25-Jul-2016 - Acquisitions, higher demand for sterile liquid processing and a surge in Thyrosafe orders helped Recipharm offset pricing pressure in Portugal and lower UK sales in Q2.
20-Jul-2016 - MSM Poly LLC has signed a non-binding agreement to buy IP that underpins Ineos’ Barex resins, which are used to make pharmaceutical and food packaging.
18-Jul-2016 - The World Bank has confirmed it will loan B. Braun $33m (€30m) to help pay for a manufacturing facility in Indonesia.
18-Jul-2016 - GE Healthcare has hinted that more gene and cell therapy acquisitions will follow its takeover of the Biosafe Group.
07-Jul-2016 - Compliance consultant Sequence Inc. has partnered with software firm Adents to develop a track & trace solution for pharmaceutical products.
05-Jul-2016 - The pharma industry could learn valuable lessons from the aerospace and automotive industries when it comes to designing new products, according to Swiss researchers.
30-Jun-2016 - In-house manufacturing investments have been key to the clinical development of Advaxis’ oncology candidates, the firm says.
29-Jun-2016 - A recently opened facility will double production of Sanofi Pasteur’s vaccine Stamaril which could alleviate shortages in the wake of recent yellow fever outbreaks in parts of Africa.
28-Jun-2016 - Agilent Technologies has acquired the assets of a cloud-based laboratory management software firm.
27-Jun-2016 - The pharma industry is underprepared for the upcoming global regulations says Recipharm, which has inked three new tech deals as part of its €40m serialisation effort.
23-Jun-2016 - Biogen will shutter a bioproduction facility in Massachusetts by the end of the year if it fails to find a buyer.
22-Jun-2016 - Juniper Pharma Services has invested in a tablet press that can produce 42,000 pills an hour citing customers’ clinical trial supply needs as the driver.
20-Jun-2016 - Valeant will transfer production tech and modernise a controlled-release finished formulation facility as part of a $27.5m (€24m) investment in its Canadian manufacturing network.
17-Jun-2016 - Pfizer broke ground on its new Andover, MA-based biologics clinical manufacturing facility this week, which will feature single-use and disposable technologies.
16-Jun-2016 - Famar has said it will consider buying other US FDA approved facilities in Europe and North America.
16-Jun-2016 - Hovione has said the expansion of its API facility in East Windsor, New Jersey will create 60 jobs by 2019.
15-Jun-2016 - Famar will buy a Roche solid dose manufacturing facility in Spain in an agreement that will also see it make drugs for the Swiss pharmaceutical giant.
15-Jun-2016 - Virus filters have traditionally been used in downstream processes, but Sartorius’s Virosart Media for upstream is a gamechanger, the firm says.
13-Jun-2016 - Industry gathered recently for the American Society of Mass Spectrometry conference (ASMS). We look at who launched what during the event.
09-Jun-2016 - The Office for National Statistics has said that overseas demand drove a monthly increase in the volume of pharmaceuticals made in the UK in April.
08-Jun-2016 - Micro Macinazione SA has upped storage capacity with a warehouse for high potency and narcotic drug actives in Molinazzo di Monteggio, Switzerland.
08-Jun-2016 - The US FDA says Ko Da Pharmaceutical facility in Taoyuan City, Taiwan will not be able to supply the US unless the firm corrects all GMP deviations identified during an inspection last May.
27-May-2016 - Celltrion will invest $275m at its biosimilar production site in Korea to ramp up capacity from 140,000L to 310,000L by 2021.
27-May-2016 - Indian drugmaker Biocon has been given the go-ahead to expand a biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Bangalore.
25-May-2016 - The UK Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGT) will test a “scaffold” technology its Australian developers say could make T-cell production more efficient.