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Arecor and CPI team on biologics stability research project

Arecor and CPI team on biologics stability research project

By Gareth Macdonald

Formulations that stop biopharmaceuticals being degraded by vials and syringes could help biopharmas avoid recalls and improve product shelf life says the UK team behind an industry focused research collaboration.

AMRI buys commercial manufacturer OsoBio for $110m

AMRI buys commercial manufacturer OsoBio for $110m

By Zachary Brennan

CMO (contract manufacturing organization) AMRI has agreed to acquire Oso Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing for $110m in cash and thereby expand to late-stage and commercial product manufacturing. 

Hospira to invest $120m in injectable facility in Kansas

Hospira to invest $120m in injectable facility in Kansas

By Zachary Brennan

As part of a wave of good news for the beleaguered Hospira, the company said it will inject $120m into its McPherson, Kansas, facility, which will result in 150 new jobs over the next five years.

Relypsa selects DSM to manufacture API for hyperkalemia treatment

Relypsa selects DSM to manufacture API for hyperkalemia treatment

By Zachary Brennan

California-based Relypsa has entered into a seven-year commercial manufacturing and supply agreement with DSM Fine Chemicals for the API for patiromer, the company's novel polymer in development for the treatment of hyperkalemia. Financial details...

Almac adds blister packaging in Pennsylvania

Almac adds blister packaging in Pennsylvania

As part of an effort to ease the transition between clinical and commercial launch for blister products, Almac has added new blistering technology at its US commercial packaging facility in Audubon, PA.