20-Feb-2017 - The US FDA has issued a warning letter to the former Hospira fill and finish facility in McPherson, Kansas – now part of Pfizer’s contract manufacturing business CentreOne.
16-Feb-2017 - End-to end service offerings are a differentiator within the fragmented CMO industry and not driven by pharma demand, a Results Healthcare report says.
15-Feb-2017 - Quotient Clinical Ltd. has bought Charles River Laboratories’ contract manufacturing business, QS Pharma LLC.
13-Feb-2017 - GSK has warned that Donald Trump’s plan to encourage US drug production through import tax hikes must take the global nature of pharma supply chains into account.
08-Feb-2017 - Sales within the pharma division of German engineering firm GEA were down in 2016, partly due to an unexpected €18m contract cancellation.
30-Jan-2017 - Ferring is the third company in a week which will use Enteris BioPharma’s Peptelligence engineering platform for small molecules to develop oral formulations.
19-Jan-2017 - MilliporeSigma has opened a facility in Spain dedicated to the manufacture of the solubility-enhancing excipient meglumine.
11-Jan-2017 - Catalent will assess Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics’ resveratrol across its softgel technologies in an effort to improve the bioavailability of the rare disease candidate.
11-Jan-2017 - High frequency radiation can be used to test tablet quality and structural characteristics on the production line according to scientists planning to develop low cost THz sensors.
09-Jan-2017 - Drugmakers must include a transaction identification number when buying or selling machinery for tabletting or encapsulating controlled substances, according to a final ruling from the US DEA.
01-Dec-2016 - Idifarma has invested over €300,000 in its facility in Spain in order to offer its customers automated capsule filling for commercial batches.
28-Nov-2016 - Catalent will add two Canadian manufacturing facilities to its softgel network through the acquisition of Accucaps.
23-Nov-2016 - Evonik has laid plans to expand a polymer facility in Alabama to cater for growing demand for sophisticated drug delivery and medical devices.
14-Nov-2016 - Despite requiring more API, the price of inhaled insulin Afrezza has dropped below that of injected rapid-acting rivals says MannKind's CEO, reporting a resilient Q3.
10-Nov-2016 - Saneca Pharma will invest in its manufacturing site in Slovakia to service a five-year agreement supplying the Menarini Group with controlled release pellets.
07-Nov-2016 - GSK says it remains dedicated to Australian despite announcing plans to shutter a painkiller manufacturing site in Sydney.
03-Nov-2016 - Increasing demand for reduced particle loads in pharmaceutical containers has driven Datwyler to build a CHF 100m plant making elastomer components for injectable drug delivery systems.
25-Oct-2016 - Everstone Capital has acquired a 70% stake in drug delivery tech firm Rubicon Research Pvt for $33m (€30m).
17-Oct-2016 - CDMO Juniper Pharma Services has added a small-scale roller compactor as the latest investment in its enabling technology offerings.
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.
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