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SERVICES

PROCESSING EQUIPMENT

A range of vial handling equipment for pharmaceutical and biotech production, designed for cleanliness, quality, efficiency and minimal operator and maintenance requirements.

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FREEZE DRYING

Freeze drying is our speciality. From equipment to product and process development, maintenance and validation to analytical equipment, we provide a complete package.

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LABORATORY EQUIPMENT

Our range is  dedicated to simplifying and streamlining the work of scientists. Designed for flexibility and efficiency in the smallest possible bench footprints.

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EVAPORATION

Genevac’s high performance centrifugal solvent evaporator systems are designed for use in chemistry, biology and analytical science applications and are in use in laboratories worldwide.

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HIGH PRESSURE HOMOGENISERS

Both air-powered and electrically-powered systems are available and options include filtration / extrusion, temperature control and automatic pressure control.

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PREPARATIVE CHROMATOGRAPHY

Renowned across industries from Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Chemical, the separation technologies offered allow profound process optimisations whilst vastly accelerating processing time.

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ABOUT BIOPHARMA

We are proud not to be a catalogue company

Introduction

Our aim is to provide you with equipment that best meets your process requirements and to remain on-hand for whatever advice and assistance you might need. The key to our success is our years of experience in the processing industries and our in-depth knowledge of the equipment we supply. We have an experienced service department and strong links with our suppliers to enable us to support you throughout the life of your equipment, and our on-site freeze drying laboratory offers a range of services in product and process development.

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DOWNLOADABLE INFORMATION GUIDES

INTRODUCTION TO EVAPORATION GUIDE

Avoid common solvent removal mistakes and learn about the latest technologies

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INTRODUCTION TO FREEZE DRYING GUIDE

We have been offering products, services and expertise in freeze drying since 1989. New to freeze drying?

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MISCONCEPTIONS IN FREEZE DRYING GUIDE

We have taken experience of sales, service and science to provide a handy guide of what to look out for and how to avoid common mistakes.

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INTRODUCTION TO HIGH PRESSURE HOMOGENISATION GUIDE

Our ‘Introduction to High Pressure Homogenisation’ booklet has been written to give an introduction to this process.

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MISCONCEPTIONS IN HIGH PRESSURE HOMOGENISATION GUIDE

Our ‘Misconceptions in High Pressure Homogenisation’ booklet has been written to address some of the most common misconceptions that we come have come across.

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TESTIMONIALS

Decades of practical process experience

“Great bit of kit [Genevac Rocket] that [we] have been using daily for past 12 months in a preparative chromatography lab.”

M. Sanders

Senior Research Scientist - AstraZeneca

“The Rocket is one of the best investments we’ve made and it’s paid for itself many times over. It’s been so popular that other labs have purchased time on it and have been blown away by it’s efficiency…”

“…we received commercial work from Welsh Water where we had to evaporate large numbers of methanol, acetonitrile and ethyl acetate extracts (typically 50ml) to dryness / near dryness and of course this was painfully slow on the Turbovaps and RSD’s were erratic. I convinced one of the scientists […] to try the Rocket and she was instantly converted. Evaporation rates were fast and RSD’s were much improved.”

A. Gravell

Technical Specialist - Natural Resources Wales

“We have been using an [Avestin] Emulsiflex C5 homogeniser here … since 2002 and the newer C3 since 2009. Our institute now has two of each model and they have been used extensively as the method of choice for large-scale protein production for x-ray crystallographic and NMR analysis of protein structure. The machines have consistently high performance and are extremely reliable. They are marvellous pieces of kit and I would recommend them to anyone wishing to purify large quantities of active proteins.”

Senior Researcher

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

“We have been dealing with Biopharma for several years and have purchased two freeze driers from them. We require the use of freeze driers in the process of our materials and not merely just for the removal of solvents and we have been very satisfied with the quality of the freeze dryers that we have bought. Additionally, the help and support we have received has been outstanding, not only when we have asked for help but also while sales personnel has been on site; i.e. when in another department they have contacted us and have come to speak with us as a matter of favour. As such we have been very impressed by their service”

Research Associate

University of Liverpool

We have been using the Kinematic Powder Filler successfully for several months now. We are a small pharmaceutical firm, and sell approximately 2000 sachets a month of a pharmaceutical powder. Previously, we had weighed individual sachets by hand. The powder filler has helped enormously, by delivering consistent weights of powder every time. Our requirement was +/- 0.1g.

The equipment is easy to calibrate, operate and maintain. We hope to use it on another product we are introducing.

Director

EVC Compounding Ltd. - Wetherby, West Yorkshire.