20-Mar-2023 By Ben Hargreaves
Earlier this year, Akorn Pharmaceuticals fell into bankruptcy, and now an alliance of stakeholders have released a report outlining potential supply disruption to a number of medications.
16-Mar-2023 By Ben Hargreaves
The company will build out a manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution center in the US to expand capacity for syringes.
31-Mar-2020 By Vassia Barba
With the acquisition of Weibel, SHL Medical looks to the development of novel drug delivery systems for self-administration, answering a need for improved patient-centricity in the sector.
26-Aug-2019 By Maggie Lynch
Genentech enters a manufacturing and development agreement with Enable Injections to advance the latter’s patient-administered subcutaneous drug delivery system.
19-Mar-2019 By Maggie Lynch
Mylan recalls two lots of levoleucovorin injection, after the presence of particulate matter with potentially severe health consequences was found.
25-Feb-2019 By Maggie Lynch
Haselmeier to provide assembly, labeling, and packaging services for its drug-device combination products following recent permission given to Germany-site.
07-Feb-2019 By Maggie Lynch
The voluntary recall, originally initiated due to a product compliant in October 2018 for mislabeling, continues for anti-seizure drug, Levetiracetam injection in single-dose bags.
14-Jan-2019 By Maggie Lynch
Lupin Pharmaceuticals voluntarily recalling lots of Ceftriaxone for Injection after rubber flecks were found in vials.
27-Nov-2018 By Maggie Lynch
Fresenius Kabi voluntarily recalled 163 lots of sodium chloride injections, after the presence of latex was found within its packaging.
03-Nov-2016 By Staff Reporter
Increasing demand for reduced particle loads in pharmaceutical containers has driven Datwyler to build a CHF 100m plant making elastomer components for injectable drug delivery systems.
10-Oct-2016 By Melissa Fassbender
QuiO has raised $1.05m to develop its real-time adherence monitoring solution for injectable therapies – a device which could allow CROs to monitor injection events remotely.
14-Sep-2016 By Phil Taylor
Aptar Pharma has formed an alliance with Becton, Dickinson & Co to develop new self-injection devices that will tap into the strong growth in injectable drugs.
01-Aug-2016 By Dan Stanton
Regulatory approvals are driving interest in West's Smartdose and Crystal Zenith delivery technologies, the firm says ahead of the launch of a monthly-dose version of Amgen's Repatha.
09-Jan-2015 By Dan Stanton
AMRI has paid $60m for two Aptuit facilities including an aseptic manufacturing site in Glasgow, UK which the firm says will boost its presence in Europe.
26-Nov-2013 By Dan Stanton
Unilife has signed a $40m long-term supply agreement with Hikma and says it is committed to becoming the world’s largest and most successful injectable drug delivery systems supplier.
Aesica has started expanding capacity at its pre-filled syringe plant in the UK after predicting a surge in demand.
25-Sep-2013 By Dan Stanton
West has begun production at its second manufacturing facility in China, driven by the growing market for pharma injectable components in the Asia pacific region.
17-Jan-2012 By Nick Taylor
J&J has enough Doxil to meet the needs of patients on its waiting list but warned CMO Ben Venue is unlikely to resume supply until late 2012.
Ongoing quality problems at injectables plant hurt Hospira in Q3
19-Oct-2011 By Gareth Macdonald
Hospira says ‘quality actions’ taken to fix problems at key injectable drug manufacturing plant in US reduced its third quarter earnings.
Stason to sell Unitract safety syringe to drugmakers in Asia
11-Mar-2010 By Gareth Macdonald
Stason Pharmaceuticals’ subsidiary Standard Chem and Pharm will act as primary distributor for the Unitract 1ml safety syringe in China, Japan and Taiwan under a five-year new deal with US delivery device maker Unilife.
Abraxis dedicates nanobiologics site
05-Nov-2009 By Staff reporter
Abraxis Health has dedicated its manufacturing facility in Phoenix, Arizona, US which is the result of a $70m (€47m) investment to give the company the nanotech and biologics capacity needed for Abraxane production.
West buys Plastef’s delivery business
09-Jul-2009 By Gareth Macdonald
US contract manufacturer West Pharmaceutical Services has purchased French device firm Plastef Investissements’ drug delivery business, adding the eris safety syringe system to its offering.
Marchesisni launches combined thermo former and cartoner at Achema
11-May-2009 By Gareth Macdonald
Italian machining specialist Marchesini’s claims its new 150 carton per minute Unica monobloc packaging system offers syringe makers greater packaging flexibility, improved cleaning access and quicker change over.
Schott boosts German pharma glass capacity
15-Dec-2008 By Gareth Macdonald
Schott plans to add two giant glass melting tanks at its facility in Mainz, Germany, continuing the expansion of pharmaceutical tubing production capacity and creating 135 new jobs in the process.
Takeda pursues CMO in court for $26.7m
15-Sep-2008 By Nick Taylor
Takeda Pharmaceutical has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to recoup $26.7m in damages, after it had to recall a product made by a contract manufacturing organisation (CMO).
First safe syringe in Indian market
09-Jun-2008 By Nick Taylor
Indian biotech company Biocon has started using pre-filled syringes
for the administration of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor
(GCSF) and erythropoietin.
West targets growing Asian market for investment
29-May-2007 By Anna Lewcock
With Asia increasingly becoming the destination of choice for
manufacturers and the domestic market blossoming, a major
components manufacturer has singled out its Singapore facility for
a multi-million dollar expansion.
Vetter wins award for best facility processes
04-Apr-2007 By Emilie Reymond
German contract manufacturer Vetter Pharma-Fertigung has been
bestowed with a "facility of the year award" for the processes
employed at its new injectables plant.
Rexam readies safety device for injectables market
29-Jan-2007 By Susan Gotensparre
France-based Rexam Pharma is gearing up to launch a safety add-on
device that fits on to prefilled syringes to help drugmakers comply
with recent legislations designed to prevent needlestick injuries.
Hospira expands manufacturing capacity
Hospira, the hospital products company spun out of Abbott
Laboratories earlier this year, has acquired a manufacturing
facility that will help it grow its pharmaceutical injectable and
Needle-free injection coming of age
Needle-free injection systems are finally emerging as a serious
alternative to traditional syringes, despite first being introduced
in the middle of the last century.