InstantGMP, Inc. Announces Webinar: Changing from Paper-Based to Electronic Manufacturing of FDA Regulated Products

Cary, NC – The Quality and Manufacturing experts from InstantGMP, Inc. will be conducting a webinar on October 4th, 2016 entitled “Changing from Paper-Based to Electronic Manufacturing of FDA Regulated Products”. Despite all the technology we use to automate our daily lives, manufacturing documentation remains paper-based and can cause many problems from cross-departmental miscommunication, redundancies,[…]

InstantGMP™ Transforms Manufacturing with Equipment Integration

Cary, NC – InstantGMP Inc., creator of an Electronic Batch Record system, InstantGMP™ MES 3.0, announces the release of a new feature that connects equipment on the production floor with its cloud-based software. The feature is aimed at helping companies that use InstantGMP™ MES to take their compliance and quality to new levels by accurately[…]

Pennsylvania Vape Tax “A Catastrophe”

Legislators in Pennsylvania recently passed a $1.3-billion revenue package at the expense of e-cigarettes. The 40% wholesale tax on e-cigarettes, e-liquids, and vaping devices are upsetting many local shops. The deal, signed by Governor Tom Wolf, is an extension of a current wholesale tax on roll-your-own tobacco. Michael Curry is the owner of Life Smoke[…]

Indiana Looking to “Shake Up” the E-Liquid Industry with Regulations

House Bill 1432 authored by an Indiana Representative Kevin Mahan is turning heads. The Bill is looking to set a legal definition of an e-liquid, and require manufacturers of e-liquids to undergo rigorous standardization lest incurring civil or criminal penalties. Portions of the bill have passed and are slated to go into effect in July[…]

Vaping: Not Tobacco

Cynthia Cabrera from the Contra Costa Times offers a great guest commentary on vaping: it’s not the same as tobacco and shouldn’t be treated as such. According to new information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirm that vapor and e-cigarette products are causing a reduction in the amount of smokers. Research also[…]

InstantGMP™ MES v2.052: Information for Prospective Customers

Thanks for joining InstantGMP for our new feature series, we are excited to launch InstantGMP™ MES v2.052 with streamlined workflows, more options and more smart fields! We have incorporated industry expertise, customer feedback and new capabilities in order to make your job as a Quality Manager, Project manager, Production supervisor or operator easier. Specifications toggled off[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052 Released

Cary, NC – InstantGMP, Inc. announces the release of InstantGMP MES v2.052 with amazing new features InstantGMP, Inc. added many great new functions and updates to their electronic batch records software to enhance their user’s experience. “We are excited about the new master production record and batch production record features in our v2.052 release” said[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052.000

Let’s take a look at what’s new in the newest release, InstantGMP MES v2.052.000! New Functionalities Expanded badge signature capabilities to system-wide usage. Added new workflows focused on Project Management functionalities allowing for projects to include multiple products for multiple clients with multiple user access control under multiple roles. Added new Material Classifications to help employ[…]

Booming Natural Supplements Business in China

From Natural Products Insider, health food sales in China are estimated to reach RMB300 billion ($47.5 billion USD) by 2019. More and more Chinese consumers are looking to natural supplements as rates for certain illnesses such as lung cancer and breast cancer are on the rise, and they are looking to purchase foreign health products. It[…]

Most Common GMP Citation for Supplement Producers: Not Establishing Specs

A few weeks ago, the Rocky Mountain Dietary Supplement Forum saw who’s who of the dietary supplement industry converge in Boulder, Colorado. According to this article by Josh Long of Natural Products Insider, numerous FDA officials gave presentations regarding their experiences and noted that failing to establish specs is the most common GMP citation in[…]