Recent Articles

October 15, 2014 3:49 pm
Jamie T. Hintlian and Ryan Kelly; Ernst & Young
When it comes to the supply chain, business can be risky. A seminal survey of companies in various industries spanning 62 countries found 85% of respondents have experienced a supply chain disruption over the last 12 months, and 50% of companies had more than one disruption.
October 2, 2014 8:25 am
Christopher Kulp, Executive Vice President, Richman Chemical
The development of new chemistry-based products for life science markets requires the expertise of talented researchers. However, these same researchers are typically not prepared to solve the many other critical problems necessary for successful commercialization.
September 24, 2014 2:02 pm
Mike Auerbach, Editor In Chief
Capsugel acquires Bend Research and Encap Drug Delivery to create a comprehensive solid dosage form solutions group.                       
September 11, 2014 1:38 pm
Mike Auerbach, Editor In Chief
SAFC, a global company that supplies a multitude of services to the biopharm/pharmaceutical industry has recently opened a new Dry Powder Media (DPM ) manufacturing facility in Irvine, Scotland to complement their Lenexa, KS DPM facility. By doing so SAFC has shown their commitment to their customers and this growing segment of the pharmaceutical industry.
August 26, 2014 2:12 pm
Mark Butler, Vince Cebular, Sam Halaby, George Petroka, Thomas Woody; Integrated Project Services, Inc.
Due to the special containment requirements for manufacturing highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients and cytotoxic drugs, we have seen many CMO’s invest in building additional capacity in this area. While there are tremendous benefits and a strong promise with these types of products there are also considerable challenges and risks associated with their production, especially in a multiproduct CMO environment.
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