InstantGMP, Inc Appoints Angelo Nardone as Chief Technology Officer

Cary, NC –  InstantGMP, Inc. announces the addition of Angelo Nardone as Chief Technology Officer. Nardone will be responsible for the next phase of development of InstantGMP’s Manufacturing Execution System which will include barcode functionality, workflow overhauls, mobile and data design. Nardone has held several leadership positions in software development and technology, with his most[…]

Are Your Standard Operating Procedures Compliant with GMPs?

Quick question: are your standard operating procedures compliant with GMPs? Interpretation—that elusive mode of perception —is what really drives the degree of actual compliance to regulatory guidelines. Given the general nature of many of these guidelines, the field for interpretation is wide open, increasing the chance of misunderstanding. Enough service providers to the regulated industry[…]

House Bill Protects E-cigarette Manufacturers From Onerous Legislation

The House Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill last Thursday that includes language that could protect the e-cigarette industry from onerous legislation. The language is similar to that of The FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act, in which the “grandfather” date changes from February 2007 to the date that the regulations are passed. This means that[…]

Quality may not be free, but it is certainly worth the investment

Quality is not free. It implies that research went into the design of a product. Take, for example, sewing. When a professional takes on the task of sewing a custom outfit by hand, he or she needs to take into consideration: Design ideas. Color combinations. The pattern based on function, comfort and customer requests. Time researching[…]

InstantGMP Expedition: GMP in New York

InstantGMP Expedition is off! The InstantGMP team heads to The Empire State July 20th-24th! We are interested in the unique challenges that New York supplement and e-liquid manufacturers face in complying with Good Manufacturing Practices. Let’s work together to find solutions for your company and the industries at large. Please contact us if you’d like[…]

Expanded Data Import Service

In addition to new features and improvement with our latest release, we are also expanding our Data Import Service. Previously, this was a one-time service with a fee for additional imports. We are now offering a FREE quarterly Import for all customers with a monthly InstantGMP MES or InstantGMP VAPE subscription. As our customer’s businesses[…]

Mount Baker Vapor Leaving Washington State

Would state or city vape regulations ever cause you to move your business elsewhere? Mount Baker Vapor recently announced their move from Bellingham, WA to Mesa, AZ citing onerous state regulations as the reason. House Bill 1645 and House Bill 2221 are on track to become law in Washington. In addition to a tax hike[…]

Specification Improvements Explained

The latest version of InstantGMP MES includes improvements to the Specifications module. These improvements include filtering options and the ability to view all pertinent information on one page. Our hope is that these changes make your use of the Specifications function easier. Gretchen, our Customer Service Associate and Quality Expert, explains the changes in just[…]

World Vapor Expo Recap

The InstantGMP Vape team had a blast at World Vapor Expo in Miami! Mark Brucker of Sensory Solution spoke about Good Manufacturing Practices in the e-liquid industry. We were impressed with his testing standards. He uses a gas chromatography test on the nicotine used in Sensory Solution’s products. We were quite disappointed some of the[…]