Clariant's pharmaceutical fine chemicals business announced a
series of upgrades to its manufacturing facilities around the
world, headed by a new push into contract manufacture of controlled
The challenging environment for companies supplying chemicals into
the pharmaceutical sector, with a relentless increase in
competition, has prompted German company Merck KGaA to start a new
service aimed at reducing the workload...
At the Conference on Pharmaceutical Ingredients (CPhI) opened its
doors yesterday, In-PharmaTechnologist.com spoke with Nick Hyde,
global business director at leading contract manufacturer
Dowpharma, to hear his views on the state...
The predicted deficit in manufacturing capacity for biologic drugs
that has been tipped to impede the development of the market has
not materialised, with capacity exceeding demand, according to new
Overcapacity remains the main issue affecting the European market
for active pharmaceutical ingredients, with lack of capability
differentiation and competition from low-cost manufacturers also
holding back growth in the sector.
Lonza has commissioned a new current Good Manufacturing
Practice-compliant facility for the production of microbially
derived biopharmaceuticals at its largest worldwide production
centre in Visp, Switzerland.
Drug maker Samaritan Pharmaceuticals, has entered into a
collaboration with Pharmaplaz to produce and supply Samiritan's
lead compound and pipeline of drugs that includes treatments for
AIDS, Alzheimer's, cancer and cardiovascular...