Industry Trends: Contract Manufacturing and Safety


George Petroka, Director of BioPharma/EHS Services at IES Engineers, and Ray Ryan, Founder and President of Flow Sciences, Inc., sat down recently to talk about trends the two saw in the…


Nanotechnology’s Need for Containment


As the exploration of analytical-scale and micro-scale applications has increased among organizations and universities, so has the ability to safely weigh, transfer and use nano-materials. Advances…


Five Reasons to Reassess Your Safety Practices


By Jason Frye According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, more than 500,000 workers are employed in laboratories in the United States alone.  That means a half-million workers are…


Channel Partner Report: Bob Davis, Process Control Solutions


By Jason Frye for Flow Sciences   We spoke with Bob Davis, a Manufacturers’ Representative with Process Control Solutions and Channel Partner of Flow Sciences, to get his take on trade shows,…


Nitrogen and Containment


Keeping labs, production lines and other work areas safe and hazard free starts and ends with the right combination of proper workplace hygiene practices and containment solutions. The isolators,…


Why Containment and Proper Hood Use is Important in Animal Science Laboratories


Douglas B. Walters, Ray Ryan, and Sai Kotha   Several articles appeared recently in Lab Animal News about the importance of bio-containment in the planning and design of animal laboratories1,…