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April 2014

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Malvern on Publication of 1,000th Peer-Reviewed Paper to Cite NanoSight's Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA
15 April 2014 by Malvern Instruments Malvern Instruments reports on the publication of the 1,000th peer-reviewed paper to cite the company's NanoSight Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA. Entitled 'Fumed Silica Nanoparticle...

Malvern Instruments' Alan Rawle is Invited Speaker at Brian Scarlett Memorial Session at World Congress for Particle Technology
15 April 2014 by Malvern Instruments Dr Alan Rawle, applications manager for Malvern Instruments, has been invited to speak as part of the Brian Scarlett Memorial Session at the 7th World Congress for Particle Technology (WCPT...

Priorclave's Cylindrical Autoclaves Improve Laboratory Performance
14 April 2014 by Priorclave Priorclave's QCS front-loading autoclave range should help any laboratory increase its sterilising throughput thanks to a combination of an improved load capacity and strong operating...

SHL in Korea: Insight into the Changing World of Auto Injectors
10 April 2014 by SHL The global injectable drug delivery device technologies market was valued at approximately $10.2bn in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR rate of 11% to $17.2bn by 2017....

Anton Paar Releases New MCP 100 Polarimeter
04 April 2014 by Anton Paar The new, extremely compact MCP 100 polarimeter now helps anyone working with optically active substances to reach all required targets in a fully traceable...

March 2014

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Advanced Porous Materials Workshop from Micromeritics and ETH Zurich
31 March 2014 by Micromeritics A two-day advanced porous materials workshop, jointly organized by Micromeritics Instrument Corporation and ETH Zurich, will take place 2-3 June at the ETH Zurich Hönggerberg campus, located on...

Global Vision and Hemetek to Host Series of Seminars in India
27 March 2014 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of innovative proofreading technologies and solution provider Hemetek, today announced a series of joint seminars entitled 'Securing...

Global Vision Signs Reseller Agreement with Crest Solutions
26 March 2014 by Global Vision Global Vision has signed Crest Solutions as a new reseller in Ireland and the UK. Under the terms of the agreement, Crest Solutions will resell the complete Global Vision product line and...

ShockWatch Announces Availability of New WarmMark² and ColdMark² Time-Temperature Indicators
25 March 2014 by ShockWatch ShockWatch has announced the availability of the new ColdMark⊃ descending temperature indicators and WarmMark⊃ ascending time-temperature indicators....

Blood Supply Safety Ensured by New ShockWatch Blood Temp Indicator
25 March 2014 by ShockWatch The new ShockWatch Blood Temp indicator monitors units of blood individually to ensure safety and reliability in the global supply...

ShockWatch Software Tracks and Analyzes Cold Chain Performance
25 March 2014 by ShockWatch ShockWatch has launched its web-hosted TrekView Data Management System (DMS), making monitoring of temperature-sensitive products easier than ever....

Priorclave Launches New Autoclave Website
25 March 2014 by Priorclave This month (March 2014), Priorclave's new website went live and reflects the company's up-front policy of providing would-be autoclave purchasers with facts and figures that will steer them...

Kemwell Adds Lyophilization Capability
25 March 2014 by Kemwell Kemwell Biopharma, a global contract development and manufacturing services provider, announced that it has installed and qualified its commercial-scale lyophilizer. With this expansion,...

Anton Paar Introduces Multiwave GO Routine Digestion System
21 March 2014 by Anton Paar For more than 40 years, Anton Paar has been a leading supplier of sample preparation instruments. The company's latest innovation is the Multiwave...

Reusable and Single-Use Shippers Ensure Temperature Protection for Clinical Trials Shipments
21 March 2014 by Sonoco ThermoSafe® Sonoco ThermoSafe has launched its Via Series of pre-qualified temperature-controlled shippers....

BP Awards Chemical Injection Package Contract to Lewa
20 March 2014 by LEWA Lewa has been awarded a five-year global framework agreement with BP to supply chemical injection packages for BP's Global Projects...

New Italvacuum Website Launched for 75th Anniversary
20 March 2014 by Italvacuum To celebrate its 75th anniversary, Italvacuum, well-established manufacturer of vacuum pumps and vacuum dryers for pharmaceutical, chemical and cosmetics industries has launched a new...

Telstar Develops New Generation of More Robust, Flexible and Accurate Vial Loading and Unloading Systems
18 March 2014 by Telstar Telstar has developed a new generation of vial loading and unloading systems that can be integrated into freeze-dryers and offer greater robustness, efficiency, reliability and accuracy in the...

Malvern Instruments and RheoSense Team-Up in Bringing m-VROCi to Industrial Markets
18 March 2014 by Malvern Instruments UK-based Malvern Instruments Ltd has announced an exclusive global distribution agreement with US-based RheoSense to promote and sell the VROC product range for industrial applications....

Eurofins MWG Operon Launches Ion Proton
17 March 2014 by Eurofins Medigenomix Eurofins MWG Operon has expanded its exome sequencing services with the Ion Proton Next Generation...

Federal Equipment to Exhibit at INTERPHEX 2014
17 March 2014 by Federal Equipment Company Federal Equipment is to host a booth at this year's...

Baxter's BioPharma Solutions Business Expanding Diluent Pre-Filled Syringe Offering
17 March 2014 by Baxter BioPharma Solutions Pharmaceutical / biopharmaceutical clients of the contract manufacturing organisation (CMO) will be able to leverage BPS's expanded Drug Master File and choose a custom-fill volume and...

DPT Laboratories to Attend INTERPHEX 2014
14 March 2014 by DPT Laboratories DPT Laboratories is to host a booth at the forthcoming INTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical...

SHL EVP to Give Talk at Management Forum's Injectable Drug Delivery Seminar
14 March 2014 by SHL At the forthcoming Management Forum Injectable Drug Delivery conference, SHL executive vice-president Mats Persson is to give a talk entitled 'Latest Self Injection Trends'. It will cover a...

Proofware Demonstrated by Global Vision at INTERPHEX 2014
14 March 2014 by Global Vision Global Vision has announced that it will be showcasing its Proofware solution at INTERPHEX 2014, Booth #1101, Javits Center, New...

SHL Experiences Growth in Medical Device Business
10 March 2014 by SHL Taiwan-based injection moulder SHL Group has invested $140m in growing its business since...

2014 DCAT Week
07 March 2014 by Patheon Patheon is to attend the 2014 DCAT Week from 10-13...

Micrometrics' New Smart VacPrep
07 March 2014 by Micromeritics The Smart VacPrep comprises an advanced six-port system, using vacuum to prepare samples by heating and...

Analytik Jena: Endress+Hauser Increases its Share to More than 50%
06 March 2014 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser has acquired additional shares in German-based Analytik Jena AG and exceeded the reportable threshold of 50% of the voting rights. The Group now owns 50.37% of the...

The Amber™ Auto Injector
06 March 2014 by SHL SHL's first Amber™ auto injector was launched towards the end of 2014 at the PDA (Parental Drug Association) event in Basel, Switzerland. The device uses Pushclick™...

Quantification of Residual DNA from Production Strains or Cell Lines in Biopharmaceutical and Biotechnological Products
03 March 2014 by Eurofins Medigenomix Protein based diagnostics and therapeutics gain more and more importance. These molecules are produced utilising production strains and cell lines ranging from bacteria to mammalian cell lines....

February 2014

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New 24/7 Customer Support Portal Launched by Global Vision
27 February 2014 by Global Vision Global Vision has launched a self-registered, web-enabled 24/7 customer support portal (CSP), designed for simplicity and efficiency, providing consolidated documentation on the Global...

Micromeritics to Showcase its Extensive Line of Materials Characterization Instruments
27 February 2014 by Micromeritics Pittcon, a premier annual conference devoted to laboratory science and instrumentation, takes place from 2 March through 6 March 2014, at McCormick Place in Chicago,...

NHS Hospital Witnesses Dramatic Reduction in Particle Counts with Polymeric Flooring
25 February 2014 by Dycem NHS Velindre Hospital in Cardiff has witnessed a dramatic reduction in microbial counts, after re-evaluating their contamination control flooring...

Therapure Biopharma to Exhibit at INTERPHEX
20 February 2014 by Therapure Biopharma Therapure Biopharma is to host a booth at INTERPHEX in the US from 18-20...

World Courier Announces New Gothenburg Facility
19 February 2014 by World Courier World Courier has announced the opening of a new facility in Gothenburg, World Courier's second office in Sweden, on 1 March....

Proofware Demonstration at Graphics of the Americas Conference and Expo
18 February 2014 by Global Vision Global Vision has announced that it will showcase Proofware at the Graphics of the Americas Conference and Expo at Miami Convention Center from 27 February to 1 March. The company can be found...

Adventitious Virus Testing Via Next-Generation Sequencing
17 February 2014 by Eurofins Medigenomix Adventitious viruses are a major safety concern in biological products. For a substance to be considered free of an adventitious agent, assays must demonstrate that a defined quantity of...

Qualicaps to Exhibit at INTERPHEX
13 February 2014 by Qualicaps Qualicaps is to host a booth at the forthcoming INTERPHEX, a global conference for advancing the processing of life-enhancing...

Global Vision Releases Proofware, an All-in-One, Cloud-Based, Packaging Inspection Suite
13 February 2014 by Global Vision Global Vision, leader in the development of innovative proofreading technologies, has announced the release of Proofware, the world's first all-in-one, cloud-based, packaging inspection suite....

World Courier Announces Rebranding of CTSCS to CSS
12 February 2014 by World Courier World Courier has announced that Clinical Trial Supply Chain Services (CTSCS) has been rebranded as Clinical Supply Solutions (CSS)....

GALA Highlights Global Talent Crisis at UK House of Lords
10 February 2014 by Conversis Health At the House of Lords, the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) warned the UK Parliament that the deepening shortage of language and cultural skills is putting the UK economy at risk....

NSF International Acquires IPEA
10 February 2014 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech NSF International has acquired the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council of the Americas’ (IPEC-Americas) auditing subsidiary,...

New Health Sciences Division Launched by NSF International
05 February 2014 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech NSF International has integrated subsidiary companies NSF Becker & Associates, NSF-DBA and NSF Pharmalytica, as well as its existing Dietary Supplement Program, into one unified Health...

Endress+Hauser Increases Net Sales
04 February 2014 by Endress+Hauser The Endress+Hauser Group increased its net sales by approximately 7% to more than €1.8bn in the 2013 financial year. In terms of operating profit, profit before taxes and net income,...

January 2014

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The New Frontier of Vacuum Tray Dryer by Italvacuum
31 January 2014 by Italvacuum European vacuum pump and dryer manufacturer Italvacuum has launched its cutting-edge MULTISPRAY® fast washing...

New Managing Director of Optima Pharma (Mornshausen)
27 January 2014 by OPTIMA Pharma As of January 2014, Stephan Reuter is the new managing director of OPTIMA Pharma GmbH in Mornshausen, a worldwide known manufacturer of high quality innovative freeze-drying systems for...

PCSC Conference 2014
27 January 2014 by 7PSolutions The annual Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition Conference is a very important annual event that should be attended by those involved in the transport and in-transit storage of...

Marketing Director Steven Kaufman Featured on Drug Delivery Partnerships Podcast
27 January 2014 by SHL SHL will be attending the upcoming 18th annual Drug Delivery Partnerships conference event in Bota Raton, Florida, US, where marketing director Steven Kaufman will speak on the topic of recent...

World Courier Receives Membership of Assobiotec in Italy
24 January 2014 by World Courier World Courier today (24 January) announced that World Courier Italy has been accepted as a member of the Italian Association for the Development of Biotechnology (Assobiotec) after a...

NextPharma Continues to Strengthen its Business with Three Senior Appointments
23 January 2014 by NextPharma Technologies NextPharma Technologies Holding Limited, a leading provider of contract development and commercial manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announced the appointment...

Latest Technology in Microsphere Formulation Process
23 January 2014 by Powder Systems Limited (PSL) How can new technology improve the productivity of your microsphere formulation process? Powder Systems Limited (PSL) is hosting a free webinar on 13 February presenting new technologies...

Patheon's High-Potency Capabilities Results in Expanded Capacity for European Facilities
22 January 2014 by Patheon Patheon is to specialise in high-potency at the company's Milton Park, UK, facility. Investment in early development capabilities in Europe means increased capacity for handling highly...

Micromeritics Predictive Materials Science Solutions for the Identification and Control of Critical Quality Attributes
20 January 2014 by Micromeritics Quality by Design (QbD) is a systematic approach to development that begins with predefined objectives and emphasizes product and process understanding and process control, based on sound...

SHL to Speak at the18th Annual Drug Delivery Partnerships in Florida, US
17 January 2014 by SHL According to a recent industry report, more than 75% of biologics are administered either subcutaneously or intramuscularly via a form of drug delivery technology, and with the continuous surge...

Forest Laboratories to Acquire Aptalis
16 January 2014 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Aptalis has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Forest Laboratories, a leading, fully integrated, specialty pharmaceutical company, for $2.9bn in cash pending required...

World Courier Announces Substantial Expansion to Existing Europe Fleet
13 January 2014 by World Courier World Courier has announced the upcoming expansion of the World Courier Ground Europe (WCGE) fleet....

December 2013

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NSF Releases White Paper
17 December 2013 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech NSF has released a white paper entitled 'Does your Pharmaceutical Quality System Improve your Competitive...

Auto Injector Innovation: Quality and Compliance
16 December 2013 by SHL The recent introduction of numerous biologics and biosimilars and their corresponding advanced delivery specifications required have quickly created a new segment in the drug delivery...

World Courier Announces New Facility in Wales
16 December 2013 by World Courier World Courier today announced that they are in the final stages of creating a new facility in Wales, with the support of the life sciences division of the Welsh Assembly Government, to...

Laboratorios Inibsa Receives Spanish Health Agency Authorisation for New Capsule Filling Facilities
12 December 2013 by Laboratorios Inibsa Laboratorios Inibsa has obtained authorisation from the Spanish Health Ministry for its new capsule filling facilities, in accordance with EU-GMP (good manufacturing practices)....

Millrock Releases Tray Style Freeze-Dryer/ Lyophilizer White Paper
10 December 2013 by Millrock Technology Millrock has released a white paper with details on its STELLAR® SERIES Tray Style Freeze Dryer/...

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies' Opens New Manufacturing Facility
06 December 2013 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies has formally opened its new UK mammalian cell culture cGMP manufacturing facility at a ceremony performed by HRH the Duke of...

Komtur Pharmaceuticals Forms Second Operation with New JV in China to Address Growing Market Demand
05 December 2013 by Komtur Pharmaceuticals Komtur Pharmaceuticals, the German specialist in clinical trial sourcing, has announced the investment into the Chinese HengHeKangJian Pharmaceutical Trading through its Shanghai entity...

Patheon Expands Capabilities at UK Facility
03 December 2013 by Patheon Patheon is increasing solid dose capabilities at its European sites, with the latest investments being made at its UK facility, Milton...

Visit Powder Systems Limited (PSL) at P-MEC India
02 December 2013 by Powder Systems Limited (PSL) PSL is to exhibit at PMEC India this week, on stand F50, Hall 6 of the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai....

November 2013

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Kaiser Optical Systems: Endress+Hauser Completes Acquisition
28 November 2013 by Endress+Hauser Authorities have approved a takeover by Swiss process automation group Endress+Hauser to acquire US company Kaiser Optical Systems....

Successful FDA Inspection at Haupt Pharma Amareg in Regensburg, Germany
26 November 2013 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma has successfully passed an inspection by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at its site in Regensburg,...

Endress+Hauser Opens Plant in Brazil
25 November 2013 by Endress+Hauser The Endress+Hauser Group has strengthened its position in the South American market. The Swiss specialist for measurement engineering has invested more than €8m in a new production...

SHL Introduces New Mobile Website
25 November 2013 by SHL SHL recently introduced a mobile website which allows mobile device users to view the company's corporate website in a more user-friendly way....

Understanding the Types of Design that Should Be Driving Innovation at Drug Delivery Device Suppliers
25 November 2013 by SHL SHL's recent article, 'Understanding which Types of Design Should Be Driving Innovation at Drug Delivery Device Suppliers', featured in OnDrugDelivery's October 2013 issue 'Prefilled Syringes:...

High-Performance Contamination Control Zones White Paper
20 November 2013 by Dycem Dycem can be used at all entrances and exits to critical control points (CCPs) to reduce the risk of both viable and non viable contaminants entering the critical manufacturing...

Contamination Control of Cleanrooms
20 November 2013 by Dycem The control of materials and personnel into and out of cleanrooms and other controlled areas is an important part of contamination control. The main source of contamination in cleanrooms is...

Royal DSM and JLL Create Leading Pharma Services Company in $2.6bn Deal
19 November 2013 by Patheon JLL Partners and Royal DSM have today announced the creation of a new company, which will be a leading global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) for the...

Evonik Positions Itself in Oncology
15 November 2013 by Evonik Industries AG Evonik Industries has launched a new website aimed specifically at manufacturers of oncology drugs....

SCHOTT Launches TopPac 20ml Prefillable Polymer Syringe for Infusion Therapy
11 November 2013 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT is to expand its TopPac polymer syringes range with through launching a 20ml unit that can be used in combination with syringe pumps for infusion therapy....

SCHOTT Reveals Growth Goals for its Global Syringe Business
09 November 2013 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT has announced that it plans to achieve further growth in its prefillable syringe line....

Evonik Provides Drug Formulation Services for Highly Potent Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
08 November 2013 by Evonik Industries AG Evonik Industries has broadened its capabilities in finished drug product formulation and clinical supply manufacturing and can now handle drug products containing highly potent...

Lonza Business Performance Remains On-Track
07 November 2013 by Lonza In the third quarter 2013, Lonza's business performance remained on-track as anticipated. The specialty ingredients market segment delivered a good performance despite a continued weak...

Micronova Introduces the PocketMop Series
07 November 2013 by Micronova A flat head mop that has the same materials of construction as Micronova's premium mops but a simpler...

Another Class of Endurance with the Saurus939 Vacuum Piston Pump
05 November 2013 by Italvacuum The renewed vacuum piston pump Saurus939 confirms its ability to give incomparable performances in all chemical and pharmaceutical processes: such as drying, distillation, reaction...

Priorclave Launches New Autoclave for Maximum Sterilising Efficiency
05 November 2013 by Priorclave Priorclave has launched its new front-loading cylindrical chamber autoclave, which is its largest yet and has been developed to allow labs to optimise efficiency from sterilisation in...

International Experts, Perspectives and Processes
04 November 2013 by OPTIMA Pharma Featuring a series of exciting talks on a range of topics, the 2013 Pharma Forum once again showcased innovations and technological trends in pharmaceutical packaging processes....

October 2013

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PSL Scoops Two Major Awards
31 October 2013 by Powder Systems Limited (PSL) PSL has won two high-profile manufacturing awards in as many...

Working Together for Success through Merger: Aenova and Haupt Pharma
31 October 2013 by Haupt Pharma The Aenova Group is continuing its successful period of growth, recently announcing a merger with Haupt Pharma that will help it achieve a strategic expansion of its portfolio....

Predictive Materials Science Solutions for Identification and Control of Critical Quality Attributes
31 October 2013 by Micromeritics Quality by Design (QbD) is a systematic approach to development that begins with predefined objectives and emphasises product and process understanding and process control, based on sound...

World Courier Announces Support and Adherence with Revised European Union Guidelines for Distribution of Medicinal Products
30 October 2013 by World Courier World Courier has announced that the company's operations are in full compliance with the recently issued Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human Use (GDP) guideline...

Working Together for Success through Merger: Aenova and Haupt Pharma
24 October 2013 by Haupt Pharma The Aenova Group, one of the leading companies in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, is continuing its successful period of growth....

API, Excipient, and Dosage Form Characterization Solutions for the Identity and Control of Critical Quality Attributes
24 October 2013 by Micromeritics Quality by Design (QbD) and its systematic approach to development begins with a predefined objective and emphasises sound science and quality risk principles as an integral part of...

Patheon Technology Presentation at Nuova Ompi - Stevanato Group's Innovation Day 2013
22 October 2013 by Patheon Patheon Inc is to attend Nuova Ompi - Stevanato Group's Innovation Day 2013 at the West Grand Frankfurt Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany, this...

Micromeritics Releases Volume 23 of the MicroReport on Pharmaceutical Technology
22 October 2013 by Micromeritics Materials characterization analytical laboratory instrumentation and services supplier Micromeritics has released volume 23 of the company's journal, the MicroReport, on Pharmaceutical...

SCHOTT adaptiQ™: Innovative System Solution for Ready-to-Use Pharmaceutical Vials
22 October 2013 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging With adaptiQ, SCHOTT will be unveiling a new concept of ready-to-use pharmaceutical vials that has been modified in close cooperation with filling line manufacturers to meet the...

SCHOTT Launches New Pharmaceutical Vials with Reduced Delamination Risk
22 October 2013 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT is to launch SCHOTT Vials DC, which are pharmaceutical vials that, for the first time ever, allows for the risk of delamination to be determined based on threshold values....

SHL to Host Innovation Bar at the 2013 PDA Conference in Basel, Switzerland
21 October 2013 by SHL It is predicted that the worldwide market for injectable drug delivery technologies will reach $43bn by 2017, with much of it based on drivers such as the rise of biologics and biosimilars, as...

Coating Heat-Sensitive Products at Ambient Temperature
21 October 2013 by Roquette Pharma See how LYCOAT® / ReadiLYCOAT® can be applied to your heat-sensitive ingredients or dosage forms at the same time as keeping the coating process short and providing an inert coating of...

Cirrus-Kemwell Receives FDA Grant to Evaluate Formulation Effects on MDI Performance
17 October 2013 by Kemwell Cirrus Pharmaceuticals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kemwell Biopharma Pvt, has announced that it has been awarded a grant by the US Food and Drug Administration entitled 'Comprehensive...

Micromeritics Releases Biochar Adsorption and Surface Area White Paper
17 October 2013 by Micromeritics A paper titled Analytical Options for Biochar Adsorption and Surface Area, co-authored by Hugh McLaughlin (Alterna Biocarbon), Frank Shields (Control Laboratories), Jacek Jagiello...

Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division to Exhibit at CPhI Worldwide
17 October 2013 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division is to host a booth at the forthcoming CPhI...

DPT Laboratories and Confab Announce Integration
16 October 2013 by DPT Laboratories Pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs) DPT Laboratories and Confab today announced the integration of the organizations under the leadership of Paul...

Cremer CFS-622x3 / CFS-622x4 Modular Counting System
15 October 2013 by Cremer Cremer has pioneered, developed and introduced multi-channel electronic counters for the pharmaceutical industry 30 years ago. Today, the counting principles are essentially the same but...

Endress+Hauser prepares offer for Analytik Jena
15 October 2013 by Endress+Hauser As of 26 September 2013, Endress+Hauser holds 47.33% of shares in German-based Analytik Jena AG, 22.99% directly and 24.34% indirectly. Accordingly, the group is preparing a mandatory offer to...

Colorcon and Evonik Industries Launch Marketing and Technical Support Cooperation for Acryl-EZE®
15 October 2013 by Evonik Industries AG Colorcon Inc and Evonik Industries AG have announced the signing of a cooperation agreement for the marketing and technical support of Acryl-EZE®, aqueous acrylic enteric...

Vetter to Construct New Filling Lines to Expand Capacity
14 October 2013 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter has announced plans to invest more than $100m across its production sites in Germany and the US....

Laboratorios Inibsa will Produce Injectable for the French Market
14 October 2013 by Laboratorios Inibsa CDM Lavoisier has chosen Laboratorios Inibsa as the best option for the pharmaceutical injectable manufacturing. After several months of negotiations both Pharmaceutical Companies have signed...

Material Characterization Solutions for Optimization of Pharmaceutical Tableting
14 October 2013 by Micromeritics Micromeritics AccuPyc II 1340 and GeoPyc 1360 Pycnometers will work in tandem to help optimize process design, manufacturing, and drug product performance of pharmaceutical powders and solid...

Kemwell Biopharma Acquires Development Services Firm Cirrus Pharmaceuticals
14 October 2013 by Kemwell Kemwell Biopharma, a leading global bio/pharmaceutical contract services company headquartered in Bangalore, India, has announced that it has acquired Cirrus Pharmaceuticals, a contract...

New Plastic Hardware
14 October 2013 by Micronova Micronova has launched its new SlimLine and Isolator Tool Adapters, which are made using injection-moulded...

Patheon to Showcase Non-Sterile, Sterile and Softgel Capabilities at CPhI/ICSE Worldwide 2013
10 October 2013 by Patheon Patheon will showcase its offerings, including non-sterile, sterile and softgel dose forms at CPhI/ICSE in Messe Frankfurt, Germany, 22-24 October....

OPTIMA Life Science at CompaMed: Flexible Production Processes for Pharmaceutical and Medical Products
10 October 2013 by OPTIMA Pharma Medicon machines by Optima Life Science lead the way in terms of modularity. At CompaMed 2013 the company will be showing a Converting System for advanced wound care products, with a...

Orion Continues to Increase Production Capacity of Hormonal Gels and Solutions
09 October 2013 by Orion Corporation Orion continues to develop its capabilities and capacity for manufacturing of hormonal gels and solutions for contract manufacturing customers. A large new manufacturing unit has been...

SHL Reaches New Milestone of 2,000 Employees in Taiwan
08 October 2013 by SHL Designer, developer and manufacturer of advanced drug delivery devices SHL has announced reaching a new milestone of 2,000 employees in Taiwan as of 1 September 2013....

Micron Technologies at Two Major Shows, CPHI Frankfurt and AAPS San Antonio
07 October 2013 by Micron Technologies Micron Technologies, provider of particle size reduction and analytical services, will be exhibiting at CPHI Frankfurt and AAPS San...

Global Vision Launches New PDF Barcode Verification and Measurement Technologies
07 October 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision has announced the addition of barcode verification for PDF files, in addition to bar width reduction (BWR) and magnification measurements to its BarProof software...

Micromeritics Announces Instrument Grant to the State Key Laboratory of Catalysis at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics
03 October 2013 by Micromeritics Micromeritics' Grant Selection Committee has selected the recipient of its grant award for the third quarter of 2013....

SHL GM Frank Isaksson Signs Second LOI to Further Increase Investments in Taiwan
02 October 2013 by SHL SHL Group, the world's largest privately-owned designer, developer and manufacturer of advanced drug delivery devices, signed a second letter of intent (LOI) with the Taiwan Ministry of...

Autoclave for Start-Up Laboratories
01 October 2013 by Priorclave The compact C40 benchtop autoclave from Priorclave gives start-up laboratories the opportunity to acquire a feature packed steam steriliser at an affordable price and supported by an...

September 2013

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Malvern Instruments Acquires Nano Particle Characterization Company NanoSight
30 September 2013 by Malvern Instruments Malvern Instruments has acquired Wiltshire-based NanoSight Ltd, specialists in technology and instruments that are used worldwide to measure the size and other characteristics of nano-sized...

ROVI CM to Exhibit at CPHI
23 September 2013 by ROVI CM ROVI CM is to host a booth at CPHI in Frankfurt in...

AqVida is Exhibitor on the CPHI
19 September 2013 by AqVida AqVida is a German pharmaceutical company specialised in the development, registration and distribution of finished dosage forms mainly in the oncology...

Introducing Micromeritics' TriStar® II, Plus Surface Area and Porosity System
13 September 2013 by Micromeritics Micromeritics' TriStar II Plus is a fully automated, three-port surface area and porosity analyser intended for laboratories that require the combination of expanded throughput and the...

Micromeritics Scientist Presenting Poster at PDA Pharmaceutical Freeze Drying Conference
12 September 2013 by Micromeritics The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) Pharmaceutical Freeze Drying Conference takes place in Dusseldorf, Germany, on 24-25 September...

Endress+Hauser Releases Two White Papers
12 September 2013 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser has released two white papers that are available as free downloads from...

Endress+Hauser to acquire Kaiser Optical Systems
12 September 2013 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser has announced the acquisition of US company Kaiser Optical Systems. The Swiss process automation specialist has signed an agreement with parent company Rockwell Collins. The deal...

Patheon Releases White Paper on Multiparticulate Tablets
05 September 2013 by Patheon Patheon has released a free white paper entitled 'Formulating and Producing Tablets Containing Large, Coated...

Micromeritics Learning Center Receives National Accreditation as a Post-Secondary Avocational / Professional Development Institution
05 September 2013 by Micromeritics Micromeritics Instrument Corporation is proud to announce its national accreditation as a Post-Secondary Avocational/Professional Development Institution by the Accrediting Council for...

Haupt Pharma is Exhibiting at the CPhI Worldwide 2013
04 September 2013 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the CPhI Worldwide 2013. With nine sites in Germany, Italy, France and Japan, and a representative office in the US, Haupt Pharma is...

Personnel Reinforcement at Optima Pharma: A New Member on the Management Team
03 September 2013 by OPTIMA Pharma In have recent years, Optima Pharma has been characterised by strong growth, innovative developments and the continuous expansion of its product portfolio ranging from standalone machines...

Endress+Hauser to strengthen its position in China
02 September 2013 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser is manufacturing an increasing number of flowmeters in Suzhou, China, with due to demand from growth in the water and wastewater industry....

August 2013

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Dow Releases Three White Papers
30 August 2013 by Dow Water & Process Solutions Dow Water & Process Solutions has releases three white papers available to download in...

Patheon's Michael Lehmann Included on PharmaVOICE 100 List of Most Inspiring People in Life Sciences Industry
29 August 2013 by Patheon The PharmaVOICE 100 award represents a broad cross section of industry...

Haupt Pharma Amareg - Ten Years of Drug Production in Regensburg
28 August 2013 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma Amareg GmbH, a part of one of Europe's leading companies for pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing, celebrates its 10th anniversary today with a grand ceremony at...

