Highlighting Innovation: A Video Breakdown of AST’s New Fill-Finish Isolator

AST’s Director of Engineering Spencer Bolte walks through some of the key design considerations on AST’s new isolator including operator-centered solutions and a groundbreaking new decontamination technology for complete 60-minute cycle times, including aeration. The newly unveiled AST isolator and the latest generation GENiSYS C are two of AST’s intuitive, compact solutions for high-value liquid […]

Steven Ng Discusses AST’s New Isolator Solution with Cleanroom Technology

AST CTO and VP of Customer Service Steven Ng recently connected with Cleanroom Technology for an extended discussion on AST’s new isolator solution. Steven gives an inside look at AST’s engineering approach, the key collaborations with Germfree and CURIS System, and considers how the numerous advancements integrated into this new barrier technology will help move […]

The GENiSYSÂŽ C: Precision Automation, Intuitive Simplicity

For pharmaceutical manufacturers, every endeavor into drug development comes with a measure of uncertainty and unpredictability. It’s important to have a plan in place for when the need for adaptability arises, and that leaves many looking into proven ways to incorporate flexibility into their operational strategy. Additionally, trends in aseptic fill-finish manufacturing show customers are […]

4 Ways the GENiSYSÂŽ R Sets the Standard in Aseptic Manufacturing Flexibility

Pharmaceutical manufacturing continues to see growth in the field of highly targeted, high-value liquid pharmaceuticals. Increasingly, entities like CDMOs, are looking at the most effective ways to implement adaptable, streamlined multi-modal operations designed for uptime and time-to-market optimization. In the initial phases of planning your aseptic fill-finish operation, there are many decisions to make both […]

AST Live: The Engineers Behind the AST-Germfree Collaboration  

Meet two of the innovative minds that helped lead the AST-Germfree collaboration on next-generation barrier technology: Engineers Michael Moore (AST) and Paula Rizo (Germfree) connected at Interphex to discuss what sets this isolator solution apart and what the journey over the course of this collaboration has been like for the two teams. At Interphex 2024, AST was thrilled to […]

Gloveless or Less Gloves? Regulatory Trends and Automated Solutions

The following article is part 2 of a blog series that has been adapted from AST’s VP of Sales and Marketing Josh Russell’s recent article in Cleanroom Technology.  In part 1, we discussed considerations for isolator configurations and AST’s approach to integrating automation in our new barrier technology solution. The most important questions to consider […]

Live from New York: Debuting a 100 % AST Turnkey Solution

The AST team recently returned from New York City, the site of Interphex 2024, and to say we came back motivated would be an understatement. The show was teeming with enthusiasm as life sciences professionals from across the globe gathered in the Big Apple for the premier pharmaceutical and biotechnology event. The stage was set […]

Isolator Air Handling: Advancements and Considerations for Fill-Finish Processing

In the fill-finish manufacturing of parenteral liquid pharmaceuticals, maintaining product sterility is paramount. The choice of what kind of barrier technology to utilize becomes key, as operations must account for the production environment and the level of control and efficiency needed to hit key production milestones.  For an increasing amount of industry professionals, isolators are […]