News in Brief
04-Dec-2017 By Melissa Fassbender
The drug discovery, development, and analytical services company has invested £250,000 ($338,000) in new equipment at its East Kilbride analytical services site.
16-Nov-2017 By Flora Southey
Eurofins has expanded capacity at its new facility in Livingstone, Scotland, where it will move its biopharmaceutical product testing business.
24-Mar-2017 By Dan Stanton
Eurofins will expand its UK biopharmaceutical testing offering through a £4m ($5m) facility in Livingston, Scotland.
31-Jan-2017 By Dan Stanton
Data integrity issues have landed Italian drugmaker FACTA Farmaceutici with a US FDA warning letter.
07-Dec-2016 By Gareth Macdonald
Lonza has agreed to sell its therapeutic peptide business to PolyPeptide Laboratories in a deal that will also see the latter firm take on 280 staff.
10-May-2016 By Dan Stanton
Repligen says it intends to build out a recently acquired German facility to support its European downstream technologies presence.
07-Jan-2016 By .
Waters Corporation will offer an open access analytical laboratory and technology support to biotechs based at a former AstraZeneca site in the UK.
10-Nov-2015 By Dan Stanton
Repligen has halted a Protein A media programme due to mixed feedback and dilution risks but says it is still a player in the $350m market.
30-Oct-2015 By Staff reporter
Hanson Research and Shimadzu have teamed up to combine their respective technologies into an automated online pharmaceutical testing system.
03-Jun-2015 By Zachary Brennan
The US FDA has issued a warning letter to Czech API manufacturer VUAB Pharma for failing to properly respond to microbiological contamination and data integrity issues.
Dispatches from Interphex
22-Apr-2015 By Zachary Brennan
The world’s top pharma and biologics manufacturing and processing companies have come together in New York this week to showcase the latest in equipment and services.
08-Apr-2015 By Zachary Brennan
Following a May 2014 inspection, US FDA officials have issued a warning letter with multiple cGMP (current good manufacturing practice) deficiencies for Hospira’s manufacturing facility in Liscate, Italy.
06-Aug-2014 By Dan Stanton
The tightening federal budget is increasing competition between research institutes and academia when it comes to preclinical toxicology testing, according to MRIGlobal.
16-Jul-2014 By Zachary Brennan
Cited with data quality issues, Italian API manufacturer Trifarma has until July 24 to respond to a litany of requests from the US FDA.
Sun Pharma hit with warning letter over missing data, data handling issues
22-May-2014 By Zachary Brennan
Amid ongoing efforts by the US FDA to crack down on foreign suppliers not meeting cGMP (current good manufacturing) requirements, India-based Sun Pharma is the latest company to be hit with a warning letter.
26-Feb-2014 By Dan Stanton
Failing to ensure data integrity at a control laboratory in India has landed drugmaker USV with a US FDA warning letter.
24-Jul-2013 By Zachary Brennan
Biopharma firms, particularly those producing insulin and five of its analogues, have another option in the market of sub-2 micron solid-core chromatography columns with a recent offering from Waters.
07-Feb-2013 By Zachary Brennan
In its third warning letter released this year for a foreign manufacturer, the FDA has warned Novo Nordisk for failing to follow procedures designed to prevent contamination. But the company downplayed the impact of the letter and said it won’t create...
02-Aug-2012 By Natalie Morrison
Dr. Reddy’s may not have as big a hill to climb as some observers suggest to regain customers lost as a result of the closure of its Mexican API plant, according to Barclays.
13-Jun-2012 By Natalie Morrison
SAFC has coupled its chiral screening and small-scale purification services to meet what it says is a boom in demand for more complete chemical analysis from drugmakers.
13-Mar-2012 By Nick Taylor
The US FDA wants UAE-based Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries to hire a third-party auditor to fix data integrity failings outlined in a warning letter.
14-Feb-2012 By Natalie Morrison
Agilent has introduced a compliance service to cut the time take to validate and begin production at cGMP laboratories.
AAIPharma adds online raw material testing system
22-Sep-2011 By Nick Taylor
AAIPharma Services has created a 24/7 online quote generation and sample submission service to simplify raw material testing requests.
FDA sends warning letter to Dr Reddy's API Mexican plant
20-Jun-2011 By Nick Taylor
Dr Reddy's Mexican API production plant has received an FDA warning letter that details failures to validate analytical methods and other problems.
Quay Pharma marks MHRA accreditation by investing in new equipment
10-May-2011 By Alexandria Pesic
UK-based CRO, Quay Pharma, has invested in a variety of new equipment for use at its recently opened facility in Deeside, North Wales.
Agilent opens new LCMS plant in Singapore
02-Nov-2010 By Staff Reporter
Agilent Technologies has opened a new instrument plant in Singapore to boost capacity for LC/MS production and drive expansion across Asia.
Ricerca Biosciences completes cGMP Prep HPLC purification
31-Aug-2010 By Alexandria Pesic
Ricerca Biosciences say newly developed HPLC process offers drug firms API production that surpasses regulatory purity guidelines.
Novasep & instrAction ally for chromatography services
20-Jul-2010 By Nick Taylor
Novasep and instrAction have allied to develop large scale chromatography processes for purifying synthetic and semi-synthetic compounds.
Metrics adds melamine testing
31-Mar-2010 By Staff reporter
Metrics is offering melamine detection testing services for starting materials to help clients ensure their products are free from contamination.
