BASF Pharma (Callanish) has increased capacity more than 10-fold: From 20 tonnes to 250 tonnes per year, with omega-3 forms like EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) delivered at purities of up to 99% for the API market.
Technical director Angus Morrison said its moving bed chromatology method had potential to be used with other ingredients in the future and the company was looking into that.
New appointments at biopharma and equipment companies also feature in this week's column.
Plus other people on the move in the pharma industry in this week's column.
People are on the move at Baxter, Merck & Co., Johnson & Johnson, and elsewhere in this...
Twin changes at AstraZeneca's MedImmune kick off this week's gallery, as well as jobs news from Europe
UCB has more than drugs in its 2015 pipeline, while BUPA and biotechs hire new recruits.