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AMRI riding high on API acquisitions, expects more M&A to come

AMRI attributed a robust first quarter to its growing API business and recent acquisitions, and says to expect more M&A activity this year.

Despite recent site closure, AMRI looking to acquire API plants
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Hospira to lay off 100 following closure of Clayton, NC plant

Hospira’s closure of its manufacturing facility in Clayton, North Carolina, which it says is a cost rather than a quality issue , will result in the laying off of 100 employees, according to a WARN notice posted Wednesday.

FDA needs to conduct all generic manufacturing inspections requested by reviewers, report says

Although the US FDA has drastically increased its preapproval inspections of generic drug makers worldwide, the agency failed to conduct all of the inspections requested by its own generic application reviewers, according to a report from the HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG).

Study finds targeting HDAC enzymes could offer hope against Alzheimer’s

A new study is shaking up ideas about a known therapeutic strategy for Alzheimer’s disease, following a discovery by scientists at Scripps Research Institute testing enzyme inhibitors.

Capsugel focusing on inhaled biotherapeutics from Bend facility

Capsugel says it is bolstering its service to offer specialised dry powder inhalation (DPI) formulations, allowing biotherapeutics to be delivered to the lung rather than by injection.

Three-way collaboration to offer packaging serialisation ahead of EU Directive

Schott, Heuft and GEA have teamed up to offer drugmakers a serialisation service for primary packaging to help with EU anti-counterfeiting requirements.

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