Haupt Pharma Münster Will Become Second Largest Manufacturer of Contraceptive Pill in Europe
20 August 2013 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma, one of Europe's leading companies for pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing, has completed the transfer of contraceptive pill production for a large group from...

Priorclave Offers PowerDoor Autoclaves for Small Laboratories with Big Requirements
19 August 2013 by Priorclave For laboratories with a requirement to sterilise large bulky items or that have a need for high throughput the perfect solution would be a high-capacity rectangular chamber autoclave, but...

PSL Celebrates More Satisfied Customers with Growth into the Spanish Pharmaceutical Market
14 August 2013 by Powder Systems Limited (PSL) Powder Systems Limited (PSL) is pleased to announce two exciting projects in Spain. The company recently delivered a high containment installation in the country and will soon start the...

Avinex Introduces New Packaging Services
11 August 2013 by Avinex In order to make our cooperation more effective, Avinex is happy to introduce new packaging services for...

Avinex Receives International Certificate for Transportation of Dangerous Goods
11 August 2013 by Avinex Avinex has recently received an International Certificate of compliance with international and UN requirements for the transportation of dangerous goods....

Microsphere Formulation with the PSL Microsphere Sterile Filter Dryer
08 August 2013 by Powder Systems Limited (PSL) Microspheres are small spherical particles, having a required size range typically 5µm up to 250µm. These particles can be manufactured from various natural and synthetic materials...

SHL Highlights Scalable Manufacturing Capabilities Importance
06 August 2013 by SHL As demand for self-injection devices such as auto injectors and pen injectors continues to rise, drug delivery device suppliers must design manufacturing operations that are scalable,...

Renewal of FeF Chemicals' cGMP certificate
01 August 2013 by FeF Chemicals The Danish Medicines Agency has recently renewed its cGMP certificate in accordance with EU GMP Part II (ICH Q7) for an additional three-year...

HWI ANALYTIK Releases Series of White Papers
01 August 2013 by HWI ANALYTIK HWI ANALYTIK has released a series of white papers on the services it offers in the pharmaceutical...

Lonza and BioWa Sign License Agreements with Pfizer to Allow Use of POTELLIGENT® CHOK1SV Cell Line
01 August 2013 by Lonza BioWa and Lonza have announced they have entered into research agreements with Pfizer, allowing the use of the POTELLIGENT® CHOK1SV Cell Line in the research and development of...

July 2013

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Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Co-Sponsors 2013 Controlled Release Society's Young Investigator Award at 40th Annual Meeting and Exposition
22 July 2013 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies, a business unit of Aptalis Pharma that focuses on developing patient-optimised oral products utilising its proprietary pharmaceutical technologies...

Free Patheon White Papers Available for Download
16 July 2013 by Patheon Patheon is a leading provider of contract pharmaceutical development services and commercial manufacturing. Patheon has three white papers available for download free of charge from...

Priorclave RSC Autoclaves
10 July 2013 by Priorclave The Priorclave RSC range of autoclaves with their taller, large rectangular steam sterilising chambers has become a popular choice for laboratories undertaking high-volume throughput or...

Dow Wins Innovation Award at Aquatech China 2013
09 July 2013 by Dow Water & Process Solutions Dow Water Process & Solutions (DW™PS) has received the top prize honour of 'Market Choice' for the new DOW FILMTEC™ ECO Reverse Osmosis (RO) elements in a product contest held...

Cryo Express Certified to ISO 9001
04 July 2013 by Cryo Express Cryo Express, a subsidary of Air Liquide Group, is celebrating ten years in the...

ILC Dover Introduces New CrimpLoc™ System
04 July 2013 by ILC Dover The new CrimpLoc system is the next generation to provide high containment, secure closure, and easy one-piece crimp removal without any breaking or risk of plastic...

A New Formulation Line for Insulin Vials
01 July 2013 by Bürkert Fluid Control Systems The Danish pharmaceutical group Novo Nordisk has chosen Bürkert, the fluid control specialists, to equip its latest production line for the formulation of insulin vials at its site...

June 2013

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How Can You Find Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (Quats) That Fit Your Requirements?
28 June 2013 by FeF Chemicals Quaternary ammonium compounds (Quats) have excellent antimicrobial and surface-active properties, and have a very wide range of applications....

Zoetis Animal Health Selects Global Vision for Worldwide Deployment of Automated Proofreading Solutions
27 June 2013 by Global Vision Zoetis Animal Health purchases Docu-Proof, Digital-Page, ScanTVS and BarProof...

QCanywhere Exceeds Expectations with More Than 30,000 Deployments
21 June 2013 by Global Vision Resounding success for QCanywhere the industry's first cloud-based document, artwork and print inspection...

SHL Group Invests in New Kraussmaffei Molding Machines for Medical Device Production
18 June 2013 by SHL As SHL Group expands to provide customers with readily available services and production capabilities, the company insists on investing in high quality moulding machines such as those...

Advantages of Pulsed UV Light R&D Systems from SteriBeam Over SteriPulse RS 3000 XL by Xenon Corp
17 June 2013 by SteriBeam Systems The major parameters of the SteriPulse RS 3000 XL by Xenon Corp have been compared with the parameters of XeMaticA-2LFA, the fully automatic two lamp system with an interactive LCD display,...

Therapure Biopharma Awarded US Government Contract for Development of Anti-Nerve Gas Agent
17 June 2013 by Therapure Biopharma Therapure Biopharma, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) of biotherapeutics, is pleased to announce that the company will participate as a subcontractor for DynPort...

Any Assay, Any Wavelength, Any Bandwidth with the New CLARIOstar High Performance Microplate Reader
13 June 2013 by BMG LABTECH Over the years, many different assays have been designed to work on many different microplate readers. As new techniques emerged, so did new microplate reader technology....

Patheon to Host Complimentary Seminar - Formulation, Funding and First-in-Man: A Stepwise Guide to Clinical Success
13 June 2013 by Patheon Patheon, a leading provider of contract development and commercial manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announced that it will be hosting a complimentary...

Patheon-Sponsored Event - Product Enhancement Through Complex Dosage Forms: Adding Value to Products’ Lifecycle Management
13 June 2013 by Patheon Patheon, a leading provider of contract development and manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, is hosting a complimentary, half-day seminar entitled "Product...

Timothy O'Neill and Kevin Kelly Join DPT Laboratories as Business Development Managers
13 June 2013 by DPT Laboratories DPT Laboratories announced today that it has added two new members to its sales team....

Global Vision's Text Comparison Software Docu-Proof Recognized by the EMA for Regulatory Submissions
07 June 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced that Docu-Proof has met compliance requirements as a text comparison software solution...

Global Vision Releases Two Free White Papers on Pharmaceutical Packaging and Printing
07 June 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision, a provider of automated proofreading solutions, has released two free white papers on Pharmaceutical Technology that provide detailed advice about pharmaceutical packaging and...

SCHOTT to Strengthen Pharmaceutical Site in Hungary
06 June 2013 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems has unveiled plans for the significant expansion of its Hungarian site Lukácsháza, which manufactures pharmaceutical primary packaging....

NSF International Releases Atorvastatin Calcium Reference Standard Kits to Help Manufacturers in India Maintain the Highest Quality Standards
05 June 2013 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech NSF International, an independent global public health organization that develops high quality reference standards, now has Atorvastatin Calcium Reference Standard Kits, which are traceable...

International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council of the Americas (IPEC-Americas) Approves Sale of Its IPEA Auditing Subsidiary to NSF International
05 June 2013 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech The International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council of the Americas (IPEC-Americas) - an international non-profit comprised of pharmaceutical and excipient manufacturers and distributors -...

NSF Becker & Associates Consulting Launches New 360 Corporate Compliance Program for the Life Sciences Industry
05 June 2013 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech NSF Becker & Associates Consulting, part of global independent public health organization NSF International, has launched a new program to assist companies in achieving 360 operational...

New Dow IntegraFlo™ Ultrafiltration Modules Reduce Overall System Costs and Increase Plant Efficiency
05 June 2013 by Dow Water & Process Solutions Today at Aquatech China 2013, Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS) launched its latest ultrafiltration (UF) innovation with a new efficient module design that is intended to...

Dow Introduces New FILMTEC™ ECO Reverse Osmosis Elements
05 June 2013 by Dow Water & Process Solutions Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS) today globally introduced DOW FILMTEC™ ECO Reverse Osmosis (RO) elements at Aquatech China...

Three PEF R&D Systems from SteriBeam vs 5kw PEF by DIL/Elcrack
04 June 2013 by SteriBeam Systems Major parameters of the floor-standing R&D PEF system type DIL/ELCRACK-5kw have been compared with the respective parameters of three SteriBeam bench-top R&D PEF systems: the fully automatic...

May 2013

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New Rule on Importing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) to the EU
31 May 2013 by FeF Chemicals With the enforcement of the European Directive 2011/62/EU relating to medicinal products for human use regarding falsified medicinal products, new requirements are introduced for active...

A Good Year for Endress+Hauser
28 May 2013 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser has again enjoyed strong growth in 2012. Operating worldwide, the measurement specialist achieved record-high figures in net sales, employment, profits and equity....

Fabtech Releases Brochure on Turnkey Solutions for External and Internal Infrastructure
28 May 2013 by Fabtech Technologies International Fabtech Technologies International has released a free brochure on Pharmaceutical Technology....

Granulation Equipment Brochure Released by Fabtech
28 May 2013 by Fabtech Technologies International Fabtech Technologies International has released a free brochure detailing its extensive range of granulation machinery and...

Orion Contract Manufacturing Sponsors Pharma Outsourcing and Procurement and GPCM Summits, June 2013
28 May 2013 by Orion Corporation The Pharma Outsourcing and Procurement Summit, 5 - 6 June in Berlin, addresses the growing pharmaceutical outsourcing requirements in contract manufacturing, bulk, fill finish, drug delivery...

NSF Health Science Releases Five Free White Papers on Pharmaceutical Technology
24 May 2013 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech NSF Health Science has release five white papers on 510(k) requirements for extractables and leachables; analytical challenges for leachables; FDA excipient regulations; quality in the US...

Priorclave Celebrates 25 Years in Business
17 May 2013 by Priorclave Top-loading laboratory autoclaves are the longest serving stalwarts of the Priorclave steam steriliser range, a 100l model being the first produced and to leave the company's factory in 1988...

New Peptides, Biochemicals, Amino Acid Derivatives and Immunology Products Added to Bachem’s Online Catalogue
17 May 2013 by Bachem Bachem is continuously expanding and updating its extensive range of biologically active peptides, amino acid derivatives, biochemicals and immunology...

Global Vision Selected by Pfizer for Worldwide Deployment of Automated Proofreading Solutions
15 May 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Pfizer for worldwide deployment as its...

Therapure Biopharma Receives BIOTECanada Gold Leaf Award
15 May 2013 by Therapure Biopharma Therapure Biopharma is pleased to announce today that it has been awarded the Gold Leaf Award for Emerging Company of the Year by BIOTECanada in the Health Biotech Category for...

Global Vision Releases Free White Paper on Docu-Proof Enterprise Proofreading Software
15 May 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision has released a white paper about its proofreading software, Docu-Proof Enterprise....

Therapure Biopharma Releases Free White Paper on Scale Up and cGMP Manufacturing
15 May 2013 by Therapure Biopharma Therapure Biopharma has released a white paper entitled 'Scale Up and cGMP Manufacturing'....

Global Vision Releases Free Pharmaceutical White Paper
15 May 2013 by Global Vision Efficient proofreading in the pharmaceutical sector is of huge importance, and Global Vision understand this. The company's range of proofreading products reduce inspection and approval...

Pulsed vs Continuous UV for In-Line Sterilization or Sanitation
14 May 2013 by SteriBeam Systems For high-speed in-line sanitation of cups, lids etc. (max to 99.99%, 3,000 cups /h) the optimal UV equipments are U-shaped amalgam low-pressure Mercury vapor lamps. Sterilization (6 logs,...

Wockhardt to Attend Conferences in Hamburg, Germany, and London, UK
08 May 2013 by Wockhardt Wockhardt Contract Manufacturing Services will be represented at two forthcoming industry conferences in the next two months. On 14th and 15th May, we will be at Progressive Clinical...

Priorclave Releases Company Brochure on Pharmaceutical Technology
07 May 2013 by Priorclave Autoclave manufacturer Priorclave has released a catalogue of its range of products and designs on Pharmaceutical...

Reduce Plant Operation Costs with MVR Evaporators
01 May 2013 by Anhydro Various evaporation techniques are used to concentrate fluids in wide ranging industries including dairy, food, pharmaceutical and chemical. The reason for evaporation or distillation may be...

Safety and Environmental Protection for Modern Spray Drying Plants
01 May 2013 by Anhydro There are a number of major safety issues to be addressed in modern spray drying plants and each plant needs to be specifically designed for its particular purpose and conditions....

April 2013

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Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Commissions New Cell Banking Facility at Billingham, UK Site
30 April 2013 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies has announced that it has commissioned on time its new mammalian cGMP Cell Banking Facility (CBF) at its Billingham, UK site....

Investing in Digital Sensor Technology Saves Costs for pH Measurement
30 April 2013 by Endress+Hauser It is not a contradiction to say that investments help to reduce costs. Customers of Endress+Hauser have saved up to 50% on their maintenance costs since the commercial launch of Memosens...

Webshop Permits the Individual Configuration of Small Pumps
29 April 2013 by LEWA Placing orders in the evening or on the weekend is the order of the day in small companies. Unfortunately, so are waiting for an offer to be quoted and lengthy price negotiations. To meet the...

Priorclave Releases Free White Paper on Clean Room Autoclaves
29 April 2013 by Priorclave Priorclave has released a white paper on Pharmaceutical Technology entitled 'Planning a Double-Door Autoclave for Clean Rooms or Containment Suites'....

SCHOTT Unveils Cartridge Design for High-Speed Filling Lines
29 April 2013 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems has presented the world's first cartridges developed specifically for the use on high-speed filling lines at the pharmaceutical trade fair Interphex in New...

SCHOTT Doubles Production Capacity for Polymer Syringes
23 April 2013 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT has been expanding its manufacturing capacity for small size (1ml to 10 ml) SCHOTT TopPac® syringes in order to address the increasing worldwide demand for prefillable polymer...

Watson-Marlow OEM Pumps Help Push the Boundaries of Automated Cell Culture
22 April 2013 by Watson-Marlow Following impressive results using OEM pumps from Watson-Marlow Pumps Group on an automated batch cell culture system, a Hertfordshire-based company specialising in automated life...

Peristaltic Pump Specialist Launches Fully Integrated Drive for OEM Pumps
22 April 2013 by Watson-Marlow Watson-Marlow Pumps Group, the leader in peristaltic pump technology, introduces DriveSure its new panel-mount OEM brushless DC gear motor with fully integrated speed controller....

Micronova Releases New Product Catalogue on Pharmaceutical Technology
22 April 2013 by Micronova Micronova, a manufacturer if sterile cleaning products has released its company brochure on Pharmaceutical Technology. The brochure features Micronova's extensive range of products for use...

NovaKnit Mop Series Launched by Micronova
22 April 2013 by Micronova An absorbent, deceptively robust mop for cleaning and liquid pick-up in controlled and critical...

DHL Supply Chain Recommends Companies Use Supply Chain Visibility Tools in Clinical Trials as Research Shows They Can Save Time and Money
22 April 2013 by DHL Supply Chain A new study into how pharmaceutical and life sciences firms are using supply chain visibility technology in clinical trials has revealed that many companies have been slow to make use of...

A First for DHL in European Animal Healthcare Sector as License is Granted for Animal Health Products Warehousing
22 April 2013 by DHL Supply Chain DHL Supply Chain Turkey is the first logistics company to gain a Veterinarian Representative Pharmaceutical Warehouse license that authorizes it to store and handle animal health products in...

Patheon to Showcase High Potency Capabilities at Upcoming Tradeshows
22 April 2013 by Patheon Patheon Inc., a leading provider of contract development and manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, announced today that the company will showcase its high...

Patheon Exhibits and Presents at the 2013 IQPC Global Formulation and Drug Delivery Summit
22 April 2013 by Patheon Patheon Inc., a leading provider of contract development and manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, will be exhibiting and presenting at the 2013 Global Formulation and...

Join Micromeritics at INTERPHEX New York
18 April 2013 by Micromeritics The annual INTERPHEX pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical trade show will take place 23-25 April 2013 at the Javits Center in New York,...

ILC Dover to Exhibit at Powtech 2013
17 April 2013 by ILC Dover ILC Dover welcomes you to our exhibit at Powtech 2013. We will be located in hall 1 at booth 645 for the event in Nürnberg, Germany, which will take place 23-25 April...

Solutions for a Healthier World
17 April 2013 by Dow Water & Process Solutions Learn more about how The Dow Chemical Company ('Dow') is collaborating with formulators, pharmaceutical companies, distributors and industry experts to help develop the next generation...

Italvacuum to Exhibit at Major Exhibitions in 2013
11 April 2013 by Italvacuum We are pleased to announce that Italvacuum - one of the most well known European manufacturers of vacuum dryers and vacuum pumps for chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics production processes -...

Cloud-Based Quality Control Apps for Text, Artwork and Print
11 April 2013 by Global Vision As the global marketplace becomes smaller and workers disperse over vast geographical regions, the need for greater internal quality control to ensure brand integrity has become paramount....

Filtration and Drying Simplified
11 April 2013 by Powder Systems Limited (PSL) As a simplified alternative to more complex and costly technologies, the simplefilter is designed for many pharmaceutical and chemical applications such as: hydrogenation, carbon...

A.M.D. Electronic to Exhibit Latest Global Vision Proofreading Solutions at Pharmintech 2013
10 April 2013 by Global Vision A.M.D. Electronic, an industry leader in the distribution of products for the food and pharmaceutical markets, today announced its participation at Pharmintech 2013, April 17 -19 in Bologna,...

Autoclave Manufacturer Priorclave Celebrates 25th Anniversary
09 April 2013 by Priorclave British autoclave manufacturer Priorclave celebrated 25 years since first opening its doors for business on the 16th February 1988 and during this period has delivered from its London...

Bachem and Axon Neurosciences Sign Contract for Finished Dosage Forms of Peptide-Protein Conjugate
09 April 2013 by Bachem Bachem and Axon Neuroscience SE today announced that the two companies have entered into a collaboration under which Bachem manufactures Axon's investigational API and supplies it as a...

SteriBeam Launches Novel PEF Systems for R&D
09 April 2013 by SteriBeam Systems For R&D in non-invasive sterilization of liquid foods, juices and pharmaceutical liquid products, as well as for extraction of nutrients from vegetative cells, SteriBeam has developed...

Vetter’s New Commercial Filling Line Ready for cGMP Filling
09 April 2013 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter, a leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced today that its new award-winning filling line at the company's Ravensburg Vetter South facility is...

LEWA-NIKKISO Expands its Presence in Life Sciences
09 April 2013 by LEWA At the end of March, Lewa-Nikkiso America acquired Integrated Process Technologies (IPT), a Massachusetts-based company specializing in the engineering, design, and manufacture of high...

Digital File Creation Seminar Series to be Hosted by Global Vision in New York, US
04 April 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced that it will be hosting the StandardPractice New York City seminar. This is the...

Everything Under Control in Laboratory and Production
03 April 2013 by Anton Paar Pharmaceutical companies work throughout their supply chain in a field which is dominated by regulations and demands for high quality. Defined workflows, trained personnel and reliable...

Dow Water & Process Solution's TEQUATIC™ PLUS F-50 Fine Particle Filter Receives 'Infinite Possibility for Market Growth' Award
02 April 2013 by Dow Water & Process Solutions The TEQUATIC™ PLUS F-50 fine particle filter from Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS) is a winner of the 'Infinite Possibility for Market Growth Award' by the Awards for...

Dow Water & Process Solutions Opens Manufacturing Facility for the TEQUATIC™ PLUS Fine Particle Filter
02 April 2013 by Dow Water & Process Solutions Today at the WQA Aquatech USA show announced the opening of a commercial-scale manufacturing facility for the TEQUATIC™ PLUS fine particle filter in Menlo Park, CA, that is designed to...

March 2013

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Vetter’s Newest Facility Successfully Completes FDA Inspection
27 March 2013 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter, a leading contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), announced today that its new center for visual inspection and logistics passed its first GMP inspection by the US...

Global Vision Teams with Four Pees to Offer Automated Proofreading Solutions Worldwide
26 March 2013 by Global Vision Four Pees, the leading distributor of software solutions for the print and publishing industry, has been awarded worldwide distribution rights for Global Vision, the industry leader in...

Evonik Birmingham Laboratories Earns cGMP Certification
26 March 2013 by Evonik Industries AG In March 2013, the Evonik Birmingham Laboratories site received Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) certification from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency...

Therapure to Exhibit at INTERPHEX 2013, New York City, US
21 March 2013 by Therapure Biopharma Therapure Biopharma, a contract development and manufacturing organization specializing in complex biologics, will be exhibiting at INTERPHEX 2013, New...

‘Green Pre-Formulation Services’ with Pierre Fabre Médicament – SuperCritical Fluids Division at CPhI Japan 2013
21 March 2013 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Médicament - SuperCritical Fluids Division - will exhibit at CPhI Japan on 24 - 26 April 2013 at Big Sight Exhibition Center,...

Micron Technologies Announces Acquisition by Arlington Capital
21 March 2013 by Micron Technologies Micron Technologies, a Malvern, Pennsylvania-based company, today announced that it has been acquired by Arlington Capital Partners, a Washington, DC-based private equity firm....

DPT Laboratories Receives Close-Out Letter from US FDA
19 March 2013 by DPT Laboratories DPT Laboratories received notification from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on 19 February 2013 that signalled the completion of the its evaluation of DPT's corrective actions taken...

Spirit of Innovation Leads to Better Products
18 March 2013 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser's inventors celebrate a record number of new patent applications. Four innovations that improve product flexibility and reliability have been recognised with...

Video: Tablet Film Coating with More to Offer
18 March 2013 by Roquette Pharma Is Your Film Coating as Good as You Think it...

LEWA to Cooperate with Knoll Maschinenba
15 March 2013 by LEWA From now on, Lewa will market the progressing cavity and screw spindle pumps of Knoll Maschinenbau, allowing the company to address even more applications. Knoll will benefit from new...

New Immunology and Peptide Products Added to Bachem’s Online Catalogue
14 March 2013 by Bachem Bachem is continuously expanding and updating its extensive range of biologically active peptides, amino acid derivatives, biochemicals and immunology products....

Everything from the Flexible Single Machine through to Complete Lines: Optima at FCE Pharma, Sao Paolo
14 March 2013 by OPTIMA Pharma Optima presents the latest technology systems for filling and packaging of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. The machine range comprises non-sterile and sterile applications, including...

India's CDSCO Calls for GDP Compliance to Safeguard Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
14 March 2013 by World Courier The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), the national regulatory body governing pharmaceuticals and medical devices in India, issued draft guidelines earlier this year designed...

Digital File Creation Guide, the StandardPractice, Launched by Global Vision
12 March 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced the launch of the StandardPractice, the industry's first set of guidelines outlining...

New and Improved Crimps for DoverPac Containment Systems
12 March 2013 by ILC Dover LC Dover is committed to continuous improvement and listening to our customers. We first invented flexible high containment in 1997 and immediately improved the old standard of twist, tie, tape...

SCHOTT Expands Operations in Indonesia
11 March 2013 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems has unveiled plans for expanding production capacities by 20% at its facility in Bekasi, Indonesia....

Takeda Submits Marketing Authorisation Application for Vedolizumab in Moderately to Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease in the EU
08 March 2013 by Nycomed Takeda Pharmaceutical Company today announced that a marketing authorisation application (MAA) has been submitted to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for vedolizumab, an...

Micromeritics Publishes New MicroReport eNewsletter
07 March 2013 by Micromeritics Micromeritics recently published its March 2013 microReport eNewsletter edition, highlighting products, services, useful applications information and upcoming...

Patheon Launches Recorded Seminar on Effective Phase I Drug Development
07 March 2013 by Patheon Internationally renowned pharmaceutical contract developer Patheon has released a preview of its online seminar, entitled 'Getting Your Drug through Phase I Early Development Effectively',...

Patheon Announces First Phase of Additional Investment in Milton Park, UK Facility to Expand Early Development Capabilities in Europe
06 March 2013 by Patheon Patheon, a leading provider of contract development and commercial manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announced plans for additional investment in its Milton...

Global Vision Announces Release of Version 3.0.0 Artwork Inspection Software
01 March 2013 by Global Vision Global Vision, the industry leader in the development of automated proofreading solutions, today announced a new release of its cutting-edge print and artwork inspection software - Digital-Page...

February 2013

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One Rheometer, Two EC Motors, All Possibilities: MCR 702 TwinDrive™
28 February 2013 by Anton Paar Anton Paar introduces a rheometry revolution: MCR 702 with modular TwinDrive™ technology....

100% Identification of Defective Blister Packs by Sepha's Visionscan According to Whitepaper
26 February 2013 by Sepha A new whitepaper published by Dr Dorian Dixon, a leading packaging expert at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland has shown that VisionScan, a non-destructive seal and leak detection...

Change in Management: Triumvirate at LEWA
26 February 2013 by LEWA Since February 1 of this year, the Pump and System Division of the Lewa-Nikkiso Group has been led by a triumvirate. The former CEO of Lewa, Bernd Stütz, already left the company at the end...

SteriBeam Introduces Fully Automated Pulsed UV Sterilisation Tunnels
25 February 2013 by SteriBeam Systems SteriBeam Systems has introduced fully automated in-line pulsed UV sterilisation tunnels for pilot and production...

SHL to Invest $40m in 2013 to Significantly Expand Production Facilities
21 February 2013 by SHL SHL announced plans this week to expand production facilities in Taiwan. A leader in the field of drug delivery devices such as auto injectors and pen injectors, SHL has continued to invest...

Optima's Positive Development Continues
14 February 2013 by OPTIMA Pharma In the business year 2012, the packaging machine manufacturer Optima (Schwäbisch Hall, Germany) has once again shown positive growth....

Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Expands Licensing Team
14 February 2013 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies, a business unit of Aptalis Pharma that develops differentiated products utilizing its oral delivery technologies, today announces that Nigel Ray has been...

SCHOTT Expands Range of Analyses
13 February 2013 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT has expanding its range of analyses offered due to an increasing demand for laboratory services related to 'extractables and leachables' ('E&L')....

Contained Charging for High Potency
12 February 2013 by Powder Systems Limited (PSL) As a pioneer of containment, Powder Systems Limited (PSL) has refined a complete range of contained vessel charging solutions that will protect both the operator and the product down to...

NETZSCH Announces Appointment of New Pharmaceutical Business Development Manager
11 February 2013 by NETZSCH Premier Technologies Today, NETZSCH Premier Technologies announced that Rajesh Mukherjee has joined the company as the Business Development Manager for Pharmaceutical Applications, located in Exton,...

SCHOTT's Asian Pharmaceutical Market Position Strengthened
09 February 2013 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT continues to strengthen its position in the Asian pharmaceutical market with the opening of a high-tech facility in India....

Laboratorios Inibsa Signs an Agreement with Accord Healthcare for Selling Dossiers of Mepivacaine Ampoules
07 February 2013 by Laboratorios Inibsa Laboratorios Inibsa Laboratories, a pharmaceutical company with over 60 years of experience in pharmaceutical market, has reached an agreement with Accord Healthcare for the purchase of...

Aptalis Releases Two Free White Papers
06 February 2013 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies has released two free white papers on Pharmaceutical Technology....

Clear Edge Filtration Releases Free Company Brochure
06 February 2013 by Clear Edge Filtration Clear Edge Filtration has released a company brochure on Pharmaceutical Technology detailing its range of products and services....

LifeScience Releases Free White Paper on Pharmaceutical Logistics
06 February 2013 by LifeScience Logistics LifeScience Logistics has released a white paper entitled 'Making Healthcare Run More Effectively'....

Endress+Hauser Celebrates its 60th Anniversary
01 February 2013 by Endress+Hauser The specialist for measurement and automation engineering is in fine fettle in its 60th year: the family-owned company has just welcomed its 10,000th employee. In the last year alone, over 500...

January 2013

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Lonza Joins Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
31 January 2013 by Lonza Lonza today announced membership in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), an international organisation of growers, processors, traders, non-governmental organisations,...

NSF International Acquires the INASSA Group LLC, a Peruvian Leader in Analytical Testing, Certification, Inspection and Training for the Seafood / Fishing, Food and Pharmaceutical / Medical Industries
29 January 2013 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech NSF International, an independent global public health and safety organization which develops standards, and tests and certifies products for the food, water and health sciences industries,...

OPTIMA life science at ICE Munich 2013: First Modular Line Processing for Advanced Wound Care
24 January 2013 by OPTIMA Pharma Optima life science with its Medicon MDC 300 Vario presents a new, modular machine platform for the segment Advanced Wound Care. Processing with this system type can be very simply modified...

Particle Characterization Solutions for Appearance and Structure Assessment of Lyophilized Biopharmaceutical Compounds
23 January 2013 by Micromeritics There is an expanding emphasis on the area of lyophilized products in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly using...

NSF Pharmalytica Expands Team to Meet Increased Demand for Extractables and Leachables Testing Required for 510(k) Compliance
23 January 2013 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires extractables and leachables testing for many medical devices....

Sartorius Stedim Biotech Representative Elected to the Board of the Rx-360 Consortium
22 January 2013 by Sartorius Alan Burns, Vice President of Quality Management at pharma and biotech supplier Sartorius Stedium Biotech, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Rx-360. This is an...

Be Prepared for Audits with Paperless All-In-One Sensor Management
21 January 2013 by Endress+Hauser At Endress+Hauser we know that your needs go far beyond offering the best instrumentation for your application. Maintenance and documentation are important factors too, especially in the...

