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IPS Showcases INNOPHEX and Pharma 4.0 at their Annual Technologies Tours at INTERPHEX

Feb 19, 2019


IPS Showcases INNOPHEX and Pharma 4.0 at their Annual Technologies Tours at INTERPHEX

Feb 19, 2019

Dept. of Marketing and Communications


IPS Showcases INNOPHEX and Pharma 4.0 at their Annual Technologies Tours at INTERPHEX

–  The 2019 IPS Technologies Tours are the perfect opportunity to learn about the most innovative and best-performing equipment in the industry –

The INNOPHEX Tour is on Tuesday, April 2 and the Technologies Tours are on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania; February 19, 2019 – IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC (IPS), a leading provider of Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management and Validation (EPCMV) services, announces the ninth annual IPS Technologies Tours at INTERPHEX with Tours focused on the hottest trends in the industry, including Pharma 4.0 concepts, cell processing, and gene therapy.

The goal of the IPS Technologies Tours is to share knowledge and experience by informing attendees of the most innovative and best-performing equipment and technologies, both tried and true and new to the market, which could suit their manufacturing needs. With hundreds of equipment vendors exhibiting at INTERPHEX, the Tours offer participants the ability to utilize time at the show efficiently by having independent subject matter experts navigate them through a select group of preferred and vetted exhibitors. Tours attendees will view presentations from each exhibitor and can attend a private networking reception in the afternoon.

As the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device development and manufacturing showcase event in North America, INTERPHEX provides a unique venue for IPS to show customers firsthand the latest technologies and equipment that can improve their operations.

Since establishing the Technologies Tours, IPS continually features innovative concepts at INTERPHEX. This year, IPS offers six distinct new Technologies Tours focused on today’s key industry topics. There is one Tour on Tuesday and five Tours on Wednesday that showcase the top, cutting-edge equipment and technology innovations in each technical category: INNOPHEX, Pharma 4.0, biomanufacturing, aseptic, oral solid dosage, and iCON™.

Tuesday, April 2 at 3:00 pm

INNOPHEX Tour and Reception

Tour Leaders: Erich Bozenhardt, P.E., Tom Piombino, P.E.
Vendors: Angelantoni Life Science S.r.l., BioSpherix Medical, Esco Technologies Inc., Germfree, G-CON Manufacturing, Inc., Integrity Bio Inc., NanoCool, Sartorius Stedim North America, Terumo BCT, Single Use Support GmbH, Span Construction & Engineering, Maintenance Strategies, Inc.

IPS, in collaboration with INTERPHEX, debuts INNOPHEX, a dedicated pavilion on the INTERPHEX show floor for exhibits specifically focused on cell processing, gene therapy, and Pharma 4.0 technologies including robotics, 3D printing, VR/AR, “internet of things,” and management of information and integrity of data. This Tour offers attendees the opportunity to visit this new space and attend exhibitor presentations and demonstrations as part of this year’s IPS Technologies Tours line-up at INTERPHEX. At the conclusion of the Tour, attendees will enjoy a reception sponsored by Germfree.

All INTERPHEX attendees can attend the INNOPHEX Technical Conference provided by foundation sponsor Pall Biotech. A list of the daily presentations hosted on this stage is here:

Wednesday, April 3 at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm

Integrating Predictive Automation in the Aseptic World

Tour Leaders: Jason Collins, AIA, Rob Roy, P.E., Paul Valerio
Vendors: Avid Solutions (PM Track Only), Bausch+Stroebel Machine Company, Inc., Bosch Packaging Technology, groninger USA LLC, IMA Life North America, Inc., Optima Machinery Corporation, RoviSys (AM Track Only)

Take your aseptic processes to the next level as you hear about “internet of things” case studies showcasing integrated aseptic equipment and analytical data systems. Meet with equipment vendors and technical specialists who will be revealing their latest innovations as they pursue their quest to increase productivity through continuous product monitoring.

Continuous Improvement in Continuous Biomanufacturing

Tour Leaders: Sherry Chen, Tim Schuster
Vendors: COMECER, GE Healthcare, MilliporeSigma, Pall Biotech

IPS understands that the dynamics of biopharmaceutical manufacturing are changing. Meet the vendors working with clients on a daily basis to address the challenges of the new manufacturing paradigm by delivering concepts focused on better solutions, quicker speed to market, reduction in cost, and improving performance. Get introduced to the latest technology, such as continuous biopharma manufacturing solutions, automation integration as applicable to Pharm 4.0, and ways to improve process flexibility.

iCON™ – Mission-Driven Architecture

Tour Leaders: Patrick Bucklen, P.E., CPD, LEED Green Associate, Tom Piombino, P.E., Dennis Powers
Vendors: AES Clean Technology, Inc., AST, G-CON Manufacturing, Inc., IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC

We need to complete the mission of getting critical medicines and innovative therapies to patients sooner. See how iCON facilities are harnessing the power of concurrent construction through prefabrication at centers of excellence, allowing for rapid deployment of new facilities around the world. The goal with the iCON hybrid modular solution is to provide a more flexible and predictable outcome on EPCMV projects where quality, speed, and getting critical products to patients are the first and foremost priorities.

Advancing OSD Manufacturing with Dynamic Automation

Tour Leaders: Brian Egan, RA, LEED AP, Lonna Gordon, Sam Halaby, Mike Vileikis
Vendors: Avid Solutions (AM Track Only), Extract Technology, Fette Compacting America, Inc., Freund-Vector Corporation, Glatt Air Techniques, Inc., RoviSys Company (PM Track Only)

The Tour features revolutionary, technical, and “internet of things” concepts applied to pharmaceutical processing applications. Manufacturing is redefined by linking equipment or product assets with the ever-critical virtual information.

Pharma 4.0 – Intelligent by Design

Tour Leaders: John Niziolek, Tulsi Patel
Vendors: Emerson Automation Solutions, Maintenance Strategies, Inc.,, Rockwell Automation, Inc., Veltek Associates, Inc.

Through the adoption and implementation of technology, life sciences companies are now realizing the full potential of their production facilities. IPS understands the importance of technology in the manufacturing space and invites you to join us on a Tour of the vendors providing innovative products and solutions to the life science industry.

To learn more about the IPS Technologies Tours, visit

To register for INTERPHEX and receive VIP status, visit

About IPS

IPS is a global leader in developing innovative business solutions for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Through operational expertise and industry-leading knowledge, skill and passion, IPS provides consulting, architecture, engineering, construction management, and compliance services that allow clients to create and manufacture life-impacting products around the world. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA-USA, IPS is one of the fastest-growing companies servicing the life sciences industry with over 1,100 professionals in the US, Canada, Brazil, UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Singapore, China, and India. Visit our website at

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