20-Feb-2017 - A "new set of leaders" emerged in the contract manufacturing organization (CMO) industry over the past year, though many remain unheard of, according to a recent report .
15-Feb-2017 - Copaxone maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. saw higher active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) sales last year.
15-Feb-2017 - Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. saw lower active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) revenue in the third quarter of fiscal 2017.
14-Feb-2017 - API manufacturer Stada Arzeneimittel AG has received an acquisition offer from private equity firm Cinven Ltd., and an expression of interest from Advent International Corp.
14-Feb-2017 - The US FDA has issued a warning letter to Indian API maker Resonance Laboratories Private Limited citing inadequate cleaning procedures at its facility in Bangalore.
10-Feb-2017 - Pfizer will close the Australian plant which produces the API for HSP-130, a candidate version of Amgen’s Neulasta, and shift production to Croatia.
09-Feb-2017 - Indian regulators will allow API firms to seek the confirmations needed to ship to the EU online from next month.
08-Feb-2017 - Pharma firms using cannabis-derived ingredients have hit out at the lack of standardization and the questionable quality of medical marijuana.
07-Feb-2017 - Lannett Company, Inc. has announced it will invest $50m into its generic analgesic manufacturing subsidiary Cody Labs, creating 45 new jobs in the Wyoming facility.
07-Feb-2017 - Strides Shasun Ltd and Sequent Scientific Ltd have announced they will combine their API units into a standalone company.
06-Feb-2017 - Limited US manufacturing capacity and a growing demand for innovator APIs will drive continued growth, says Cambrex.
02-Feb-2017 - STA Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has announced it will hire approximately 100 additional R&D staff and expand its small molecule API and intermediates facility in Changzhou, China.
02-Feb-2017 - A US-subsidiary of the Chinese CDMO Porton Fine Chemicals Ltd. has bought the New Jersey based small molecule API contract research organisation, J-STAR Research, Inc.
01-Feb-2017 - Mezzion has hired Pol Pharma and Halo Pharma and accused former CMO Dr Reddy’s of hiding manufacturing problems that cost its erectile dysfunction candidate, udenafil, US approval.
01-Feb-2017 - The US FDA has asked CTX Lifesciences PVT Ltd for more details of how it will bring its API plant in India up to code.
31-Jan-2017 - Sandoz subsidiary Lek will expand production capacity at its antibiotics facility in Prevalje, Slovenia.
31-Jan-2017 - Italy has banned APIs made by Antibioticos do Brasil LTDA (ABL) at its facility in Bairro Itapavussu, Sao Paulo over sterility concerns.
24-Jan-2017 - Angus Chemical Company has hired Azelis to distribute its nitroalkanes to pharmaceutical and biotech companies in Europe.
24-Jan-2017 - Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has declined to comment on reports it is to sell its US manufacturing business Ohm Laboratories.
19-Jan-2017 - MilliporeSigma has opened a facility in Spain dedicated to the manufacture of the solubility-enhancing excipient meglumine.
18-Jan-2017 - AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. will start 40-person clinical trial in the Netherlands for a mint-flavoured medical marijuana chewing gum to treat Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
18-Jan-2017 - Suzhou Pharmaceutical Technology faked quality documents, shipped a banned supplier's API to the US and failed to store materials properly according to the US FDA.
11-Jan-2017 - Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc will lease a 30,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Ireland to commercialise its eye-drop product for Glaucoma after delays at a third party CMO.
10-Jan-2017 - Novo Nordisk has hired Fluor Corporation to design and build the diabetes drug API plant it is setting up in Clayton, North Carolina.
05-Jan-2017 - Teewinot’s Irish subsidiary has been granted a fourth patent for a pharmaceutical cannabinoid manufacturing technique which it says saves both time and money.