Understanding Particle Counter technology, the risks of particle count data integrity and the importance of ISO 21501-4 calibration
paper by Jason Kelly published in Clean Air and Containment Review
Airborne Particle Counters are widely used in Cleanrooms to monitor for signs of cleanroom air contamination and in most cases the particle count data is used to make critical process decisions. Today’s Portable particle counters have come a long way with the advent of laser diode technology, older generation cumbersome helium neon...
Lighthouse EMEA Passed 2015 Version Audit of ISO 9001 Standard!
Lighthouse EMEA completed its ISO 9001: 2015 compliance with the approval of the Turkish Standards Institute by the second stage audit with NO major and NO minor findings! With the 2015 audit process, the scope of 9001 is also extended to include on-site services. Lighthouse EMEA plans to improve the 2015 version with the...
Differences Matter: Knowing BMS and EMS Systems
An Environmental Monitoring System (EMS) is very different from a Building Management System (BMS). A BMS, also referred to as a Building Automation System (BAS), is a computerbased control system installed in facilities to control and monitor the facilities’ mechanical and electrical equipment such as heating, cooling, ventilation, lighting, power, fire, and security systems. In industries like aseptic manufacturing of pharmaceutical medicinal products, facilities...READ MORE
Celebrating GOLD and SILVER STEVIE AWARDS for Best New Product 2017 and Lifetime Achievement Award!
Dr. Tae Yun Kim, CEO, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, has received a coveted Gold Stevie® Award for Women in Business for the "Best New Product of the Year-Business Products" category, for the development of the company's "Active Count 100H Microbiological Sampler." Dr. Tae Yun Kim also received a Silver "Lifetime Achievement" Stevie Award. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world's top...READ MORE
Data Integrity – Choosing the right particle monitoring equipment to help mitigate risks and safeguard your particle count data.
Data Integrity risks are inherently proportional to the complexities of the processes and computerized systems where the data is sourced from. Particle Counter data plays a critical role in the pharmaceutical product lifecycle. By selecting the right equipment and services you can mitigate these risks and have more reliable data from a validated source. Click here to read more.READ MORE
Complete Environmental Monitoring Solutions
Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is an industry expert in contamination control and monitoring. The qualification or requalification of an aseptic manufacturing facility depends on the demonstration of controlled environmental conditions. To assure microbiological sterility, pharmaceutical companies require robust environmental monitoring (EM) methods to identify and prevent contamination of drugs and biologics. Implementing a full-bodied EM program involves risk...READ MORE
LIGHTHOUSE WORLDWIDE SOLUTIONS NAMED TO “TOP 10 PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING SOLUTION PROVIDERS 2017” LIST-- PHARMA TECH OUTLOOK MAGAZINE
(Fremont, Calif.) – Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, an industry expert in clean room contamination control and monitoring systems, has been named to Pharma Tech Outlook magazine’s annual ‘Top 10 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Solution Providers 2017’ list. The magazine’s list is designed to highlight, recognize and promote technology entrepreneurship. List selection is decided by an evaluation panel comprised of industry...READ MORE
IPA's 13th Annual Event
Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions presented at the International Pharmaceutical Academy. This unique two-day conference is beneficial for directors, managers, supervisors, and associates in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and allied industries with responsibilities in the following areas: • Quality Assurance • Quality Control •Regulatory Affairs • Product Submission • API • Manufacturing •...READ MORE
ISPV represented Lighthouse at the Chemist Convention 2017
On August 3-5, 2017, one of Lighthouse partners, ISPV, attended Chemistry in Latin America and the Caribbean in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico. ISPV had a successful event were they presented the Active Count 00H and ApexZ3. Even though it was a chemist convention,the Ac tiveCount100H and LWS capabilities in Environmental Monitoring generated the most enthusiasm from the audience. This year's show had a total of more than a thousand registered guests. On average, a total of...READ MORE
New Product Press Release
August 1, 2017, Medford, OR Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions releases the ApexZ3 and Z50 portable Airborne Particle Counters to take your environmental monitoring program to the next level! The ApexZ3 and Z50 are the pinnacle of deliberate evolution in the field of portable particle counting. Starting with a significant reduction in weight to create the lightest 1 CFM (Z3) and 100 LPM (Z50) portable particle counter on the market today. ...READ MORE
Cleanroom and Filter Test Training
