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.
This week's pharmaceutical changes begin with the election of Reuters' head to the Board of Pfizer.
Big changes in biologics in this week's column, as we round up the pharma industry's new scientific...
Plus the small companies which have hired senior scientists from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck Serono.
Plus senior pharma hires in the US and Asia in this week's column.
Pharma's latest movers include former senior employees of AstraZeneca, Roche and Novartis.