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Dutch CPO boosts bottling capacity

By Flora Southey

Contract packaging organisation (CPO) Tjoapack has invested in an additional bottling line at its facility in Ennen-Leur, the Netherlands.

Outsourcing-Pharma's Hiring and Firing Roundup May '17

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Outsourcing-Pharma's Hiring and Firing Roundup May '17

By Melissa Fassbender

This month’s roundup includes new executive leadership teams, hires on both sides of the Atlantic for CRO Smithers Viscient, a new VP and medical director at Clinipace, among others.

ABL is providing services as part of BARDA's Fill-Finish Manufacturing Network. (Image: iStock/BernardaSv)

ABL to fill live virus-based MCMs for BARDA

By Melissa Fassbender

ABL, Inc. will provide fill/finish services for live virus-based medical countermeasures (MCM) as part of the five-year contract worth up to $50m.

Charles River splits off and divests CDMO business

Charles River splits off and divests CDMO business

By Dani Bancroft

Charles River Laboratories International Inc. has sold off its CDMO business QS Pharma LLC, saying the small-molecule manufacturing business was “not optimized” within the firm's portfolio.