General Electric's €8.1 billion acquisition of the UK's Amersham
was approved by the European Union yesterday, after it concluded
that the deal would not create a monopoly in Europe's medical
Clariant has invested in a microfluidisation capability that will
allow it to manufacture high performance excipients for film
coatings used in sustained- and protected-release active
Stable Micro Systems will introduce an improved security module for
its Exponent software, used in conjunction with its Powder Flow
Analyser and other texture analysis instrumentation, designed to
make it easier to comply with regulatory...
Millipore has developed a new set of labels for its filter products
that should make it easier for its biopharmaceutical customers to
comply with the obligation to keep accurate batch production
World pharmaceutical packaging demand will increase at a rate of
4.3 per cent a year to reach $22.2 billion (€17.2bn) in 2007,
according to a new report from Freedonia Group. Companies supplying
blister packaging will benefit from...
BASF IT Services, one of the first units of the German chemical
major to be spun out into a separate unit, has signed an agreement
with Merck KGaA that confirms its ability to win major contracts
from companies other than its parent.
In 2003, Freeman Technology launched its new-generation FT4
rheometer in Europe for testing the flow properties of powders, an
important measurement in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries
where most processes involve the extensive...