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Event Overview

Extractables and leachables studies are crucial for the protection of patients, the success of drug products, and the adherence to regulatory expectations. The opportunity for E&L experts to meet and discuss solutions and new opportunities in this sector benefits the entire pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

Since 2006, Smithers MSE (Materials Science and Engineering) Extractable & Leachable USA conference has been the key place in the industry to have technical discussions around testing methodologies and packaging systems for the life science industry. Whether you are an established provider, a new entrant, or simply looking to invest more in this growing sector, this industry-leading conference consistently attracts key players from across the globe; delivering a wide breadth of knowledge and offering ample opportunities to make new connections, generate strong leads, engage with your audience, and deliver effective ROI. Attendees network, build beneficial relationships with industry experts, and hear panels featuring diverse industry perspectives on issues facing the E&L industry in both the USA and globally.

 

 
 

Who Attends Extractables and Leachables USA?

Take a look at a sample of companies who have attended past events, and common job titles of attendees. Join these industry experts at the next event and add your company’s name to this list!

Sample of Past Attendees:

• A&M STABTEST
• Abbott
• AbbVie Inc
• ABC Laboratories
• Able Mfg. Co.
• Acambis Inc.
• ACD/Labs
• Aché
• Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc.(ACD/Labs)
• Agilent Technologies, Inc.
• Albany Molecular Research, Inc. (AMRI)
• Alcan
• Alexion Pharmaceuticals
• Allergan
• Althea Technologies
• Altria Client Services LLC
• Amcor
• American Preclinical Services
• American Regent Laboratories
• American Stelmi Corp
• Amgen
• Ampacet Corporation
• AMRI
• Apple Inc
• Aprecia Pharmaceuticals
• Arthrex Inc
• Aspen Research Corporation
• Astex Pharmaceuticals
• AstraZeneca
• Avexis
• Avomeen Analytical Services
• AztraZeneca Biologics
• B. Braun Medical
• Barbara Falco Pharma Consult LLC
• BASF Corporation
• Baxalta Innovations GmbH
• Baxter Healthcare
• Becton Dickinson
• Bemis Company Inc
• Bibra Toxicology Advice & Consulting
• Biogen
• Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma
• Borealis
• Boston Analytical Inc.
• Boston Scientific
• Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
• C&M Technical Consulting
• Cangene Corporation
• Cantox
• Catalent Pharma
• Celgene Corp
• Cenexi Laboratolres Thissen SA
• Cerus Corporation
• Chemic Laboratories, Inc.
• Chrysalis Technologies
• Ciba Expert Services
• Clariant International
• Corning Inc.
• Covidien
• Datwyler Pharma Packaging International NV
• Dermira Inc
• DEVA HOLDING A.S
• DMF Management Systems, LLC
• DNP Corporation USA
• Double Helix International, Inc.
• Dow Chemical Company
• Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
• E.K.G. Life Science Solutions, LLC
• EAG Laboratories
• Eastman Chemical Company
• Edwards Lifesciences, Inc
• EKG Labs
• Eli Lilly & Company
• EMD Performance Materials Corp.
• Entegris
• Ethicon, Inc
• Eurofins
• EuTech Scientific Services, Inc.
• Exova
• Exponent International Ltd
• ExxonMobil
• FDA
• FH JOANNEUM, Department for Biomedical • • • Sciences
• Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
• Fleming and Company
• Fresenius Kabi
• FURP
• Gad Consulting Services
• Gardner Carton and Douglas
• Gateway Analytical
• Genentech
• General Electric Healthcare
• Genocea Biosciences
• GenVec Inc
• GERSTEL Inc
• Gilead Sciences
• Gilson
• GlaxoSmithKline
• Glenmark
• GLR Labs
• Grifols Therapeutics Inc
• GSK
• Guerbet
• Hall Analytical Laboratories
• Health Canada
• Helvoet Pharma
• Hikma Pharmaceuticals
• Hollister Incorporated
• HP Inc.
• Human Genome Sciences
• ICU Medical Inc.
• Immaculata University
• IMPACT Analytical
• Independent Consultant
• Industria Farmaceutica Serono
• Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Industrial
• Intarcia Therapeutics
• Intertek
• ISO
• iuvo BioScience
• Japan Tobacco International
• Johnson & Johnson
• Jordi Labs
• Jubilant Draximage
• Juno Therapeutics
• JUUL Labs
• Kamada Ltd
• Kymanox
• Leadscope, Inc.
• LEO Pharma A/S
• LFB
• LGC Group
• LJ Star Inc
• Lonza
• Lubrizol
• Lupin, Inc.
• LYONDELLBASELL
• Mallinckrodt
• MannKind Corporation
• Markes International
• Material Needs Consulting, LLC
• MED Institute Inc
• MEDCOMP
• MedImmune
• Medtronic, Inc.
• Merck Group
• Merck Pharmaceuticals
• Merck Serono
• Merial Limited
• Metron Technologies
• Mexichem Specialty Compounds
• Millipore Corporation
• MilliporeSigma
• Monash University
• Mylan Technologies
• NAMSA
• National Institute of Health Sciences
• Nektar Therapeutics
• Nelson Laboratories Inc
• Neuroderm
• Next Breath, LLC
• NIBRT
• Notox
• Novartis
• Novo Nordisk
• NSF Health Sciences
• Nuvo Research
• Omrix Biopharmaceuticals - Johnson and
• Johnson
• Oracle Flexible Packaging
• Pace Analytical Life Sciences, LLC
• Pall Corporation
• Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.
• Pearl Therapeutics
• Penwest Pharmaceuticals Company
• Pfizer
• Pfizer BioTherapeutics
• Pharmalytica Services, LLC
• Polymer Solutions Incorporated
• PolyOne Corporation
• Porex
• Portman Graphic
• PPD
• Procter & Gamble
• Prove It LLC
• Pulp & Paper Research Institute
• R. J. Reynolds Tobacco
• RAI Services Company
• Regeneron Pharmaceuticals , Inc.
• ResMed Ltd
• Rexam Closures
• Reynolds American Inc.
• RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
• Romar Engineering Pty Limited
• Roxane Laboratories
• Rutgers
• SafeBridge Consultants, Inc.
• Safetree Consulting
• Safety Consulting Inc
• Saint-Gobain
• Sanofi Pasteur
• Sartorius Stedim Biotech
• Schering Plough
• SCHOTT Schweis AG
• SCIO Analytical, LLC
• SenzaGen
• SGS
• SGS Life Science Services
• Shimadzu Scientific Instruments
• Smith & Nephew
• Solvias Inc
• St. Jude Medical
• Stemline Therapeutics Inc
• Taro
• Teknor Apex
• Terumo Corporation
• Teva Pharmaceuticals
• Theravance Biopharma
• Thermo Fisher Scientific
• Toray Research Center Inc
• Toxikon
• Toxikon Europe NV
• ToxServices LLC
• Triad Scientific Solutions
• Triskelion
• U.S. Food and Drug Administration
• UCB, Inc.
• United Therapeutics Corporation
• Universidad Santa Maria
• Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc
• US Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
• US Pharmacopeia
• Validation Resources LLC
• Valois of America
• Vascular Solutions, Inc.
• Ventana Medical Systems
• Vimta Labs Limited
• VR Analytical (HQ)
• W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
• Waters Corporation
• Weinberg Group Inc, The
• West Monarch Analytical Laboratories
• West Pharmaceutical Services Inc
• Whitford Corporation
• WuXi AppTec Inc.

