Supplier News

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

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...

Albemarle Corporation and Rockwood Holdings, Inc.have entered into a definitive agreement under which Albemarle will acquire all outstanding shares of Rockwood in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $6.2 billion. This...

Galena Biopharma, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing targeted oncology treatments, has entered into a definitive agreement to license the US rights for the commercial product Zuplenz (ondansetron) oral soluble film....

Novasep has successfully completed pre-approval inspections conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration carried out at two of its sites in France. The FDA inspections took place during June 2014 at Novasep's Chasse-sur-Rhone and Pompey...

The supervisory and management boards of LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG, a developer and manufacturer of transdermal drug-delivery systems and oral thin films, reports that the company's three main shareholders, Novartis Holding AG...

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc has dedicated its manufacturing plant in the Sri City Special Economic Zone in India, where the company will expand its primary packaging for injectable medicines business. "West is experiencing a very exciting...