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Running head: SCADA IN PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING 1 SCADA in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation
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SCADA IN PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING 2 SCADA in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Reasons for Use of SCADA System in Pharmaceutical Industries Supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA) is a computerized system whose purpose is gathering and analyzing of data. These systems are used in the control and plant monitoring and also other equipment in industries like the telecommunication, the control of water and waste, transportation and the oil and gas refining. In general, SCADA systems are important for the industrial activities in the maintenance of the efficiency, smart decision data processing and the communication systems that help in the downtime mitigation. The manufacturing processes ought to be compliant with the international regulations which will require the taking of measures that will include a reporting system that is automated and powerful. It will also require verification through a system whose process cannot be manipulated ( Sridhar & Manimaran, 2010) . The SCADA system is a perfect system which can be used in pharmaceutical manufacturing to meet the above mentioned regulatory requirements. The system can also be used in the automation of the pharmaceutical industry to meet international standards. Pharmaceutical industry requires handling information better. In the pharmaceutical industries, there is a need to manage data through automation if the necessary reports, a batch information recording and the ensuring of the regulatory conditions to sterilization of the equipment and facility during production ( Lee et al, 2015) . The pharmaceutical sector also requires a good security system. Proper automation enables tracing of all the production process to meet the standards for regulation such as FDA 21CFR part 11. SCADA through the incorporation of other software such as InduSoft Web
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SCADA IN PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING 3 Studio ensures protection through password of the system of individuals, groups, the intellectual property. In addition, it can help in the monitoring of the security of the plants by monitoring the doors and other secure areas of the plants. The assurance of the security makes it possible for the pharmaceutical plants to develop the policies for security. Consequently, this makes the use of
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  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

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