Laureate Pharma, a full service biopharmaceutical development and
protein production company, has been given a new contract by
Bradmer Pharmaceuticals to develop and manufacture its novel brain
cancer treatment for Phase III clinical...
Cardinal health experienced a 42 per cent jump in quarterly profit,
helped by renewed growth in its drug distribution and sterile
manufacturing operations, which have both experienced problems that
dragged down earnings in previous...
Lonza has scored a manufacturing contract to help Bristol
Myers-Squibb (BMS) meet anticipated demand of its newly approved
drug that will offer a new treatment option for rheumatoid
arthritis, a disease that afflicts more than two...
Oman Pharmaceutical Products (OPP) has entered its first
outsourcing partnership in Europe with Finnish company
Dragenopharm, providing the first step in its strategy to offer
contract manufacturing services globally.
Italian processing machinery company IMA Group has decided to
increase its investment in a Chinese joint venture to tap into a
growth market at a time when its established territories in the
West are showing lacklustre growth, reports...
Gerresheimer launched a crop of new pharmaceutical components at
the Interpack show last week, including a new system for the dosing
of water-soluble dry medications and new devices to improve the
safety and ease of use of its syringe...
A new safety training scheme, designed to deliver accredited
'safety passports' for service engineers and other outside
contractors working in pharmaceutical, healthcare, toiletries and
cosmetics factories has been introduced...
The US Food and Drug Administration will start using a risk-based
approach for prioritising site inspections for certain
pharmaceutical products, the agency has announced in a final report
on its current good manufacturing practice...
LINPAC Materials Handling has introduced a reusable container -
designed for pharmaceuticals and food and beverages - that could
allow companies to significantly reduce their shipping costs,
claims the company.
A highly flexible automatic measuring device capable of detecting
the tiniest leaks of CO2 from protective gas atmosphere packaging
has been developed. While initially being targeted at the food
sector, its pharmaceutical applications...
France's Stedim and Integrated Biosystems have been awarded two new
patents on their Celsius line of containers, currently being
launched in Europe and US, that are used in the production of
The US Food and Drug Administration is planning to hold a meeting
in June to re-examine its regulations on electronic records and
signatures, used to generate the audit trail in the food and drug
industries, to examine whether some...
Weighing and metal detection specialist Sartorius has developed a
new detector that solves a tricky problem - how to detect stainless
steel shards in products like blister packs that contain aluminium
foil, such as blister packs and...
The first ever TOTAL Processing and Packaging Show opens its doors
this week, bringing together tens of thousands of processing and
packaging professionals across the pharmaceutical and food sectors
and providing a rare opportunity...
Human machine interface (HMI) technology is a growing sector in
European industrial plants, according to Frost and Sullivan, as
sectors such as the pharmaceutical industry try to reduce the
number of operators per machine.
A new metal detector capable of picking up ferrous and stainless
steel contamination within aluminium foil wrapped products has been
developed. Manufactured by German technology firm Sartorius, the
product, called the Observer, promises...
Australian packaging group Amcor has entered into a A$330 million
(€198m) agreement to buy Rexam's healthcare flexibles packaging
business and will also buy out Danisco and Ahlstrom's 28.1 per cent
minority stake in its...