Contract manufacturers urged to start implementing a serialisation strategy now – or risk getting left behind

Mar 9, 2016

With only three years until the EU Falsified Medicines Directive comes into force, industry experts stress there’s no time to waste   Industry experts have raised concerns many contract manufacturers do not have enough practical knowledge about implementing a serialisation strategy, despite there being only three years to go until the EU Falsified Medicines Directive comes into force. The observation comes as Optel Vision, TraceLink and Be4ward are inviting CMOs to attend a top level serialisation seminar at the Sheraton Skyline at London’s Heathrow Airport on 30 March, to gain first-hand knowledge of pro-active strategies they can apply to their ...

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Demand for international pharma manufacturers and ingredients increasing in Russia

Feb 26, 2016

CPhI Russia 2016 opens as the country is seeking rapid upgrades to GMP standards   Amsterdam, 23 February 2016: CPhI Russia @ IPhEB, organised by UBM EMEA, returns for the fourth consecutive year in Russia as business opportunities in the country remain diverse, with companies looking to gain access to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Central East European (CEE) regions.   The event is taking place at JSC VDNH (VVC), Moscow, 30th March-1st April 2016 and includes IPhEB Conference (forum), which provides key insights into the local market. One of the key sessions in this forum is a master class on strategy and procedure for companies and products ...

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Plasticell and Pierre Fabre Laboratories sign a partnership to identify natural stimulants of brown fat for treatment and prevention of obesity and diabetes

Feb 26, 2016

–  it’s a first collaboration for “Nature Open Library” an unique Open Innovation initiative launched last December by Pierre Fabre to share its private plant collection as well as its expertise of the phyto-industrial value chain ; - Plasticell will screen the plant collection with the aim of developing plant-based products as functional foods or nutraceuticals Stevenage (UK), Castres (France) February XX 2016 : Plasticell, the biotechnology company specializing in stem cell differentiation, and Pierre Fabre, the 2nd largest independent French Pharmaceutical laboratory, have today announced the signing of a collaboration agreement. The two companies will work together to discover plant-based ...

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KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST PRESENTS NEW HIGH PERFORMING FLOATABLE SHRINK LABEL FILM AT AWA INTERNATIONAL SLEEVE LABEL CONFERENCE

Feb 26, 2016

Montabaur, Germany/Gordonsville, Virginia (United States) – February 25, 2016 – Klöckner Pentaplast will highlight the company’s newest shrink label film, Pentalabel® ClearFloat™, at the AWA International Sleeve Label Conference, March 3-4 in Denver, Colorado. These high performing floatable films satisfy the growing market need for films that meet the standards set by the recycling community, while providing the clarity, processability and durability required of today’s consumer labels. Pentalabel® ClearFloat™ meets the Design for Recycling Guidelines as set by the Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recyclers, providing a higher yield of PET container recycling. ClearFloat™ is engineered to offer high shrink percentages ...

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Recipharm to acquire Mitim Srl for SEK 640 million adding scale and niche technology in injectable beta lactams

Feb 24, 2016

Recipharm AB today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Italian CDMO, Mitim Srl adding scale and capabilities to the group.  Mitim is currently owned by a  private Italian family and is specialised in the filling of injectable beta lactam products. It is located in Brescia close to Recipharm’s existing operations in Northern Italy. The transaction will complete tomorrow, 24th February 2016. Highlights Adds an important technology in the filling of injectable beta lactams with sales to the US and European markets. The transaction is valued to an Enterprise Value of EUR 68 million (SEK 640 million) ...

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