Canadian contract manufacturer PharmEng International has managed to trim down its costs once again, but is still feeling the pain associated with the opening of its new facility in Sydney, Nova Scotia, and posted a loss of over C$8m (€5m).
Qatar and Egypt are to set up a new drug manufacturing plant at a facility in Qatar, according to BusinessIntelligence. The new facility will begin by producing soluble drugs for the emerging Qatari and Egyptian drug markets.
Postponement of this year’s CPhI and P-MEC India events for “security reasons” may be only the first impact of last week’s Mumbai terror attacks on the country’s outsourcing industry, according to PwC’s life sciences head Sujay Shetty.
DPT Laboratories chose this year’s AAPS in Atlanta to showcase its research and development capability with a unique poster presentation examining the role of various excipients in nasal drug delivery applications.
Demand for glycerin as an ingredient in pharmaceuticals, personal care and other products is expected to show brisk growth out 2015, when demand around the world is expected to reach 3.39 billion pounds, according to market research firm Global Industry...
Barrack Obama’s election as US president has been roundly welcomed by India’s generics sector, despite his somewhat contradictory desire to reduce the level of outsourcing but not "shy away" from globalisation.
Pharmaceutical companies in the developed world have already
shifted substantial manufacturing and clinical trial work to
emerging economies such as China and India, but a new study suggest
they are increasingly counting on these...
The contract manufacturing sector is likely to enjoy "continued
and accelerating growth" in the coming years as big pharma
companies continue to increase the level of outsourcing, with firms
now viewing outsourcing as the...
A US senator has asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a
probe into outsourcing of production for pharmaceuticals, as well
as ways to make drugmakers accountable for products which fail to
meet quality standards.
Although there has been considerable industry effort to monitor and
control the distribution of pharmaceutical raw materials, the
voluntary nature of this regulation means that the supply network
is still susceptible to unscrupulous...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed it will be
operating on the ground in China imminently, while the Drug
Information Association (DIA) has just planted itself in Asia's
other pharma don, India.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) believes that the
contamination of Baxter's blood thinner heparin, which has been
linked to 62 deaths in the US, may have been due to the deliberate
replacement of some ingredients with...
Pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors and retailers alike have
welcomed a unanimous vote by the California State Board of Pharmacy
to delay for another two years the implementation of electronic
pedigree requirements for tracking...
The globalisation of the supply chain increasingly challenges the
US Food and Drug Administration's ability to ensure the quality of
pharmaceuticals on the US market, acknowledges the acting director
of the agency's Center...
Novartis has lent impetus to the growing trend towards
philanthropic R&D in the pharmaceutical industry by opening a
new research institute in Siena, Italy "with a non-profit
mission to exclusively focus on the development...
Chinese outsourcing firm Radiant Pharma & Tech is blasting
through the stereotypes being pinned on companies operating in
low-cost economies, with the relatively young firm hoping to give
companies in established markets a run...
Members of the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association
(SOCMA) have slammed competitors from emerging markets, claiming
poor quality goods and lack of technological competence in regions
such as China, India and Eastern...
As of next year Chinese pharmaceutical manufacturers will face a
tougher time gaining good manufacturing practice (GMP)
certification after the country's regulator signalled new and
stricter standards were on the way.