03-Aug-2015 - "People are the essence of the company going forward," said Teva, referring to the news that the world's largest generic drug maker will purchase Allergan's generics business for $40.5bn, at its Q2 financial results press conference on Thursday.
28-Jul-2015 - Pharma firms may need to carry-out an analytical method comparability study as part of the life cycle management of a drug, according to final US FDA guidelines.
27-Jul-2015 - Teva has struck a deal to buy Allergan’s generics business a week after its persistent attempts to acquire Mylan fell through.
23-Jul-2015 - Sandoz has revealed it will close three manufacturing sites in Germany and India.
21-Jul-2015 - J&J says it expects to reopen the Pennsylvania site it was forced to close after a spate of manufacturing problems with its OTC pain drugs.
21-Jul-2015 - Celgene will take over a Merck & Co. facility in Summit, New Jersey which had been earmarked for closure.
20-Jul-2015 - Torrent Pharma has added two facilities to its network through the acqusition of Zyg Pharma from the Encore Group.
16-Jul-2015 - With no active production at the plant since 2013, the company said it would shutter its Mumbai, India-based facility in mid-September, according to a Bombay Stock Exchange filing .
13-Jul-2015 - Fresenius Kabi and a UK drug manufacturer have been sentenced for supplying faulty insulin syringes which contributed to a diabetic man’s death.
08-Jul-2015 - A new unit will up Hovione’s spray drying capacity 20% as it predicts a surge in demand for such a service in overcoming drug solubility issues.
02-Jul-2015 - Manufacturing operations at an Actavis legacy site in Iceland will cease and products will be transferred out the country from 2016, Allergan has announced.
02-Jul-2015 - Hospira has begun commercial production at a sterile injectable plant in India hit with several 483 forms after the US FDA deemed the site ‘acceptable.’
01-Jul-2015 - GSK is investing £38m ($60m) in enzymatic manufacturing at an antibiotic facility in Singapore which the firm says is greener and more efficient than traditional approaches.
30-Jun-2015 - The proposed Perrigo merger with Mylan would be of no benefit to either firm in the “highly competitive” OTC sector, according to financial analysts BMO.
24-Jun-2015 - Small-scale production techs will dominate biopharma says the UK organisation tasked with developing the £20m “biologics factory of the future” and the £38m National Biologics Manufacturing Centre in Darlington.
18-Jun-2015 - Contract research organisation WuXi has entered a manufacturing collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania to produce gene therapy vectors.
18-Jun-2015 - The patent cliff and biopharmaceuticals have driven opportunities for pharma packaging companies, which say they are opting to grow through innovation rather than M&A.
17-Jun-2015 - Too much information to process at the massive Achema tradeshow in Frankfurt this week? in-Pharmatechnologist brings you all the news that matters. (Sorry Dan we aren't going to buy you a Segway - Ed)
16-Jun-2015 - Debiopharm has acquired Spinomix's FibroTrap sample processing technology for an undisclosed sum.
11-Jun-2015 - Irish researchers are using Process Analytical Technology (PAT) to find faster, cheaper pharma manufacturing methods, say the nation’s scientists.
08-Jun-2015 - Teva has refuted accusations of “meddling” with Mylan’s business in the latest chapter of what one analyst says is a far from friendly, if not hostile takeover attempt.
08-Jun-2015 - AstraZeneca has partnered with two Algerian companies, AHT Health and Hasnaoui Finance, to create a joint venture with the aim of building a new $125m manufacturing facility in Algeria.
02-Jun-2015 - Teva has been accused of "playing games" with Mylan by acquiring a 1.35% stake in the generics firm weeks after having a $40bn (EUR36bn) takeover bid snubbed.
01-Jun-2015 - An ex-Sanofi site in the UK has been redeveloped to offer start-up and small pharma access to manufacturing space.
28-May-2015 - Merck KGaA is confident it will close the $17bn acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich in mid-2015 despite competition concerns from the European Commission (EC).