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Astech Projects Receives Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2009

Astech Projects

Runcorn, UK: In recognition of its outstanding achievements, leading automation developer, Astech Projects, today announced that it has secured the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2009. This has been awarded in recognition of the Xelair® series of automated systems designed to perform automated dose content uniformity testing of batch production and R&D respiratory drug delivery devices. Relative to manual methods, the Xelair systems increase throughput, improve safety, reduce solvent usage and increase the quality and volume of test data.

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s most prestigious awards for business performance. Recognising and rewarding outstanding achievements, the Innovations category recognises companies that have demonstrated commercial success through innovative products or services. Each year the presentations are made by the Queen, on the advice of the Prime Minister who is assisted by an advisory committee that includes representatives of government, industry and commerce, as well as trade unions.

Astech Projects’ Sales and Marketing Director, Anthony Moran commented, “We are honoured to have our technology recognised by such a prestigious award. The Xelair systems are designed to meet the rising demand for increased throughput and consistent data within the pharmaceutical industry and we are proud of its accomplishments so far.”

As one of the world leaders in R&D and manufacturing testing automation, Astech Projects have an unsurpassed portfolio of next generation solutions for the major pharmacopoeia drug delivery tests. Fully validated in line with EU, US and ROW regulatory requirements, these systems are modular, scalable and designed for the easy incorporation of different drug delivery devices. For further information on the Xelair Series, including the latest Xelair Series 5 premium technology, please click here.

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