Pharma demand helps Gerresheimer to a record 2010 FY
Gerresheimer has reported sales and earnings growth for the fiscal year 2010, citing demand from customers in the pharmaceutical industry as key.
Technoprint granted industry accreditation
A contract printing firm based in Winsford, UK has successfully achieved pharmaceutical industry accreditation.
Schott joins Naigai to break into Japanese pharma packaging market
German technology group Schott and Japan’s Naigai Glass Industry Company have teamed up to enter the country’s pharmaceutical packaging market.
Appointments at Jennerex, a new KV subsidiary and Takeda – People on the move
in-PharmaTechnologist presents its latest round up of movements in the pharma sector, including appointments at Jennerex, a new KV subsidiary and Takeda.
Sigpack says rotational toploader a revolution for vial handling
Sigpack Systems, a subsidiary of Bosch Packaging Technology, claims its new toploader unit will both improve the efficiency and cut the cost of handling delicate pharmaceutical packaging.
Gerresheimer opens new primary packaging plant in China
German glass making giant Gerresheimer has opened a new packaging plant in Danyang, China, further indicating its plans to grow in the world’s fifth largest pharmaceutical market.
PTI’s non-destructive micro leak tester can cut costs for companies using dye ingress, according to general manager Heinz Wolf, who demonstrated the technology to in-PharmaTechnologist at Interphex.
SGD launched its new lyophilisation vials at Pharmapack 2009, which Vincent Langlade, Marketing Director Pharmaceuticals, explained were well suited to capture the growing market.
Schott shrugs off downturn with sales, earnings hike
Germany’s Schott Glass posted a 4 per cent increase in revenues during fiscal 2008, bringing in €2.23bn across its divisions.
MeadWestvaco and Bilcare jointly buy packaging firm
Contract packaging company International Labs has been taken over in a joint acquisition between India’s Bilcare and MeadWestvaco of the US.
Schott forms joint venture to crack Indian vial market
German-based technology group Schott has formed a joint venture
with Kaisha in an attempt to gain access to the glass primary
pharmaceutical packaging market in India.
Pharmaceutical manufacturing: people on the move
in-PharmaTechnologist.com presents its periodic round-up of
personnel changes in pharmaceutical manufacturing and development.
Bosch makes liquid filling a disposable option
The use of disposable manufacturing equipment in pharmaceutical
production and greater need for containment equipment were
recurring themes at the Interphex show in Philadelphia last week,
and both were addressed by new equipment...
Celesio sees profits drag
Celesio fingerpointed two 'extraordinary items' in its dominant
Wholesale division for the drag on company profits during the third
Drug theft costs industry up to $1bn a year
Pharmaceutical companies not only have to face the consequences of
a burgeoning counterfeit drug black market but have to contend with
the theft of their own manufactured drugs for illicit uses,
according to a US consumer advocacy...