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.
22-Jul-2016 - Teewinot Life Sciences has been granted a US patent for a bioreactor it uses to produce synthetic cannabinoids.
21-Jul-2016 - GSK will recall more antibiotics made at a UK API unit that has been offline since the US FDA raised contamination concerns last year.
21-Jul-2016 - API and drug maker Patheon will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PTHN later today.
20-Jul-2016 - Lonza has increased its 2016 earnings guidance after strong H1 growth of its biologic APIs business.
20-Jul-2016 - Johnson Matthey said a slight decrease in API sales during the first quarter of its fiscal year was due to the timing of customer orders.
19-Jul-2016 - Two Chinese and two Indian companies have been banned from importing APIs to the US – one manufacturer says it’s making GMP compliance a “priority.”
19-Jul-2016 - Legal loopholes and poor enforcement let criminals in China divert APIs for illegal drug production according to a US congressional committee which says the country is fast becoming the major global supplier of crystal meth precursors.
13-Jul-2016 - Senior leadership from key regulatory bodies gathered at the DIA 2016 Annual Meeting to discuss challenges they face as global regulators, both domestically and as part of international cooperative initiatives.
13-Jul-2016 - Cambrex has brought a delayed Iowa API facility online and completed work on a shell plant that can be tailored to specific projects.
13-Jul-2016 - Private equity fund Apax Partners will take control of Spanish API manufacturer Inke when it completes the acquisition of Invent Farma later this year.
12-Jul-2016 - AMRI has completed the acquisition of Italian API firm Euticals for €315m ($350m).
05-Jul-2016 - Almost one in five active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) facilities inspected by the European Directorate for Quality of Medicines and Healthcare (EDQM) last year failed to meet quality standards.
30-Jun-2016 - Engineers from the University of Sheffield have developed 3D-printed silk 'micro-rockets' they say could be used to improve drug delivery.
29-Jun-2016 - Quality system and data integrity issues have landed two Chinese API makers with US FDA warning letters.
28-Jun-2016 - The Swiss drugs regulator saw a near-doubling in the number of inspections prompted by complaints or suspected infringements in 2015, according to its latest annual report.
27-Jun-2016 - Over 100 Colorado jobs could be lost following Pfizer’s decision to exit a former Hospira API plant by 2019.
23-Jun-2016 - India has withdrawn a proposed amendment to its drug laws after deciding a more extensive rewrite is needed to allow the effective regulation of biologics, regenerative medicines and clinical trials.
22-Jun-2016 - AMRI has licensed technology needed to make an analytical standard drug firms working with cannabinoids can use for research and quality control.
21-Jun-2016 - Novacap has started building a sodium bicarbonate production facility in Singapore, citing Asian drug and food manufacturers as target customers.
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