Biologics Technology & Facilities

By continual investment in facilities, equipment and staff, Frontage stays current with technology and evolving client needs.  Allow us to learn more about how our technology could meet your needs.  Some of the Frontage resources that are important to our biologics customers include:

 Instruments

  • PCR (AB 7900HT-Real Time PCR System)
  • MSD 6000
  • Tomtec and Tecan liquid handling systems
  • Spectramax
  • BIORAD CHEMI-Doc (quantitation of SDS-PAGE/WB)
  • Abbott AxSYM System

Facilities

 Frontage operates in two countries – the US and China – with one seamless quality system.  Facility highlights include:

  • Central security alarm monitoring system and 24-hour card controlled facility access
  • Validated Watson LIMS system for centralized data storage and management for both the US and China facilities
  • Incremental nightly data backup, full weekly and monthly backups
  • Tissue Culture Room
  • Secure sample storage
    • Sample inventories
    • Sample login to Watson LIMS
    • -20° C walk in freezers
    • -70° C freezers
    • On-site emergency power backup for all freezers
    • Freezer temperature monitoring with remote notification capability

Advanced Operating Systems

 Our advanced operating systems ensure optimal utilization of our technology and facilities.  These include:

  • Integrated Quality Assurance using GMP/GLP/GCP, and guidance from FDA and OECD
    • On-site independent Quality Assurance Unit (QAU)
    • Periodic inspections from QAU, clients, and Quality Assurance consulting firms
    • Strict Quality Control process (technical, QC specialist, management and QA)
    • Data qualified for regulatory submissions
    • Personnel Training Programs, eg. Systematic GLP/technical/SOP training
    • Project Management
    • Sample Tracking
    • Data Handling and Archiving

Excellence in Compliance

Frontage has current CLIA certification and PA state DOH certification, and is GLP compliant. In addition, the end result of our established infrastructure is an excellent compliance record.