Bachem Adds 13 New Products to Online Catalog
21 January 2013 by Bachem Bachem is continuously expanding and updating its extensive range of products for your research...

Lonza and BaroFold Announce a Technology Evaluation Agreement for PreEMT™, a High Pressure Protein Refolding Technology
16 January 2013 by Lonza Lonza, a leader in biological development and BaroFold, an innovative protein technology developer, announced today a non-exclusive technology and license agreement whereby Lonza will...

Establishment and Growth of a Leader in Technology: Optima Celebrates 90th Anniversary with Book on Company History
11 January 2013 by OPTIMA Pharma Be it pharmaceuticals, medical or paper hygiene products, coffee, tea, food products or cosmetics - wherever the filling and packaging products of daily need require the highest standards...

Dow and Haier Enhances Strategic Alliance by Signing FILMTEC™ Component Trademark License Agreement
11 January 2013 by Dow Water & Process Solutions Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), announced today the commencement of its cooperation with Haier to supply the latter...

The Economic Abbemat Refractometer for All Refractive Index Measurements
11 January 2013 by Anton Paar The Abbemat series of refractometers from Anton Paar is now extended to include Abbemat...

SHL to Present and Exhibit at 10th Annual BIO Asia International Conference
10 January 2013 by SHL SHL will be presenting and exhibiting at the upcoming 10th Annual BIO Asia International Conference from 29 - 30 January in Tokyo, Japan. BIO Asia is the longest running Asian partnering...

World Courier Network Expands to 152 Locations with Opening of Innsbruck Office
07 January 2013 by World Courier World Courier is pleased to announce the December 2012 opening of its newest office in Innsbruck, the company's third office in Austria and 152nd in its global...

December 2012

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New Generation Pumps Purpose-Designed for Medical Applications
31 December 2012 by Watson-Marlow Watson-Marlow Pumps Group is unveiling a new range of 400RXMD panel-mount pumps designed specifically to meet the demands from medical device specialists serving the surgical ablation...

Wilco Now Owned by Bausch+Ströbel
20 December 2012 by WILCO The south German special machine manufacturer Bausch+Ströbel extends its product range in filling and packaging machines by fully automatic, high-precision inspection machines for leak...

Stable Measurement for Stable Processes
20 December 2012 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser has upgraded one of its most popular pH sensors and provided it with a new gel filling. This new gel improves Ceragel's performance in terms of measurement stability and...

SHL’s 2012 Winter Toy and Book Drive
19 December 2012 by SHL As a continuing effort to give back to society, this year SHL organised a Winter Toy and Book Drive, collecting second hand toys and books donated from employees and giving them to charity...

Patheon Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal 2012 Results
17 December 2012 by Patheon Patheon, a leading provider of contract development and manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, announced today full year and fourth quarter results for fiscal...

Patheon Completes Acquisition of Banner Pharmacaps
17 December 2012 by Patheon Patheon, a leading provider of contract development and manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Banner...

Aptalis Announces European Commission Approval for New Formulation of Viread®
13 December 2012 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies, formerly Eurand Pharmaceutical Technologies, focused on developing differentiated oral products utilising its pharmaceutical technologies, today announced...

FormPipe Takes SEK 2.5m Software Order from Recipharm
13 December 2012 by FormPipe Software FormPipe Software has received a SEK 2.5m order from Recipharm for its electronic quality management system (EQMS), FormPipe Life Science. The software is designed to streamline quality...

FormPipe Software Receives Licence Order from Leading Pharmaceutical Company
12 December 2012 by FormPipe Software Contract pharmaceutical company Kemwell has placed a SEK 2m additional module licence order for FormPipe’s ECM product, Platina. The order will be fulfilled by FormPipe’s parner, Sigma....

Vetter Receives ‘Known Consignor’ Approval from Germany's Federal Aviation Office
12 December 2012 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter has announced that it has now been approved as a 'Known Consignor' by the German Federal Aviation Office. The agency officially granted the pharmaceutical service provider the certificate...

Suzhou Pharma Services Receives Latest SFDA GMP Certification
06 December 2012 by Suzhou Pharma Services Suzhou Pharma Services, a contract development and manufacturing organisation has received the latest 2010 cGMP certification from the Chinese SFDA for their development and manufacturing...

LEWA Appoints New Chief Executive Officer
05 December 2012 by LEWA Bernd M Stütz, chief executive officer of the Lewa Group, a leading manufacturing company of metering pumps and systems for complex tasks, is leaving the company at the end of...

Sartorius Stedim Biotech Launches Sartoguard NF Prefilter Series
05 December 2012 by Sartorius Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international pharma supplier, has launched the Sartoguard NF prefilter series, completing its range of Sartoguard prefilters. These new prefilters...

SHL to Speak and Exhibit at the BioPharma India Convention 2012
04 December 2012 by SHL The pharmaceutical market in India is one of the most-watched markets for emerging opportunities in areas like consumer healthcare drugs, biologics, vaccines and more. In fact, according to...

InnovaSystems Appoints John Van Dyk as Senior Field Engineer
03 December 2012 by InnovaSystems InnovaSystems is pleased to announce the hiring of John Van Dyk in the position of Senior Field Engineer....

November 2012

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Kemwell Signs Agreement with Mercury Pharma Group
30 November 2012 by Kemwell Kemwell today signs an agreement with Mercury Pharma Group for contract manufacture of pharmaceuticals in the new state-of-the-art production facility in...

IKA Werke – Finalist in Germany’s Mid-Size Business Award
27 November 2012 by IKA Group IKA Werke emerged as one of the 24 finalists in the 2012 competition for Germany's Top Mid-Size Business Award. Some 3,600 companies had originally...

NSF International Expands Health Sciences Division with Three Key Appointments
27 November 2012 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech NSF International, a global independent public health organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products for the health sciences, water, food, and consumer goods industries,...

IKA Introduces New Dispersion Systems
27 November 2012 by IKA Group IKA introduces a new generation of dispersion systems. The T 10 basic, T 18 digital, T 25 digital and T 50 digital models have been upgraded in terms of technology and...

IKA Innovations: Awards for Excellence
27 November 2012 by IKA Group IKA-Werke Germany has received no fewer than three prestigious awards in the last six months, impressively underlining the company's leadership in the laboratory equipment...

Introducing the New IKA Facebook Page
27 November 2012 by IKA Group IKA has launched its new global Facebook page in an effort to uniformly expand the use of social media to promote transparency and customer...

IKA Launches the New Video for UTTD Control
27 November 2012 by IKA Group Where do revolutionary product ideas actually come about? The new product video for the ULTRA TURRAX® Tube Drive control (UTTD control) from IKA provides an answer: through inspiration from...

Have It All: CO2 and O2 Measurement Combined – In the Lab and for Portable Use At-Line
27 November 2012 by Anton Paar The new CboxQC from Anton Paar combines the fast measurement of CO2 and O2 in one measuring cycle - directly from process lines, tanks, kegs and casks as well as in...

SCHOTT Announces Major Expansion of Pharmaceutical Packaging Manufacturing in Russia
26 November 2012 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging continues to experience growth in Russia and now plans to increase the production capacities at its plant in in Zavolzhe by more than 50%. The manufacturer...

Upcoming Webinar – Developing and Optimising Cell-based Microplate Assays
26 November 2012 by BMG LABTECH Looking to perform a microplate cell-based assay for the first time or would like to develop a higher throughput for your current cell-based assay? On November 28th at noon EST a webinar will...

Presspart Announce New Director of Inhalation Product Technology Centre
21 November 2012 by Presspart Manufacturing Presspart, a division of the Heitkamp & Thumann Group and the world's leading provider of specialist metal and plastic components to the pharmaceutical industry, are pleased to announce...

InnovaSystems Exhibiting at Drug Delivery to the Lungs, DDL23, Edinburgh, Scotland
21 November 2012 by InnovaSystems InnovaSystems will be exhibiting at Drug Delivery to the Lungs, DDL23, in Edinburgh, Scotland, this December....

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Manufactures a New Licensed Biopharmaceutical
14 November 2012 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies has added another licensed product to its list of commercial biopharmaceutical products, following the announcement that ThromboGenics' has received FDA...

Nikkiso Cryo Europe Competence Centre Opened in Milan, Italy
09 November 2012 by LEWA With the inauguration of the new Nikkiso Cryo Europe competence centre at LEWA S.R.L. in Milan, Italy, LEWA and its parent company NIKKISO have improved customer proximity and shortened...

Filling and Emptying Drums of Toxic Liquids
09 November 2012 by Dec Group If you are handling any of these: Waste toxic liquids, Calcium Hypochloride, Benzyl Sulphonyl Chloride, Propionyl Acetyl Chloride, MED, DICI, EMCA, Toluene, CH2CI, HCI, TMCS,...

World Courier Opens Basel Office, 151st Globally
09 November 2012 by World Courier World Courier is pleased to announce the November 2012 opening of a new office in Basel, Switzerland − the company's third office in that country, bolstering the company's global network to...

NETZSCH to Attend 2012 ISPE Annual Meeting
06 November 2012 by NETZSCH Premier Technologies NETZSCH Premier Technologies, providers of particle size reduction machinery and pharmaceutical processing equipment, is to exhibit at the 2012 ISPE Annual Meeting from 11-14 November in the...

Combino Pharm: Zoledronic Acid Ready to Use, A New Business Opportunity
05 November 2012 by Combino Pharm Malta Combino Pharm presents a new business opportunity with the product Zoledronic Acid (Ready to Use...

Bachem's Japanese Manufacturing Licence Renewed by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
05 November 2012 by Bachem The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has granted Bachem AG a renewed manufacturing licence in conformity with their...

‘Small and simple’: Watson-Marlow’s New 120 Peristaltic Pump
02 November 2012 by Watson-Marlow With development based on extensive feedback from customers, Watson-Marlow Pumps Group has launched its new 120 cased peristaltic pump range. The new 120 pumps are perfectly suited to...

October 2012

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Streamlining Key Services your Drug Delivery Device Partner Provides - SHL at PDA 2012
26 October 2012 by SHL At the recent 2012 PDA event in Las Vegas, USA, SHL introduced the concept of Inspiring Integration and promoted the importance of working with a drug delivery device partner that...

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Announces Strategic Alliance With Piramal Healthcare for Production of Antibody Drug Conjugates
24 October 2012 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies has announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Piramal Healthcare UK, whereby the two parties will offer the seamless contract development...

Beacon Converters Joins Greening the OR® Initiative
24 October 2012 by Beacon Converters Beacon Converters has joined Practice Greenhealth and become a sponsor of Practice Greenhealth's Greening the OR® Initiative. Practice Greenhealth is the nation's leading health care community...

Free Mobile Access to Device Information with Endress+Hauser's Operations App
23 October 2012 by Endress+Hauser Based on our tried and trusted online Device Viewer tool, our new mobile 'Operations' app offers fast access to a wealth of device-specific information on the...

Magnesia Group Unveils New Logo
22 October 2012 by Magnesia The Magnesia group is presenting its new logo on the market. We wanted to set a sign to the foundation of Magnesia AG in Switzerland, and the expansion of the distribution center in...

Particulate Systems Granted Exclusive Global Distribution of the NanoPlus DLS Nano Particle Size and Zeta Potential Analyzer from Otsuka Electronics in Japan
19 October 2012 by Micromeritics Particulate Systems, a brand of Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, was recently granted exclusive global distribution rights for the NanoPlus DLS Nano Particle Size and Zeta Potential...

The Microplate Reader Durable Enough to Withstand Changes in Gravity
17 October 2012 by BMG LABTECH Studying the physiological effects of gravity fluctuations on plants, researchers at the University of Tuebingen in Germany use BMG LABTECH's POLARstar microplate reader in parabolic flights. It...

Haupt Pharma Releases Veterinary Competence White Paper
16 October 2012 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma's site in Latina, Italy, Haupt Pharma Latina, is your expert for veterinary business. With over 20 years experience in aseptic manufactuiring and filling of suspensions...

AqVida Opens New Office in Bavaria, Southern Germany
16 October 2012 by AqVida As from October onwards, AqVida, located in Hamburg, will be also present in the south of Germany. With the new office in Bavaria, AqVida further optimises its production...

Vetter Receives Top Prize at the European Outsourcing Awards Ceremony
15 October 2012 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter has been awarded first place for the category Most Improved Manufacturing Project or Process at this year's European Outsourcing Awards. The application for the company's new...

Innovative Portable LED Fluorescence Microscope Technology Supports TV Expedition
15 October 2012 by Partec Partec has supported the BBC expedition "Operation Iceberg" by providing the innovative CyScope® fluorescence microscopy technology for studying the geological and biological aspects of...

NETZSCH to Host Stand at AAPS This Month
11 October 2012 by NETZSCH Premier Technologies NETZSCH Premier Technologies, providers of particle size reduction machinery and pharmaceutical processing equipment, is to exhibit at the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition from 14-18 October...

Leading Packaging Technologies: From Stand-Alone Machines to Entire Systems
10 October 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma Optima is presenting a selection of its comprehensive line of packaging machines for Pharma, Consumer and Nonwovens. The Pharma exhibit displays a variety of methods for processing liquid...

Micromeritics Releases 2013 Instrument Training Schedule
08 October 2012 by Micromeritics Micromeritics has released its 2013 instrument operator training schedule. These training classes are designed to help the beginner or experienced operator maximize the potential of...

Baccinex Launches New Website to Highlight its Activities as a Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Organisation
05 October 2012 by Baccinex Baccinex is delighted to announce the launch of its new website, www.baccinex.com. It contains useful information about Baccinex's activities as a pharmaceutical contract manufacturing...

Optima Showcases Modular Systems for Wound Care Products at CompaMed 2012
05 October 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma New on the market is the Medicon "MDC 300 - Vario" line from Optima Life Science, which offers functional variability through simply executed changes or additions to the process, and is...

Optima Showcasing ELISA Test Kit Manufacturing System at Medica 2012
05 October 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma Optima Life Science presents the the Medicon ImmuCoat® line, a modular and scalable system for automated coating of micro-titer plates for the manufacture of ELISA Test Kits....

InnovaSystems Announces Hiring of New Senior Software Engineer
03 October 2012 by InnovaSystems InnovaSystems is pleased to announce the hiring of Donald Hudrick in the position of Senior Software Engineer....

Micro-Macinazione to Present New R&D and Micronization Capabilities at CPhl Worldwide 2012
02 October 2012 by Micro-Macinazione This year at CPhI, Micro-Macinazione is presenting two new...

Combino Pharm Presents Tobramycin for Inhalation: a New Business Opportunity
02 October 2012 by Combino Pharm Malta Combino Pharm presents a new business opportunity with the product Tobramycin for...

Baccinex to Present Custom-Orientated Solutions and Project Management System at ICSE and BIO-Europe
02 October 2012 by Baccinex Baccinex is pleased to inform you that it will present, during two must-see European events in the fourth quarter of 2012, its custom-oriented solutions and individualised project management...

September 2012

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Combino Pharm: Memantine, a New Business Opportunity
26 September 2012 by Combino Pharm Malta Combino Pharm presents a new business opportunity with the product...

Combino Pharm at the CPhI in Madrid 2012
26 September 2012 by Combino Pharm Malta As always, Combino Pharm will be present at the CPhI, which this year is being held in the city of Madrid from 9 to 11 October. Combino Pharm will be delighted to welcome you to their stand...

Micron Technologies at Two Major Shows, CPHI Madrid and AAPS Chicago
24 September 2012 by Micron Technologies Micron Technologies, the leading company for particle size reduction and analytical services will be exhibiting in these two major shows; we offer micronization and mechanical milling...

ILC Dover Introduces Premier Closure System in Pharmaceutical Processing - CrimpLoc System
19 September 2012 by ILC Dover ILC Dover pioneered flexible containment for the pharmaceutical industry and continues to innovate processes for better performance. We invented the original crimping system and now we have...

SHL to Exhibit at 2012 PDA Event in Las Vegas - Inspiring Integration
19 September 2012 by SHL With the biopharmaceutical industry's drug delivery landscape quickly adapting to the introduction of several biologics drugs in recent years, a range of new devices such as pen and auto...

Meet Ropack at Contract Pharma's 11th Annual Contracting and Outsourcing Conference and Tabletop Exhibition
19 September 2012 by Ropack Contract Pharma's 11th Annual Contracting and Outsourcing Conference and Tabletop Exhibition will take place on 20-21 September 2012 at the Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick, NJ,...

Just Take a Look – Watch Your Microwave Reactions Being Processed
17 September 2012 by Anton Paar Microwave heating drastically speeds up synthesis procedures and provides convenient and simple handling. However, since the reaction vials virtually disappear inside the microwave...

Bachem Adds Seven New Products to Online Shop
17 September 2012 by Bachem Bachem is continuously expanding and updating its extensive range of products for your research purposes....

WILCO Manufactures First Ever Built In-Line, X-Ray-Based Foreign Particle Detection System
13 September 2012 by WILCO WILCO of Switzerland has manufactured the first ever in-line foreign particle detection system based on low energy X-Ray. This stunning new technology has been developed over several years...

Successful FDA Audits at Four Haupt Pharma Sites Allow Further Expansion of the Company’s Presence in the US Market
13 September 2012 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma, one of the leading European companies for pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing, has successfully passed inspections by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Therapure Biopharma Wins a 2013 CMO Leadership Award
11 September 2012 by Therapure Biopharma Therapure Biopharma has announced today that its biomanufacturing division, Therapure Biomanufacturing, has won the 2013 CMO Leadership Award as a leader in all five categories:...

New Technologies that Enhance Cell-based and Label-Free Microplate Assays Will Be Highlighted at Miptec 2012
10 September 2012 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH is proud to be a silver sponsor of the annual Miptec meeting in Basel, Switzerland from 24 - 27 September 2012. The microplate reader company will showcase its newest technology...

New Cooperation in Carbon Capture and Storage: LEWA and Burckhardt Join Forces
07 September 2012 by LEWA It seems fossil fuels will continue to be the primary energy source for decades to come. However, solutions for greenhouse gases and other accompanying problems have to be provided. LEWA...

PharmaTelevision Interview to Spotlight Aptalis Pharma’s Year in Review
06 September 2012 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies FDA approvals, revenue gain and organic business growth are just a few of the topics that Aptalis Pharma president John Fraher addresses during an on-air interview with PharmaVentures...

WILCO Manufactures the First Fully Automatic Final Quality Machine Concept, Combining Several Inspection Technologies on One Common Machine Platform
04 September 2012 by WILCO WILCO of Switzerland has designed, manufactured and installed the first final quality machine, where several inspection technologies are installed within a common machine...

Endress+Hauser Wins Award from the University of St. Gallen
03 September 2012 by Endress+Hauser With its vast product range and worldwide network of sales organisations, Endress+Hauser´s complexity management is one of the best: the specialist for measurement and automation engineering...

August 2012

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See What's Next in Powder Containment at ISPE Brussels, Belgium, with ILC Dover
30 August 2012 by ILC Dover ILC Dover would like to invite you to attend the 2012 ISPE Conference in Brussels, Belgium, at the Thon Hotel Brussels EU, 17 to 18 September 2012. ILC Dover regional sales manager for...

3M Extends Filtration Range for Enhanced Process Scaling from Laboratory to Commercial Production
29 August 2012 by 3M Purification Leveraging 40 years of expertise and innovation in bioburden, biomass and fine-particle reduction filtration, the Purification division of 3M, the diversified technology company, has enhanced...

NSF International First to Offer High Quality Secondary Reference Standards to India’s Growing Pharmaceutical Sector at Lower Cost
27 August 2012 by NSF Health Science, Pharma Biotech NSF International, an independent global public health and safety organization which develops standards, and tests and certifies products for the pharmaceutical, dietary supplement, food,...

Bachem Well On Track in a Challenging Market
24 August 2012 by Bachem Bachem Group reported sales of 76.2m CHF for the first half of...

Experience New and Innovative Microplate Reader Technology at ELRIG 2012
23 August 2012 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH, the microplate reader company, will showcase its newest technology at ELRIG 2012 in Manchester, UK on September 5 and 6. Visit BMG LABTECH booth Q11 and Q12 to learn how...

WILCO Complements its Wide-Range of Leak Detection and Inspection Machines with a High-Speed, Fully Automatic “Nested Pattern” Trayloader
22 August 2012 by WILCO WILCO of Switzerland has designed, manufactured and installed the first completely servo driven high-speed nested pattern trayloader. The equipment has been installed after a high-speed laser...

NETZSCH Introduces OMEGA®, for Energy Saving Dispersing
21 August 2012 by NETZSCH Premier Technologies NETZSCH grinding and dispersing business unit recently unveiled its newest machine. At the 2012 Achema exhibition in Frankfurt, the OMEGA® Economic Dispersionizer was first presented...

Matcon Joins the IDEX Family
15 August 2012 by Matcon Pacific Matcon, a global leader in material processing solutions for high-value powders used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, food, plastics, and fine chemicals, is pleased to announce...

EnviroChemie Wins Order for Wastewater Deactivation and Detoxification From Major Vaccine Producer
14 August 2012 by EnviroChemie Plant constructor EnviroChemie has won the order for the planning, construction and commissioning of two wastewater processing plants for the production wastewater from a Benelux...

LEWA and NIKKISO Join Forcees at Achema 2012, Frankfurt
10 August 2012 by LEWA At the 30th Achema in Frankfurt LEWA cemented once more its position as technology leader in the field of metering and process diaphragm...

July 2012

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Toxikon Europe Launches New Website
31 July 2012 by Toxikon Europe Toxikon provides comprehensive analytical services for all stages of drug product development, from first concept to final...

Auto Injector Producer SHL Hires Over 600 New Employees
31 July 2012 by SHL In response to increased customer orders and the signing of long-term contracts, SHL has hired more than 600 new employees over a 14 month...

Global Vision and Esko to Showcase Revolutionary Technology at Label Expo Americas 2012
31 July 2012 by Global Vision “This partnership is a perfect example of how Esko’s WebCenter can integrate with other market-leading technologies to create an entire managed and secure packaging process,” states...

Micromeritics Europe and ETH Zurich to Hold Advanced Porous Materials Workshop
26 July 2012 by Micromeritics A two-day workshop, jointly organized by Micromeritics Instrument Corporation and ETH Zurich, on the preparation, characterization, and application of advanced porous materials will take place...

NIKKSO Delivers First LEWA Pump Made in Japan
26 July 2012 by LEWA The global activities of LEWA and NIKKISO keep on merging. The milestone that both companies reached on Friday, 20 July 2012, proves that. After the start of the "knock down production H-plant"...

Global Vision Announces Attendance at Pharma Packaging & Labelling 2012
25 July 2012 by Global Vision Global Vision, a leading provider of automated proofreading and inspection solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, is pleased to announce that it will be attending the Pharma Packaging...

Sartorius Raises Guidance Following Strong First Half
25 July 2012 by Sartorius Sartorius, a leading international laboratory and pharmaceutical equipment provider, successfully closed the first six months of 2012, with substantial gains in order intake, sales revenue...

3M Purification Releases New White Paper on the Zeta Plus™ Encapsulated Filter System
24 July 2012 by 3M Purification The primary application for the Zeta Plus encapsulated system is cell culture clarification after fermentation. The system can be employed alone or in combination with centrifugation or...

Endress+Hauser Strengthens Calibration Business Compliant with FDA's CFR 21 Part 11
24 July 2012 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser has been providing high level calibration solutions to the process industries for many years. To strengthen this position, the group has now acquired a minority share in...

Label-Free SoPRano™ Assays Benefit from Microplate Readers with CCD Spectrometer Technology
20 July 2012 by BMG LABTECH The SoPRano™ label-free assay platform from PharmaDiagnostics has been certified to work on all BMG LABTECH microplate readers that have a CCD...

Kemwell Receives Health Canada Approval for its Oral Solids Facility in Bangalore
18 July 2012 by Kemwell Kemwell Biopharma has received approval from Health Canada to manufacture and supply oral solid dosage products from its facility in Bangalore to the Canadian...

3M Reveals Advanced Bio Filters Setting New Flow-Rate, Organism-Reduction and Efficiency Benchmarks
18 July 2012 by 3M Purification Diversified technology company 3M has launched a range of bioburden reduction filters combining the high filtration performance of membrane-type media with enhanced flow characteristics,...

Peter Greven US Corporation Celebrates its First Anniversary
12 July 2012 by Peter Greven In order to further strengthen and expand Peter Greven's market position in the US, the subsidiary Peter Greven US Corporation was founded and started its business operations last year on 1 June...

Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Sponsors 2012 Controlled Release Society's Young Investigator Award
10 July 2012 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies has announced its co-sponsorship of the Controlled Release Society's Young Investigator Award and its participation in the 39th Annual Meeting & Exposition...

Merck Millipore Innovates with Unique Lab Water E-Solution: Millitrack® Compliance for Title 21 CFR Part 11
10 July 2012 by Merck Millipore Merck Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck, has announced the introduction of Millitrack® Compliance, a novel e-solution designed to enable regulatory compliance for lab water...

Aveva to Exhibit at 39th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Controlled Release Society
10 July 2012 by Aveva Aveva Drug Delivery Systems is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the 39th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, which is being held from 15 until 18...

Renaissance Acquisition Holdings Acquires DPT Laboratories
05 July 2012 by DPT Laboratories Renaissance Acquisition Holdings, a portfolio company of RoundTable Healthcare Partners, announced today that it has acquired DPT...

Kemwell Announces Expansion of New Pharmaceutical Development Labs
05 July 2012 by Kemwell Kemwell Biopharma Pvt. Ltd., an India-based formulations contract manufacturer, has expanded its state-of-the-art pharmaceutical development labs in Bangalore, including a 7,500 sq ft cGMP...

June 2012

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Single-Use Filling Flexibility, From Benchtop to Production
30 June 2012 by Watson-Marlow For over 25 years, Flexicon Liquid Filling expertise has delivered the advantages of peristaltic filling and capping solutions to biopharmaceutical users as they scale-up from research to...

Partec Receives IBO Design Award for CUBE Flow Cytometer
28 June 2012 by Partec Instrument Business Outlook (IBO) has announced the winners of the 18th annual IBO Design Awards for excellence in the industrial design of analytical instruments, portable analytical...

Sartorius Officially Opens New Filter and Aseptic Bag Production Facility in Puerto Rico
27 June 2012 by Sartorius On 27 June 2012, the technology group Sartorius officially opened a new building for the manufacture of filters and single-use bags for biopharmaceutical applications at its Yauco, Puerto Rico site....

Sartorius and Bosch Packaging Technology Announce Global Collaboration
26 June 2012 by Sartorius Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international pharma and biotech supplier, and Bosch Packaging Technology (Bosch), one of the leading providers of process technology and...

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Significantly Expands Mammalian Cell Culture CGMP Capabilities
26 June 2012 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies has announced it is expanding its services in mammalian cell line development / process development and adding a new multiproduct cGMP facility at its...

BMG LABTECH Develops New Microplate Reader, the NEPHELOstar Plus
26 June 2012 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH is proud to announce the newest addition to its family of microplate readers, the NEPHELOstar Plus. The NEPHELOstar Plus is the world's only laser-based nephelometer that...

Sartorius Introduces New Generation of Sterilising-Grade Filters
19 June 2012 by Sartorius Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international pharma and biotech supplier, presents a new generation of sterilising-grade filters, Sartopore®...

Pierre Fabre Medicament to Exhibit at CRS 2012 in Québec, Canada
19 June 2012 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division CRS is dedicated to the delivery science and technology. This year the supercritical fluids division of Pierre Fabre Medicament will be attending this event to showcase its innovative services...

Vetter Expands its Capacities and Services for Prefilled Syringes
19 June 2012 by Vetter Pharma International The demand for prefilled syringes is on the rise and Vetter is prepared. The company, a leading contract development and manufacturing organisation is building a state-of-the-art,...

Consolidation, Expansion and a New Name for the Optima Group
19 June 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma With the introduction of a new worldwide corporate logo at the beginning of the year, the new brand strategy of the Optima Group moves to the...

Benchmark Products Announces Move to New Greater Capacity Facility
13 June 2012 by Benchmark Products Benchmark Products, a designer and distributer of cleanroom products for the pharmaceutical industry, has announced that it has moved to its brand new...

Dr. Schleuniger Releases White Paper Ahead of Attendance at ACHEMA
12 June 2012 by Dr Schleuniger Pharmatron Dr. Schleuniger has released a free white paper detailing the innovations in tablet testing that they will be presenting at ACHEMA...

Globally Exclusive License to HPLC Technology from Bayer Technology Services Employed by LEWA
12 June 2012 by LEWA Bayer Technology Services (BTS) is a well-known supplier of industrial chromatography products and services in the area of process technologies for the Bayer Group and for external...

BMG LABTECH to Exhibit at the 2012 SLAS Asia Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai
11 June 2012 by BMG LABTECH Visit BMG LABTECH, the microplate reader company, in booth 43 at the 2012 SLAS Asia Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai, China, from 19 until 21 June 2012. This international venue will...

LEWA to Exhibit at Achema 2012
11 June 2012 by LEWA At Achema 2012, LEWA is presenting solutions that once again highlight their technology leadership in metering pumps and process diaphragm...

LEWA Celebrates Six Decades of Experience with Metering and Conveying of Demanding Fluids
11 June 2012 by LEWA For 60 years now, LEWA has set technical benchmarks in diaphragm pumps and metering systems for process technology. During that time, the company has also succeeded in preserving the values of...

LEWA Launches into the Future with a New Website
07 June 2012 by LEWA Clearer, more informative and more appealing, from now on the internet presence of the LEWA Group comes in a new look. Visitors of www.lewa.com are offered a completely renewed structure...

