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Mar 22, 2021

How Do Particles Impact Pharmaceuticals?

As clean air experts, we talk a lot about making sure that the air in a cleanroom stays as clean as possible. We do this to meet Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in pharmaceuticals and keep our products on the shelves and helping people. When we bring contaminants into a cleanroom, we risk harm to the product and, in turn, harm to the consumer. This also comes with painful backlash for the company. So how exactly do particles impact...

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Mar 9, 2021

10 Facts About Indoor Air Quality You Might Not Know

In the COVID-19 era, indoor air quality has become a hot button topic. There are a lot of interesting facts about indoor air quality that you might not know, but one of the most surprising facts is that your indoor air quality was impacting you long before COVID. As the world’s clean air experts, we specialize in keeping the air in cleanrooms extra clean. But we also care about the air you’re breathing in your home and workspace. So here are 10 facts about...

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Mar 5, 2021

What Are Particles?

Particles are all the physical little pieces of stuff floating around in the air. Sometimes they can be visible to the naked eye (like a large floating piece of dust or pollen), but, most of the time, when we’re talking about particles, we’re talking about the ones that are too small to see. But we’ll get to sizing in just a minute. In the era of COVID-19, the general public has been paying a lot more attention to the cleanliness of their air....

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Mar 1, 2021

5 Fundamentals Of Particle Counters

Particle counters do just that: they count particles. They are used in cleanrooms to count and size the particles in the air so the cleanroom can stay in proper working function and meet crucial certification criteria. The fundamentals of particle counters are relatively simple. You need to know how and why they work. If you have a basic grasp of these fundamentals, you'll be on your way to better understanding particle...

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Feb 25, 2021

Keeping Space Clean: Cleanrooms And Space

This week, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) rover Perseverance, a part of the Mars 2020 mission, landed on Mars. While the world was abuzz with this incredible step for mankind, cleanroom technicians were also cheering loudly. Because there’s a tight link between cleanrooms and space as we take every precaution possible to keep space clean.  We talk a lot about cleanrooms being used in technology, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment...

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Feb 23, 2021

8 Industries That Need A Cleanroom

Who uses a cleanroom? Cleanrooms designed to keep air constantly circulating, using air filters and positive pressure to keep critical processes clean from particles and contaminants. So they are important in industries where external contaminants can ruin products, affect product  quality, or harm people. Cleanrooms are the backbone of some critical industries and our lives would look very different without them. Could you imagine buying a phone that broke...

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Feb 16, 2021

ISO 17025 Calibration

What It Means And Why It’s Important
Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is proud to announce that all of our manufacturing and service facilities have been accredited for the ISO 17025 testing and calibration of air particle counters and volumetric air samplers. We are also able to do these calibrations in the field, so we can continue to service your particle...

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Jan 5, 2021

What Is A Cleanroom? And How Using A Cleanroom Can Benefit You

If you’re working for a company already using a cleanroom, you’re well aware of the benefits of a cleanroom and how important they are. But if you’re wondering how you can improve your production, then a cleanroom might be the answer. Either way, a cleanroom is not a simple beast. It is a multi-layered room that needs to be constantly monitored and maintained. Having a basic understanding of the fundamentals of what a cleanroom is will change the way you...

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Dec 24, 2020

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, The First Company to Produce N95 Masks In Oregon

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is the first company in Oregon to manufacture N95 masks and pass the certification for NIOSH approval. Lighthouse completed the rigorous process of obtaining NIOSH approval from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to one of the articles published by KTVL, Adam Crawford, the external relations director for the state's department expressed. "We as a state of Oregon, have been in the process of buying a...

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Mar 17, 2020

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is featured on the cover of the current edition of Cleanroom Technology, as well as in a corresponding advertorial!

Congratulations to Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions for another front cover feature on Cleanroom Technology's March 2020 edition!   Lighthouse paperless clean room solutions can eliminate most of the manual and time-consuming tasks associated with sampling, data collection, excursion  management and data consolidation.   If you would like to learn even more, please sign up for our Upcoming Webinar: Particle Monitoring - Going Paperless in the...

