The pharmaceutical industry combines the research and the production activities of drugs for medical purposes; it is divided in the manufacture of primary chemical and pharmaceutical products and in the elaboration of preparations for medical use. Some of these applications contemplate active pharmaceuticals, biotech ingredients, cosmetics and live cultures. This sector requires special skills to ensure compliance with the law. The pumps used must meet the corresponding hygiene standards (EHEDG, 3A, FDA, USP Class VI) and they have to be easily sterilizable. All their parts have to be traceable.