AlpVision and Nolato Announce Collaboration to Protect Plastic Packaging for the Pharmaceutical Industry
07 June 2012 by Nolato Cerbo AlpVision, the world's leader in digital invisible technologies for product authentication and brand protection, and Nolato Medical, a leader in polymer products and subsystems, are leveraging...

Nolato Acquires Cope Allman Jaycare
07 June 2012 by Nolato Cerbo As part of the Nolato Group's strategic expansion within medical technology and pharmaceuticals, Nolato has acquired the British company Cope Allman Jaycare....

SHL Present at PDA's Prefilled Syringe Seminar, Tokyo
06 June 2012 by SHL SHL spoke and exhibited at the Japan PDA's Prefilled Syringe Seminar in Tokyo from 22 until 23 May 2012 and received excellent feedback from many of the conference...

SHL Addresses Proper Self-Administration Needs with Training Devices
06 June 2012 by SHL As the demand for biologics continues to increase, corresponding growth for advanced drug delivery devices such as auto injectors can also be seen in projections from various...

WILCO to Exhibit New Leak Testing Method for Filled Pharmaceutical and Consumer Goods Aerosol Cans at ACHEMA
06 June 2012 by WILCO WILCO will be exhibiting its new high-tech testing method for filled aerosol cans, which can be used to replace the costly, energy consuming and environmental polluting traditional hot water...

Anton Paar Provides Multiwave PRO for Microwave Synthesis
01 June 2012 by Anton Paar Following the launch of Multiwave PRO for sample preparation applications, this extendable platform is now also available for microwave...

May 2012

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Partec Wins Red Dot Product Design Award
31 May 2012 by Partec German biotechnology company Partec has been selected, from a field comprising 4,515 products from 1,800 manufacturers and designers based in 58 different countries, as winner of 2012's red...

Aveva to Exhibit at Bio International Convention 2012
28 May 2012 by Aveva Aveva Drug Delivery Systems is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the 2012 Bio International Convention in Boston, Massachusetts, from 18 until 21 June...

LEWA Reveals Advanced Metering Flow Controls
25 May 2012 by LEWA Metering systems in process technology have the task of supplying a fluid, under specified process conditions (pressure, temperature), either in a defined amount or in a time-related flow rate,...

Disposable Filters for Separation of Cells and Nuclei
24 May 2012 by Partec CellTrics disposable filters from Partec UK Ltd can be used to filter any kind of liquid...

Custom-Build Flow Cytometer
24 May 2012 by Partec The award-winning multi-laser CyFlow Cube from Partec UK Ltd is a wholly customisable flow cytometer with fully integrated fluidics, built-in PC and 19" TFT monitor....

Therapure Biopharma Receives BIOTECanada Gold Leaf Award
23 May 2012 by Therapure Biopharma Therapure Biopharma Inc has been awarded the Gold Leaf Award for Emerging Company of the Year by BIOTECanada in the Health Biotech Category for...

Effective Management of Life Sciences Process Plant Throughout Asset’s Life Cycle
23 May 2012 by Endress+Hauser W@M Portal and W@M Enterprise help advance the data flow and manage technical and operational information of the plant - completely, conveniently, anywhere and at any time. The...

Jeanette Riedle Named Senior Director of Continuous Improvement by DPT Laboratories
23 May 2012 by DPT Laboratories DPT Laboratories has announced today that Jeanette Riedle has been named senior director of continuous...

Anton Paar Offers Tailor-Made Automation Analyses Solutions
22 May 2012 by Anton Paar Anton Paar now provides tailor-made automation and robotics solutions for analyses of chemical and physical properties of liquids, pastes and...

Introducing Proseek - The 1µl 'ELISA'
22 May 2012 by Olink Bioscience Olink Bioscience's Proseek is designed for sensitive and specific protein quantification in only 1 μl of...

Dr Schleuniger Reveals Innovation in Tablet Hardness Testing
22 May 2012 by Dr Schleuniger Pharmatron The SmartTest 50 sets new standards in semi-automatic testing of up to five physical parameters (weight, thickness, width, diameter / length and hardness) of virtually all tablet shapes with...

Rotronic Develops Fast and Precise Water Activity Measurement Products
21 May 2012 by ROTRONIC Water activity in perishable foods and pharmaceutical products has a significant influence on their shelf life and storability. Water activity also has a determining influence on the quality of...

BMG LABTECH to Present Newest HTS Technology at ELA 2012
21 May 2012 by BMG LABTECH In Hamburg, Germany, from 30 until 31 May, BMG LABTECH, a microplate reader company, will showcase its newest technology at the European Lab Automation (ELA) 2012. Stop by booth number 120 to...

Benchmark Products Releases White Paper
16 May 2012 by Benchmark Products Benchmark Products, a designer and distributor of cleanroom products, has released a free white paper on the evolution of sterile cleanroom gowning in minimising contamination...

Endress+Hauser Increases Commitment to ODVA
16 May 2012 by Endress+Hauser ODVA has announced that Endress+Hauser, one of the world's leading suppliers of measurement, automation equipment and solutions for the process industries, will become a principal member,...

Benchmark Products Enjoys Another Successful Event at Interphex NYC 2012
16 May 2012 by Benchmark Products Benchmark Products once again received a great response from the attendees at the 2012 Interphex exhibition at the Jacobs Javits Center in New York City, in May. It was Benchmark's...

Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Releases Two New White Papers
14 May 2012 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies has released two new free-to-download white papers on Pharmaceutical Technology....

Vetter Completes its Brand New Center for Visual Inspection and Logistics
14 May 2012 by Vetter Pharma International The pharma and biotech industries are increasingly seeking safer and more efficient supply chain processes....

Optima Pharma to Debut M+P Isolators at Achema 2012
14 May 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma With the use of catalytic aeration, M+P is able to reduce the duration of the aeration phase in isolators by more than 50%....

Düsen-Schlick to Exhibit at Achema 2012
14 May 2012 by Düsen-Schlick Throughout the world, Düsen-Schlick is synonymous with precision and expertise. Schlick technologies are known to provide solutions in all sectors; high-quality processes are, after...

Ropack Expands Capacity to Accommodate Client Demand
14 May 2012 by Ropack Ropack, provider of solid dose contract packaging services to the pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare industries, announces an expansion of its production campus....

NETZSCH to Exhibit at AAPS National Biotechnology Conference
14 May 2012 by NETZSCH Premier Technologies NETZSCH Premier Technologies, providers of particle size reduction machinery and pharmaceutical processing equipment, are to exhibit at the AAPS National Biotechnology Conference from 21 until...

WILCO to Demonstrate First High-Speed Leak Tester for Pre-Filled Syringes at ACHEMA
10 May 2012 by WILCO WILCO has manufactured the first ever high-speed, in-line leak testers for pre-filled...

WILCO to Show First In-Line X-Ray-Based Foreign Particle Detection System at ACHEMA
10 May 2012 by WILCO WILCO of Switzerland has manufactured the first ever in-line foreign particle detection system based on low energy...

SHL to Present and Exhibit at PDA Japan Seminar
02 May 2012 by SHL Auto injectors have proven to be one of the most convenient and safe methods for patients to self-administer their injections....

April 2012

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Partec Unveils Live Display HD Gel Electrophoresis Device
30 April 2012 by Partec The first fully integrated molecular diagnostic device for real-time gel electrophoresis is being offered as a stand alone instrument from Partec UK Ltd. With everything necessary to carry...

Exeltainer Biomedical Packaging is Ready to Use and UN-Approved
27 April 2012 by Exeltainer Our isothermal kit UN 3373 is a complete solution for shipping / transport of category B biological samples at room temperature or at controlled...

Vetter Prepares for Further Growth
27 April 2012 by Vetter Pharma International As part of its business growth strategy, Vetter, a leading contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), has announced that a triple-digit million euro syndicated loan has...

LEWA CEO Joins the Economic Senate
26 April 2012 by LEWA Bernd M. Stütz, CEO of LEWA, has been named a senator after a decision was made by the Presidium and Board of the Economic Senate. Professor Dr. Annette Schavan, Federal Minister of Education...

Aptalis Wins Appeal Against Generic Version of AMRIX
25 April 2012 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Aptalis (previously known as Eurand, Inc.), Cephalon, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd, and Anesta AG prevailed in their appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

Sartorius Announces Substantial Gains in 2012
24 April 2012 by Sartorius Sartorius, a leading international laboratory and pharmaceutical equipment provider, started off fiscal 2012 with substantial gains in order intake, sales revenue and earnings....

Endress+Hauser Announce $40m Expansion in US
24 April 2012 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser has announced plans to further expand its Greenwood, IN, campus with additional manufacturing and support capabilities....

Therapure Biopharma Opens New Custom Biologics Manufacturing Wing
23 April 2012 by Therapure Biopharma Therapure Biopharma has officially opened its new custom biologics manufacturing wing, which supports the development and manufacture of innovative medical...

InnovaSystems Now Booking Meetings for Respiratory Drug Delivery 2012
23 April 2012 by InnovaSystems John Waters and Henrik Krarup from InnovaSystems will be exhibiting at RDD and will be at the show 13-15...

Anton Paar Unveils Intelligent MCP Polarimeter
23 April 2012 by Anton Paar Dr Nils Bertram, Anton Paar OptoTec general manager, explains the features behind the intelligence built into Anton Paar's MCP range of polarimeters. Dr Bertram reveals what it is that makes...

ILC Dover to Present Flexible Containment Solutions at Interphex
18 April 2012 by ILC Dover As the leader in flexible containment, ILC Dover offers state-of-the-art containment...

The Best Solutions for Sample Preparation
18 April 2012 by Anton Paar Anton Paar has been working in the field of microwave technology for more than three decades. Building on this longstanding experience, Anton Paar launches two new microwave reaction systems...

Optima to Exhibit at Achema 2012
17 April 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma Outstanding technical details on turnkey filling and packing lines, isolators with considerably shorter sterilization cycle times, freeze dryers, flexible and compact machines as well as...

Sepha to Supply Novartis with New Leak Inspection Machines
17 April 2012 by Sepha Sepha has secured several significant new orders from pharmaceutical multi-nationals, including Novartis, for its leak inspection machine,...

Testing on Real Materials Gives New Insights into Surface Characteristics
13 April 2012 by Anton Paar Knowledge about the adsorption of compounds dissolved in a liquid on solid surfaces is important for tuning material properties and process optimisation. SurPASS from Anton Paar is a...

Larger World Courier Depot in Buenos Aires Offers Quadrupled Pharma Capacity
10 April 2012 by World Courier World Courier is pleased to announce that its newest clinical trial supply chain services (CTSCS) investigational drug storage depot will open in May 2012 in Buenos Aires, Argentina after...

Register Now for NETZSCH's DeltaVita® Webinar
10 April 2012 by NETZSCH Premier Technologies NETZSCH's DeltaVita® webinar will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 11 April...

Supply Chain Risk Assessment Services from Somerset House Consultants
10 April 2012 by Somerset House Consultants Both FDA and EU regulatory authorities expect dosage form manufacturers to carry out risk assessments of their supply...

EnviroChemie Starts 2012 Successfully After Good Business Year in 2011
05 April 2012 by EnviroChemie Gottlieb Hupfer, CEO at EnviroChemie, relays the successes of the 2011 business year to employees and...

EnviroChemie Unveils EnviModul Flexible Plant Concept
05 April 2012 by EnviroChemie EnviModul, the newly developed, flexible plant concept by EnviroChemie, has been well received by...

EnviroChemie Becomes Partner in BLUECOMPETENCE Initiative
05 April 2012 by EnviroChemie EnviroChemie has joined the VDMA initiative 'BLUECOMPETENCE' as a...

Endress+Hauser and NIBRT Collaborate to Offer State-of-the-Art Biotech Training
04 April 2012 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser and the Irish National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) have signed a collaboration...

Therapure Announces Opening of Custom Biologics Manufacturing Wing
04 April 2012 by Therapure Biopharma Therapure Biopharma Inc's Custom Biologics Manufacturing Wing officially opened today. The new facility supports the development and manufacture of innovative medical treatments....

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Expands R&D Capabilities at its UK Site
03 April 2012 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies has completed the first phase of a £3m ($4.5m) investment in new equipment and laboratories at its Billingham, UK...

Matcon Product Testing Provides Peace of Mind
02 April 2012 by Matcon Pacific If your company is involved in the manufacture of biological products, bulk chemical, solid dosage, medicinal chemicals and botanical products or veterinary products then we can help you...

CAS Clean-Air-Service Accredited According to ISO/IEC 17025 Standard
02 April 2012 by CAS Clean-Air-Service CAS Clean-Air-Service is pleased to announce that the Swiss Accreditation Service (SAS) has granted CAS Clean-Air-Service accreditation as a testing laboratory for the qualification of clean...

March 2012

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Partec to Distribute FCS Express 4 Flow Cytometry with CyFlow Cube Instruments
30 March 2012 by Partec Partec, a leading provider of flow cytometry instruments and reagents, and De Novo Software, a leading provider of flow cytometry data analysis solutions, have announced an agreement whereby...

Red Dot for Optima
28 March 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma An Optima filling and packaging machine is one of the winners of the renowned Red Dot design award. The prize was awarded for the IS band machine status...

Optima to Unveil New Product at Hispack 2012
27 March 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma When chemicals, foods or cosmetics are to be batched and packaged then Optima solutions is the answer, providing premier packaging systems for fluids, pastes and dry...

Vetter Experts Speak at Pharma Congress 2012
27 March 2012 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter, an international specialist in aseptic filling, will present on best practices in sterile manufacturing and packaging at Pharma Congress 2012 in Dusseldorf, Germany, April 24 and...

Dec Introduces New UniDock System
23 March 2012 by Dec Group The safe and efficient filling and emptying of big bags is a challenge for many users but Dec now offers the ideal transfer solution....

SHL Talks About Autoinjector Development in Manufacturing Chemist's Latest Issue
19 March 2012 by SHL Manufacturing Chemist, an established publication in the biopharmaceutical industry, recently approached SHL to share with their readers the company's knowledge and experience from working...

Optima Expands Life Science Program Through Doyen Medipharm
16 March 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma Optima Group (Germany) has acquired the brand of Doyen Medipharm, a company specialising in converting and packaging machines with facilities in Florida, the UK and...

SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging Releases New White Paper
15 March 2012 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging has released a new, free-to-download white paper which explores ways to minimize the delamination risk of glass...

Exeltainer Presents Insulated Packaging Designs at Cold Chain Exhibition in London
15 March 2012 by Exeltainer In February the ninth annual Cold Chain Storage and Distribution Conference took place in...

Featuring Flexibility and High Performance: The New Crossflow Filtration System SARTOFLOW® Alpha plus SU
09 March 2012 by Sartorius Sartorius Stedim Biotech, a leading international biopharmaceutical supplier, launches SARTOFLOW® Alpha plus SU - a new system that combines the highest crossflow filtration performance...

Cryo Store and Transposafe Present the KelvinBox T900 Series for UN3373 Dry Ice Shipments
08 March 2012 by Cryo Store Cryo Store and Transposafe have announced the launch of the KelvinBox T900 series: the packaging solution for all your UN3373 dry ice...

Eastland Medical Systems Signs Contract Manufacturing Agreement with Therapex
07 March 2012 by Therapex Eastland has signed a contract manufacturing agreement with Therapex, a division of E-Z-EM Canada, which is part of the BRACCO...

Experience Optima Pharma's Turnkey Equipment at Interphex 2012
06 March 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma Optima Pharma is the leading turnkey supplier for pharmaceutical filling and packaging...

3M's Encapsulated Filtration System Offers a Robust, Convenient Solution for Biomanufacturing Customers
05 March 2012 by 3M Purification Addressing the demand for reliable, high-quality disposable depth filtration, the Zeta Plus Encapsulated System (EZP) from 3M raises the bar in terms of ergonomics, capsule design and dual...

Measuring Instrument Producer Anton Paar Expands Product Portfolio with Acquisition of Petrotest Group
02 March 2012 by Anton Paar Anton Paar - world leader in providing high-precision measuring instruments in the field of density and concentration measurement, determination of dissolved CO2, rheology and...

Optima Sees Continued Growth in 2011
01 March 2012 by OPTIMA Pharma The filling and packaging equipment built by Optima has continued its growth...

February 2012

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IKA to Exhibit Laboratory and Analytical Products at ARABLAB 2012
29 February 2012 by IKA Group IKA is pleased to announce its participation in the most prestigious annual trade show for analytical industry at ARABLAB...

Prize Awarded to LEWA as Top Innovator
29 February 2012 by LEWA LEWA has been identified as one of the top innovators among midsize companies in Germany by corporate consulting company Munich Strategy Group....

Health Protection Agency White Papers Explore Analytical Method Development, Production of Non-GMP Biologicals and More
29 February 2012 by Public Health England: Development and Production The Health Protection Agency (HPA) works closely with the pharmaceutical industry, providing contract research, development and manufacturing services for healthcare...

Haupt Pharma Expands Supply Chain Quality
29 February 2012 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma, one of Europe's leading pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organisations, has initiated a comprehensive project to optimise its supply...

Rotronic Presents New Transmitter for CO2 Measurements
27 February 2012 by ROTRONIC Rotronic, one of the world's leading manufacturers of measuring equipment for temperature and humidity, is expanding its range of products with CO2 transmitters. This solution is the answer to...

Sartorius Stedim Biotech Signs Private Label Agreement with Trace Analytics
24 February 2012 by Sartorius Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international provider for the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, has concluded a private label agreement with Trace Analytics, a leading provider...

Rotronic Unveils New Universal Logger
22 February 2012 by ROTRONIC Parameters such as humidity, temperature, air pressure, light and acceleration are of central importance in order to obtain meaningful measurement results for industrial and...

Matcon to Hold Lean Manufacturing Open Day at UK Headquarters
20 February 2012 by Matcon Pacific Matcon will hold a Lean Manufacturing Open Day at its UK headquarters on Thursday 8 March 2012 to showcase the latest in lean manufacturing solutions for the powder processing...

Pierre Fabre Médicament - SuperCritical Fluids Division to Exhibit at PBP Istanbul 2012
20 February 2012 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Médicament - SuperCritical Fluids Division offers pre-formulation services which permit the development of new molecules and the optimisation of the lifecycle product...

Meet Nolato Cerbo at EMBAX 2012
20 February 2012 by Nolato Cerbo Nolato Cerbo has the great pleasure of inviting you to our stand at EMBAX Brno, Czech Republic, 28 February - 2 March...

DPT Laboratories Names Kuljit Bhatia Vice-President of Research and Development
20 February 2012 by DPT Laboratories DPT Laboratories has announced today that Kuljit S Bhatia has been named vice-president of research and...

Pierre Fabre Médicament - SuperCritical Fluids Division to Exhibit at CPhI JAPAN 2012
17 February 2012 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Médicament - SuperCritical Fluids Division will be an exhibitor at CPhI Japan 2012, which will be held at the Big Sight Exhibition Center in Tokyo, 21-23 March...

SHL Takes Part in PharmTech.com's 'Pointed Debate: Expert Views on Injectables'
14 February 2012 by SHL SHL recently had the opportunity to participate along with various other experts in the industry in a questionnaire held by PharmTech.com on the topic of 'Pointed Debate: Expert Views on...

Nolato Cerbo Invites You to Pharmapack 2012
09 February 2012 by Nolato Cerbo Nolato Cerbo will be exhibiting at this year's Pharmapack, which will be held at Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris, 15-16 February...

Realise Cost Savings with the New DisiTest 50 Disintegration Tester
09 February 2012 by Dr Schleuniger Pharmatron The new DisiTest 50 disintegration tester from Dr Schleuniger Pharmatron incorporates innovative induction heating technology and combines it with the benefits of automation to realise cost...

Combino Pharm - A Trusted Provider of Contract Development Services
08 February 2012 by Combino Pharm Malta Combino Pharm's R&D facilities are based in Sant Joan Despí, Barcelona, with an R&D Center of 1,600m², including a complete lab exclusively dedicated to formulation and process design and...

Matcon Pacific to Hold Lean Powder Processing Conferences in June
08 February 2012 by Matcon Pacific Matcon Pacific will hold a Lean Powder Processing Conference in both Melbourne and Sydney during June...

DEC MicroJet 10: Ideal for Pre-Clinical Trials and NCE Product Development
08 February 2012 by Dec Group The launch of the DEC MicroJet 10, the world's smallest fully functioning jet mill, now completes our research and development range of jet...

SCHOTT Appoints Vice-President of Global Syringe Business
01 February 2012 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT has appointed Christophe Muguet as vice-president of its global syringe business. He leads this area's business activities as part of SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging from the offices in...

January 2012

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Membrana Launches Online Membrane Contactor Store
26 January 2012 by Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors Membrana-Charlotte, a division of Celgard, has announced the launch of its new online store for membrane...

Hodess Construction Releases New Cleanroom Project White Paper
26 January 2012 by Hodess Construction Hodess Construction is a leader in cleanroom design and construction. As a cleanroom specialist, Hodess can provide everything you need for your cleanroom...

Priorclave Offers Autoclaves for Designated CAT3 Laboratories
25 January 2012 by Priorclave The Compact C40 vacuum autoclave is the first priorclave to become available with stand-off legs, providing easy access beneath the steam steriliser for cleaning and disinfection of laboratory...

Aptalis Pharma Announces FDA Approval of NDA for Oral Powder Formulation of Viread®, Co-Developed with Gilead Sciences
19 January 2012 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Aptalis Pharma has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug application (NDA) for Gilead Sciences' Viread® (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) oral powder...

Micromeritics Releases MicroActive - Innovative Interactive Data Analysis Software
18 January 2012 by Micromeritics Micromeritics' new and innovative MicroActive data analysis software allows users to interactively evaluate isotherm data from Micromeritics' ASAP, TriStar, and Gemini gas adsorption...

Recent Milestones Mark Ropack's 35th Anniversary and Position the Contract Packager for Growth
16 January 2012 by Ropack During its 35th anniversary, Ropack celebrates its notable past which continues to shape the company. At the same time, it demonstrates that it is a company clearly focused on the...

Therapure Biopharma Receives Health Canada Audit Compliant Rating
10 January 2012 by Therapure Biopharma Therapure Biopharma has announced that it has received a compliant rating from the Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate of Health Canada....

Introducing SHL's First White Paper - 'Autoinjectors: From Planning to Launch'
10 January 2012 by SHL SHL is officially introducing the company's first white paper on the topic of 'Autoinjectors: From Planning to Launch' with the goal of sharing with readers insights on how to prepare for...

SHL Featured in an Article on the Topic of 'The Emerging Drug Delivery Landscape'
09 January 2012 by SHL SHL was recently featured in an article published by BioSpectrum Asia on the topic of 'The Emerging Drug Delivery Landscape'. In the article, SHL is identified as an innovator of auto injectors...

SHL Receives a Great Response at the 2011 PDA in Basel
09 January 2012 by SHL SHL successfully wrapped up this year's exhibition at the PDA's 'The Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices' 2011 event held in Basel, Switzerland, earlier last...

December 2011

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Priorclave's C60 Model Autoclave Draws Visitors at London Vet Show
19 December 2011 by Priorclave During the recent London Vet Show the autoclave featured on the Southwest Medical stand proved popular with visitors. Supplied by Priorclave, one of the UK's top autoclave manufacturers, the...

York University Department of Biology to Take Delivery of Priorclave Autoclaves
19 December 2011 by Priorclave The addition of Priorclave autoclaves at York University ensures that the biology department, which is recognised as one of the leading biological science departments in the UK, maintains...

Pierre Fabre Médicament - SuperCritical Fluids Division to Exhibit at DDP 2012
15 December 2011 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Médicament - SuperCritical Fluids Division will be an exhibitor at DDP 2012 in Las Vegas (25-27...

LEWA ecosmart Metering Pump Now Also Available with PVC Liquid End
06 December 2011 by LEWA The developmental objective for the diaphragm metering pump was ambitious: the result is a solution for medium-sized requirements on a 'smaller' investment...

Haupt Pharma Invests in Modern Tablet Compression Technology for the Efficient Production of Solid Dosage Forms with Adhesive Tendencies
06 December 2011 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma, one of Europe's leading pharmaceutical companies for contract development and contract manufacturing, installed its new tablet press, Fette 1200i, at the Regensburg site in August...

Survey Reports Cell and Bacteria Cultures Remain Unaffected by Microwaves Used for Level Measurement in the Life Sciences Industry
05 December 2011 by Endress+Hauser For the manufacturing processes in the life sciences industry, it is of decisive importance that unintentional impacts on cell and bacteria cultures are...

Anton Paar's Modular Microviscometer Provides Accurate Viscosity Determination from Small Sample Volumes
01 December 2011 by Anton Paar Anton Paar's new modular microviscometer provides highly accurate viscosity determination from only 400µl sample...

November 2011

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DPT Scientist to be Featured in Webcast on Topical Drug Sector
28 November 2011 by DPT Laboratories R&D manager of formulation and process development at DPT Laboratories, Michael Lowenborg, will be featured in a webcast on 7 December, offering insights from leading pharmaceutical...

Sepha Announces Record Sales of New De-Blistering and Leak Testing Equipment
24 November 2011 by Sepha Packaging machinery manufacturer Sepha has reported record sales of its recently extended range of non-destructive leak testing equipment for the world's pharmaceutical packaging...

Olink and Bethyl Sign Distribution Agreement for the US Market
24 November 2011 by Olink Bioscience Olink Bioscience, a Sweden-based biotechnology company focused on innovative protein detection technologies, has entered into a distribution agreement with Bethyl...

Gilson Launches PIPETMAN® M Multichannel - Motorised Pipetting Multiplied
21 November 2011 by Gilson Scientific Gilson, the world's pipetting standard for nearly 40 years, has added a new electronic and motorised extension of the PIPETMAN family of pipettes, the PIPETMAN® M...

Visit Advanced Cyclone Systems at Pollutec 2011
21 November 2011 by Advanced Cyclone Systems We invite you to visit us at Pollutec 2011 (booth 231 in hall 6, aisle G). The event will be held in Paris - Nord Villepinte, France, from 29 November to 2...

Romaco Presents Fast and Exact Packaging and Dosing at Pharmtech 2011
16 November 2011 by Romaco With the blister packaging machine Noack N 921 and the micro dosing machine Macofar Micro 18, Romaco presents two highlights for the pharmaceutical industry at Pharmtech 2011 in Moscow, Russia....

SHL Article: 'Insight into the Manufacturing of an Auto Injector' Featured in InPharm Guide
16 November 2011 by SHL An article by SHL Group was recently featured in InPharm's Manufacturing & Production Guide....

Priorclave to Demonstrate Autoclave Design Flexibility at Medica
09 November 2011 by Priorclave UK autoclave manufacturer Priorclave will be showcasing three of its most popular steam sterilisers at...

Endress+Hauser and Finesse Solutions Form Strategic Partnership
07 November 2011 by Endress+Hauser Process automation specialist Endress+Hauser has acquired a stake in Finesse Solutions, a US company that develops, produces and distributes sensors, hardware and software for bioprocess...

Contact Matcon Pacific for a Free Consultation with Dave Newell - Educated Application Specialist
03 November 2011 by Matcon Pacific Matcon Limited, the head office of Matcon Pacific, recently welcomed its global sales team and network of agents to a training conference at its new global...

SHL to Speak and Exhibit at the 2011 PDA Conference in Basel, Switzerland
02 November 2011 by SHL SHL will be exhibiting at the 2011 Parental Drug Association (PDA) Europe Conference in Basel, Switzerland, 8-9...

October 2011

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Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies and ContraFect Corporation Collaborate for Novel Anti-Staph Biologic
31 October 2011 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies and ContraFect Corporation have signed a contract to support the process development and cGMP manufacture of CF-301, ContraFect's...

Membrana Introduces World's Largest Membrane Degasser in the New 14in x 40in Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactor
31 October 2011 by Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors The new 14in x 40in Liqui-Cel® membrane contactor extends the Liqui-Cel® product line's capacity from 400gpm to 550gpm (125m3) in a single...

Membrana's New High-Pressure Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors are a Membrane Degassing Design Innovation
31 October 2011 by Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors Membrana-Charlotte has introduced 8in x 40in and 8in x 80in Liqui-Cel® membrane contactors to its degassing product...

Matcon USA to Hold Open Day in New Jersey
24 October 2011 by Matcon Pacific Matcon USA will hold an open day at its Sewell facility in New Jersey on Wednesday 16 November...

Visit Micron Technologies at Two Major Shows, AAPS and CPhI
24 October 2011 by Micron Technologies Micron Technologies, a provider of contract particle size reduction and analytical services for the pharmaceutical industry, will be exhibiting at two major shows in...

Peptide News from Bachem: Chromogenic and Fluorogenic Screening Substrates
20 October 2011 by Bachem One of the earliest applications of synthetic peptides was for screening purposes to improve our understanding of biochemical processes. To enable quantitative studies of enzyme...

Roquette Pharma Introduces New Natural Inert Polymer and Ready to Use Coating System
18 October 2011 by Roquette Pharma Roquette Pharma's new natural inert polymer and ready to use coating system for fast aqueous film coating saves time by up to 50% or...

Gilson Launches New PIPETMAN with Volume Locking System
18 October 2011 by Gilson Scientific Gilson has launched PIPETMAN L, an adjustable volume pipette that features a patented volume locking...

ILC Dover, CSV Life Science and Jet Solutions to Co-Exhibit at CPHi Worldwide
18 October 2011 by ILC Dover You are invited to visit ILC Dover at the 2011 CPHi Worldwide Show in Messe Frankfurt, Germany, on 25-27 October...

DPT Invests in Contract Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities
13 October 2011 by DPT Laboratories DPT Laboratories today announced continued investments in its manufacturing facilities that further cement its position as the industry leader for semi-solids and liquids....

