Excipients, raw materials and intermediates

BASF set to start making PVP in China

BASF set to start making PVP in China

By Gareth Macdonald

BASF is poised to start making polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) at its facility in Shanghai, China after completing work on a $70m (€62m) manufacturing expansion.

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Olon SpA to buy Infa Group

By Gareth Macdonald

Italian API firm Olon SpA has signed a definitive agreement to buy Infa Group in a deal designed to strengthen its portfolio.

PCI Synthesis sets up polymers development lab

PCI Synthesis sets up polymers development lab

By Gareth Macdonald

API manufacturer PCI Synthesis has set up a polymer development group citing growing drug industry demand for advanced coating technologies and excipient technologies.