Common Job Titles:

Analytical Scientist • Business Development Manager • Chemist • Chief Scientific Officer • Director • Director, Analytical Chemistry • Executive Director • Lab Manager • Lead Scientist • Manager, Extractables & Leachables Testing • Packaging Development Scientist • Pharmacologist • President • Principal Chemist • Principal Scientist • Project Manager • Quality Assurance • Regulatory Strategy • Research Scientist • Scientific Director • Scientist • Senior Analytical Chemist • Senior Director, toxicology and Risk Assessment • Senior Research Scientist • Senior Principal Scientist • Toxicology • Vice President •

 
 

Why Smithers?

Smithers, Founded in 1925 and headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with laboratories and operations in North America, Europe, and Asia, has over 40 years’ experience organizing leading global events, and provides testing, consulting, market reports, and compliance services. Smithers is a leading authority for extractables and leachables studies with experts who have a proven track record of developing and delivering comprehensive E&L test plans. Annual Extractables and Leachables USA, Europe, and China events deliver high level insight into the market and global regulatory landscape, while allowing extensive time for new developments, debate, and networking.

  • Global Insight: With chemical analysis laboratories in both the UK and USA, and industry-leading E&L events in the USA, China, and Europe, Smithers delivers a comprehensive range of extractables and leachables testing techniques and market insights with a unique, worldwide understanding.
  • A Key Partnership: The partnership between Smithers global E&L laboratories and global E&L events combines expert technical knowledge, insight into emerging needs, and market intelligence into a collaboration from which the whole industry benefits.
  • Industry Experts: Smithers' E&L team includes the best industry experts in the field. The industry can always count on Smithers to bring professionals to the forefront. Our experts provide consultative support at every stage of the extractables and leachables process, from understanding E&L regulatory requirements, to deciding on a suitable test strategy, to decoding the results. Be sure to meet with our experts during the event's lunch, networking breaks, and networking reception!
  • Customer-Focused Growth: Smithers is always growing and expanding. Smithers chooses for that growth to be dictated by what our customers need, ensuring a customer-focused growth and expansion strategy. That knowledge of customer needs and how to solve them translates to every part of the business. 

 

 
 

Five Reasons Why Attending Industry Event Improves Your Operations:

  • Network with top players from across the supply chain.
    Nothing beats networking in a social environment. Meet people who are just as passionate about this industry as you are! This event offers included networking breaks, lunches, and an evening reception to make it easy to make connections. Meet with major industry players who can connect you with new companies and help grow your business.
  • Raise awareness, brainstorm with experts, and develop innovative solutions.
    Present your innovative ideas and meet the people who can help you make them happen. The networking sessions and Q&A opportunities at the end of each presentation encourage group discussion. Ask the questions that have been on your mind and find answers. Be part of the innovators helping to push this industry into the future.
  • Be one of the first to hear about emerging trends.
    Expand your industry knowledge and learn the latest business intelligence and market updates from industry-leading event speakers. Hear about their latest research, cutting edge technology, and growth opportunities. Learn beyond your field of interest.
  • Invest in yourself, and establish yourself in the industry.
    Let people know who you are and position yourself as a key player in the industry. Someone attending is waiting to meet you and learn from your experiences. Represent your company as a knowledgeable and leading industry player.
  • Get inspired and motivated.
    Sometimes we all get caught up in day-to-day tasks and forget our work is important. This industry is blooming! Meet passionate people, learn new ideas, and then take that motivation back to your daily work. You will have access to all the presentations after the conference - take back the lessons you learned and apply them directly to your operations.