US CRO PharmaNet hopes its new trial staffing service will provide an additional revenue stream and help stave-off plummeting 2008 incomes and compensate for a series of painful contract cancellations.
Thermo Fisher Scientific hopes that the web functionality offered by the latest generation of its Darwin LIMS system will help it become the natural selection for drug makers seeking an all-in-one QA solution.
German pharmaceutical packaging group Gerresheimer has once again
extended its reach in the plastic packaging space, this time
acquiring Allplas Embalagens, the market leader for pharmaceutical
plastic packaging in Brazil.
US drug packaging manufacturer Brady has bought a Brazilian label
maker in a bid to expand its operations not only in Brazil but
throughout Latin America - an area considered by analysts to have a
great business potential.