ILC Dover's Sentinel XL Clear™ Hood Powered Air Purifying Respirator Now Available for a No-Obligation Trial
12 October 2011 by ILC Dover ILC Dover's NIOSH-approved Sentinel XL Clear™ Hood Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) is used in applications that are not using containment and where a combination of flexible containment...

EnviroChemie to Attend Industry Trade Fairs in 2011 and 2012
10 October 2011 by EnviroChemie EnviroChemie will be taking part in European trade fairs in 2011 and 2012....

Creating Flexibility - Modular Wastewater Technology Inside a Container
10 October 2011 by EnviroChemie Body care products, detergents and cosmetics are being produced worldwide. Environmentally conscious companies are obliged to respect common environmental standards as well as local...

Matcon Pacific Hosts First Open Day at Sydney Facility
10 October 2011 by Matcon Pacific Matcon Pacific recently hosted its first ever 'open day' event at its Guildford West facility in Sydney, showcasing the latest in lean powder manufacturing...

Meet Roquette at CPHI Frankfurt
06 October 2011 by Roquette Pharma Roquette is a long-established supplier of actives and excipients to the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. Our new slogan "Simply formulate your wishes" points to the many services we...

ILC Dover and Jet Solutions to Co-Exhibit at Powtech
05 October 2011 by ILC Dover You are invited to visit us at the 2011 Powtech Show in Nuremberg, Germany, on 11-13 October...

Vetter's State-of-the-Art Chicago Facility Now Fully Operational
05 October 2011 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter, a leading contract development and manufacturing organisation that specialises in aseptic filling, has announced that its first US facility is now fully...

SHL Receives Good Design Award for Molly Auto Injector
05 October 2011 by SHL SHL Group is honoured to have recently received certification for the Good Design Award for its revolutionary auto injector,...

Meet Optima Group Pharma at Pharmtech in Moscow
05 October 2011 by OPTIMA Pharma As the leading turnkey provider of pharmaceutical packaging equipment, Optima Group Pharma delivers the whole range of services for filling and closing of liquid and powdery...

Duolink 'In-Cell Co-IP' - Get 10% Off in Olink's Web Shop
05 October 2011 by Olink Bioscience Find out why Duolink is a better alternative for your Co-IP...

September 2011

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SHL to Speak at the Upcoming Drug Delivery Trends Symposium in Korea
28 September 2011 by SHL SHL marketing director Steven Kaufman will be speaking at the upcoming Primary Packaging and Drug Delivery Trends for Injectables symposium held by Pharmapack Symposium in Seoul, Korea on...

Benchmark Products to Attend MedTec 2011
28 September 2011 by Benchmark Products Benchmark Products, a USA-based distributor of cleanroom supplies, will be attending MedTec in Cork, Ireland, 5-6 October...

Visit Advanced Cyclone Systems at Powtech 2011
27 September 2011 by Advanced Cyclone Systems We invite you to visit Advanced Cyclone Systems at booth 246 in hall 6 at Powtech, which will be held in Nuremberg, Germany, from 11-13...

Optima Group Announces New General Sales Manager for Consumer Division
19 September 2011 by OPTIMA Pharma On 9 September Hans Buehler (managing director of Optima Group) introduced Martin Sauter as the new general sales manager of the Consumer Division. At Optima Group Consumer, Martin Sauter...

Alkermes Launches Corporate Operations in Ireland
19 September 2011 by Alkermes Contract Pharma Services Alkermes plc has announced the establishment of its corporate operations in Ireland, with new headquarters located in Dublin. The company, including its headquarters and operations in...

Join BMG LABTECH at MipTec 2011
16 September 2011 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH will be highlighting its innovative microplate reader solutions, exhibiting scientific posters and presenting a symposium at MipTec 2011 in Basel, Switzerland, from 20-22...

Pierre Fabre Médicament: A cGMP Supercritical Fluids Unit at AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington DC
16 September 2011 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division AAPS provides a dynamic international forum for the exchange of knowledge among scientists to enhance their contributions to public health. This year Pierre Fabre Médicament -...

Meet Pierre Fabre Médicament - SuperCritical Fluids Division - at CPhI Frankfurt 2011
16 September 2011 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Médicament - SuperCritical Fluids Division - proposes its expertise to external partners. This unit uses supercritical fluids for: Pre-formulation (coating, complexation...

Somerset House Consultants Helps Companies to Achieve Manufacturers' Authorisations
15 September 2011 by Somerset House Consultants Somerset House Consultants has recently assisted two companies in the UK and one in Ireland to obtain Manufacturers' Authorisations. Expert consultants set up GMP-compliant quality...

Optima Group to Present its Latest Developments at Pack Expo Las Vegas
15 September 2011 by OPTIMA Pharma Optima Group operates in four sectors: Optima Pharma, Consumer, Nonwovens and Life Science. The company manufactures filling and packaging lines, and further includes in its portfolio...

Combino Pharm Releases New White Paper on Preoperative and Pre-Injection Antiseptics
15 September 2011 by Combino Pharm Malta Combino Pharm has released a new, free-to-download white paper entitled 'Combino Pharm: Alcoholic Clorhexidine 2% Coloured and Aqueous Clorhexidine 2% Transparent'. ...

Presspart Manufacturing Releases New White Paper: 'Modifying MDI Canister Surfaces to Improve Drug Stability and Drug Delivery'
14 September 2011 by Presspart Manufacturing Presspart Manufacturing, a specialist in the field of bespoke metal and plastic drug delivery components and devices, has released a new white paper entitled 'Modifying MDI Canister Surfaces...

First Horizontal Effervescent Line from Romaco Siebler
14 September 2011 by Romaco For the first time, the product feed on the Romaco Siebler HM 1E/240 horizontal strip packaging line for effervescent tablets can now be monitored at eye-level. The entire packaging process...

Boehringer Ingelheim Wins Frost & Sullivan Award for Biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing
13 September 2011 by Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim has received the '2011 European Bio Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Competitive Strategy Leadership Award' from Frost & Sullivan. The analysts...

Single Use Systems in the Pharmaceutical Industry - PDA Technical Report and Workshop
12 September 2011 by Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) From their beginnings more than 25 years ago, single use systems (SUS) have evolved to become a hot topic within the biopharmaceutical industry. The technology has its roots in...

Dec Group Develops Unique Bag Technology for Global Health Crisis
12 September 2011 by Dec Group GSK Montrose is a 45 acre site located on the coast in Angus, Scotland. The site performs primary manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients and specialises in respiratory, steroid and...

Vetter Receives Internationally Recognised Certification for Environmental, Health and Safety Programme
12 September 2011 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter has received certification for its integrated management system for environmental, health and safety (EHS). The company earned ISO 14001 certification for its environmental...

Aveva to Exhibit at CPhI 2011
12 September 2011 by Aveva Aveva Drug Delivery Systems is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at CPhI 2011, 25-27 October 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany. Aveva is part of the Nitto Denko Group of companies,...

Advanced Cyclone Systems Achieves Growth Despite Unfavourable Market Conditions
12 September 2011 by Advanced Cyclone Systems Europe in general and particularly Portugal are facing unprecedented challenges motivated by economic stagnation or even recession. Despite grabbing important projects in Iberia and Europe...

Gilson Launches Lifetime Warranty
02 September 2011 by Gilson Scientific Gilson has launched a lifetime warranty for Pipetman® pipettes in the UK, which guarantees its products will continue providing precise pipetting solutions for many years, even for the...

GP Pharm to Exhibit at CPhI 2011
01 September 2011 by GP Pharm For the eighth consecutive year GP Pharm will be present at CPhI, the world's most important pharma event, from 25-27 October this year. This year the exhibition takes place in Frankfurt...

August 2011

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Custom Sensors & Technology Releases New White Paper
31 August 2011 by Custom Sensors & Technology Custom Sensors & Technology has released a new, free-to-download white paper outlining its capabilities in front surface fluorescence sensing, photometric transmitters, fiber optic probes...

GP Pharm Expands its Pharmaceutical Line Against Advanced Colorectal Cancer with Oxaliplatin and Irinotecan 300mg and 500mg
30 August 2011 by GP Pharm GP Pharm has started the commercialisation of Oxaliplatin and Irinotecan 300mg and 500mg, drugs to treat metastatic colorectal cancer. Oxaliplatin 50mg and 100mg is a stereoisomer in...

nxt2b Becomes a Major Shareholder in Olink
30 August 2011 by Olink Bioscience nxt2b (Nexttobe) an investment company owned by Bengt Ågerup, has signed an agreement with a group of shareholders in Olink to purchase 49% of the outstanding shares in the company....

BMG LABTECH to Showcase Innovative Microplate Reading Solutions at ELRIG Drug Discovery 2011
30 August 2011 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH will be exhibiting innovative microplate reader solutions at the ELRIG Drug Discovery 2011 in Manchester, UK. Visit our booth K 6 and 7 on 7-8 September to find out more about our...

PHOENIX Study Proposes Integration Measures Between the Financial World and Biotechnological Companies
30 August 2011 by GP Pharm CataloniaBIO has launched the PHOENIX Study to get the financial world's vision about the sector and the financial needs of biotech companies. The study was presented on 7 July at the...

GP Pharm Obtains Approval for GCC Countries
30 August 2011 by GP Pharm Last January, GCC-DR (Gulf Central Committee for Drug Registration) granted a Registration Certificate of Manufacturing Site to GP Pharm. This certificate is valid for the next five...

Wall-Mounted Fog Shower - A Misting System That Aids in the Safe Removal of Contaminated PPE
25 August 2011 by Containment Service Providers Containment Service Providers (CSP) has released a new white paper about its latest product, the Wall-Mounted Fog Shower. Wall-Mounted Fog Showers are units that help in the safe removal...

Nine Out of Ten Customers Would Recommend Global Vision's Inspection Solutions
24 August 2011 by Global Vision Global Vision, the leader in automated proofreading solutions, has just completed an independent customer satisfaction survey. The results are in: supportive, effective, friendly and efficient...

PharmaTelevision Interview to Spotlight Aptalis Pharma President John Fraher
23 August 2011 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Company strategy, portfolio development and emerging markets are just a few of the topics that John Fraher, president of Aptalis Pharma, is scheduled to address during an on-air interview...

The British Pharmacopoeia 2012 is Now Available
22 August 2011 by British Pharmacopoeia 2012 TSO (The Stationery Office), on behalf of the British Pharmacopoeia Secretariat of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), has just published the British Pharmacopoeia...

LEWA Offers Custom-Designed System for Low-Pressure Liquid Chromatography
18 August 2011 by LEWA LEWA has provided metering pumps and complete systems for chromatographic separation processes on an industrial scale for years. These solutions are popular due to their exact,...

LEWA Strengthens its Presence in the Middle East and Arabic Region
15 August 2011 by LEWA To strengthen its presence in the Middle East and the Arabic region, Lewa has expanded its existing sales office in Dubai into a legally independent subsidiary. LEWA Middle East FZE...

Colomer Italy Puts its Trust in a Romaco Unipac Tube Filling Line
12 August 2011 by Romaco Colomer Italy recently extended its production capacities with a new space allocation strategy. The Italian cosmetics maker, a company of the Spanish Colomer Group, is specialized in the...

Boehringer Ingelheim Licenses ProBioGen's Novel GlymaxX® Technology
10 August 2011 by Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim and ProBioGen have announced that they have signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement regarding ProBioGen's GlymaxX® technology. Boehringer Ingelheim's...

Advanced Cyclone Systems Supplies Hurricane Cyclone for Pierre Fabre Medicament
10 August 2011 by Advanced Cyclone Systems Advanced Cyclone Systems has designed and supplied a high-efficiency cyclone for Pierre Fabre Medicament with the objective of increasing fine API powder recovery in a gas/solid separation...

Register Now for the Last Few Places at the Duolink User Meeting USA 2011
09 August 2011 by Olink Bioscience Take the opportunity to learn all about Olink Bioscience's Duolink technology during an exciting two-day meeting in La Jolla Torrey Pines. Listen to scientific presentations from users at...

Auto Injector Manufacturer SHL Group Featured in Executive Yuan's 'Spotlight on Taiwan Bio-Industries'
04 August 2011 by SHL Taiwan's Executive Yuan Science & Technology Advisory Group recently published 'Spotlight on Taiwan Bio-Industries', which introduces various aspects of the Taiwan biotechnology...

SHL to Speak and Exhibit at the World Drug Delivery Congress 2011
04 August 2011 by SHL With the increasing number of biologics coming to market, the demand for drug delivery solutions such as auto injectors has increased significantly in recent years. This demand is projected...

NETZSCH Premier Promotes Randall Smith to President
03 August 2011 by NETZSCH Premier Technologies NETZSCH Premier Technologies has promoted Randall Smith to president. He oversees the operation of NETZSCH's US grinding division and the company's product, and is responsible for...

Düsen-Schlick to Attend PowTech 2011 Nuremberg
02 August 2011 by Düsen-Schlick Düsen-Schlick will once again be represented at the PowTech 2011 Nuremberg, Germany, from 11-13 October 2011 - visit us at hall 9/9, booth #128. Düsen-Schlick is one of the...

BMG LABTECH Announces Final Winner of SPECTROstar Nano Competition
01 August 2011 by BMG LABTECH When treating cancer, it is now common to use the body's immune system to help fight the cancer. Some people have been shown to produce an immune response to different cancers and research...

July 2011

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Flexicon Technology Optimises Intervet’s Animal Health Vaccine Production
31 July 2011 by Watson-Marlow Flexicon Liquid Filling (a division of Watson-Marlow Pumps Group), working with isolator specialist Extract Technology, has provided an innovative liquid filling and capping solution that...

The ILC Dover Weigh and Dispense System: A New Era in Dispensing Technology
28 July 2011 by ILC Dover The ILC Dover weigh and dispense system is a new era in dispensing technology. This modular design has been developed to allow weighing or subdividing materials in a highly contained way...

Wockhardt Introduces Alyante Custom Research Services
27 July 2011 by Wockhardt Wockhardt now offers CDMO services through its dedicated business unit Alyante. We provide development services (across a wide variety of chemistry and pharmaceutical requirements), scale-up...

Discover What Wockhardt's Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Services Can Do for Your Business at INTERPHEX 2012
22 July 2011 by Wockhardt Wockhardt is a leading pharmaceutical contract manufacturer that offers a full turnkey service from API production and product development through to scale-up, commercial manufacture and...

Wockhardt to Exhibit at ICSE 2011 in Frankfurt
22 July 2011 by Wockhardt Wockhardt is a leading global pharmaceutical contract manufacturer. From development to high-volume commercial manufacture, Wockhardt ensures that your product is professionally managed all the...

Mesa Releases DataTrace Pro Software
21 July 2011 by Mesa Laboratories Mesa Laboratories, a Lakewood, Colorado-based manufacturer of electronic instruments and disposables, is pleased to announce the release of DataTrace Pro (DT Pro) integrated software solution...

Consultancy Company Systemplan Joins the Endress+Hauser Group
20 July 2011 by Endress+Hauser Measurement engineering specialist Endress+Hauser is now in a position to offer its life sciences customers even better support on issues relating to energy efficiency. On 1 July 2011,...

Vetter Wins Frost & Sullivan 2011 European Prefilled Injection Systems Customer Service Leadership Award
19 July 2011 by Vetter Pharma International Leading contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) Vetter has received the Frost & Sullivan 2011 European Prefilled Injection Systems Customer Service Leadership Award....

Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products - Dynamic Pharmaceutical Product Research and Development Insights
19 July 2011 by Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) The PDA Europe Workshop on ATMPs 2011 was held in collaboration with Finnish Medicines Agency (Fimea) in Helsinki, Finland, on 7-8 June 2011. The conference was opened by the director general...

Vetter Completes Structural Work at New Ravensburg Vetter West Facility
19 July 2011 by Vetter Pharma International Structural work on Vetter's new German facility Ravensburg Vetter West has been completed within eleven months of groundbreaking. As scheduled, the company concluded structural work on its...

Romaco Noack Blister Lines Increase Efficiency for C.P.M ContractPharma
18 July 2011 by Romaco C.P.M. ContractPharma, a Bavarian contract packaging company belonging to the Temmler Group, trusts in Romaco Noack technology for the production of blister packaging. Three Romaco Noack...

Olink Bioscience Announces Agenda for the Duolink User Meeting USA 2011
13 July 2011 by Olink Bioscience Olink Bioscience invites you to attend the Duolink User Meeting, 19-20 September 2011, La Jolla Torrey Pines, US. This event offers comprehensive scientific sessions that focus on the...

Roquette Announces Completion of New Injectable Carbohydrate Plant at its Lestrem Facility
11 July 2011 by Roquette Pharma Carbohydrates for injectable use are highly controlled pharmaceutical active ingredients that are essential in the preparation of large volume parenterals. These crucial life-saving medicines...

Containment Service Providers (CSP) Releases Company Booklet Detailing its Services, Process Solutions and Containment Systems
11 July 2011 by Containment Service Providers Containment Service Providers (CSP) has developed and released a booklet outlining the majority of its services, process solutions and containment systems. This easy to read booklet will give you...

INTELLIGENT FLOW - An Air Handling System for Flexible Isolators
11 July 2011 by Containment Service Providers Containment Service Providers has released a new whitepaper about its latest product, the INTELLIGENT FLOW. INTELLIGENT FLOW is a stand-alone compact unit that can be attached to virtually...

Aveva Drug Delivery Systems to Exhibit at CRS 2011
08 July 2011 by Aveva Aveva Drug Delivery Systems is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the 38th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, 30 July - 3 August 2011 at...

BTL Offers New and Improved Lyophilisation Training Courses
07 July 2011 by BTL Lyophilisation, or freeze drying, is an important process in many areas of research and production with applications in areas such as vaccines, diagnostics, regenerative medicine, functional...

Last Chance to Win a SPECTROstar Nano Microplate, Cuvette and Low-Volume Absorbance Reader
06 July 2011 by BMG LABTECH There is only one SPECTROstar Nano remaining in BMG LABTECH's absorbance reader competition. BMG LABTECH has already given away four of the five SPECTROstar Nanos for great research...

IBC Systems for APIs - The Evolution of Solids Handling
05 July 2011 by Matcon Pacific Historically the handling of solids to and from process within API dedicated GMP production areas has only been possible by 'open transfer' using drums and manual handling. This is partly due...

Introducing SHL Pharma: A Greener Approach
05 July 2011 by SHL SHL Group is proud to introduce SHL Pharma, a facility built with a greener approach providing final assembly, labelling and packaging services of drug delivery devices such as autoinjectors...

June 2011

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A Big Win for Small Particles: A SPECTROstar Nano Awarded to the University of Helsinki for Nanoparticle Research
30 June 2011 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH is proud to announce that the fourth SPECTROstar Nano will be going to Finland to aid in developing a discovery platform for pharmaceutical nanoparticles at the University of...

GP Pharm Named as One of the Most Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies in Spain for the Second Consecutive Year
28 June 2011 by GP Pharm GP Pharm, a pioneer in the development of controlled drug release, has been granted for the second consecutive year, the rating of 'very good' in the Plan Proforma. The certification awarded...

Cellets® - Neutral Starter Cores of Microcrystalline Cellulose
27 June 2011 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ Cellets® are neutral carriers for pellet systems in controlled release formulations. As an inert and insoluble core Cellets combine unique product and process properties and offer a wide...

Priorclave Develops New 'Larger' Compact Autoclave
21 June 2011 by Priorclave Priorclave has developed the new H60, a 60l capacity bench-top autoclave to satisfy specific requirements for a customer seeking a larger front-loading steriliser. As a dedicated design...

Olink Bioscience Invites You to the Duolink User Meeting USA 2011
21 June 2011 by Olink Bioscience Olink Bioscience is pleased to invite you to join the Duolink User Meeting, which will take place 19-20 September 2011, in La Jolla, CA, US. Take the advantage of this unique opportunity to...

Boehringer Ingelheim Extends 'One Stop Shop' Service with New Fill and Finish Capabilities
20 June 2011 by Boehringer Ingelheim To round off its full-service capabilities for clients, Boehringer Ingelheim is expanding its capacities and capabilities in fill and finish for biopharmaceuticals at its state-of-the-art...

ASPEC™ - Automated SPE for Food Analysis
17 June 2011 by Gilson Scientific The Gilson GX-271 ASPEC™ and GX-274 ASPEC™ solid phase extraction (SPE) systems automate positive pressure SPE and are suitable for all applications. Whether your application...

SCHOTT Looks Back at Successful Interpack 2011
14 June 2011 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging From 12-18 May, SCHOTT presented its innovative solutions in the area of parenteral packacking for the pharmaceutical industry under the motto 'Your Trusted Partner for Quality Packaging...

Matcon Pacific to Host Free Open Day Event in August
13 June 2011 by Matcon Pacific Matcon Pacific will hold an open day at its New South Wales facility on Wednesday 17 August 2011. To register for this free event please visit Matcon's website. The theme of the event...

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Adds Xcellerex® Single-Use Bioreactor to North Carolina Facility
10 June 2011 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies is to add a 1,000l Xcellerex® single-use bioreactor to its RTP, North Carolina facility, in order to expand its existing contract manufacturing...

Matcon Pacific Supports Lean Thinking in Solid Dosage Manufacturing
08 June 2011 by Matcon Pacific Driven by the competitive need for world-class performance, lean theory has now become a generally accepted improvement tool for the healthcare industry. The gradual and consistent...

Haupt Pharma Passes FDA Inspection at Haupt Pharma Amareg
08 June 2011 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma, one of Europe's leading contract developers and manufacturers, has successfully passed an inspection by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at its site in Regensburg,...

IDT Biologika to Present its Plans and Portfolio at the Bio International Convention 2011
08 June 2011 by IDT Biologika IDT Biologika will be presenting its investment plans at this year's Bio International Convention in Washington DC. By the end of 2012, €85m will flow into new high-tech production...

IDT Biologika to Present its Investment Plans at the Bio International Convention in Washington DC
08 June 2011 by IDT Biologika IDT Biologika is represented at this year's Bio International Convention in Washington DC, where it will also be presenting its investment plans. By the end of 2012, €85m will flow into...

Interpack 2011 Exceeds all Expectations for Romaco
08 June 2011 by Romaco With more than 1,000 visitors and over 800 leads, Interpack 2011 was a complete success for the Romaco Group. Well over 1,000 visitors to the exhibition booth and more than 800...

BMG LABTECH Goes Mobile
06 June 2011 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH, the microplate reader company, launched a mobile-device optimised website today which was developed specifically for users of smartphones (such as the iPhone, Android and...

GP Pharm Looks Back on Another Successful Year at the euroPLX46
03 June 2011 by GP Pharm GP Pharm has successfully participated again in the 46th euroPLX edition that took place in Vienna, on 30 and 31 May 2011. The main objective of GP Pharm during the event was to announce...

BTL Announces Lyo Instrumentation Training Sessions
02 June 2011 by BTL We are pleased to offer practical one-day 'refresher' sessions on the use of our freeze-drying microscopes, Lyostat3 and the previous model Lyostat2, and the Lyotherm2 thermal analyser. ...

Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies to Host Webinar: Competitive Advantages of Intelligent Formulation Design
02 June 2011 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies At a time when difficult to formulate molecules and a decline of new chemical entities (NCEs) for new therapies have resulted in pipeline gaps, weakened product portfolios and a challenging...

Next-Generation Freeze Drying Microscopy from BTL
02 June 2011 by BTL BTL's freeze drying microscopes, the Lyostat series, have been popular for many years because of their speed and accuracy in returning useable data. Lyostat3, the latest in the series,...

A Novel Application for an Ancient Remedy Helps Rose Cooper Win a SPECTROstar Nano from BMG LABTECH
01 June 2011 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH is delighted to announce that Professor Rose Cooper and her research group (Aled Roberts, Rowena Jenkins and Sarah Maddocks) from the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, is...

Meet A-consult at the IBC Euroforum Conference 'Clinical Trial Safety and Pharmacovigilance'
01 June 2011 by A-consult A-consult will be attending several events during 2011. Your next chance to meet us is at the IBC Euroforum conference: Clinical Trial Safety and Pharmacovigilance, 8-9 June 2011, Copenhagen ...

Anton Paar Puts MKT 50 Millikelvin Thermometer on the Road to Success
01 June 2011 by Anton Paar Anton Paar has been active in the field of temperature measurement since the 1960s. Continuous improvements based on longstanding experience have lead to the development of the highly precise...

May 2011

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Boehringer Ingelheim Extends its Manufacturing Agreement for Betaferon® with Bayer HealthCare
31 May 2011 by Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim has announced the US-registration for manufacturing of Bayer HealthCare's Betaferon® against multiple sclerosis. Recently Bayer HealthCare has extended the...

The Innovadyne NanoDrop - Reduce Running Costs with Miniaturised PCR
31 May 2011 by Gilson Scientific The Innovadyne Nanodrop II and Nanodrop Express liquid handlers from IDEX are market leaders in low volume, non-contact sample handling. These instruments can aspirate and dispense both samples...

GP Pharm to Begin Phase III Clinical Trial of Lutrate® Three Months for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer
28 May 2011 by GP Pharm GP Pharm, a pioneer in the development of drug delivery systems, will start the phase III clinical trial of three months Lutrate®, a formulation of a quarterly dose of Leuprolide based...

Tablet Hardness Testing has Never Been Easier Thanks to the MultiTest 50
26 May 2011 by Dr Schleuniger Pharmatron The MultiTest 50 is manual tablet testing system that offers the highest precision, flexibility and exceptional user-friendliness. From basic tablet hardness tests to complete measuring of up...

SCHOTT Inaugurates New Production for Pharmaceutical Packaging in Russia
26 May 2011 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging International technology group SCHOTT today officially inaugurated a production site for primary pharmaceutical packaging located in Zavolzhe, near the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod. The...

Dec Group Introduces New Solution for Volumetric Microdosing of Powder
25 May 2011 by Dec Group Dec now offers a much anticipated solution in the volumetric dosing of small quantities of powder. The product is filled in a calibrated chamber of variable volume by action of vacuum, and...

Labo Smeets Develops Technique for Continuous Production of Water-Soluble Granules Via Twin Screw Granulation
24 May 2011 by Laboratoria Smeets Labo Smeets has developed, in collaboration with Ghent University, a technique to produce water-soluble granules containing poorly water soluble drugs of Class II (poorly soluble, highly...

Gilson Introduces New LC/MS Purification System
23 May 2011 by Gilson Scientific Gilson is pleased to announce the expansion of its range of HPLC purification systems with the launch of a new Gilson LC/MS system. This system provides researchers with the ability to use...

The First Winner of BMG LABTECH's SPECTROstar Nano is on His Way to Modernising Beer and Wine Analysis
20 May 2011 by BMG LABTECH Last Week Eric Matthews from BMG LABTECH proudly presented the first of five free SPECTROstar Nanos to Dr Gary Spedding of Brewing and Analytical Services in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr Spedding...

NETZSCH Premier Launches Line of DeltaVita® Nanoparticle Mills Ideal for Pharmaceutical Applications
19 May 2011 by NETZSCH Premier Technologies NETZSCH Premier Technologies has introduced the DeltaVita® line of ultra-fine nanoparticle mills for wet grinding of batches ranging from 0.05l to 2,000l. The new line features...

SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems Expands its Worldwide Network
19 May 2011 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems, one of the world's leading suppliers of glass tubing and primary packaging for the pharmaceutical industry, continues to expand its global network. The company...

Ropack Launches $9m Class 100000 Dedicated Facility
18 May 2011 by Ropack Ropack, provider of contract manufacturing and packaging services to the global pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare industries, has begun stickpack production in its new 15,000ft²...

Process Monitoring Memograph CVM40 and UV Sensors Measure and Save Critical Data with Maximum Accuracy
17 May 2011 by Endress+Hauser With its UV measuring system comprising the universal transmitter and data manager, Memograph M CVM40, and the UV sensor OUSAF44, Endress+Hauser has taken a first step in extending its...

SHL Continues to Expand Taiwan Facilities to Support Autoinjector Production
13 May 2011 by SHL SHL has just completed an additional expansion of its Nan Kan 6 facility located in northern Taiwan to ensure that adequate production capacity can be maintained for its OEM/ODM customers....

Rovi CM to Attend Industry Events Throughout 2011
12 May 2011 by ROVI CM Rovi CM and Rovi Alcala will attend several events during 2011. Visit them at: Strategies in Pharma Outsourcing, Berlin, Germany, 25-26 May Global Pharma Manufacturing Summit, New Jersey,...

Meet Aveva DDS at the 2011 BIO International Convention
12 May 2011 by Aveva Aveva Drug Delivery Systems is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the 2011 BIO International Convention, which will be held 27-30 June in Washington DC, US. Aveva is part of...

Matcon Pacific Provides IBC Systems for Solid Dosage
11 May 2011 by Matcon Pacific When preparing solids material for the formulations used in the production of tablets, capsules and granules the pharmaceutical industry has traditionally used basic, manually-oriented methods...

Matcon's Lean Manufacturing Open Days Extended to Meet Demand
11 May 2011 by Matcon Pacific Matcon's business is growing at an exceptional rate globally, especially in Asia. We recently hosted two Lean Manufacturing Conferences in Indonesia and the Philippines between 28 March and 1...

Elan Drug Technologies to Merge with Alkermes
10 May 2011 by Alkermes Contract Pharma Services Alkermes and Elan Corporation have announced the execution of a definitive agreement under which Alkermes will merge with Elan Drug Technologies (EDT), the profitable, world-class drug...

ILC Dover Now Offers Advanced Respiratory Protection Products - On Show at AIHce 2011
03 May 2011 by ILC Dover Talk with the ILC Dover RPE and flexible containment experts about your industrial hygiene challenges at the annual AIHce show in Portland, OR, at the Oregon Convention Center, 16-18 May 2011,...

