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Journal of Automatic Chemistry
Volume 14, Issue 2, Pages 37-41

Managing robotics in the generic pharmaceutical arena

Danbury Pharmacal, Inc, 12 Stoneleigh Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512, USA

Copyright © 1992 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Robotics was introduced by Danbury Pharmacal, Inc. in 1987 in order to improve laboratory throughput for several new products. The author uses Danbury Pharmacal's experience to give an overview of various issues, such as acceptance by senior management and chemists, political confrontation, validation and product throughput.