Overcapacity in pharmaceutical manufacturing around the world means that smaller drugmakers sometimes set themselves up as contract manufacturers in order to provide an additional revenue stream and avoid standing plants idle.
Sancilio & Co (SCI) says that its new contract manufacturing plant in Riviera Beach, Florida can provide pharmaceutical manufacturers with small batch production capacity for drug tablets and capsules.
Hospira's US injectables contract manufacturing unit reported a
sales jump of 32 per cent to $43.4m (€33m), however, this stellar
performance is not indicative of the strength of the unit or the
performance expected to follow...