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Vision for hi-tech manufacturing in the Scottish highlands

September 22, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development GSK, Scotland, manufacturing

Scottish life and chemical science firms claim Scotland is an ideal European base for UK and global manufacturers. A new …

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GSK recalls 427,000 antibiotics after contamination scare

September 15, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Bactroban, FDA, GSK, manufacturing, product recalls, production, recalls

GlaxoSmithKline has had to recall more than 427,000 tubes of creams and ointments due to potential penicillin cross-contamination and the …

Sanofi to significantly expand UK inhaler plant

September 15, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Cheshire, Sanofi, manufacturing, production

Sanofi is gearing up for significant expansion of its inhaler production complex in Cheshire, England. The French pharma giant has …

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AstraZeneca purchases former Amgen US facility

September 15, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Amgen, AstraZeneca, US, biologics, manufacturing, production

AstraZeneca has bolstered its US presence with the purchase of a high-tech biologics manufacturing facility from pharma rival Amgen. The …

GSK begins work on £100m India facility

September 9, 2015
Manufacturing and Production GlaxoSmithKline, India, manufacturing

GSK has begun work on its new Rs. 1000 crore (£100m) pharmaceutical factory in Vemgal, southern India. When fully operational …

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Novo Nordisk plans $2bn expansion of production facilities

August 26, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Novo Nordisk, manufacturing

Novo Nordisk will invest an estimated $2 billion over the next five years in new production facilities in the US, …


Allergan recalls eye drugs after complaints of blurred vision

August 25, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Allergan, manufacturing, product recalls, production, recalls

Allergan has issued a recall for batches of eye ointments sold in the US, after customers complained of foreign bodies …

Pharma pill manufacturing

FDA hits Mylan’s Indian plants with warning letter

August 20, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Contamination, FDA, Mylan, Pfizer, manufacturing, production

The FDA has served Mylan with a warning letter citing contamination at three of its manufacturing facilities in India. Inspections …

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GSK closes Legionella-hit US site

August 14, 2015
Manufacturing and Production GSK, Legionnaire's disease, legionella, manufacturing, production

GSK has temporarily shut down its manufacturing site in North Carolina due to the discovery of the bacteria which causes …

Pharma pill manufacturing

US to lead global contract manufacturing market by 2020

August 11, 2015
Manufacturing and Production APIs, United States, manufacturing, production

The global pharmaceutical contract manufacturing market was worth $58 billion in 2014 and is projected to reach $84 billion in 2020, according to a …


First 3D-printed drug approved by FDA

August 4, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development 3d printing, FDA, manufacturing, production

The world of medicine saw a new pharma milestone this week, with the first approval by the FDA of a …

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Lupin buys Gavis to gain first US manufacturing site

July 28, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Gavis, Lupin, manufacturing, production

Indian drug manufacturer Lupin is expanding to the US by purchasing Gavis pharma for $880 million, in a major boost …

Novartis and Pfizer to close factories in India

July 21, 2015
Manufacturing and Production India, Novartis, Pfizer, Sandoz, manufacturing

Two big pharma firms have announced they will close manufacturing facilities in India as they seek to restructures their global …


FDA bans drug imports from Indian plant

July 21, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Emcure, FDA, GMP, Good Manufacturing Practices, India, compliance, manufacturing, production, safety

The FDA has blocked US imports from the manufacturing plants of a major Indian pharmaceutical firm over safety fears. The …

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Allergan closing manufacturing facility in Iceland

July 14, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Actavis, Allergan, Iceland, manufacturing, production, redundancies

Actavis is shutting a plant in Iceland, where its recently-acquired company Actavis has roots, and cutting 300 jobs in the …

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