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  1. Lyophilization Webinars Announced For Spring 2018 By SP Scientific

    The new Spring 2018 program of LyoLearn™ educational webinars has been announced by SP Scientific. Devoted to lyophilization current research interest and related topics, and delivered by industry experts, attendees to each of the free live sessions are encouraged to ask questions of the presenter and get their answers in real time.

  2. Thermo Fisher Scientific Continues Leadership in Serialization Capacity and Expertise

    Thermo Fisher Scientific recently expanded its packaging and serialization capabilities at its facility in Greenville, North Carolina, part of its Patheon global CDMO network. The company has built a new filling and packaging suite and upgraded another of its packaging lines with new technology to improve efficiency and reduce change-over time.

  3. Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Compact Filling Line In Monza, Italy

    The recent increase in the number of orphan and rare drugs creates greater focus on personalized medicine and targeted therapies. These trends strongly suggest that batch sizes for sterile injectable drugs are decreasing. In addition, the market is experiencing an increase in demand for prefilled syringes.

  4. Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands Solubility Center of Excellence

    Thermo Fisher Scientific is pleased to announce the completion of cGMP facility and equipment investments at its Bend, Oregon facility.  The facility, part of the Patheon global CDMO network, now has  4,500 square feet of new ISO 8 manufacturing space, including four new cGMP manufacturing suites, a GEA MOBILE MINORTM spray dryer, and an EKATO SOLIDMIX VPT100 agitated conical vacuum dryer.  In addition, the site will add R&D and cGMP Hot Melt Extrusion (HME) capabilities using Thermo Fisher’s Haake MiniCTW and Pharma 11 extruders.  This expansion complements the facility’s existing 5,500 square foot, state-of-the-art analytical laboratories, commissioned in 2017.  These recent investments, combined with Thermo Fisher’s Quadrant 2TM in silico predictive modeling platform for solubilization technology selection, represent a major addition to the company’s drug solubilization solutions.

  5. Ferring Announces 30 Million CHF Investment In New Biotech Centre In Switzerland

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today that it is expanding its capabilities in biologics through a new biotech centre which will be installed at the company’s existing headquarters and manufacturing site in Saint-Prex, Switzerland.

  6. DJA Announces Partnerships With Industry Leading Pharma OEM’s To Serve US Market

    Daiichi Jitsugyo America (DJA) has teamed up with several equipment manufacturers from around the world to bring superior technologies to US pharmaceutical manufacturers.

  7. Natoli Engineering Opens Registration For Spring Tablet Manufacturing And Press Training Courses

    Natoli Engineering Company, Inc., the global leader in tablet compression tooling, has opened registration for its tablet manufacturing and press training courses that are scheduled for March and April 2018.

  8. MilliporeSigma Launches Viresolve® Barrier Capsule Filters To Protect Against Bioreactor Contamination

    MilliporeSigma recently introduced Viresolve® Barrier capsule filters to reduce the risk of bioreactor contamination. Viresolve® Barrier filters are designed to remove viruses, mycoplasma and bacteria from cell culture media.

  9. Pharma Group MSD (Merck) Announces Plans For New Biotech Facility In Dublin Ireland

    Pharma group MSD has announced plans for a new biotech facility in Dublin in a move that is expected to create 350 jobs.

  10. Anton Paar Acquires Quantachrome Instruments

    Quantachrome and Anton Paar finished the purchasing process on February 9 at the Quantachrome headquarters in Boynton Beach, Florida. The companies agreed not to disclose the purchase price. Under the umbrella of the Anton Paar Group, the company will continue operations in Boynton Beach.