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World’s second largest API company to be created by Sanofi

February 25, 2020
Manufacturing and Production API, APIs, China API, Coronavirus API, India API, Sanofi

Sanofi plans to create a new company in Europe dedicated to the production and marketing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). …


Teva recall heart drug after carcinogen found in API

June 14, 2019
Medical Communications API, Contamination, NMDA, Teva, carcinogen, pharma, recall

Teva Pharmaceuticals has expanded its recall of losartan potassium tablets after detecting a possible carcinogen in an active pharmaceutical ingredient …


GSK opens £54m API plant in Montrose, Scotland

October 25, 2018
Manufacturing and Production API, GSK, Scotland, manufacturing, montrose

British multinational GlaxoSmithKline has opened an API manufacturing plant in Montrose Scotland for its Ellipta respiratory medicines. The new facility …

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Penn Pharma starts operations

June 9, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing API, Penn Pharma, Wales, manufacturing, south

Penn Pharma has opened its expanded facility in South Wales, after a £3 million investment which will allow it to …

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Novo Nordisk unveils plans for $100m API plant

March 17, 2014
Manufacturing and Production API, FDA, Novo Nordisk, Taylor, copenhagen

Novo Nordisk says it will invest around $100m in a new pilot facility to make the active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) …

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Jazz Pharma chooses Ireland for first facility

February 17, 2014
Manufacturing and Production API, Ireland, azur, jazz pharma

Jazz Pharmaceuticals will build its first in-house manufacturing facility in Ireland after years of relying on outsourcing to meet its …

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FDA extends Ranbaxy ban

January 27, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing API, FDA, Ranbaxy, toansa

India-based generic manufacturer Ranbaxy Laboratories has been dealt a further blow as the US regulator has banned more of its …

API imports in the EU: gauging the FMD’s impact

December 9, 2013
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing API, EMA, FMD, Taylor, manufacturing, supply chain

The deaths of dozens of patients as a result of the contaminated heparin incident in 2008 casts a long shadow …

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AstraZeneca to close Brixham environmental lab

October 25, 2013
Manufacturing and Production API, AstraZeneca, brixham

AstraZeneca’s UK workers are facing more disruption following the company’s decision to close down a laboratory in Brixham focussing on …

Indian pharma exports ‘set for 20% growth’ to 2018

October 23, 2013
Manufacturing and Production API, CPhI, GMP, India, growth

Representatives of India’s pharma sector pledged to meet the government’s target of raising exports to $25 billion by 2016, as …

Vetter swells filling capacity with $100m investment

October 11, 2013
Manufacturing and Production API, Vetter, sterile liquid

German contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) Vetter says it is planning to invest over $100 million across its production …

J&J’s manufacturing recovery hits a hurdle

September 10, 2013
Manufacturing and Production API, J&J, JJ, McNeil, Motrin, recall

Johnson & Johnson’s path back to regulatory compliance in its manufacturing operations has hit another snag after the firm was …

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CordenPharma gets bigger in peptides

September 3, 2013
Manufacturing and Production API, CordenPharma, Solvay, peptides

Solvay has reached an agreement to sell its peptide subsidiary Peptisyntha SA to the holding company behind contract manufacturing organisation …

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