On July 21st at Lighthouse in Thailand, Suttiporn trained hospital officers on cleanroom certification and filter testing. More than 30 doctors, nurses and bio-medical engineers joined this class at Surin hospital which is a government center hospital in the northeast of Thailand. Training included both theory and hands-on work shop. The picture below shows the use of the Lighthouse ScanAir Pro to test filters in the operating theater.READ MORE
2017 CCMPP WORKSHOP
Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions presented at the 2017 NASA Contamination, Coatings, Materials, and Planetary Protection (CCMPP) Workshop. This event was hosted at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland from July 18-20, 2017. Jason Kelly, Director of Systems presented to NASA with two lectures. The first one is about, “What comprises a Real-Time Monitoring System.” The second presentation was a keynote presentation on “The Changing...READ MORE
Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions Exhibited at the 23rd Annual Compounders on Capitol Hill (CCH)
Lighthouse recently participated as both exhibitor and Corporate Sponsor at the 23rd Annual Compounders on Capitol Hill (CCH) held June 10-13, 2017 at the Marriott Wardman Park, in Washington D.C. presented by the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP). With more than 400 attendees and 50 exhibitors, Compounders on Capitol Hill brought together the top-level compounding pharmacists and technicians from across the country with the same goal...READ MORE
Service and Calibration Training
On June 13-15th, Lighthouse Benelux facilitated the second service and calibration training this year for the Lighthouse distributors in the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Spain, Italy, France, Germany and Austria. The group received training on the R5104 rev B, Apex Remotes, Apex Portables and Solair Portables. Due to the smaller group, there was a lot of focus on hands-on training in the calibration labs. They were all very eager to learn and their spirits were...READ MORE
Lighthouse's Indonesia Distributor Mini-Seminar
On June 13, 2017, Lighthouse's Indonesia distributor; Vision Teknik, organized a mini-seminar in the district of Semarang (Central Java) at Enfam-Hotel. About 22 people-managers, supervisors and engineers from QA, production and facilities of about 8-10 pharmaceutical companies from this Central-Java-Indonesia- participated in this seminar. Kris Teo presented the Lighthouse product overview with an emphasis on the AC100 and the ScanAir Pro system....READ MORE
Letter of Recognition- Lighthouse Monitoring Systems Team does it again!
Our Environmental Monitoring Systems team was very excited to receive another letter of recognition (LOR) from another monitoring systems customer. We have been receiving so much positive feedback on our Environmental Monitoring Systems Installation, Remote Particle Counters, Environmental Sensors, Software and System Validation as well as our remote and on-site technical support programs that we have developed our "Wall of Recognition" where our Systems team...READ MORE
Qualification Training Week
Lighthouse EMEA Welcomes Dan Milholland in Qualification Training Week! Dan Milholland has extensive experience in filter testing and cleanroom contamination control in the semiconductor, aerospace, and pharmaceutical industries. He has served on various IEST Working groups for over 30 years. Lighthouse EMEA hosted Dan Milholland to train the AMGEN Turkey Qualification Team in Testing HEPA Filter and Cleanrooms. The training was done both theoretically and...READ MORE
Dr. Tae Yun Kim and Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions were the headline sponsors of the Women of Silicon Valley 2017 Conference on April 19-20 at Santa Clara Convention
The conference, created to inspire and connect women working in technology, was dedicated to developing and expanding the future for women in this sector. The two-day event drew hundreds of top executives from major tech companies throughout Silicon Valley and beyond, including attendees from out of state. Google, Yelp, Netflix, Intel, ebay, Amazon, LinkedIn, Yahoo!, Dell, Uber, GoDaddy, and OpenTable represented just a few of multiple companies attending the...READ MORE
DYNAMIC LEADER, TECH GIANT CEO & CHAIRMAN, TO OPEN 2017 WOMEN OF SILICON VALLEY CONFERENCE WITH KEYNOTE ADDRESS
(Santa Clara, Calif.) – Dr. Tae Yun Kim, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, will present the keynote address at the Women of Silicon Valley 2017 conference at Santa Clara Convention Center, April 19that 9:30 a.m., on the mainstage in the Elizabeth A. Hangs Theater. The title of her keynote address, “Be Passionate, Be One of a Kind and Have Courage in Your Life!” On day two of the...READ MORE
Lighthouse Exhibits at Interphex 2017 NYC– March 25-27
Lighthouse exhibited multiple products at the annual PDA sponsored Interphex 2017 Exposition held in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. This year’s booth focus centered around our new ActiveCount100H (HEPA filtered) portable microbiological sampler with three AC100 instruments on display for discussion. Additional Lighthouse instruments exhibited included our ApexP3 (1cfm) portable,...READ MORE