19-Oct-2016 - Samsung Bioepis has contracted Catalent to provide fill finish services for its Enbrel (etanercept) biosimilar, Benepali.
18-Oct-2016 - A newly opened training centre in Leeds, UK will help fulfil demand for skilled workers in the drug production space, says the head of process manufacturing.
17-Oct-2016 - Work has started to expand Agilent’s Fredrick Campus to include a bulk tank farm and manufacturing and lab/office buildings.
17-Oct-2016 - Two manufacturing facilities were closed after being hit by Hurricane Matthew earlier this month, according to a Patheon SEC filing.
13-Oct-2016 - With the top 500 molecules in development having a commercial potential of $180bn by 2022, being first-to-market is critical says Pfizer.
12-Oct-2016 - Danaher Corporation will further extend its presence in the life sciences space through the acquisition of separations and purification firm Phenomenex.
10-Oct-2016 - AstraZeneca will supply Toprol-XL to Aralez Pharmaceuticals Trading for at least 10 years after selling the US rights to the off-patent beta blocker for $175m.
07-Oct-2016 - Germany’s Merck has opened a bioprocessing collaboration centre in Songdo, Incheon - the latest investment supporting the burgeoning Korean biopharma industry.
07-Oct-2016 - UK-based contract manufacturers are benefitting from the weak pound following the country’s referendum in June, but the long-term impact of Brexit is still unknown.
06-Oct-2016 - Economics, regulatory inexperience and a lack of technical skills are holding back drug industry adoption of continuous manufacturing says CMAC industrial director, Craig Johnston.
03-Oct-2016 - The loss of 1,000 jobs is the latest cost-cutting initiative from Novo Nordisk but no manufacturing positions are at risk, the firm says.
03-Oct-2016 - Being geographically close to customers reduces excipient costs and timelines says Colorcon, as it prepares to open the doors at its first South American production plant.
27-Sep-2016 - Abec has completed work on Regeneron’s biologics facility in Ireland just 28 months after it was hired to kit out the repurposed computer plant.
26-Sep-2016 - Analytik Jena and the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences are to create a joint application center for customers for teaching and research.
22-Sep-2016 - Sartorius Stedim Biotech claims it has a platform that can help biopharma companies carve months off the development time for new products.
21-Sep-2016 - Moderna Therapeutics has announced plans for a $110m (€98m) API manufacturing facility for its pipeline of mRNA therapeutics.
16-Sep-2016 - Rentschler Biotechnologie has opened a facility at its site in Laupheim, Germany and plans to create 200 new jobs.
12-Sep-2016 - LI-COR Biosciences has expanded its production facility to offer contract manufacturing for early-phase cGMP materials.
07-Sep-2016 - Capsugel plans to up micronisation capacity at Quakertown, Pennsylvania facility to provide API processing services for clinical candidates and commercial drugs.
29-Aug-2016 - Hikma invested over $25m in its US facilities in the first half 2016, and plans to use excess capacity at a former Boehringer Ingelheim plant for contract manufacturing.
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.