Demand for fast QA/QC solutions driving microscopy market, says McCrone Group
By Gareth Macdonald, Editor of in-Pharmatechnologist.com
Interview with Jeffrey McGinn, VP of Instrument Sales, McCrone Group - December 8, 2010
The McCrone Group says pharmaceutical industry need for “quick and dirty” QA/QC solutions in the laboratory and on the factory floor is driving growth of the market for bench-top microscopy.
in-Pharmatechnologist spoke with McCrone VP of instrument sales Jeff McGinn at AAPS 2010 in New Orleans who explained that increasingly strict regulatory quality requirements are driving demand for both scanning electron microscopy and traditional light microscopy.
He explained that drug makers are seeking to increase microscopy capacity to accelerate the quality analysis process, choosing systems capable of analysing everything from coatings to surface porosity of drugs taken from the production line.