Upfront boasts 60% yield boost in processing step
25-May-2009 By Nick Taylor
CMO Richter-Helm BioLogics has achieved a 60 per cent increase in yield using technology from Upfront Chromatography, which demonstrated its system at BIO 2009.
CVC adds analytical services to its offering
CiVentiChem president Bhaskar Venepalli says that the CiVentiAnalytical unit, the firm’s new state of the art GLP/cGMP accredited laboratory in Cary, North Carolina, will help customers find novel method development solutions for API production.
Acquisition looming in Calyx Pharma’s future, says CEO
22-Sep-2008 By Phil Taylor
Active pharmaceutical ingredient specialist Calyx Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals is planning an acquisition within the next two years, probably in the US or Europe, according to chief executive Smitesh Shah.
Chromatide signs HPLC deal
02-Sep-2008 By Gareth Macdonald
UK-based polymer technology specialist Chromatide and Akzo Nobel's Separation Products (SP) unit are teaming to develop a HPLC media for purification applications in the drug manufacturing industry.
GE offers new kit to streamline process development
09-Apr-2008 By Pete Mansell
Two products aimed at enhancing the efficiency of process
development in biopharmaceutical manufacturing are the latest
offerings from GE Healthcare, the UK-based medical technology and
Waters Patrol keeps a close eye on PAT
02-Apr-2008 By Huw Kidwell
Waters Corp unveiled a new concept in Process Analytical Technology
(PAT) at Pittcon 2008 when it released the new Patrol UPLC (ultra
performance liquid chromatography) process analyser, which can be
incorporated directly into a process.
Product news in brief - week 51
20-Dec-2007 By Dr Matt Wilkinson
LabTechnologist.com brings you a round up of the latest product
news and releases from Agilent, Caliper, Grabner, Micronic,
Millipore, Torrey Pines and Warner.
ProMetic purification tech gets selected
19-Sep-2007 By Katrina Megget
ProMetic's purification technology has been implemented in a
large-scale biomanufacturing process with an undisclosed client for
a product that will be used in clinical trials.
PerkinElmer expands LC/MS validation service
09-Aug-2007 By Dr Matt Wilkinson
PerkinElmer has expanded its multi-vendor service offering to help
firms reduce the cost of regulatory compliance in pharmaceutical
drug development and manufacturing quality control laboratories.
PADI dives into the chemical analysis of solids
02-Aug-2007 By Dr Matt Wilkinson
UK researchers have developed a new way to make compounds fly into
a mass spectrometer (MS) that could provide benefits for
researchers working in drug discovery and quality control (QC)
Industry news in brief
17-Jul-2007 By Dr Matt Wilkinson
LabTechnologist.com brings you its periodic round up of industry
news with developments at Affymetrix, Agilent, Ciphergen, Eksigent,
GE Healthcare, Horiba, Qiagen and Tepnel.
Company Profile: Agilent Technologies
14-Jun-2007 By Dr Matt Wilkinson
LabTechnologist.com brings you an exclusive interview with Chris
van Ingen - the president of Agilent's Life Science and Chemical
Analysis (LSCA) division.
Jasco takes chromatography supercritical
10-Apr-2007 By Dr Matt Wilkinson
A new range of preparative scale supercritical fluid chromatography
(SFC) and extraction (SFE) products promises cheaper and faster
separations and extractions.
Contract manufacturing news in brief
03-Apr-2007 By Kirsty Barnes
Diosynth and Pharmatek have both announced new contract
manufacturing deals while WuXi PharmaTech installs a new "green"
Agilent launch next generation GC instruments
02-Mar-2007 By Dr Matt Wilkinson
Agilent looks to maintain its strong market presence in the gas
chromatography (GC) sector with the launch of two new instruments.
PerkinElmer introduces novel gas chromatography series
30-Aug-2006 By Wai Lang Chu
PerkinElmer has released its line of gas chromatography products,
which claims to deliver the fastest injection-to-injection time in
conventional gas chromatography, reducing cycle time and increasing
Lab instrumentation firm takeover makes PharmEng wiser
18-Jul-2006 By Gregory Roumeliotis
Looking to expand its laboratory testing and consulting services,
PharmEng has acquired Rootlink Tecknic, a laboratory
instrumentation automated solution sales and service company based
Agilent deliver new additions in HPLC
11-May-2006 By Wai Lang Chu
Agilent has launched a new line of HPLC columns, which is set to
deliver industry-leading separation performance for analytical,
high-resolution and fast LC applications, including pharmaceutical,
QA/QC, environmental and food-safety...
Agilent launches world's fastest LC system
30-Jan-2006 By Wai Lang Chu
Agilent Technologies have upped the stakes in the Liquid
Chromatography (LC) market by releasing its new 1200 series,
replacing the best selling 1100 series with what is claimed to be
the world's fastest and most comprehensive...
ZirChrom launches chiral chromatography products
22-Nov-2005 By Wai Lang Chu
A new class of chiral stationary phases (CSPs) for analytical and
preparative-scale high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC),
has been launched by ZirChrom Separations, which further enhances
HPLC as a method of choice for chiral...
Trend sees boom in pharma analytical tools
15-Nov-2005 By Wai Lang Chu
According to a recent report, analytic separation technology will
continue to evolve as limitations are addressed and standards grow
even more rigorous, as market drivers such as quality control,
instrument design, and software in...