Rising Stars in the Chemistry / Biochemistry Department at UTA are the Second Winners of a SPECTROstar Nano from BMG LABTECH
03 May 2011 by BMG LABTECH For young and exuberant scientists it is sometimes hard to accomplish new and exciting research when applying for classic funding sources. Often there may be limited interest in the...

Nolato Cerbo Will be Attending VITAFOODS Europe
03 May 2011 by Nolato Cerbo Nolato Cerbo, producer of primary plastic packaging for the pharmaceutical and VMS industries, will be attending the VITAFOODS Europe exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland, which is being held...

Düsen-Schlick to Present SCHLICK Blowline System for Industrial Wood Machining at LIGNA 2011
03 May 2011 by Düsen-Schlick Innovative processes are being sought more than ever in industrial wood machining. Professional spraying is significantly gaining in importance, especially in the production of MDF...

AJ Precision Components to Exhibit at PDM 2011
03 May 2011 by AJ Precision Components AJ Precision Components, a specialist in plastic injection moulding, two-shot moulding, blow moulding and injection blow moulding, is exhibiting on Wednesday 18 May and Thursday 19 May at the...

April 2011

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Olink Bioscience Launches Proseek™ Assay Development Kit
28 April 2011 by Olink Bioscience Olink Bioscience is launching the Proseek™ assay development kit for sensitive protein quantification in 1µl of sample. Proseek is a user-friendly, open format reagent kit system...

TamperStop to Release Analytical Laser Hologram for Detection of Counterfeit Liquid Pharmaceutical Medications
27 April 2011 by TamperStop Security Technology TamperStop Security Technology has announced its intention to introduce to the market a point-of-use analytical laser hologram (ALH) for the detection of counterfeit and tampered...

SCHOTT and Naigai Form Pharmaceutical Joint Venture in Japan
27 April 2011 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging The German technology group SCHOTT and the Japanese company Naigai Glass Industry recently founded a joint venture for pharmaceutical packaging activities in Japan, which came into effect from...

DiversityBusiness.com Names Beacon Converters as One of the Top 500 Women-Owned Businesses in the US
26 April 2011 by Beacon Converters Beacon Converters was recently acknowledged by DiversityBusiness.com for its overall leadership and economic achievements. Beacon Converters distinguished itself as one of the nation's 'Top...

WILCO to Unveil First Ever X-Ray-Based Foreign Particle Detection System at Interpack
21 April 2011 by WILCO The two most important critical process quality attributes in a glass container handling process are maintaining the sterility of the containers and the indemnification of foreign particle...

Gilson Seal of Assurance - The Stamp You Can Trust
20 April 2011 by Gilson Scientific What sets one supplier apart from another? In our case it is the Gilson Seal of Assurance stamp. Only Gilson's Seal of Assurance accredited offices and suppliers know our products inside...

GERTEIS to Exhibit at Interpack 2011
20 April 2011 by GERTEIS GERTEIS® is exhibiting at Interpack 2011 in hall 1 at booth F14, from 12 to 18 May in Düsseldorf, Germany. In addition to the Pactor® line we will display our new POLYGRAN®...

Understanding and Overcoming the Segregation of Blended Materials
20 April 2011 by Matcon Pacific Achieving and maintaining a homogenous blend of different ingredients is critical in many businesses. Getting the right mix of dried vegetables into the soup packet, the right balance of fruit...

Romaco to Show Highlights from its Packaging and Processing Sectors at FCE Pharma 2011
19 April 2011 by Romaco At this year's FCE Pharma in São Paulo, Brazil, the Romaco Group will show highlights from its packaging and processing sectors. The compact Noack DPN 760 blister packaging machine...

Endress+Hauser Integrates GMP Annex 11 Revision 1 at its Swiss Center of Competence
18 April 2011 by Endress+Hauser The new Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) annex, annex 11 revision 1 - computerized systems, will commence operations from 30 June 2011. The reason why annex 11 has been reviewed is because...

Optima Group Pharma to Present Combined Filling and Closing Machines at Interpack
15 April 2011 by OPTIMA Pharma At Interpack 2011, Optima Group will present totally new insights into packaging machinery. The EX-factor not only stands for EXperience - the experience of a new dimension - but also for EXplore...

Italvacuum Manufactures High-Performance Vacuum Dryers and Auxiliary Equipment
14 April 2011 by Italvacuum Italvacuum has manufactured vacuum dryers and industrial vacuum pumps used for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries since its establishment in 1939. Thanks to the know-how developed...

DPT hosts University of Texas doctoral students
13 April 2011 by DPT Laboratories DPT Laboratories welcomed more than 20 students from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists student chapter at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy Pharmaceutics Department...

Bespak Exhibiting at Management Forum's Prefilled Syringes and Injection Devices Conference
12 April 2011 by Bespak Injectables Bespak, a leading global supplier of drug delivery devices for injectable and inhaled products, will be exhibiting at Management Forum's Prefilled Syringes and Injection Devices Conference...

SCHOTT Produces Special Containers with Hydrophobic Coating - SCHOTT TopLyo™
12 April 2011 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging New drugs generate new challenges in the field of pharmaceutical packaging. "Biomolecules, for instance, are being used today in over 50% of all product developments in pharmaceutical...

Visitors to See Demonstrations of Powder Handling Process Equipment at Matcon's UK Open Day
12 April 2011 by Matcon Pacific Matcon is holding an open day at its new headquarters in Evesham, UK, on 8 June. The key objective of this event is to provide attendees with the ideal opportunity to see a complete 'live'...

The DMA 500 Density and Concentration Meter Makes Liquid Analysis and Quality Control Simple
12 April 2011 by Anton Paar Starting up the DMA 500 density and concentration meter makes for a good morning in the laboratory: the compact instrument is essentially ready to go once out of the box. This ease of use...

Matcon Launches New Website
12 April 2011 by Matcon Pacific Matcon's new website is fully updated, informative and interesting to browse. At our new website we showcase in video mode our new headquarters in Evesham, UK. Matcon has knowledge...

New Camera Device Meets Demand for Low-Cost Leak Detection in Pharmaceutical Blister-Packs
11 April 2011 by Sepha Global packaging machinery expert Sepha has developed the world's first tool-less, vision-based leak detection machine for blister-packs. Visionscan has been developed to meet growing demand...

PHARMATRANS SANAQ Invites You to the Innovative Drug Delivery Solutions Forum
06 April 2011 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ PHARMATRANS SANAQ welcomes you to the 8th Scientific & Technical Forum, 'Innovative Drug Delivery Systems', which will be held in Basel, Switzerland, on 12 and 13 May 2011. Thursday 12...

MSD BioManufacturing Network Announces New Name: Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies
06 April 2011 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies has been announced as the new name for the former Merck BioManufacturing Network (known as MSD BioManufacturing Network outside the US and Canada)...

Pierre Fabre Medicament Provides New Technology for the Cleaning of Medical Devices
04 April 2011 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Medicament explains the advantages of using supercritical CO2 technology for cleaning. Already well known for its pre-formulation solutions permitting the increase...

ASACOAT SANAQ - Solvent-Free Coated Aspirin
04 April 2011 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ ASACOAT SANAQ is obtained by hot-melt coating of acetylisalicylic acid with glyceryl behenate. The natural coating enhances the stability of Aspirin based on the hydrophobic characteristics of...

Robbins & Myers Sells Romaco Group to Deutsche Beteiligungs
01 April 2011 by Romaco Robbins & Myers (R&M) has announced the sale of its Romaco Group (Romaco) to Deutsche Beteiligungs (DBAG) and its managed closed-end private equity Fund V in a management buyout....

Chancellor Merkel Praises Development of IDT Biologika
01 April 2011 by IDT Biologika On 18 March 2011 Germany's Chancellor, Dr Angela Merkel, and the Secretary of Commerce of Saxony-Anhalt, Dr Reiner Haseloff, paid a visit to IDT Biologika. Taking a tour of the vaccine...

GP Pharm Enjoys Another Successful Year at the BioPartnering North America 2011 (BPN)
01 April 2011 by GP Pharm GP Pharm took part in the BioPartnering North America 2011 (BPN) celebrated in Vancouver (Canada) from 28 February to 1 March. Over 800 delegates, from 500 companies and 27 countries,...

Chancellor Merkel Praises IDT Biologika's Development and Capabilities
01 April 2011 by IDT Biologika On 18 March 2011 Germany's Chancellor, Dr Angela Merkel, and the Secretary of Commerce of Saxony-Anhalt, Dr Reiner Haseloff, paid a visit to IDT Biologika. Taking a tour of the vaccine...

No Glass Particles to be Found in SCHOTT's High-Tech Polymers and Coated Glass Vials
01 April 2011 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging Recently, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) addressed a warning to a US pharmaceuticals company, when third-party manufactured glass vials were found to contain glass particles...

March 2011

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AlpVision Strengthens its Presence in the Pharmaceutical Industry at Pharmapack 2011
31 March 2011 by AlpVision AlpVision's president, Dr Martin Kutter, presented a conference on 24 Febuary entitled 'Managing a worldwide anti-counterfeiting program using an Internet Web application' in front of about...

BMG LABTECH's First Winner of a SPECTROstar Nano Could Change the Way We Look at Beer
31 March 2011 by BMG LABTECH One of the first uses of the microscope by Louis Pasteur was to determine why beer and wine soured; he later hypothesized the Germ Theory of Disease. It's in that same spirit that we...

BTL to Co-Host Free 'Emerging Technologies in Freeze Drying' Event
29 March 2011 by BTL BTL is pleased to co-host this free half-day event, highlighting some of the key technological advances in freeze drying. This meeting will showcase presentations highlighting the...

Memosens Digital Sensors See Continued Success as the 200,000th Sensor Leaves the Factory
29 March 2011 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser's innovative Memosens digital sensors provide the ideal solution for accurate and reliable pH, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, chlorine and turbidity measurement. On 15...

BTL Offers Stabilisation Solutions for Diagnostic Products
29 March 2011 by BTL Many medical diagnostic products are not stable in liquid formulation. Diagnostic agents are by definition prone to reaction and change at both ends of the molecular size range. The benefits...

G Bopp & Co Expands Range of Precision Woven Sintered Filter Meshes
29 March 2011 by G Bopp & Co Further investment in quality and product development has enabled G Bopp & Co to offer an extended range of zero defect meshes developed specifically for demanding applications within...

A Refractometer for Every Task: The New Abbemat Series
25 March 2011 by Anton Paar Anton Paar launches a new range of Abbemat refractometers which embody four decades of technical know-how. Building on the longstanding knowledge from Dr Kernchen, Anton Paar continues...

Haupt Pharma Fulfils International Food Standard
23 March 2011 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma, one of the largest pharmaceutical contract manufacturers and developers in Europe, now also fulfils the high demands of the International Food Standard (IFS). During the...

BMG LABTECH to Hold Workshops at SBS Conference 2011
22 March 2011 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH, world leader in microplate reader technology, is proud to be a Bronze Sponsor of the SBS Conference 2011 in Orlando, Florida. Visit us at booth 807 and join us at our workshops to...

Two More Pharma Manufacturers Rely on AlpVision Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions
21 March 2011 by AlpVision Following Debiopharm's decision to rely on AlpVision anti-counterfeiting solutions to protect their products against counterfeits, which was reported back in January 2011, two other...

Micromeritics to Showcase its Extensive Line of Materials Characterization Instruments at Interphex 2011
18 March 2011 by Micromeritics Interphex 2011 will be held at New York's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on 29-31 March 2011. More than 650 suppliers and 1,000 product lines will fill the show floor's four exhibit zones....

Bachem Releases 29 New Products
18 March 2011 by Bachem Bachem is continuously expanding and updating its extensive range of products for your research purposes. We are pleased to present our latest product additions, which include...

Romaco to Showcase New Packaging and Processing Equipment at Interpack
18 March 2011 by Romaco At this year's Interpack the Romaco Group will be showing an innovative range of new packaging and processing equipment across a wide range of applications. Highly automated handling and...

Gilson Announces Release of Pipetman® M - A New Ergonomic Motorised Pipette
17 March 2011 by Gilson Scientific Introducing the new Pipetman® M into the family of Gilson pipettes and the logical evolution of the Pipetman®, the world pipetting standard for over 35 years. Lightweight and...

AlpVision to Increase its Presence in North America with Exhibition at Interphex 2011
17 March 2011 by AlpVision AlpVision is increasing its presence in North America, exhibiting at Interphex 2011 in New York, 29-31 March, and speaking at the 3rd Pharma Packaging and Labeling USA 2011, 12-13 April...

Sepha's Blisterscan More Accurate Than Blue Dye Test According to New Whitepaper
15 March 2011 by Sepha The current industry standard of blue-dye testing the seal integrity of blister packs is not as accurate as modern Blisterscan technology available from Sepha, according to a new...

Cleanpak's Laminar Flow Ceiling Grid - The Perfect Option for Your Cleanroom
15 March 2011 by Cleanpak International Cleanpak International offers the widest range of cleanroom ceiling systems to suit any pharmaceutical, aerospace, biotechnology, nano-technologies, research laboratories, life science needs....

Mass-Based Purification Simplified with Gilson LC/MS Purification System
14 March 2011 by Gilson Scientific Presenting the first practical mass-based purification system from Gilson. Developed for chemists to provide a simple, fast and flexible solution, this unique and usable purification...

Eurand to Discuss Strategic Decision-Making at BioEurope Spring
11 March 2011 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Steve Ellul, Eurand's director of licensing, will discuss aspects of the company's growth strategy during the session 'Understanding the Drivers for Strategic Decision-Making' at BioEurope...

NETZSCH Premier Appoints Stephen Miranda to Sales Director
10 March 2011 by NETZSCH Premier Technologies NETZSCH Premier Technologies has named Stephen Miranda as the new Sales Director Grinding and Dispersing for North America. Miranda is responsible for growing the customer base throughout...

Beacon Converters Awarded the Flexible Packaging Association's Highest Achievement Award
10 March 2011 by Beacon Converters Beacon Converters, a sterilization-packaging manufacturer for the medical device and pharmaceutical industry, was honored with the Flexible Packaging Association's Highest Achievement Award,...

Olink Introduces Duolink for Microtiter Plates
10 March 2011 by Olink Bioscience Olink now introduces Duolink for microtiter plates, a format that enables high-throughput screenings of, for example, drug compounds affecting endogenous protein modifications and...

Elan Announces First European Commission Approval of Injectable Treatment Using NanoCrystal® Technology
10 March 2011 by Alkermes Contract Pharma Services Elan Drug Technologies (EDT), the leading drug delivery unit of Elan Corporation, has announced that the first injectable product using EDT's NanoCrystal® technology has been approved by...

Bespak to Speak at Management Forum Injectable Drug Delivery
10 March 2011 by Bespak Injectables Bespak, a leading global supplier of drug delivery devices for injectable and inhaled products, will be exhibiting at Management Forum's Injectable Drug Delivery Conference in London, UK, which...

Fujifilm to Acquire MSD BioManufacturing Network
09 March 2011 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Fujifilm Corporation and Merck, known as MSD outside the US and Canada, have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement by which Fujifilm will acquire the Merck...

Combino Pharm Malta Offers Primary and Secondary Packaging and QC Services for the EU Market
09 March 2011 by Combino Pharm Malta Besides contract manufacturing Combino Pharm Malta also offers primary and secondary packaging services and QC services for the EU market, allowing the added advantage of early entries. We...

ILC Dover to Showcase New Containment Equipment at Interphex
09 March 2011 by ILC Dover As the leader in flexible containment, we offer state-of-the-art containment technology. The DoverPac® films, designs and applications are accepted as the most cost-effective method to...

BTL Appoints New Head of Sales
08 March 2011 by BTL Lyophilization specialist BTL is pleased to welcome Dr Laura Ciccolini as its new head of sales. BTL is a renowned expert in freeze drying (lyophilization) technology with a range...

BMG LABTECH Sets First Deadline in its SPECTROstar Nano Competition
07 March 2011 by BMG LABTECH Redefine your absorbance assays with a free SPECTROstar Nano microplate reader from BMG LABTECH. To celebrate the launch of the new SPECTROstar Nano, BMG LABTECH is offering you the chance...

Duolink Featured in New JoVE Video
07 March 2011 by Olink Bioscience A new video article where Duolink is used has just been published on JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments), a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal for the publication of biological...

Metrohm Launches Global IC Promotion for Water Analysis
03 March 2011 by Metrohm Metrohm has become synonymous with water analysis. From 1 February 2011 through 30 June 2012 Metrohm offers three all-in-one IC systems that are 100% geared to professional water...

February 2011

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Autoinjector Specialist SHL to Speak at the 2011 DCAT Biologics Forum
22 February 2011 by SHL The 2011 DCAT Biologics Forum will focus on trends and best practices for subcutaneous biologic drug delivery systems featuring presentations and discussion with leaders from the FDA, pharma...

IDT Biologika Enters Strategic Partnership with ImVisioN Therapeutics
17 February 2011 by IDT Biologika IDT Biologika has entered into a strategic partnership with ImVisioN Therapeutics. Under the terms of the partnership, IDT Biologika will take responsibility for all activities relating to...

Olink Bioscience Announces New Plasma Biomarker Discovery Service
17 February 2011 by Olink Bioscience Olink Bioscience is pleased to announce its new Plasma Biomarker Discovery Service. By using the multiplexed PLA® immunoassay platform your precious biobanked plasma samples will...

RecipharmCobra Biologics Announces Granted Patents on its Bacterial Genetic Modification Technology (Xer-cise™)
16 February 2011 by Recipharm RecipharmCobra Biologics, the specialist biologics process development and cGMP manufacturing division of the international contract development and manufacturing organisation Recipharm,...

German Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Tours Vetter Facility
16 February 2011 by Vetter Pharma International Dirk Niebel, Germany's Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, stopped today at Vetter's Ravensburg Vetter South facility during a regional tour. Vetter is an...

Sepha Seals Six-Figure Deal to Supply Life-Saving Water Test Packs
16 February 2011 by Sepha The specialist deblistering and leak testing company Sepha has won a major new contract to supply an international consortium involved in a ground-breaking water testing project called...

Design Your Cap for the 21st Century with the TamperStop Product Family
16 February 2011 by TamperStop Security Technology The TamperStop family allows packaging engineers to easily design their own corporate capping family. Designers can start with a simple one color 13mm pull strip cap and move to a...

Pfenex and Boehringer Ingelheim Announce Non-Exclusive Strategic Agreement for the Use of Pfenex Expression Technology™
15 February 2011 by Boehringer Ingelheim Pfenex, an industry leader in protein expression through the Pfenex Expression Technology™ platform, and Boehringer Ingelheim International, a leading pharmaceutical company and global...

G Bopp & Co Introduces Dedicated Sintered Filter Plate Repair Service
14 February 2011 by G Bopp & Co G Bopp & Co, manufacturer of precision wire meshes and fabrications for filtration applications, has extended the scope of its services with the introduction of a dedicated repair facility...

Thermo Scientific Releases New Whitepaper
14 February 2011 by Thermo Scientific Used for the quantitative determination of drugs and their metabolites in biological fluids, bioanalysis plays a significant role in the evaluation and interpretation of...

Nuron Biotech Selects the Merck BioManufacturing Network as Manufacturing Supplier for NU100
10 February 2011 by Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Nuron Biotech has selected the Merck BioManufacturing Network in the UK to manufacture large-scale GMP clinical supplies of NU100 and undertake process validation leading to long-term...

Receive a Free Ultra-Fast, Full Spectrum Absorbance Microplate Reader from BMG LABTECH
08 February 2011 by BMG LABTECH The SPECTROstar Nano is the next evolution in absorbance reader technology and BMG LABTECH is giving away five of these unique instruments for your ideas. Its proprietary ultra-fast...

Duolink II Now Compatible with Shandon Sequenza Racks and Coverplates
03 February 2011 by Olink Bioscience To increase the throughput of your Duolink assays you can now use Duolink II with Shandon Sequenza® racks and coverplates, a convenient solution for processing more slides and providing...

AlpVision India and Indonesia Get Patent for Cryptoglyph® Invisible Marking
01 February 2011 by AlpVision An important patent, part of AlpVision's portfolio of 35 patents, has been granted in India (No. 243454, application 502/DELNP/2003) as well as in Indonesia (ID P0025514B, WO00200702597),...

January 2011

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Modular Flexicon Technology Facilitates Business Growth at Hart Biologicals
31 January 2011 by Watson-Marlow Interchangeable technology from Flexicon Liquid Filling has helped family-run diagnostic reagent manufacturer, Hart Biologicals, accommodate business growth with the recent upgrade to an...

Endress+Hauser Center of Competence Celebrates First Anniversary
31 January 2011 by Endress+Hauser A year ago Endress+Hauser had the pleasure of opening its European Center of Competence (CoC) dedicated to the life science industry. Located in Reinach, Switzerland, the center was inaugurated...

Why Stainless Steel is the Best Choice for Your Glove Box
28 January 2011 by A. Ravona It is a known fact that glove boxes made of stainless steel are unquestionably structurally sound, while at the same time self supporting, and can be tailored as a firm / solid platform, on...

Atomisation Technology for Cigarette Production - Moistening, Casing and Flavouring
28 January 2011 by Düsen-Schlick For decades, Düsen-Schlick has been supplying systems manufacturers and cigarette producers with process-optimised atomisation technology. Moistening and flavouring are core processes in...

Romaco Noack Blister Technology Celebrates Success in German Contract Packaging Company
27 January 2011 by Romaco KLOCKE Verpackungs-Service, a German contract packaging company, has placed its faith in blister solutions from Romaco Noack. This innovative technology guarantees short retooling times...

Aveva Welcomes New Director of Alliance Management and New Marketing Manager
27 January 2011 by Aveva Aveva Drug Delivery Systems is pleased to announce that it has hired Paul Davis as director, alliance management and Jared Hahn as marketing manager. Both will join the business...

Metrohm Presents scION, the New Ca/Mg Sensor for Always Reliable Results
26 January 2011 by Metrohm Metrohm is pleased to launch scION, a new sensor based on thick-film technology. The sensor's ion-selective tip has been specially developed for titrating calcium / magnesium hardness in...

SHL GM Frank Isaksson to Speak at the 2011 Injectable Drug Delivery Conference
26 January 2011 by SHL With a steadily increasing number of biologics coming to market, the demand for autoinjectors and similar devices continues to grow. The goal of events such as Injectable Drug Delivery (The...

Anton Paar Adds the MCP 200 Modular Circular Polarimeter to its Product Family
26 January 2011 by Anton Paar The latest addition to the Anton Paar polarimeter family has arrived — a high-precision, cost-efficient modular circular polarimeter. Like all other polarimeters from Anton Paar, the...

AlpVision to Exhibit at Pharmapack 2011
25 January 2011 by AlpVision AlpVision is pleased to announce that it will be attending Pharmapack 2011, taking place on 23-24 February in Paris, France. The company will present a complete range of covert...

Lyophilization Training Course Dates for 2011
21 January 2011 by BTL Lyophilization specialist BTL is pleased to announce details of its training courses in lyophilization technology for 2011. Freeze drying is a complex science, requiring understanding...

Olink Bioscience Celebrates 100 Customer Publications
18 January 2011 by Olink Bioscience Olink Bioscience is pleased to announce that there are now more than 100 scientific publications using in situ PLA technology and the Duolink kit. Visit Olink's website to view the...

Leading Pharma Manufacturer Relies on AlpVision Anticounterfeiting Solutions
18 January 2011 by AlpVision Debiopharm Group, a leader in the field of drug development and innovative drug delivery processes, has decided to use an AlpVision digital solution for product authentication. This...

BMG LABTECH to Attend LabAutomation 2011 Conference
17 January 2011 by BMG LABTECH Experience instant capture of a full UV/Vis spectrum (220nm – 1,000nm) in low-volume samples, microplates and cuvettes with the new SPECTROstar Nano. Ultra-fast full spectrum analysis,...

Eurand Enters Agreement With Nycomed for ZENPEP in Russia-CIS
13 January 2011 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Eurand, a global specialty pharmaceutical company, and Nycomed, a privately owned global pharmaceutical company, have announced an exclusive commercialization, license and supply agreement...

SHL Expands Range of Automation Solutions for Autoinjector Assembly
10 January 2011 by SHL With an increasing number of drug delivery devices, primarily autoinjectors and pen injectors, under development and soon entering mass production, SHL Automation has been steadily working...

ROTRONIC Presents the HygroFlex7
10 January 2011 by ROTRONIC The current HygroFlex7 series, based on the new AirChip3000 technology, distinguishes itself not only because of its precise measurement technology but also - thanks to its solid metal housing...

Advanced Cyclone Systems Supplies Hurricane Cyclone for Pulmatrix
05 January 2011 by Advanced Cyclone Systems Advanced Cyclone Systems has designed and supplied a high-efficiency cyclone for Pulmatrix with the objective to increase fine powder recovery after spray drying. Pulmatrix is a clinical...

December 2010

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PDA Prepares Technical Report on GMP for Investigational Drug Products
22 December 2010 by Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) By Joachim Leube, Bayer HealthCare Manufacturing, Italy New options of therapy are needed for a considerable number of diseases. Nowadays research in this field has extended from classical...

mylife™ OmniPod® Now Available in France and the Netherlands
21 December 2010 by Ypsomed mylife™ Diabetescare, Ypsomed's business-to-consumer brand has launched the first insulin patch pump in France and the Netherlands. The launch on the Swiss market will follow at the end...

Pierre Fabre Médicament Presents the Advantages of a New Coating Process: FORMULCOAT®
20 December 2010 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Médicament has an extensive expertise in supercrititical fluids and has developed a new coating process called FORMULCOAT®. This process gives a performing taste-masking...

Kemwell Receives OPPI Best Vendor Award 2010 for Contract Manufacturing
16 December 2010 by Kemwell Kemwell, a leading provider of contract development and manufacturing services, has won the OPPI Best Vendor Award 2010 for Contract Manufacturing. The Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers...

Contained Blending - Flexible Enclosure Technology
15 December 2010 by ILC Dover The systems described here center around bin blending and V-Blender applications in oral solids dosage (OSD) manufacturing using flexible enclosures. Blending involves the controlled mixing of...

Contained Blending - Transfer Sleeve, DoverPac®, Continuous Liner Technology
15 December 2010 by ILC Dover The systems described here center around bin blending and V-Blender applications in oral solids dosage (OSD) manufacturing using flexible enclosures. Blending involves the controlled mixing of...

Aveva to Exhibit at Drug Delivery Partnerships in Miami
15 December 2010 by Aveva Aveva Drug Delivery Systems is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting as a sponsor at the 15th Annual Drug Delivery Partnerships Conference and Exhibition on 26-28 January 2011 in...

New Perspectives for Analytical Methods and Procedures Validation
15 December 2010 by Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) By Volker Eck, PhD, PDA Europe Does this sound familiar to you? "You have not established and documented the accuracy, sensitivity, specificity, and reproducibility of test methods as...

Meet Pierre Fabre Médicament - Supercritical Fluids Division in 2011
15 December 2010 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Médicament - Supercritical Fluids Division, a unit of Pierre Fabre Médicament, the second independent pharmaceutical French laboratory, is pleased to announce that it will...

Membrana-Charlotte Issues French and Russian Websites for Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors
14 December 2010 by Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors Membrana-Charlotte, a leading membrane and degassing device manufacturer, has expanded its Liqui-Cel business unit's website with the launch of a dedicated French portal and a dedicated...

Testo Launches Two New Thermal Imaging Cameras
14 December 2010 by Testo Testo has launched two new models to add to its range of thermal imagers, the Testo 876 and Testo 882. This is the third generation of thermal imaging cameras from the measurement...

Peak Biotech Releases New Chromatography White Paper
07 December 2010 by Peak Biotech Peak Biotech is an engineering company with a focus on pilot– and production-scale equipment for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Download Peak Biotech's newly released white paper...

OLPIDÜRR Releases New White Paper
07 December 2010 by OLPIDÜRR OLPIDÜRR is the Italian subsidiary of the Dürr Group. It manufactures painting, industrial cleaning and air abatement systems for the pharmaceutical industry. OLPIDÜRR's...

Priorclave to Exhibit at Arab Health 2011
06 December 2010 by Priorclave On stand #RB39 at the Arab Health Exhibition Priorclave will be exhibiting examples from their comprehensive range of laboratory autoclaves. They will include three of their most...

PDA's PARENTERALS 2010 Conference - Integrating the Future
06 December 2010 by Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) By Volker Eck, PhD, senior director science and technology, PDA The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) held the PARENTERALS 2010 conference in Berlin on 26-28 October 2010 with delegates from...

RABS Systems from OPTIMA PHARMA Group
06 December 2010 by OPTIMA Pharma For implementing manufacturing, filling and closing processes, barrier technologies are currently the most commonly used technologies for regulated markets such as Europe, the US and Japan....

Kemwell to Attend BioPharma India Convention 2010
03 December 2010 by Kemwell Kemwell, a leading pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing company, will be attending the BioPharma India Convention 2010 in Grand Hyatt Mumbai, Mumbai, India, taking place on...

Veterinary Pharmaceuticals: Vaccines for Fowl
03 December 2010 by OPTIMA Pharma Modern stock-breeding prefers live vaccines to protect fowl. Production of veterinary vaccines follows principles, which are very similar to human medicine. OPTIMA GROUP Pharma has realised...

Liquid Analysis Specialist Endress+Hauser Conducta Wins Manufacturing Excellence Award
03 December 2010 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser Conducta has won the MX Award for product innovation in the German Manufacturing Excellence competition. The award ceremony was held in Berlin on 26 November 2010. ...

Romaco at P-Mec 2010: Flexible Technologies Versatile in Use
03 December 2010 by Romaco The Romaco Group will present a broad spectrum of technologies for manufacturing, processing and packaging pharmaceuticals and cosmetics at this year's P-Mec in India, which will be staged at...

