Grantek Selected to Present at an Educational Session During The ISPE Boston Product Show

August 3, 2018

ISPE Boston Product Show

Grantek and Systec & Solutions have been selected to present at an educational session during The ISPE Boston Product Show. Grantek’s Director of Smart Manufacturing Practice, Sam Russem, will lead a presentation titled: Pros and Cons of Mobile PCs in a Production Environment at 3pm on September 26, 2018. The session will take place in the East side of Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA, in the Red Level suites, one level above the show floor.

This presentation will examine the use of Mobile PCs in a production environment. Decision factors will be discussed when considering the implementation of Mobile PCs in a clean room rated production environment. Issues around 21 CFR Part 11 validation for Mobile PCs will be addressed. Attendees will hear the pros and cons and participate in an interactive presentation focused on 3 perspectives:

  • Cost Perspective – Capital expenditure vs. operational expenditure
  • Handling Perspective – Ergonomic factors to consider
  • Design/Validation Perspective – Validation considerations and hardware designed for a production environment vs. hardware repurposed for a production environment

More information can be found here:

Grantek will also be in Booth W94 at The ISPE Boston Product Show. Grantek is the exclusive North American distributor for Systec & Solutions products, and will be proudly displaying Systec & Solutions hardware at Booth W94 during this event. Systec & Solutions offers best in class GMP-IT hardware configurations of PC’s, servers, HMI’s (Human Machine Interfaces), keyboards, scanners and more for clean room applications in the pharma and biotech industries.

The ISPE Boston Product Show will highlight the most advanced technologies for enhancing pharma production from beginning to end. Grantek will exhibit with 375+ other top-tier vendors and service providers. This is the 27th annual event and it will be hosted at the home of the NFL’s New England Patriots.

What: The ISPE Boston Product Show – Educational Sessions
When: September 26, 2018 – 3pmET
Where: Gillette Stadium – Red Level Suites, East Side of Stadium – 1 Patriot Pl., Foxborough, MA 02035

About the Speakers:
Sam Russem is the Director of Smart Manufacturing Practice at Grantek. Sam graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and has been with Grantek for over 9 years. During his time at Grantek he has executed Automation and Manufacturing IT projects and taken on several roles within the organization.  Sam has a strong background in Smart Manufacturing. Most recently, Sam was a Senior Project Manager in Grantek’s Enterprise PMO and has been integral in the execution of several prominent projects with key enterprise customers.

Jan Thriene is the Business Development Manager at Systec & Solutions, a Karlsruhe, Germany based manufacturer of best in class GMP-IT hardware for clean room production environments. Mr. Thriene has over 7 years experience providing HMI solutions in the pharmaceutical, food and cosmetics industries. Prior to his work with Systec & Solutions, Mr. Thriene held management roles in China and throughout Europe for various American firms.

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