Year: 2018

PACIV @ Purdue University’s Career Fair 2018

Recently, PACIV USA participated in the Purdue Industrial Roundtable Career Fair at Purdue University’s campus in West Lafayette, IN. Over two days the PACIV team was able to speak with hundreds of promising young future engineers and technology professionals who were interested in Internships, Co-Op programs, and full-time employment with PACIV. Doug Metrish, Operations Manager, Chris Sormalis, Business Development Manager, Ben Kahn, Automation/Validation Engineer II, Margaret Olivares and David Lugo, both Consultant Automation/Validation Engineers, supported this effort and...

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PACIV @ Wonderware TechDay

Recently, PACIV Ireland participated in the Wonderware TechDay at the Fota Island Resort Hotel, Cork. In this event, PACIV had the opportunity to participate in deep-dives, demos, workshops exploring the latest SCADA, Cloud and Cyber Security Solutions and experience the technologies that are shaping the connected ‘factory of the future’ and see how they can deliver increased operational efficiency within the industrial environment. The associated that participated in the event was Brendan L. Hyland, Business Development Manager/Director at PACIV Ireland. This event provided a platform...

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PACIV at PIA’s 2018 Annual Meeting

PACIV, a PIA Affiliate Member since 2009, was present at the Pharmaceutical Industry Association (PIA) – Annual Meeting held November 1, 2018 at La Concha Hotel in San Juan. Under the motto “Innovation Takes Action”, PIA’s annual meeting this year was about discussing the latest trends, both in the United States and Puerto Rico, and highlighted the challenges and opportunities of pharma innovation. Furthermore, the event has become the meeting point that promotes the exchange of ideas and best practices among event participants. PACIV is proud of being a PIA Affiliate Member, representing...

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A Message from Our President on Hurricane Maria’s 1st Anniversary

One year ago, at 6:15 a.m., Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico. It has been a challenging year, but also it has been an amazing year. PACIV Foundation Diego’s Relief Project Infograhic On the one (1) year anniversary of Hurricane Maria striking Puerto Rico, I am so proud of the work that our PACIV associates have done to rebuild things personally and professionally, the work completed on Diego’s Project under the PACIV Foundation, and the tenacity and hard-work of our clients and the people in the Commonwealth. Here is a look back at the work the PACIV Foundation...

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PACIV’s Panel Shop Expansion to Siemens Platform

For nearly a decade, our UL508A approved Panel Shop located in Indianapolis, IN has been fabricating a variety of Main Control, Extended I/O, and Relay panels for a diverse customer base. Our traditional hardware and software platforms have primarily been Rockwell and DeltaV, driven by our U.S.-based pharma and water/wastewater clients, but our recent embarkment into the Food & Beverage sector has challenged us to diverge from “the norm”. Our UL508A Control Panel Shop in Indianapolis, IN. Complementing what we have seen in some industry trends for pharma and medical device, F&B...

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PACIV at the Buyers & Suppliers 2018 Summit

Recently, PACIV participated in the Buyers & Suppliers 2018 Summit from the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association (PRMA). In this event, PACIV had the opportunity to sit down in meetings and showcase their services to potential clients from all business sectors. The Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association is a private, voluntary, non-profit organization established in 1928 with the purpose of uniting all Puerto Rico’s manufacturers and service industries into a strong and effective body in order to further their mutual interests as they relate to the private and public sectors...

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PACIV at the Corriente Verde Environmental Magazine Fair

Recently, PACIV participated in the Corriente Verde Environmental Magazine Fair. In this event, PACIV had the opportunity to visit and showcase their services to Medtronic and Edwards Lifesciences plants in Puerto Rico. The Corriente Verde Environmental Magazine Fair is a business tour where companies share their services and other information at the premises of the companies such as Medtronic and Edwards Lifesciences. The associates that participated in the fairs were Ernick Figueroa, Business Development Leader, Jaroldi González, Communications Representative II and Rick Straw,...

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PACIV at Data Integrity in Packaging Operations Workshop

Recently, Jorge Rodríguez, PACIV’s CEO, presented the “Data Integrity in Packaging Operations Workshop” hosted by the Institute of Packaging Professionals Puerto Rico Chapter at San Juan, Puerto Rico. The presentation discussed how Data Integrity compliance is captured within existing FDA Predicate Rules, how CFR 211.68 (“appropriate controls”) and 21 CFR Part 11 (“Scope & Application”) addressed approximately 95% of the Data Integrity requirements and the more cited topic within the “Data Integrity” related Warning Letters and 483’s is the Computer System Validation...

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PACIV at the 16th PIA Regulatory Conference

PACIV, a PIA Affiliate Member since 2009, was present at the 16th Pharmaceutical Industry Association (PIA) – Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory Conference held June 21, 2018 at the Sheraton Convention Center in San Juan. Undet the “Innovation for Transformation Leading the Path” slogan, the conference was attended by officials from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to conduct a program focused on quality metrics, data integrity and risk, control strategies and manufacturing. The event allowed members of the biopharmaceutical and medical devices industries to engage...

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Reduce Your Project’s Delivery Time and Cost with PACIV’s Innovative ISP Service

PACIV has been providing its innovative ISP (Instrumentation Service Provider) Service for several years to a wide range of life science companies and the feedback and results have been impressive. In a nutshell, PACIV’s ISP service takes the hassle and risk involved in procuring and delivering instruments to site away from the project management team by managing this process for them. As project schedules get shorter and shorter due to increased pressure to deliver new pharmaceutical products to international markets quicker, many companies are looking for proven, innovative solutions to help...

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PACIV at ISPE’s ‘Productivity & Innovation in Advanced Pharma Manufacturing’ Conference

Great speakers and insight into the latest trends and technologies in the global pharmaceutical industry. PACIV recently attended the ISPE (International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering) ‘Productivity & Innovation in Advanced Pharma Manufacturing’ Conference at The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa in Cork, Ireland with the representation of Brendan Hyland, Business Development Manager and Geraldine Nolan, HR/Administrator Lead (PACIV – Ireland). The conference offered great business development and networking opportunities with our partners in the field. The...

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PACIV at the Corriente Verde Environmental Magazine Fair

Recently, PACIV participated in the Corriente Verde Environmental Magazine Fair. In this event, PACIV had the opportunity to visit and showcase their services to Haemonetics, Stryker and Coopevision plants in Puerto Rico. The Corriente Verde Environmental Magazine Fair is a business tour where companies share their services and other information at the premises of the companies such as Haemonetics, Stryker and Coopevision. The associates that participated in the event were Suliman Rodriguez, Sr. Automation Engineer, and Jaroldi González, Communications Representative II. This expo...

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