Supplier News

The latest developments from suppliers of ingredients, development and manufacturing services, and related technologies for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical development and production.

Almac Group, a contract development and manufacturing organization, is investing more Â£54 million ($90 million) to create 348 jobs over the next five years. Almac currently employs more than 2,100 staff at its...

Bilcare Research AG,a global producer of rigid films and foil,is investing more than EUR 50 million ($67 million) in new capacities to expand domestically and in target markets in South America and Asia. Bilcare Research AG, together with the...

Metrics Contract Services, a contract pharmaceutical formulation development and manufacturing organization, has adopted a new and more descriptive name and unveiled a new brand look that more clearly identifies Metrics Contract Services as being...

Packaging Coordinators, Inc. (PCI) has finalized its agreement to acquire Penn Pharmaceutical Services Limited (Penn Pharma).  Headquartered in Tredegar, Wales,  Penn Pharma offers drug-development and manufacturing services, including...

Molecular Profiles Ltd., a pharmaceutical development services company based in Nottingham, UK and a subsidiary of Columbia Laboratories, Inc ., and XenoGesis Ltd., also based in Nottingham, have formed a collaboration to provide...

Marken, a provider of supply-chain logistics services for the pharmaceutical industry, has expanded its Miami facilities to meet clinical-trial logistics growth in Central and Latin America. The newly expanded facility will continue...

Hovione reports that its active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) plant in Cork, Ireland has successfully passed a pre-approval inspection (PAI) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The inspection lasted five days and started on July 21,...

Catalent Inc., the parent company of Catalent Pharma Solutions, has priced its initial public offering (IPO) and is now a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. The company priced its IPO of 42,500,000 shares of its...

Burnet Institute and ARTES Biotechnology have joined forces to develop a new type of malaria vaccine in a project funded by the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI). The Burnet Institute is a non-profit biomedical research institute based in...

Packaging Coordinators, Inc. (PCI) has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Penn Pharmaceutical Services Limited, a pharmaceutical services company headquartered in Tredegar, Wales with regional offices in New Hope, Pennsylvania and Tokyo,...

Waters Corporation has acquired Rapid Evaporative Ionization Mass Spectrometry (REIMS) technology from MediMass Ltd. The REIMS technology represents substantially all of the assets of MediMass and includes patent applications, software,...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Cole-Parmer channel business to private equity firm GTCR, LLC for $480 million in cash. Cole-Parmer, based in Vernon Hills, Illinois, is a provider of...