Kemwell and Boehringer Team Up to Build Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility in India
03 December 2010 by Kemwell In a groundbreaking ceremony, Kemwell has completed construction of a new biopharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Bangalore, India, a strategic collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany. ...

OPTIMA GROUP Presents the Kugler Flexofill Machine
02 December 2010 by OPTIMA Pharma The Kugler Flexofill machine fills neutralising liquids into cartridges. The cartridges are used in laboratory machines between the diagnostic screening processes. They rinse, remove, and...

The Pharma Industry's Search for a New Balance
01 December 2010 by OPTIMA Pharma The pharmaceutical industry has come under intense cost-saving pressure. At the same time, innovation efforts must not and should not be put on hold, as progress in medicine often...

Significant Global Demand for Sepha's Newly Launched Mobile Blister Packing Technology
01 December 2010 by Sepha Following the launch of a new, mobile blister packing machine to its packing solutions range in May, Sepha has been delighted at the global demand created by its EZ Blister II. Since launch...

LEWA Among Top Ten of 'Top 100 Ranking of Midsized Companies' in Germany
01 December 2010 by LEWA In the past four years, LEWA has had ongoing growth in sales and profits – putting it to the tenth place in the 'Top 100 Ranking of German Midsized Companies' issued by Munich Strategy Group...

November 2010

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Ion Chromatography: MagIC Net™ 2.2 Now Available in 13 Different Languages
30 November 2010 by Metrohm MagIC Net 2.2, the latest version of Metrohm's software for ion chromatography, has been recently released in German and English. Now, updates for another 11 languages are available. The...

Duke of Gloucester Officially Opens Vindon's State-of-the-Art Premises
29 November 2010 by Vindon Scientific HRH the Duke of Gloucester has paid tribute to the newly redeveloped Kingsway Business Park, marked by an official visit on 13 October 2010 to Rochdale, Greater Manchester. Recognising...

Vindon Expands into the US
29 November 2010 by Vindon Scientific Vindonwestech, a member of the Vindon Healthcare group, opened their brand-new pharmaceutical and biological stability storage facilities in Kennesaw GA, on Veteran's Day, 11 November 2010....

GlaxoSmithKline Partners with Kemwell to Set up R&D Facility in India
29 November 2010 by Kemwell Kemwell, India's leading pharmaceutical contract manufacturer, has set up a new R&D facility in Bangalore, India, in partnership with the world's leading pharmaceutical company,...

US Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Course Uses Cryptoglyph
23 November 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision is very proud to announce that its Cryptoglyph anti-counterfeiting and document protection solution has been included in a major training platform, which offers a certified...

SCHOTT Extends Market Position in Russia
23 November 2010 by SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging With a new manufacturing facility for premium-quality ampoules and vials in Zavolzhe, near the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod, the German technology company and global quality leader SCHOTT...

Ecopure VAR – Cutting Energy Costs at BASF Orgamol
19 November 2010 by OLPIDÜRR Ecopure® VAR oxidisers are used worldwide in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. They are especially suitable for the purification of explosive exhaust gases and for the treatment...

'Black Horn': New Tool for Rapid Cryptoglyph Verification
19 November 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision has developed a new tool to rapidly verify the presence or the absence of Cryptoglyph invisible marking on packaging. This new system enables instant authentication of a folding...

Kemwell Begins Construction on New Non-Sterile Liquid Facility in Bangalore
19 November 2010 by Kemwell Kemwell has started constructing a new non-sterile liquid facility in Bangalore to meet the region's increasing demand. Kemwell is one of India's largest liquids manufacturers, having ...

AlpVision Launches North American Sales Activities at PackExpo 2010
15 November 2010 by AlpVision The PackExpo 2010 edition in Chicago, US, on 31 October - 3 November 2010 was the opportunity for AlpVision to launch its North American sales activities based at its newly opened regional...

Frymix II - the New Way of Aseptic Semi-Solids Processing on Show at Emballage in Paris
12 November 2010 by Romaco The newly launched FrymaKoruma Frymix II vacuum processing unit with its precisely defined energy input, is able to process ingredients in the required droplet size and distribution. The...

Cognis Strengthens Global Presence with New Regional Application Centers
12 November 2010 by Cognis In order to provide its customers with expert local support and recipes adapted to their specific needs, specialty chemicals supplier Cognis has decided to set up new application centers for...

Boehringer Ingelheim and VTU Technology Collaboration Benefits Customers with Broader Services
11 November 2010 by Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim, a global leader in biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacture, and VTU Technology, a leading supplier of exclusive technologies and comprehensive services for...

Eurand Presents Taste-Masking Technology Webinar
10 November 2010 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Eurand, a global specialty pharmaceutical company, has conducted a webinar titled 'The $10 Billion Gap: Leveraging Taste-Masking Technologies to Meet Global Patient Needs', presented by...

New 'Flexus Automated Liquid Handler' Paper Now Available for Download
10 November 2010 by Gilson Scientific Gilson Scientific has released a liquid handler that gives you complete flexibility for an extensive range of scientific applications, without compromising the ease-of-use you demand. Download...

Haupt Pharma Optimises Production in Wolfratshausen
08 November 2010 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma, one of the largest pharmaceutical contract manufacturers and developers in Europe, has commissioned new equipment for filling and packing liquids at its Wolfratshausen site. Now,...

Sepha Urges Pharma Packaging Companies to Think Smarter in Leak-Testing
04 November 2010 by Sepha Specially commissioned research being undertaken by packaging experts at the University of Ulster's School of Engineering on behalf of the specialist machinery manufacturer Sepha has revealed...

De-Blistering Device Keeps Production Ahead of Pack
04 November 2010 by Sepha The increased need for pharmaceutical packaging companies to reduce waste and disposal costs in a way that minimises the impact on the environment has led to an increased demand for...

Eaton UNIBAG® Filter Bag Receives Green Leaf Symbol for Sustainability
04 November 2010 by Eaton Corporation Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has announced that its UNIBAG filter bag has received the Eaton 'Green Leaf' symbol for sustainability. The filter bag's Green Leaf symbol will...

Ypsomed Invests in the Diabetes Care Business and Wins New Pharmaceutical Customers
04 November 2010 by Ypsomed In the first half year of the new 2010 - 2011 financial year, Ypsomed has reached significant milestones and achieved important successes on the market. Just six months after announcing...

Join Micromeritics for its Dynamic Vapor Sorption Webinar
04 November 2010 by Micromeritics The fifth in Micromeritics' ongoing series of live webinars highlighting applications, theory and instrumentation showcases an examination of the dynamic vapor sorption materials...

Pharmaceutical Leak-Testing Practices Challenged by Sepha
04 November 2010 by Sepha Leading packaging machinery manufacturer Sepha has been challenging traditional thinking on leak-testing procedures through the roll-out of a global summer seminar and exhibition programme...

Micromeritics' Liquid Nitrogen Transfer System Allows Convenient and Cost-Efficient Handling of Cryogen
04 November 2010 by Micromeritics Micromeritics' Model 021 LN2 transfer system is useful for any number of tasks where frequent needs arise for relatively small volumes of liquid nitrogen or argon. The LN2 transfer system makes...

Custom Sensors & Technology Presents Cost-Saving Cleaning Validation Application
03 November 2010 by Custom Sensors & Technology Custom Sensors & Technology has recently applied the LED light-induced fluorescence sensor, the LIF sensor, to cleaning validation. After extensive application studies and the evaluation...

Metrohm Care Contracts - Globally Available Service for Maximum System Uptime and Reliability
02 November 2010 by Metrohm Metrohm is pleased to introduce the Metrohm care contracts, Metrohm's globally available service offer. Depending on their requirements, customers can choose between standard care, extended care...

ILC Dover Introduces Process Area Barrier Curtains
01 November 2010 by ILC Dover Process area barrier curtains are a useful tool in improving the containment levels in existing installations as a method to reduce operational exposure risk and to restrict access. Examples...

October 2010

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Ypsomed Launches New Reusable ServoPen in China
29 October 2010 by Ypsomed Ypsomed launches its newly developed reusable ServoPen® insulin pen for the first time in China together with its long-time customer Tonghua Dongbao Pharmaceutical, a leading pharmaceutical...

Romaco Group at Emballage 2010: Ergonomic Packaging Solutions
29 October 2010 by Romaco At this year's Emballage in Paris, France, Romaco Group will showcase its ergonomic packaging solution, the Promatic PC 4000 continuous horizontal cartoner as well as the Unipac U 2060...

Innovative Formulations at the AAPS Annual Meeting in New Orleans
26 October 2010 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division From 15 to 17 November 2010, Pierre Fabre Medicament will be exhibiting at the AAPS annual meeting in the Morial Convention Centre in New Orleans, Louisiana, US. Do you have critical problems...

Cognis Delighted with DHA and Vitamin E Claim Approvals - Assessment for its CLA Claim Still Pending
22 October 2010 by Cognis The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently published its third batch of article 13.1 health claim opinions. This included a total of 75 opinions, relating to 808 health claims....

Ypsomed Expands Sales of mylife Pen Needles in Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa
22 October 2010 by Ypsomed The geographical sales expansion in new markets for the patented click-on pen needles produced in Switzerland by Ypsomed is a strategically important objective. With the conclusion of...

BENEO-Palatinit Presents its Multifunctional Excipient GalenIQ at AAPS 2010
19 October 2010 by BENEO-Palatinit BENEO-Palatinit, member of the Südzucker Group, presents its multifunctional excipient galenIQ™ for dry blending formulations at this year's AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition on 14-18 November...

SHL's Latest Autoinjector Featured in October 2010 Issue of OnDrugDelivery
18 October 2010 by SHL SHL and its latest autoinjector Molly have recently been featured in the October 2010 issue of OnDrugDelivery magazine, a publication that showcases different technologies of the drug...

ISP Pharmaceuticals to Focus on Cryogenic Capabilities at Ohio Fine Chemicals Facility
18 October 2010 by ISP ISP has announced that it is focusing efforts at its pharmaceutical fine chemicals facility in the US to better support pharmaceutical companies working with low-temperature chemistry....

Endress+Hauser Announces Collaboration with SAP as a Core Partner of the Future Factory Initiative of the SAP Research Center in Dresden
18 October 2010 by Endress+Hauser SAP Research is the global technology research unit of SAP. The group significantly contributes to SAP's product portfolio and extends its leading position in the market by identifying and...

AVEVA to Exhibit at Drug Delivery Partnerships 2011
18 October 2010 by Aveva Aveva Drug Delivery Systems is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at Drug Delivery Partnerships on 26-28 January 2011 in Miami, Florida, US. Aveva Drug Delivery Systms is part of the...

Aveva Drug Delivery Systems to Exhibit at AAPS 2010
15 October 2010 by Aveva Aveva Drug Delivery Systems is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the 2010 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition taking place on 14-18 November 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana, US. ...

mylife OmniPod from Ypsomed: the First Insulin Patch Pump Now Available in Germany and the UK
15 October 2010 by Ypsomed Ypsomed is launching the first insulin patch pump in Germany and the UK. The mylife™ OmniPod® is a continuous, tubing-free insulin infusion system. It offers people with diabetes who are...

Schlick Blowline System: Efficient Spraying Made in Germany
15 October 2010 by Düsen-Schlick Innovative processes are in greater demand than ever for industrial wood-machining, and in particular the production of MDF boards. Efficient spraying practices are becoming...

New mylife Diabetescare Website Now Online
15 October 2010 by Ypsomed As of June 2010, the new mylife™ Diabetescare website is available at www.mylife-diabetescare.com. Ypsomed is taking a new approach in addressing its customers. The web portal offers...

Ypsomed Streamlines Executive Management and Expands European Sales Team
15 October 2010 by Ypsomed In response to Ypsomed's increased strategic focus as a diabetes specialist company, Ypsomed is streamlining its executive management board in Switzerland and at the same time expanding...

Alpha Biotech and Picodrop Sign UK Distribution Agreement
14 October 2010 by Alpha Biotech The UK life sciences distribution company Alpha Biotech has announced the signing of an agreement with Picodrop to become the sole UK distributor of Picodrop products in the UK and Ireland....

Perceptive Informatics Enhances Medical Imaging Reporting to Faciliate Greater Data-Driven Trial Insights
13 October 2010 by Perceptive Informatics® Perceptive Informatics, a leading eClinical solutions provider and a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation, has expanded its leading medical imaging capabilities with an...

quICk finder™ - How Do You Clean Up Your Samples for IC?
11 October 2010 by Metrohm The real challenge in ion chromatography is often sample preparation. There are many techniques available - so which one will do the trick for your sample? Metrohm's new quICk finder™...

Catalytic Air Pollution Control Systems for VOCs Removal
08 October 2010 by OLPIDÜRR Catalytic methods to treat hazardous air pollutants are experiencing a comeback. In the past 15-20 years they have often been replaced by other thermal oxidation processes on account of...

DoverPac® Flexible Enclosure on O'Hara Tablet Coater at the 2010 AAPS Show
08 October 2010 by ILC Dover O'Hara Technologies will be displaying the DoverPac® flexible enclosure manufactured with clear ArmorFlex® film on their tablet coater at the 2010 AAPS Annual Meeting and Expo in...

Romaco FrymaKoruma at Emballage 2010: Innovative Processing and Milling Technology
07 October 2010 by Romaco The Frymix II vacuum processing unit and the MZ toothed colloid mill will be on show at the forthcoming Emballage 2010 in Paris, France. Efficient processes and the highest possible quality...

Micromeritics Announces Formation of New Japanese Subsidiary
07 October 2010 by Micromeritics Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, an industry leader in materials characterization, is pleased to announce the formation of its new Japan subsidiary headquartered in the Chiba...

SHL Launches Promotional Video for Molly Autoinjector
06 October 2010 by SHL After launching a dedicated website for SHL's latest autoinjector Molly, a promotional video has also been tailored for the campaign and will be available through the website and SHL's...

GE Hosts Free 'Critical Information for Real Time Decisions' for Global Sensor Audience
06 October 2010 by GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies The global sensor market is a dynamic space, constantly evolving as technology and industry policy change. Attendees of 'Critical Information for Real Time Decisions' - a free virtual event -...

ISP Announces Commercial-Scale Production of Polyplasdone® Ultra and Ultra-10 Crospovidone
05 October 2010 by ISP ISP has announced that a new generation of ultra pure crospovidones is now available to the pharmaceutical industry on a commercial scale. The high-purity crospovidone, sold under the trade...

AJ Precision Components to Exhibit at Interplas 2011
04 October 2010 by AJ Precision Components AJ Precision Components will be exhibiting at Interplas 2011 from 27 to 29 September. Come and visit us on stand A58 in hall 4 at the NEC Birmingham,...

September 2010

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Introducing the TamperStop Family of Anti-Tampering Enclosures
30 September 2010 by TamperStop Security Technology The TamperStop family is designed to stop drug tampering, streamline manufacturing and strengthen market position. Protection begins with a cap called the PolyCap. Counterfeiters cannot...

Pharmaceutical Excipient Experts Sheffield™ to Exhibit at CPhI Worldwide 2010
29 September 2010 by Sheffield Bio-Science Sheffield Bio-Science continues a reputation of excellence in providing pharmaceutical-grade lactose excipients, tabletting systems, coatings and flavours for drug delivery systems. As part of...

Elan Drug Technologies to Exhibit at CPhI Worldwide
28 September 2010 by Alkermes Contract Pharma Services Elan Drug Technologies, the world's leading drug delivery company, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at CphI Worldwide, which will be held 5-7 October 2010 in Paris, France. ...

Cognis at FiSA 2010: Modern Nutrition with a Feel-Good Factor
23 September 2010 by Cognis At this year's Food ingredients South America (FiSA), Cognis Nutrition & Health presented its latest products and solutions meeting the demands for modern nutrition. In line with the...

FLUOstar Omega Named Drug Discovery Product of the Year 2010
23 September 2010 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH is proud to announce that the FLUOstar Omega multimode microplate reader has received the award for 'Drug Discovery Product of the Year 2010'. This is a special honour as it is...

Romaco at PACK EXPO 2010: Production and Filling from One Supplier
23 September 2010 by Romaco The Romaco Group will show some of the highlights in its processing and packaging lines at the forthcoming PACK EXPO 2010 in Chicago. Romaco's FrymaKoruma vacuum processing units and Unipac...

Magnesia Releases New White Paper
20 September 2010 by Magnesia Magnesia has been supplying customers worldwide with high-quality raw materials for more than 20 years. Magnesia's new white paper, 'Magnesium Compounds and Calcium Compounds Product List',...

ILC Dover Advances Media and Buffer Prep Powder Handling
17 September 2010 by ILC Dover ILC Dover has announced that its DoverPac® SF family is advancing the state-of-the-art in buffer/media preparation for the biopharmaceutical industry with these single use, flexible systems. ...

AlpVision to Showcase Products at Pack Expo 2010
16 September 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision will be exhibiting at Pack Expo 2010, which is taking place 31 October - 3 November in Chicago, Illinois. AlpVision will be at booth #4471 in the North Hall, McCormick Place. Come...

AlpVision Opens North American Regional Office in Chicago
16 September 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision, the world's leader in invisible technologies for product authentication and counterfeit protection, has selected Chicago, Illinois, for its North American regional office. The...

Out Now: Rotronic Humidity News 2010
16 September 2010 by ROTRONIC Rotronic presents the new issue of its customer magazine 'Humidity News'. The 16-page brochure offers an interesting mix of international application reports and information on the latest...

Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering to Attend Major Industry Events
14 September 2010 by Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering, a global leader in the contract development and filling and finishing of sterile pharmaceuticals, as well as the development and supply of medical devices,...

Metrohm Microbore Columns - New, Miniaturised Columns for Better Anion Chromatography
14 September 2010 by Metrohm Metrohm is pleased to introduce the Metrosep A Supp 16 – a new generation of high-capacity anion exchange columns featuring an inner diameter of only 2mm. Metrohm's new microbore columns...

Bespak Launches New Company Website
14 September 2010 by Bespak Injectables Consort Medical's Bespak division has launched a new, improved, company website. The website reflects the new Bespak structure and exciting developments within the company, including the...

Presspart Plasma Technology Improves Inhaler Performance
14 September 2010 by Presspart Manufacturing Presspart, a division of the Heitkamp & Thumann Group, has launched a new sub-micron plasma process for coating and treating the internal surfaces of pMDI canisters. Presspart plasma coating...

'Meet Molly': SHL's Newest Auto Injector
13 September 2010 by SHL SHL is introducing its first 'pre-configured' auto injector to the B2B market for leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Molly is an intuitive device featuring an ultra-compact...

Cognis Completes Sale of UV Acrylates Business to IGM Resins
09 September 2010 by Cognis Global specialty chemicals supplier Cognis and IGM Resins, based in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, today announced that the sale of Cognis’ UV acrylates business has now been formally...

Quality by Design: A Peptide CMO Approach
08 September 2010 by PolyPeptide Group Implementation of Quality by Design (QbD) is a challenge as well as a necessity in order to be successful in a business where competition is increasing and timelines are ever more challenging....

Haupt Pharma Introduces New Line for Packaging Cytostatics and Immunosuppressives
08 September 2010 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma Amareg has put a new Uhlmann blister line into operation for packaging cytostatics and immunosuppressives. This line allows the packaging of tablets or capsules in PVC/PVDC...

Haupt Pharma Presents Portfolio at the ICSE
08 September 2010 by Haupt Pharma At the international trade fair for pharmaceutical outsourcing, the International Contract Services Expo (ICSE) in Paris from 5-7 October, the Haupt Pharma Group, one of the largest...

SolidWorks 3D with Rutek
08 September 2010 by Rutek In Rutek we work often from customer sketches and in many cases only from a description of the customer's wishes. One of our major strengths lies in being able to translate these inputs...

BMG LABTECH Introduces a Revolution in Absorbance Reading - SPECTROstar Nano
03 September 2010 by BMG LABTECH Experience the future of microplate reader technology today with the new SPECTROstar Nano. This ultra-fast, full-spectrum absorbance microplate reader with cuvette port is perfect for...

The HygroPalm23 Cased Set Guarantees Efficient Measurement of Water Activity
03 September 2010 by ROTRONIC The measurement of water activity plays a decisive part in the quality inspection of humidity-sensitive products. The free water in a product influences its microbiological, chemical and...

Cognis Introduces New Healthy Fats: Cegepal TG 186, Cegepal O3C and Lamequick SUN 40
02 September 2010 by Cognis Consumers are becoming more and more aware of the negative effects of saturated and trans fatty acids. As part of its 'Newtrition™ – Eat. Feel. Live.' concept, Cognis has introduced...

Vetter Opens New Sales Office at Illinois Science + Technology Park
02 September 2010 by Vetter Pharma International In keeping with its strategy of US growth and expansion, Vetter, a specialist in aseptically prefilled drug-delivery systems, has announced that it has opened a new sales office at the...

Cognis' First Half-Year 2010 Sees the Company Firmly on a Growth Path with Record-Breaking Results
02 September 2010 by Cognis In the second quarter of 2010, global speciality chemicals supplier Cognis continued its excellent performance from the first quarter, and achieved the best half-year results in the...

Perceptive Informatics' Survey Results Reveal Status of Biopharmaceutical Industry's eClinical System Integration Efforts
02 September 2010 by Perceptive Informatics® Perceptive Informatics, a leading eClinical solutions provider and a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation, has announced the results of a survey conducted during its recent...

Meet Combino Pharm at CPhI and EuroPLX
01 September 2010 by Combino Pharm Malta As always, Combino Pharm will be present at the CPhI, which this year is being held in the city of Paris from 5 to 7 October. We will be delighted to welcome you to our stand, 5K20. You can...

August 2010

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Alpha Biotech to Attend ECM and PSDI Meetings
26 August 2010 by Alpha Biotech Alpha Biotech, a leading supplier of protein crystallisation products in the UK and Europe, is attending the upcoming European Crystallography Meeting in Darmstadt, Germany, and the...

Rutek Introduces New 3,000mm Roller
24 August 2010 by Rutek At Rutek we seek to continuously optimise our processes, update machinery and retrain employees to produce as efficiently as possible. The latest machinery investment is a new Faccin...

tesa StretchSeal 64017 is Quick to Apply, Fast to Open and Offers Residue-Free Removal
23 August 2010 by tesa scribos Tampering and theft along the logistics chain and at retailers cost companies $114bn worldwide last year, as the Centre for Retail Research found in its most recent Global Retail...

Cognis Certified for Compliance with 24 Principles of Green Chemistry and Green Engineering
20 August 2010 by Cognis Sustainability A to Z, the institute founded by sustainability experts Paul T Anastas and Julie B Zimmerman, has recognized Cognis' commitment to sustainable development, by certifying...

Custom Sensors & Technology Presents a Service-Based Approach to Process Monitoring Equipment
19 August 2010 by Custom Sensors & Technology Custom Sensors & Technology has recently developed a revolutionary service-based approach to reduce customer risk associated with purchasing process monitoring equipment. The service-based...

Metrohm's pHit Kit Gives Your pH Electrodes a Treat
18 August 2010 by Metrohm pH measurement has always been a nontoxic analytical method. But what about the cleaning and regeneration of pH electrodes? Are you still using a toxic and dangerous etching method? ...

Dosino Gradient - Upgrade Your Ion Chromatograph to a Powerful Gradient IC System
18 August 2010 by Metrohm How to achieve the best possible separation of early-eluting anions while maintaining acceptable retention times for late-eluting anions? The Dosino Gradient is the answer to this...

Launch of Sterol-Enriched Milk in China Marks Global Growth of New Products with Cognis' Phytosterols
17 August 2010 by Cognis Cognis Nutrition & Health, a leading supplier of natural phytosterols scientifically proven to help reduce cholesterol, has announced a national launch of China's first sterol-enriched milk by...

Rutek Gains New Stainless-Steel Welding Certification
17 August 2010 by Rutek As part of its ongoing commitment to the pharmaceutical industry Rutek has been working towards a new certification, and is pleased to announce that it is now certified to weld...

The HygroPalm22 Cased Set - All You Need for Precise Measurements
09 August 2010 by ROTRONIC The HygroPalm22 is regarded as the perfect hand-held measuring unit for checking climatic parameters. Its usable ranges are 0%rh-100%rh / -10°C-60°C, and all...

Aesica's Charity Golf Day Raises £6,000 for Bravehearts and the Red Squirrel Survival Trust
09 August 2010 by Aesica A charity golf day hosted by North East-based Aesica Pharmaceuticals raised over £6,000 for charity. The event held at Matfen Hall in Northumberland, the UK, was attended by 19 teams of...

Aesica Continues US Expansion with New Appointment
09 August 2010 by Aesica Leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, Aesica, has further enhanced its presence in the US with the appointment of a new business development director for the eastern US, Scott Silaika. ...

The New Gilson PLC 2020 Purification System is Simply 'HPLC in a Box'
09 August 2010 by Gilson Scientific Gilson UK is proud to unveil the new Gilson PLC 2020, a personal liquid chromatography system for reverse and normal-phase HPLC with FLASH purification capabilities. This complete system...

Eurand Reports Recent Highlights and Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results
06 August 2010 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Eurand, a global specialty pharmaceutical company, today reported revenues for the second quarter of 2010 of €32.9m ($40.5m), an increase of 8%, or 3% in constant currency, from the...

Dürr's Clean Air Solution for Rexam
06 August 2010 by OLPIDÜRR Environmental and Energy Systems, a business unit of the global Dürr group, recently supplied Rexam with an Ecopure® RL system, a special type of regenerative thermal oxidiser (RTO),...

Dürr Supplies High-Pressure Catalytic Oxidation System to Equipolymers
06 August 2010 by OLPIDÜRR In May this year Dürr's Environmental and Energy Systems business unit successfully secured an order via its US location in Plymouth to engineer, fabricate and supply a high-pressure...

Custom Sensors & Technology to Present Bin Blending and API Concentration Applications During Natoli Workshop
05 August 2010 by Custom Sensors & Technology Custom Sensors & Technology will be presenting its LIF sensor as a PAT tool used for bin blend uniformity, API concentration, and cleaning validation during the technical training...

Custom Sensors & Technology Applies the LIF Sensor to Cleaning Validation Applications
05 August 2010 by Custom Sensors & Technology Custom Sensors & Technology has recently developed a novel LED light-induced fluorescence sensor, the LIF sensor, in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline for blend uniformity and end-point...

Aesica Enhances its Business Development Operation
05 August 2010 by Aesica Leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, Aesica, has appointed Andrew Henderson as business development manager at its head office in Newcastle. Andrew will be based out of the company's head...

Aesica Appoints Site Operations Director
05 August 2010 by Aesica Leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, Aesica, has appointed Anthony Allcock as site operations director at its site in Queenborough, Kent. Anthony will work closely with the company's...

Aesica Pharmaceuticals Acquires Leading Research and Development Company R5
03 August 2010 by Aesica Aesica Pharmaceuticals has announced that it has successfully acquired leading research and development company R5. R5 is Aesica's third UK acquisition since 2006 and will complement...

Aesica Continues Expansion in the US
03 August 2010 by Aesica Leading pharmaceutical manufacturer Aesica has enhanced its presence in the US through the appointment of a new business development director for the West Coast and the opening of a new site in...

July 2010

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Watson-Marlow Flexicon Equipment Automates Diagnostic Operations at Lab21
31 July 2010 by Watson-Marlow Lab21 has installed two semi-automatic Flexicon FF series tabletop filling machines from Watson-Marlow to both improve accuracy and relieve repetitive manual operations at two diagnostic...

Italvacuum Introduces a New Range of Tray Vacuum Dryers Designed for Laboratory Scale
30 July 2010 by Italvacuum Italvacuum, thanks to the experience of more than 70 years in the manufacture of industrial vacuum pumps and vacuum dryers for the main production processes of the chemical and...

Perceptive Streamlines Workflow and Enables Greater Efficiency with New Web-Based Study Design Tool in Datalabs EDC Solution
30 July 2010 by Perceptive Informatics® Perceptive Informatics, a leading eClinical solutions provider and a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation, today released a new web-based version of the DataLabs Designer™...

Custom Sensors & Technology Co-Develops a Novel LED Fluorescence Sensor for Bin-Blending Applications
27 July 2010 by Custom Sensors & Technology Custom Sensors & Technology has recently developed a novel LED light-induced fluorescence sensor, the LIF sensor, in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline for blend uniformity and end-point...

Custom Sensors & Technology Develops New Approach to Biofilm Growth Monitoring
27 July 2010 by Custom Sensors & Technology Custom Sensors & Technology recently applied its UV fluorescence photometer and front surface fluorescence probe to a biofilm growth monitoring application with great success. ...

Cerenis Therapeutics and Novasep Awarded €10.7 Million Funding from the French Government for the Development of CER-001, an HDL Mimetic
26 July 2010 by Novasep Cerenis Therapeutics (Cerenis), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel high-density lipoprotein (HDL) therapies to treat cardiovascular and other metabolic diseases, and Groupe...

Novasep and instrAction Enter into Worldwide Strategic Alliance
23 July 2010 by Novasep Novasep, a leading supplier of manufacturing solutions to the life science industries, and instrAction, a manufacturer of innovative chromatographic stationary phases for API...

Bespak Injectables Releases New Autoinjector System White Paper
23 July 2010 by Bespak Injectables Bespak Injectables is a specialist in the design, development and supply of innovative drug delivery devices. The ASI™ autoinjector system is part of Bespak's range of drug delivery...

Sepha's New Mobile Blister Packing Technology is a Show-Stopping Success
20 July 2010 by Sepha The Dundonald-based packaging machinery manufacturer, Sepha, has developed a new, mobile blister packing machine to meet demand from pharmaceutical R&D and clinical trial laboratories for...

