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What the Chemical Industry Can Do to Support Sustainability

Lucy Bell-Young

18th August 2021

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Concept of sustainable energy solution

Environmental sustainability isn’t a mere fad or legal obligation, but a logical, moral, and practical approach to doing business on a large scale. It’s all about balancing productivity, based on a company’s need to be profitable, with the environmental impact of its operations.  In essence, sustainability is about weighing the long-term effects of… Continue reading »

The Benefits of Cleanroom Contract Packaging

Lucy Bell-Young

4th August 2021

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Scientist in a cleanroom wearing full PPE

Some products, like medicines and many food products, need to be hygienically packed under specific protocols and environmental conditions. These products are usually highly sensitive, meaning that the temperature, humidity, and air particulates in a space must be carefully controlled to maintain the product’s integrity. This is where cleanroom contract packaging comes in.… Continue reading »

Watch Our New Chemical Solutions Video

Lucy Bell-Young

23rd July 2021

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In our latest video, we run you through our entire chemical solutions service, from the types of blends and packaging materials we offer, to how we ensure the quality and conformance of products. Step behind our factory doors to see how we do things, and learn why we’ve been a leading chemical manufacturer… Continue reading »

What is a Glass Vial?

Lucy Bell-Young

7th July 2021

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Glass vials on production line

Glass vials are commonly used as medicine or sample containers, and they vary in size, shape, and purpose. Medicine and laboratory work would be very disorganised and imprecise without the use of the small glass vial.  Otherwise known as a phial or flaccon, a vial is typically made of plastic or glass, and… Continue reading »

What is an Ampoule?

Lucy Bell-Young

9th June 2021

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An ampoule with an injection is in the foreground. Behind, on a blurred background, stand several ampoules and a syringe

Many types of medicines and other pharmaceutical products, especially injectables like vaccines, are packaged in ampoules. Ampoules are small hermetically sealed glass containers that protect the contents from exposure to air and contaminants. They’re single use only, making them disposable and non-resealable.  How to Use an Ampoule Trained paramedics, nurses, and doctors are… Continue reading »

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If you’re part of the chemical manufacturing industry, or want to learn more about it, The Science Blog also features a range of articles that focus on exactly that. Maybe you want to know how you can make your chemical manufacturing facility more eco-friendly, or uncover the benefits of cleanroom contract packing. You can even access comprehensive guides and download them as PDFs for absolutely free, such as our Complete Guide to Contract Manufacturing.

And for all of you chemistry buffs out there, The Science Blog lets you delve deeper into complex topics like aldehydes, ketones, HEPES buffer, and diagnostic reagents. Discussing the molecular structures and uses of different chemicals, we help you better understand the inner workings of common substances used in science. No matter what aspect of chemistry you’re interested in, The Science Blog has it all!