Distribution with Innovative Manufacturing Solutions

Nov 14, 2023 | Accumulation, Pharmaceutical, Distribution Systems

In the fast-paced and highly regulated world of pharmaceutical manufacturing, the demand for precision, reliability, and quality is critical. Maintaining product safety and integrity cannot be overstated when working with fragile and temperature-sensitive products, such as vaccines, serums, and tests.

This is where the expertise of a specialized accumulation and conveyor manufacturer comes into play. Garvey Corporation is at the forefront of providing innovative solutions to address the unique challenges faced by the pharmaceutical industry.

Our Role in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

At Garvey, we’re known for our accumulation and conveyor systems, but our impact on the pharmaceutical industry extends beyond that. In addition to offering equipment such as the Infinity™ RX Accumulation Tables and Infinity™ RX Rotary Replacement Models, we manufacture highly specialized equipment, including Automatic Vial Dryers and Automatic Tray Loaders.

Real-World Examples of Pharmaceutical Distribution Challenges

Our equipment has a significant impact on addressing pharmaceutical distribution challenges, especially for temperature-sensitive products. For instance, vaccines and serums often spend extended periods out of the cold chain during the packaging process, potentially reducing their potency and efficacy.

Using an Automatic Vial Dryer, this time out of the cold chain can be reduced to as little as 5 minutes, ensuring the integrity of these critical medicines. The technology combines pressureless loop technology with a high-volume laminar flow accumulator, enabling the drying and single-filing of vials at industry-leading rates, greatly increasing efficiency.

Ensuring Regulatory Compliance

Pharmaceutical companies must adhere to stringent regulations, and Garvey is committed to helping them achieve and exceed these requirements. The company collaborates closely with its customers to understand and meet their regulatory needs. By staying current with the latest regulations and working closely with industry partners, Garvey ensures its solutions align with pharmaceutical industry standards.

Contributing to Product Integrity and Safety

Our technology plays a vital role in maintaining the integrity and safety of pharmaceutical products during distribution. For instance, Infinity™ RX Accumulation Tables and Infinity™ RX Rotary Replacement Models prevent glass vials from backing up against each other, a common issue with standard rotary tables that can lead to microfractures and breakages. By eliminating backpressure and preventing vial contact, these solutions contribute to preserving product quality and safety.

Innovations Enhancing Pharmaceutical Distribution Efficiency

Continuous innovation is a hallmark of Garvey’s offerings. Our distribution systems have been pivotal in automating prescription drug filling processes, contributing to efforts to combat drug shortages. This innovation improves efficiency and reliability, ensuring that pharmaceutical companies meet the increasing demand for essential medications.

Watch how our distribution systems operate seamlessly to assist with filling prescription bottles.

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Selecting the Right Conveyor and Accumulation System

There is a lot to consider when selecting the right equipment or having equipment manufactured to fit a specific need. While we have helped many companies develop custom equipment, we understand that, with any major decision, it always helps to hear from someone who has undergone a similar experience.

From case studies to in-house testing, our team is here to help you gain insight into how utilizing pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment can significantly impact your production. Get in touch with us to learn more about our commitment to reliability, compliance, and innovation.