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Growth Direct™ brings Industry 4.0 to the QC Micro Lab

May 29, 2018 By Rapid Micro Biosystems

Industry 4.0 is the concept of connecting human resources, data, and machines into one virtual network. This concept has been around for several..

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Time Management: 3 Time Consuming Activities in the QC Lab

August 28, 2014 By Rapid Micro Biosystems

Being a microbiologist in a quality control (QC) lab can be both challenging and rewarding. You’re accountable for multiple activities that..

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Rapid Microbial Methods: A Q&A with Dr. Tim Sandle

July 24, 2014 By Rapid Micro Biosystems

Rapid microbial methods (RMM) have become a prevalent topic in microbiology quality control (QC)—particularly among QC labs with lean or paperless..

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Applying Lean in the QC Lab Part 3: Benefits of Automation

July 22, 2014 By Rapid Micro Biosystems

In our first two editions of “Going Lean in the QC Lab,” we discussed the principles of lean initiatives and different types of waste that lean..

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Applying Lean in the QC Lab Part 2: Identifying Types of Waste

July 17, 2014 By Rapid Micro Biosystems

In the first part of our series on applying lean in the quality control (QC) lab, we discussed the key principles of lean manufacturing. Today, we’ll..

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Applying Lean in the QC Lab Part 1: Main Principles

July 15, 2014 By Rapid Micro Biosystems

The concept of lean manufacturing isn’t new. For decades, manufacturers have implemented lean programs into their processes and many have reaped..

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