02-May-2016 - An API facility Cambrex is setting up in Charles City, Iowa will be operational later than planned due to delayed equipment deliveries and installation challenges.
02-May-2016 - Full production at Catalent’s Beinheim softgel plant has begun five months after the discovery of out-of-place capsules led to French regulators suspending operations.
02-May-2016 - Specialty medicine innovation is driving growth, yet advances are being offset by price concessions from manufacturers, according to IMS Health.
28-Apr-2016 - Aptar Pharma has launched a new counter technology for metered dose inhalers (MDIs) it says can help enhance patient adherence.
27-Apr-2016 - WuxI AppTec has a chemical trading network designed to help drug manufacturers source more efficiently.
27-Apr-2016 - Lonza plans to expand mammalian cell culture-based drug and viral manufacturing capacity after growth in both businesses helped it to record first quarter sales.
26-Apr-2016 - The manufacture of controlled substances has faced increased scrutiny over the years, and as such, fewer CMOs are in the market.
26-Apr-2016 - Almac Group has expanded its serialization capabilities to include its US commercial packaging facility in Audubon, PA.
25-Apr-2016 - Bioconjugation services firm Innova Biosciences has relocated its UK sales and marketing operations citing growing pharmaceutical industry demand.
25-Apr-2016 - This year at Interphex, BARDA will discuss various strategies and innovations to reduce drug shortages and improve medicines availability.
25-Apr-2016 - GSK has confirmed its new UK plant will continue to supply the US with Ellipta inhalers after capacity at its facility in North Carolina comes online this year.
21-Apr-2016 - The WHO has removed two APIs supplied by Anuh Pharma from its list of prequalified ingredients and announced plans to inspect the firm’s facility in Boisar, India.
21-Apr-2016 - PCI Synthesis has formed a cGMP Advanced Polymer Development and Manufacturing Group after experiencing a growing demand from the industry.
20-Apr-2016 - API manufacturer PCI Synthesis has set up a polymer development group citing growing drug industry demand for advanced coating technologies and excipient technologies.
18-Apr-2016 - Recipharm has agreed to buy Kemwell’s contract development and manufacturing business for a total of SEK1.7bn in two separate deals.
18-Apr-2016 - European CDMO Famar says it will continue making products on behalf of Bayer after acquiring a Canadian manufacturing facility from the firm.
14-Apr-2016 - Lonza acquiring Catalent would make “strategic sense,” according to an analyst as rumours circulate about a CMO megamerger.
13-Apr-2016 - Colorcon has launched a tablet coating system for multiparticulate dosage forms citing growing demand for such pills, particularly among the elderly.
13-Apr-2016 - WellSpring Pharma Services has announced a $3 million capital investment in new equipment in addition to a new strategic partnership with IDT Australia to manufacture drugs targeting the US market.
12-Apr-2016 - Quotient Clinical has expanded spray drying capacity at its facility in Nottingham, UK citing growing industry interest in solubility enhancement.
11-Apr-2016 - API firm Orchid Pharma has passed a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection at its facility in Tamil Nadu, India.
11-Apr-2016 - Recipharm has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in India’s Nitin Lifesciences in a deal the Swedish contractor says strengthens its presence in an important market.
07-Apr-2016 - Pharmachem Technologies has started expanding its API facility in Grand Bahama just days after its main customer Gilead Sciences won US FDA approval for a new HIV drug.
06-Apr-2016 - China and India are causing a “tsunami” in the drug substance market – yet significant hurdles may bring fine chemical outsourcing back to the West.
05-Apr-2016 - For the third year in a row, about 30% of Deloitte poll respondents say their companies experienced supply chain fraud, waste, or abuse in the previous year.