Catalent, a leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies, development and manufacturing solutions for drugs, biologics, gene therapies and consumer health products, announced that Alex Haig, Senior Director, Engineering will present at the Pharma Forum at the Bausparkasse Schwäbisch Hall AG, Schwabisch Hall, Germany, on 18-19 September 2019.

On 18 September at 10:45am, Mr Haig will present “Flexible Filling and Ready-to-Use Adoption in Biologics – Journey and Lessons Learned,” where he will discuss Catalent’s use of ‘ready-to-use’ (RTU) vials and cartridges and its application of next-generation robotics technology for filling flexibility. He will also highlight important design elements that will help define future concepts and discuss the market-changing technological and supply chain innovations that have been made possible by the RTU packaging components.

Mr Haig oversees engineering, maintenance, facilities, and large capital projects at Catalent Biologics’ largest facility in Bloomington, Indiana. He joined the company in 2014, with more than 18 years’ experience in drug substance and drug product operations, and provides leadership in aseptic manufacturing, operational excellence, engineering, maintenance, utilities, and capital project management. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, and a Six Sigma Black Belt certification from Villanova University.