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Mar 28, 2019

Lighthouse is currently featured on the cover of the March 2019 issue of Cleanroom Technology

Lighthouse is currently featured on the cover and in an excellent advertorial in the March 2019 issue of Cleanroom Technology.   Founded in 1982, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of real time air, liquid, gas and microbial contamination monitoring systems and particle counters. Our company has leveraged superior software design, data integration ability and worldwide support offices to provide our customers...

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Mar 27, 2019

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is Exhibiting at INTERPHEX 2019

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions will be showcasing the new ActiveCount25H, which is our next evolution of the most awarded microbial sampler on the market (the ActiveCount100H) at INTERPHEX in NYC, April 2 - 4, 2019.     We will also be showcasing the ApexRemote with Pump sensor (which just won the Controlled Environments Readers Choice Award for 2019) as well as the incredible new User Interface for the award winning ApexZ3 and ApexZ50 portable particle...

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Mar 26, 2019

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is the Winner of Controlled Environments 2019 Reader's Choice Award for Best Monitoring / Instrumentation!

Lighthouse in honored to have won (for the third year in a row) the Readers Choice Award from Controlled Environments for our new ApexRemote with Pump sensor. Controlled Environments Readers' Choice Awards highlight the cleanroom equipment and supplies that readers judge most effective and trusted in their work.  We sincerely appreciate the votes of all of our loyal customers! Apex represents everything that is important in a world class Environmental...

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Mar 21, 2019

In the March edition of Cleanroom Technology, Jason Kelly, VP of Services, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, talks about particle counter management for better data integrity and reliability.

In this article, Jason Kelly reveals the best housekeeping methods that users of particle counters can apply to help mitigate against loss of data integrity and accuracy. Numerous events can affect the data integrity and accuracy of an instrument set up for particle detection. Cleanroom operators and personnel interacting with the device should consider the following conditions when using and managing a particle counter: Transportation while in use Capping the sample...

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Jan 17, 2019

Calibration of Particle Counters: ISO21501-4:2018

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Dec 11, 2018

In the November edition of Clean Air and Containment Review, Hasim Solmaz, General Manager of Lighthouse EMEA published a very informative overview regarding the creation, implementation and maintaining of monitoring plan based on Risk Assessment

Clean areas used for aseptic manufacturing of sterile medicinal products are subject to standards and guidelines to ensure quality of production and to minimize risks of particulate and microbiological contamination. In recent years, a proper monitoring plan with a risk-based approach has become a part of many standards and regulations such as ISO 14644-2:2015 and ICH Harmonized Guideline ICHQ9 Quality Risk Management. However it is also obvious that there is a lack of good...

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Oct 10, 2018

Congrats to Hasim Solmaz, General Manager of Lighthouse EMEA for the publication of yet another informative article in the October 2018 edition of Cleanroom Technology!

  "What's For Us In The New ISO-14644-1:2015?"  Apply these six steps to make your cleanroom fit for the new standard, says Hasim Solmaz, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions   1. Check number of particles allowed for related cleanroom class 2. Beware of changes in Table 1 3. Check table A.1 for minimum sample locations 4.  No more UCL %95 calculations 5.  The calibration should be based upon ISO 21501-4 6.  Tube length for...

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Sep 23, 2018

ISPE Boston Show

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions will be showcasing our new next level ApexZ3 and ApexZ50 Particle Counters, as well as the award-winning ActiveCount100H Microbial Sampler at the ISPE Boston 2018 show!   This Annual Product Show is the premier one-day biopharmaceutical show in the Northeast and the flagship event of the ISPE Boston Area Chapter. Recognized as one of the leading ISPE chapters in the world, the success of the Boston Area Chapter, the Product Show, and the...

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Sep 5, 2018

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions has been chosen to present at the 2018 International Symposium on Contamination Control!

Every two years a member society of the ICCCS (International Confederation of Contamination Control Societies) organizes the International Symposium on Contamination Control and Cleanroom Technology.  The event this year will be hosted by the Netherlands Contamination Control Society VCCN in The Hague in the Netherlands, September 23rd - 26th, 2018.  The theme for this symposium is "The World Behind Contamination Control".   Jason and...

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Aug 21, 2018

Lighthouse is featured on the cover of the August 2018 issue of Cleanroom Technology.

Cleanroom technology magazine dedicates one issue annually to liquid particle counters and they chose to feature the Lighthouse LS-20  Batch Sampler.  Click here to review the article.

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