When national businesses become global operations… With the industry sourcing more raw materials and services from around the world and distributing its products in new markets, companies are adapting their business processes to suit a more complex global operating environment.
17-Oct-2013 - CMO Jubilant LifeSciences is expanding at least four of its five manufacturing plants in the US and India as growth continues.
15-Oct-2013 - Parexel has teamed up with Japanese trial management services firm Fuijitsu Systems West in an agreement that underlines the CROs eClinical growth ambitions in Asia.
14-Oct-2013 - The Cmed Group has realigned its US operations with two new offices planned to suit the geographical needs of its clients.
01-Oct-2013 - Kemwell says it hopes to attract more Western customers following the first development and manufacture contract from its new Indian facility.
30-Sep-2013 - Chinese manufacturers looking to enter European markets must improve their quality standards, according to consultancy firm Diapharm.
09-Sep-2013 - Patheon has reported increased revenue growth for Q3 2013 following the full completion of Banner and says more industry consolidation is likely.
05-Sep-2013 - Full-Service CRO PSI is expanding into Italy, South Africa and India as part of a push to gain a more global presence for clients.
02-Sep-2013 - CROs across the board saw revenue increase by more than 10% between 2011 and 2012, which was largely fuelled by Quintiles' growth, according to a new report.
02-Sep-2013 - Rapid growth in demand for pharmaceutical storage solutions could lead to Yusen working with its competitors, the firm says as it opens a 40,000m2 warehouse in Thailand.
26-Aug-2013 - IMCD Group will promote APIs made by Italian firm FIS in territories in Eastern Europe and the Southern hemisphere under a new agreement.
19-Aug-2013 - The TransCelerate BioPharma industry group has launched its clinical trial comparator network to establish a reliable means for sourcing quality drugs for clinical trials.
01-Aug-2013 - Ireland-based commercialization services firm United Drug has announced plans to buy Spanish contract pharmaceutical sales group Expansis for €12m ($15m).
31-Jul-2013 - Regulatory support encourages international clinical trials in South Africa, according to PSI who is expanding services in the region.
24-Jul-2013 - Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) has opened a facility in Singapore in order to manufacture oligonucleotides for research companies throughout the region.
18-Jul-2013 - As GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Novartis are embroiled in alleged bribery and data falsification in Asia, CROs will have to a take a hard look at whether their investments in...
10-Jul-2013 - Ernst & Young (E&Y) analysts will try to illuminate the Sunshine Act for Greenphire's customers in the third collaboration the trial payment technology firm has signed in as many weeks....
09-Jul-2013 - A consortium of European vaccine experts, including the Swiss CRO Preclin Biosystems, has received almost €5.5m ($7.1m) from the EU to develop a vaccine against the deadly MRSA bacteria.
02-Jul-2013 - CRO Novotech has added two new clinical research sites in Hong Kong and the Philippines earlier than expected as demand from sponsors, particularly US biotech companies, has spiked.
18-Jun-2013 - Bioclinica has partnered with a Chinese hospital citing growing regulatory pressure for cardiac safety studies in the country as the key driver.
12-Jun-2013 - Investment in Almac’s Northern Ireland plant will keep production costs competitive with low-cost economies, according to the company.
10-Jun-2013 - UK healthcare services firm ChoiceOne wants EU and US partners to help grow is Asia-focused CRO unit, Choice Pharma.
15-May-2013 - Yusen Logistics has launched a new air freight service to help UK drug major AstraZeneca ship its products to Australia in a new agreement announced today.
15-May-2013 - PRA International says technology and IT innovation will help it compete with rivals that have moved their service centres to cheaper locations in the East to cut costs.
13-May-2013 - Brand-to-generic conversions have been blamed for “somewhat softer than expected” financial results at McKesson, though significant FY2014 direct revenue growth has been predicted.
22-Apr-2013 - DKSH has upgraded its cold chain infrastructure in Southeast Asia as both small and large manufacturers increase their access needs to emerging markets.