Reduced capital costs, faster installation, and the smaller footprint of single-use systems as compared to stainless steel
equipment have helped make in-house production feasible for many biotechnology companies. These benefits also provide significant
cost-savings for large drug companies and contract manufacturers.
Hélène Pora, PhD, is the marketing director at Pall Life Sciences, Pall France, Saint Germain-en-Laye Cedex-France, +126.96.36.199.32.20, email@example.com
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