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Join Us for a Unique Training Opportunity at Our Brand-New R&D Lab

Robert-Sedlock-Natoli-TrainingNatoli Engineering and the industry’s foremost subject matter experts are joining together for a new and unique hands-on training and troubleshooting panel discussion. The inaugural training event is being help October 8-10, 2018, at our new Natoli Scientific Research & Development Laboratory in Telford, Pennsylvania.

“Tablet Development, Scale-Up, and Intro to Microtabs” provides comprehensive insight into the tablet development process, scalability, and microtab technology. The course offers you the opportunity to:

  • Learn new approaches to your formulation development
  • Build relationships for lasting support with industry experts and peers
  • Enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Apply scientific principles to your own formulation development

This training event assembles the industry’s leading experts in formulation development, coating, granulation, excipients, tablet compression tooling, and tablet compaction and compression.

Lecture Topics Include:

Stuart C. Porter, Ph.D., President, PPT

  • Film Coatings—Enhancing the Stability of Oral Solid Dosage Forms
  • Application of Film Coatings to Pellets and Mini Tablets—Producing Taste Masked Products Suitable for Pediatric Administration

Dilip Parikh, President, DPharma Group

  • Blending Strategies and Scale-Up Techniques
  • Granulation Process and Scale-Up Factors

Tony Carpanzano, B.S., R.Ph., Director of R&D, JRS Pharma

  • A Guide to Rational Tablet Formulation

Michelle Quinn, Field Marketing Specialist, MilliporeSigma

  • Excipients with a Purpose

Bill Turner, Technical Service Manager, Natoli Engineering

  • Compression Tooling Fundamentals—Common Compression Issues and Remedies
  • Optimized Minitab Tooling and Multi-tip Tooling Designs

Robert Sedlock, Director of Technical Training and Development, Natoli Engineering

  • Tablet Compaction and Compression—The Rotary Tablet Press Process with Common Issues and Remedies
  • Compaction Emulation—Mechanical Material Characterization and Manufacturing Simulation

Lab Sessions Include:

Robert Sedlock, Director of Technical Training and Development, Natoli Engineering

  • Compaction Emulator – Tablet Material Characterization Studies and Scale-up Simulation Including Helium Pycnometer
  • RD10A Tablet Development Profile Generation and Tablet Physicals

John Sturgis, Technical Support Engineer, Natoli Engineering

  • Tablet and Tool Designs
  • Rotary Tablet Press Operations and Troubleshooting

Nick Slater, Senior Process Development Scientist, Freund-Vector Corp.

  • Wet Granulation Process—High Shear
  • Dry Granulation Process—Roller Compaction

O’Hara Technologies

  • Tablet Coating Operations

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for those involved in tablet compression R&D, including

  • Compounding pharmacists
  • Technology transfer scientists
  • Process and validation engineers
  • Formulation scientists
  • Research associates

Don’t miss your opportunity for one-on-one time with the industry’s leading experts – together in one training event! Register now:

Telford-PANatoli Scientific Research & Development Laboratory

“Tablet Development, Scale-Up, and Intro to Microtabs” is the inaugural event at our new Natoli Scientific Research & Development Laboratory in Telford, Pennsylvania. This state-of-the-art R&D laboratory houses a full range of lab-scale R&D and production tablet presses, dry and wet granulation machines, a compaction emulator, and coating equipment. Our troubleshooting and custom research services address each stage of product development:

  • Characterizing material properties and deformation characteristics
  • Powder flow data and evaluations
  • Formulation evaluation
  • Tablet troubleshooting
  • Tool steel and coating recommendations
  • Scale-up support

“Tablet Development, Scale-Up, and Intro to Microtabs” is the perfect opportunity to get a sneak peek at our new facility! Register now:

Visit Natoli Scientific‘s website to learn how we can support your tablet R&D, scale-up, and manufacturing challenges.


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