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Cobra, Pfizer, GE Healthcare safe in Sweden fires

By Flora Southey

The dozens of ‘devastating, unprecedented and dangerous’ forest fires raging across Sweden are far from manufacturing and industrial centres, says Swedish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Clear water in Lapland, Sweden. The national medicines regulator wants to make wastewater treatment part of Good Manufacturing Practice. (Picture: August Linnman/Flickr)

Swedish manufacturing: special report

‘Embarrassment’ holding back green manufacturing, says Sweden

By Fiona Barry

Sweden’s pharmaceutical regulator is pushing hard to make water pollution regulations a binding part of GMP, and says “embarrassed” European agencies are dragging their feet more than big pharma.

Merck joins in generics M&A

Merck joins in generics M&A

Faced with a raft of consolidation in the market for generic
pharmaceuticals, Germany's Merck KGaA has entered the fray with an
agreement to acquire most of NM Pharma, the Scandinavian generics
business of top drugmaker Pfizer.


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