23-Aug-2016 - Increased cost pressures and a shift to biologics manufacturing are driving demand for automation technologies, says Zenith which is opening two offices in the US.
18-Aug-2016 - Fresenius Kabi has said it will increase manufacturing capacity and create jobs at a site in Illinois in a move that will earn the German firm US tax breaks.
17-Aug-2016 - Biomanufacturing demand will drive revenues for Patheon according to an Evercore ISI analyst, who has predicted the newly-listed CDMO will strengthen its capabilities through M&A.
12-Aug-2016 - Novartis has recruited Jacobs to undertake a €100m expansion at a French biomanufacturing facility which will add a second purification line and several cell culture bioreactors.
11-Aug-2016 - Concerns raised by the US FDA pertaining to cGMP at a Florida facility are expected to be resolved within six months, according to Valeant.
11-Aug-2016 - Arch Biopartners has selected Catalent to carry out studies and make batches of its orphan drug candidate AB569 for upcoming clinical trials.
04-Aug-2016 - Several children have been hospitalized by a vitamin D supplement made by Inno Pharma according to regulators in Denmark.
03-Aug-2016 - Piramal Pharma Solutions will spend $25m (€22m) to expand the Coldstream Laboratories site it bought in 2015.
02-Aug-2016 - Keryx Biopharmaceutical's CMO has halted production of Auryxia (ferric citrate) as a results of manufacturing problems.
01-Aug-2016 - Pfizer will convert warehouse space at its Kalamazoo-Portage plant to provide extra manufacturing capacity for sterile injectable products.
28-Jul-2016 - A restructuring programme which closed two US facilities and slashed hundreds of jobs has paid off says Amgen, attributing increased margins to better manufacturing efficiencies.
27-Jul-2016 - Slovakian CDMO Saneca Pharma will make more than 20 generic products for Xantis after selling the registration dossiers to the Swiss firm.
27-Jul-2016 - GSK will pump £275m ($360m) into its UK manufacturing network and says the country has a “leading position in life sciences” despite the recent Brexit vote.
26-Jul-2016 - QuVa Pharma has agreed to buy a manufacturing facility in New Jersey, US at which it plans to compound sterile pharmaceutical products for hospitals.
26-Jul-2016 - Bioprocess equipment vendors Pall and Sartorius have each cited demand for single-use technologies as a growth driver in the first half 2016.
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.