Cognis Develops Two More Active Ingredients for Weight Management and Cognitive Performance from InterMed Discovery
20 July 2010 by Cognis Speciality chemicals supplier Cognis and InterMed Discovery (IMD), a world-class natural product lead-discovery company, are continuing their strategic cooperation: Cognis has now...

Best Practice in Pumps for WFI Systems
14 July 2010 by Grundfos Management Choosing the correct pumps for WFI systems can optimise the operational reliability and increase product safety. The pumps must maintain the required pressure and flow and are also an...

Sheffield Bio-Science Wins 2010 Lilly Global Supplier Award
13 July 2010 by Sheffield Bio-Science Sheffield Bio-Science, a leading global pharmaceutical supplier of superior quality cell nutrition and excipient products for the biotech and pharmaceutical markets, has been awarded...

Sheffield Bio-Science Wins 2010 Frost & Sullivan Global New Product Innovation Award
13 July 2010 by Sheffield Bio-Science Sheffield Bio-Science has won the 2010 Frost & Sullivan Global new product innovation award in the pharmaceutical excipients market. The company's LubriTose product was singled out by...

Say Goodbye to Blockages When You Use Anti-Bearding Cap Nozzles in Fluidised Bed Systems
09 July 2010 by Düsen-Schlick Blocked spray nozzles are a widespread problem in fluidised bed systems in which very fine or tacky products are processed. By using ABC nozzles, the pharmaceutical excipient manufacturer...

Testo Releases New White Paper: 'Testo Saveris - Wireless Temperature and Humidity Monitoring'
07 July 2010 by Testo Testo Saveris offers highly professional measurement and documentation for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry with the 21 CFR part 11 – conform software. The Testo Saveris data...

SHL Establishes New Facility in the US for Final Assembly and Packaging of Auto Injectors
01 July 2010 by SHL SHL, a leading manufacturer of drug delivery devices, will further expand operations in the US with the establishment of SHL Pharma Systems, a state-of-the-art final assembly and...

June 2010

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Metrohm Releases New Brochure: 'Metrohm Inline Sample Preparation'
30 June 2010 by Metrohm Metrohm inline sample preparation (MISP) puts an end to manual sample preparation in ion chromatography. MISP stands for methods developed by Metrohm that allow users to fully automate the...

Alpha Biotech Signs Deal with Xiril to Become its Sole UK Distributor
30 June 2010 by Alpha Biotech Alpha Biotech, a leader in lab automation instrumentation in the UK, is proud to announce the signing of a deal with Xiril to become the sole UK distributor of Xiril products in the UK and...

Metastorm Selected for the 2010 AlwaysOn East Top 100 Private Companies List
29 June 2010 by Metastorm Metastorm, a leading provider of business process management (BPM), business process analysis (BPA) and enterprise architecture (EA) software for aligning strategy with execution, has...

Tekni-Plex Acquires Top-Seals Dichtungseinlagen to Strengthen its Tri-Seal Gasket and Liner Business
29 June 2010 by Tekni-Plex On 16 October 2009, Tekni-Plex Europe, Erembodegem, Belgium, acquired all the assets of Top-Seals Dichtungseinlagen, Gronau (Leine), Germany, to strengthen the position of its Tri-Seal®...

Haupt Pharma Increases Capacity with New Laboratories for Analytical Development
28 June 2010 by Haupt Pharma In April 2010, Haupt Pharma Amareg inaugurated several new purpose-built laboratories for pharmaceutical development, and in so doing increased its capacity for analytical development...

The ROTRONIC HygroLog HL-20/21
28 June 2010 by ROTRONIC The new humidity and temperature HygroLog HL-20/21 data logger from ROTRONIC expands on the already impressive HygroLog family of products. With the new logger ROTRONIC has launched an...

Cognis Owners Decide to Sell Shares to BASF
25 June 2010 by Cognis Cognis Holding Luxembourg, controlled by Permira Funds, GS Capital Partners and SV Life Sciences, signed a sale and purchase agreement to sell 100% of the shares in Cognis Holding to BASF...

CoreRx Continues Expansion and Seeks Top Pharmaceutical Development Candidates
25 June 2010 by CoreRx™ Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceutical development provider CoreRx has announced that it will be hiring top candidates in the areas of preformulation and formulation development. CoreRx will also increase headcount...

CoreRx Named as Finalist in 2010 Tampa Fast 50
25 June 2010 by CoreRx™ Pharmaceuticals CoreRx continues to grow in 2010, providing unsurpassed contract pharmaceutical development services to the pharma and biotech industries. This is even more evident with the latest Tampa...

Presspart Manufacturing Releases New White Paper: 'Optimising Metered Dose Inhalers for Respiratory Disorders'
25 June 2010 by Presspart Manufacturing Presspart Manufacturing specialises in high-precision metal and plastic components and drug delivery devices for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. In particular, Presspart is a leader...

Vetter Investment Will Enhance Strategic Partnership
23 June 2010 by Vetter Pharma International A groundbreaking ceremony was held recently for Vetter's newest facility, Ravensburg Vetter West. Vetter, a specialist in aseptically pre-filled drug-delivery systems, will build a...

Presspart Nemo Begins Manufacturing of Six-Piece Nasal Drug Delivery Device
22 June 2010 by Presspart Manufacturing Presspart Nemo, the new specialist injection moulding division of Presspart, has begun manufacturing a six-piece nasal drug delivery device for GlaxoSmithKline's Avamys (fluticasone furoate),...

Eurand Announces Data on Switching Cystic Fibrosis Patients With Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency to FDA-Approved ZENPEP
17 June 2010 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Eurand Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of global specialty pharmaceutical company Eurand, today announced additional data from a post-hoc analysis of a Phase III clinical trial with...

Eurand Names Former Solvay Executive Jean-Louis Anspach President of US Pharmaceuticals Business
16 June 2010 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Eurand, a global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the appointment of Jean-Louis Anspach as president, Eurand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (EPI). Anspach is a 25-year veteran of...

Novasep Launches Brand New Website
11 June 2010 by Novasep We would like to invite you to discover our new website, which has just launched: www.novasep.com. Here you will find some exciting changes and improvements: Easy to navigate with...

World Courier Releases White Paper Outlining Chinese Regulatory Changes
11 June 2010 by World Courier World Courier's new, free-to-download white paper outlines the new regulatory changes that specifically affect export shipments of human serum and plasma from China and the delays that the...

Vesdo's Brand Protection Products Ensure Packaging Process and Supply Chain Quality Improvements
10 June 2010 by Vesdo Counterfeit pharmaceuticals are an increasing threat for the population and cause great economic and reputational damage to pharmaceutical companies. Experts agree that the use of the 2D...

New White Paper Explains the Opportunities and Challenges of Combination Products
10 June 2010 by CoreRx™ Pharmaceuticals CoreRx® Pharmaceuticals' new white paper explains how today's competitive pharmaceutical environment, as well as dwindling pipelines, limited resources and expiring patents, has led...

Novasep Releases New White Paper: Carbonylation Using Carbon Monoxide
08 June 2010 by Novasep Novasep is a leading partner for the life science industries, developing, marketing and operating innovative technologies to produce synthetic molecules and biomolecules from lab to...

Metrohm's 815 Robotic Soliprep Proves Ideal for the Determination of Benzbromaron in Tablets
08 June 2010 by Metrohm Benzbromaron is one of the main uricosuric drugs currently used. In addition to sophisticated and expensive LC-MS and GC-MS methods, benzbromaron can be effectively determined by titration...

Düsen-Schlick Provides Atomisation Technology for Cigarette Production: Moistening, Casing and Flavouring
07 June 2010 by Düsen-Schlick For decades, Düsen-Schlick has been supplying systems manufacturers and cigarette producers with process-optimised atomisation technology. Moistening and flavouring are core processes in...

Swedish-Indian Contract Manufacturer Takes a Giant Leap Forward with New Pharmaceutical Production Centre
04 June 2010 by Kemwell The family owned company group Kemwell in India acquired one of Pfizer's factories in Sweden during 2006 and by this transaction established itself as a contract manufacturer in the EU...

AlpVision to Participate at the Global GS1 Healthcare Conference
04 June 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision will participate at the Global GS1 Healthcare Conference, which will be held 22-24 June 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland. The pharmaceutical industry is an important part of the...

Cognis's Newtrition - Eat. Feel. Live. Concept Turns Products into a Well-Being Experience for Consumers
03 June 2010 by Cognis The global food and beverage market is seeing enormous change. More and more consumers not only expect products to provide them with the necessary nutrition and health benefits, but also to...

ERG Sets Sights on South African Market
02 June 2010 by ERG (Air Pollution Control) ERG is pleased to announce that we have entered into an agreement with Cape Town-based BBR Enviro Systems as licensed distributors of the patented V-tex™ scrubber technology for South...

MAT Designs and Constructs State-of-the-Art Containment Level 3 Laboratories for Malta's Mater Dei Hospital
01 June 2010 by MAT Medical Air Technology (MAT) has undertaken the design, construction, installation and validation of four turnkey CL3 laboratory suites for Mater Dei Hospital in Malta. This prestigious new...

May 2010

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Novasep Announces Successful Validation of a cGMP Manufacturing Process for the Proveblue API
26 May 2010 by Novasep Novasep, a leading supplier of manufacturing solutions to the life sciences industries, and Provepharm, a start-up specialised in the development of pharmaceutical applications for...

LEWA Encourages Experts to Discuss Energy Efficiency at Green Technologies Day
26 May 2010 by LEWA In the course of the Green Technologies Day series, in April, LEWA once again invited experts to exchange thoughts and experiences, this time on the topic of energy efficiency - a...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Releases GRAMS Suite 9.0 - the Industry Standard Solution for Managing Spectroscopy Data
25 May 2010 by Thermo Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific has released the latest version of its GRAMS Suite of spectroscopy software, an industry standard solution for visualizing, processing, reporting and managing...

Mesa Labs Partners with Masy Systems
25 May 2010 by Mesa Laboratories In March this year Mesa Laboratories, a Lakewood, Colorado-based manufacturer of electronic instruments and disposables, signed a strategic distributor agreement with Masy Systems,...

Sepha Launches New Mobile Blister Packing Technology
25 May 2010 by Sepha Packaging machinery manufacturer Sepha has launched a new, mobile blister packing machine to meet market demand for flexible short-run blister packing at minimal cost. EZ BlisterII is a...

Mesa Labs Acquires SGM Biotech
25 May 2010 by Mesa Laboratories In April this year Mesa Laboratories, a Lakewood, Colorado-based manufacturer of electronic instruments and disposables, acquired SGM Biotech, a Montana manufacturer of biological indicator...

Alpha Biotech and Art Robbins Instruments Launches New Range of Nano-Litre Dispensers
24 May 2010 by Alpha Biotech Alpha Biotech launches the Cobra148 nano-litre dispensers, from ARI, into the UK. The new Cobra 148 line of non-contact nano dispensers is now available in one, four or eight channels with...

Vetter Wins SAP EMEA Quality Award
20 May 2010 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter has won the silver SAP Quality Award for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for its company-wide implementation of the mySAP ERP planning software. A specialist in the...

Vesdo Looks at Product Piracy Protection Infrastructures in Free White Paper
20 May 2010 by Vesdo Vesdo is a leading security engineering and brand protection company, primarily specialising in building comprehensive security architecture and safeguarding protection to guard...

TamperStop has Received Two US Patents and 31 Claims for Anti-Counterfeit and Anti-Tamper Technology for Pharmaceutical Vial Closures
20 May 2010 by TamperStop Security Technology TamperStop has over 23 years of experience working with crosslinked polymers to achieve dramatic increases in strength and temperature resistance. Only 100% FDA approved polymers are used,...

AlpVision Provides Digital Imaging and Internet Technologies White Paper
18 May 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision is a leader in developing covert solutions for protection against counterfeiting of branded products and value documents. A white paper, entitled 'Low-Cost, Effective,...

Cognis' SLS-Based Tabletting Agent Gains GRAS Accreditation
17 May 2010 by Cognis When formulating dietary supplement tablets and capsules, manufacturers need powerful tabletting agents to guarantee consistently high quality. Texapon K 12 P PH, a pharmaceutical grade...

Vetter's First US Facility to Open in 2010
17 May 2010 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter Development Service Chicago is Vetter's first US manufacturing facility and will provide high-quality aseptic filling for early-stage biopharmaceutical products, preclinical through...

Advanced Couplings Adds New In-Line Sight Glass and SH Style Safety Clamp to its Range
13 May 2010 by Advanced Couplings Advanced Couplings' new in-line sight glass meets the high standard of quality and precision that the pharmaceutical industry demands. The company has also recently introduced a new SH style...

Gilson Scientific Releases New Very-High-Pressure Fitting Systems
12 May 2010 by Gilson Scientific Gilson Scientific understands that today's HPLC and uHPLC instruments have demanding requirements within the analytical chromatography market. The need to constantly improve on efficiency,...

Advanced Couplings Launches New SH Style Safety Clamp
11 May 2010 by Advanced Couplings Advanced Couplings is a leading manufacturer of stainless-steel clamps and hygienic clamp fittings. The company has recently added to its product range with the introduction of its new SH...

Vetter's Participation at the BIO International Convention's Illinois Pavilion Represents Growth of Midwest Biotech
10 May 2010 by Vetter Pharma International On 4 May, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn cut the ribbon at the 2010 BIO International Convention. Vetter, a leading provider of aseptic pre-filled drug-delivery systems, was present as the...

Vetter and Sentry BioPharma Services Establish Preferred Partnership Agreement
10 May 2010 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter, a leading provider of aseptic pre-filled drug-delivery systems, and Sentry BioPharma Services, a provider of supply chain management and clinical packaging services, have announced...

Gilson Minipuls 3 Peristaltic Pump Now Available to Purchase From Gilson UK Online
07 May 2010 by Gilson Scientific Gilson Minipuls 3 peristaltic pump and accessory range is now available to purchase online at Gilson UK's website at a fantastic offer that entitles 15% off list price on all orders...

Metrohm Releases New 'Pharmaceutical Analysis' Brochure
06 May 2010 by Metrohm No other industry is as thoroughly regulated as the pharmaceutical industry. The active ingredients are legion and so are the standards to test for them. Metrohm's new brochure,...

Romaco to Combine its Two Italian Production Sites in Bologna
05 May 2010 by Romaco Romaco is combining its two Italian production sites in Rastignano, Bologna. For this purpose the Italian Romaco brands Macofar, Promatic and Unipac were physically consolidated. From now...

BioPure Makes Design Improvements to its BioClamp Range of Patented Plastic Tri-Clamps
05 May 2010 by Biopure Technology BioPure is very pleased to announce improvements in design to its range of BioClamps™ similar to its sister product the BioValve™. The first important enhancement is a cable...

April 2010

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Digimarc and AlpVision Join Forces with Worldwide Strategic Licence Agreement
30 April 2010 by AlpVision Digimarc Corporation, a leading supplier of digital watermarking technologies and solutions, and AlpVision, an emerging leader in brand protection and anti-counterfeiting solutions headquartered...

Anhydro Designs Aseptic Spray Dryer for Tuberculosis Vaccines
30 April 2010 by Anhydro Anhydro has just completed a high-profile project covering a 'proof of concept' scale 'sterilisation in place' aseptic spray dryer for aseptic processing of TB vaccines - the first in the...

GP Pharm Uploads Details of its Urology, Oncology, CNS and CVS Injectable Products
29 April 2010 by GP Pharm GP Pharm is the pharmaceutical branch of the Lipotec Group, based in Barcelona, Spain. GP Pharm specialises in the research, development, production and marketing of injectable products within...

Alpha Biotech Introduces the New MPCS Plug Maker
29 April 2010 by Alpha Biotech Alpha Biotech, a leader in crystallisation instrumentation in the UK, is proud to announce the release of the new MPCS Plug Maker™ from Emerald Biosystems. Based on...

SAFC Announces $6.25 Million Expansion at Lenexa Center of Excellence
28 April 2010 by SAFC Pharma SAFC®, a member of the Sigma-Aldrich® Group, today announced a $6.25 million investment program to expand its Lenexa, KS, facility and create a global center of excellence for...

The Romaco Group at FCE Pharma 2010
27 April 2010 by Romaco At this year's FCE Pharma in São Paulo, Brazil, the Romaco Group presents innovative technologies for the manufacture, processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. The...

Somerset House Consultants Assists US Contract Manufacturer with GMP Recertification
22 April 2010 by Somerset House Consultants Somerset House Consultants has recently completed a major project for a US-based contract manufacturer. The company is an established manufacturer of both clinical trial supplies and...

ChargePoint Technology to Exhibit a Range of Containment and Powder Handling Systems at Powtech 2010
21 April 2010 by ChargePoint Technology The ChargePoint® range of containment valves and integrated systems have established themselves as market-leading solutions for contained powder handling throughout a wide range of...

Metrohm's New 889 IC Sample Center: High-Speed Automation for Small Sample Volumes
21 April 2010 by Metrohm Laboratory automation in the fast lane: with Metrohm's new 889 IC Sample Center, less than 10s elapse between the start of determination and sample injection. This new and robust x-y-z...

GE Announces New ValProbe Cryo Logger with Extended Temperature Range
21 April 2010 by GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GE Sensing and Inspection Technologies has introduced an updated logger to the world-class ValProbe validation and monitoring system. The new Cryo Logger provides an extended temperature range...

PharmaLex International to Participate in EU Marketing Authorisation - Update on Generics, Variations and eCTD Forum
19 April 2010 by PharmaLex International PharmaLex International is to participate at the EU Marketing Authorisation - Update on Generics, Variations and eCTD Forum, which will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 11 and 12 May this...

Romaco Group to Exhibit at Total Processing & Packaging 2010
16 April 2010 by Romaco At Total Processing & Packaging 2010, the Romaco Group will present the highlights of its product portfolio in the areas of packaging and processing. The blister packaging line Noack T 4...

GE's Kaye LabWatch Pro Provides More Flexibility for Critical Stability Monitoring
15 April 2010 by GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies Kaye LabWatch™ Pro from GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is a next generation monitoring system with a state of art wired & wireless technology with simplified and scalable...

AlpVision to Present Low-Cost Invisible Solutions for Protection of Pharmaceutical Packaging and Products at INTERPHEX
15 April 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision, a leader in the supply of invisible solutions for protection against counterfeiting, will be exhibiting for the first time in the US at INTERPHEX 2010, at stand 725, showing the...

Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering to Present its Sterile Fluids Development and Manufacture Solutions at INTERPHEX
15 April 2010 by Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering provides services in sterile fluids development and manufacture. Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering's manufacturing capabilities span the fill / finish of small...

Micron Technologies Celebrates the Opening of its New Malvern Facility and a Positive Outcome of its FDA Inspection
13 April 2010 by Micron Technologies Micron Technologies, a global leader in contract particle size reduction for the pharmaceutical industry, is celebrating the opening of a brand new headquarters and manufacturing facility...

Micromeritics' Webinar to Highlight the Characterization of Irregularly Shaped Particles Using Dynamic Image Analysis
13 April 2010 by Micromeritics The third in Micromeritics' ongoing series of live webinars highlighting applications, theory and instrumentation showcases the use of a dynamic image analysis technique to characterize...

Discover More About Custom Ph II/III Development and Contract Manufacturing of Parenteral Products at INTERPHEX
09 April 2010 by One 2 One® Hospira is dedicated to developing, manufacturing and marketing products that help improve the productivity, safety and efficacy of patient care. The company's One 2 One® business is a...

WILCO and Uhlmann / VisioTec to Co-Exhibit the Latest PAT Solutions at INTERPHEX
09 April 2010 by WILCO This year's INTERPHEX 2010 will take place 20-22 April at the Jacob K Javits Convention Centre in New York. Both WILCO and Uhlmann / VisioTec will co-exhibit the latest PAT solutions,...

ILC Dover to Exhibit its Flexible Powder Containment Technologies at INTERPHEX
09 April 2010 by ILC Dover ILC Dover's flexible powder containment technologies eliminate many of the problems associated with the use of traditional metal and glass systems for the pharmaceutical industry. To find...

Learn More About Wockhardt's Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Services at INTERPHEX
08 April 2010 by Wockhardt Wockhardt is a leading pharmaceutical contract manufacturer. The company offers a turnkey service, from API production and product development through to scale-up, commercial manufacture...

SAFC Officially Opens New $30 Million High Potency API Facility in Madison
08 April 2010 by SAFC Pharma SAFC, a member of the Sigma-Aldrich® Group (NASDAQ: SIAL), today announced the opening of a $30 million expansion to its Madison manufacturing facility in Verona, Wisconsin. Designed...

Gerresheimer Plastic Packaging to Exhibit its Pharmaceutical Plastic Packaging Products at INTERPHEX
08 April 2010 by Gerresheimer Plastic Packaging At this year's INTERPHEX, which will take place 20-22 April at the Jacob K Javits Convention Center in New York, Gerresheimer Plastic Packaging will be exhibiting its range of...

Cleanroom Infrastructure Approaches Completion at Vetter’s New Chicago Facility
07 April 2010 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter, a leading provider of aseptic pre-filled drug-delivery systems, announced today that cleanroom infrastructure will be completed by early May at its new Chicago facility, an expansion...

Allegheny Bradford Corporation to Exhibit at Interphex 2010
07 April 2010 by Allegheny Bradford Corporation Allegheny Bradford Corporation, leading manufacturers of stainless steel equipment, will be exhibiting at Interphex 2010 in New York, US. Interphex runs from 20 to 22 April 2010, at the Jacob...

The New HygroFlex8 - The All-in-One Industrial Transmitter from Rotronic
07 April 2010 by ROTRONIC The new HF8 humidity and temperature transmitters from Rotronic are ideal for fixed-installation applications requiring high-precision measurements. Based on the new advanced...

Allegheny Bradford Corporation to Exhibit Throughout the Year
07 April 2010 by Allegheny Bradford Corporation Leaders in stainless steel equipment manufacturing, Allegheny Bradford Corporation, will be exhibiting at a range of trade shows across the year. You will be able to find them at the...

Romaco Group Packaging Technologies at Pharmintech
06 April 2010 by Romaco The Italian packaging brands of the Romaco Group are the focus of Pharmintech 2010 in Bologna. The packaging specialist will present the continuous and intermittent motion cartoners by...

Romaco FrymaKoruma Presents New Frymix II Vacuum Processing Unit at POWTECH 2010
01 April 2010 by Romaco At this year's POWTECH in Nuremberg, Germany, Romaco FrymaKoruma will be presenting the Frymix II vacuum processing unit for the first time. The new unit is particularly suited for the...

PFM - Supercritical Fluids Division to Exhibit at CPhI Japan 2010
01 April 2010 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division From 21 to 23 April 2010, Pierre Fabre Medicament will be exhibiting at CPhI Japan 2010 in Tokyo, at the Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Centre. Interested in our extensive expertise in...

Dürr Presents its New TAR Oxidiser
01 April 2010 by OLPIDÜRR Dürr Environmental and Energy Systems has developed a new environment-friendly recuperative thermal oxidiser under its TAR brand. The Ecopure® TAR oxidiser, generation IV...

Ecopure VAR Cut Energy Costs at BASF Orgamol
01 April 2010 by OLPIDÜRR High cost savings at the French site of BASF in Saint-Vulbas thanks to Dürr environmental technology: The Ecopure® VAR thermal oxidiser recovers most of the waste heat and reduces...

Körber Medipak to Attend Pharmaceutical Packaging Technology Conference
01 April 2010 by Dividella Körber Medipak invites its customers from the pharmaceutical industry to MediSeal in Schloß Holte, Stukenbrock. On 18 and 19 May 2010, at the two-day Forum for Pharmaceutical...

March 2010

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Anhydro China Awarded Contract for Thermal Compression Tubular Evaporation System
31 March 2010 by Anhydro In order to meet the increased demand for Vitamin C for food and pharmaceutical applications, Zhengzhou Tuoyang Industry Company, a major producer of Vitamin C in China, has recently put a...

Contract Renewed Between Priorclave and BioCote
30 March 2010 by Priorclave Priorclave and BioCote have had a long-standing, exclusive agreement to incorporate the revolutionary BioCote® powder coating technology into the manufacture of their entire range...

IDT Biologika Offers Flexible Solutions for Sterile Liquid Dosage Form Projects
29 March 2010 by IDT Biologika IDT Biologika is a highly experienced contract manufacturing organisation that can offer you a strategic advantage in your commercialisation process. Download this free...

Dr Schleuniger Pharmatron Offers Tablet-Testing Machines for Testing Solid Medication Shapes and Materials
29 March 2010 by Dr Schleuniger Pharmatron For 30 years Dr Schleuniger Pharmatron tablet-testing machines have been part of the standard equipment in the pharmaceutical industry. Over 15,000 Schleuniger machines are in use throughout...

Global Vision to Exhibit at Interphex
29 March 2010 by Global Vision Global Vision will be exhibiting at Interphex, at the Jacob K Javits Convention Center in New York, from 21 to 22 April 2010. You can see all the new and innovative technologies for 2010 at...

BMG LABTECH Joins ALSSA
26 March 2010 by BMG LABTECH The Analytical & Life Science Systems Association (ALSSA) board of directors recently approved applications for membership submitted by BMG LABTECH. Based in Cary, North Carolina, BMG LABTECH is ...

Metastorm Customer to Present Case Study on BPM and Compliance at Gartner Business Process Management Summit
26 March 2010 by Metastorm Metastorm, a leading provider of business process management (BPM), business process analysis (BPA) and enterprise architecture (EA) software for aligning strategy with execution, has announced...

Priorclave Succeed in Overcoming Surface Microbial Growth
25 March 2010 by Priorclave Priorclave remain the leading autoclave manufacturer whose entire range of autoclaves helps the hospital, biochemical, food and pharmaceutical laboratory environments to reduce their risk of...

AlpVision to Showcase its Invisible Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions at Interphex New York
25 March 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision will exhibit at this year's Interphex, which will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, US. AlpVision will be at booth 725, 20-22 April, where it will...

AlpVision Secures Important New US Patent
25 March 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision has recently been granted an important patent in the US (part of AlpVision's portfolio of 35 patents), which applies to the use of low-resolution office document scanners for...

AlpVision's CEO to Deliver Talk at the AWA In-Mold Technologies Seminar on 26 March
25 March 2010 by AlpVision At the AWA In-Mold Technologies Seminar in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Dr Fred Jordan, AlpVision's CEO, will present 'An Example of the Authentication and Security Solutions Offered by...

Vetter Wins the Axia Award for Best Customer Relationship Management
24 March 2010 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter, a leading provider of aseptic pre-filled injection systems, has been awarded the 2009 Axia Award for best customer relationship management. The prize was announced on 4 February....

Sieving for Safety with Russell Finex
19 March 2010 by Russell Finex Sieves or screeners are an essential part of every pharmaceutical production process, particularly as product quality and integrity are so important. The use of sieves safeguards against...

Optimising Quality and Production in the Pharmaceutical and Dietary Supplement Industries
19 March 2010 by Russell Finex Raising the bar in the dietary supplement industry to pharmaceutical standards, Enzymatic Therapy has relied on compact vibratory screeners to optimise product quality and production while...

GlaxoSmithKline Increases Process Efficiency with Russell Finex's Vibrasonic Deblinding System
19 March 2010 by Russell Finex GlaxoSmithKline is improving process efficiency in the production of pharmaceutical powders at its 'centre of excellence' plant in Dartford, Kent, following the installation of nine...

Metastorm Releases New Whitepaper
18 March 2010 by Metastorm Life Sciences organizations often overlook active process compliance as part of process initiatives. Compliance is typically considered to ensure inclusion of process steps in workflows and SOPs...

Dürr Introduces New High Performance Burner
16 March 2010 by OLPIDÜRR Bietigheim – Bissingen – 16th March 2010. Dürr’s Environmental and Energy Systems Business Unit expands its product portfolio with the VARCOM GB burner for VAR systems. The new gas burner covers...

BMG Labtech to Showcase the PHERAstar FS Reader and Other Microplate Readers at Analytica 2010
12 March 2010 by BMG LABTECH From the beginning, BMG Labtech, the microplate reader company, has understood that automation is a key feature in high-throughput screening and has designed all of its microplate...

GERTEIS to Exhibit its Roller Compactors and Dry Granulation Systems at INTERPHEX 2010
05 March 2010 by GERTEIS GERTEIS, a premium supplier of superior roller compactors and dry granulation systems, will be exhibiting its products at INTERPHEX 2010, which will take place 20–22 April at the Jacob...

Sheffield Launches New Marketing Brand Identity and Website
01 March 2010 by Sheffield Bio-Science Sheffield Bio-Science has launched a new brand identity and website to match its industry-leading products, technical expertise and global resources. For more than 65 years, Sheffield has...

New Rotronic HygroLog NT Data Logger Now Available
01 March 2010 by ROTRONIC The new HygroLog HL-NT data logger with HygroClip2 sensors and the AirChip3000 is a powerful system for recording many different physical parameters. The logger also meets all requirements for...

February 2010

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Ropack Brings Unique Expertise to the Manufacturing and Packaging of Clinical Trial Materials
24 February 2010 by Ropack Ropack brings unique expertise to the manufacturing and packaging of clinical trial materials. As clinical trial protocols have become increasingly complicated, Ropack has fine-tuned its...

Ropack to Exhibit its Contract Manufacturing and Packaging Services for Solid Oral Dosage at Trade Shows Throughout 2010
24 February 2010 by Ropack Ropack is a leading provider of contract manufacturing capabilities and primary and secondary packaging services for the pharmaceutical industry. Ropack's facilities are cGMP compliant and...

New White Paper Explains the Importance of Effective Transportation and Storage of Pharmaceutical Products
24 February 2010 by World Courier Regulatory agencies and pharmaceutical companies now demand that every party involved in the pharmaceutical supply chain - transportation and logistics providers included - conforms to...

Nolato Cerbo Offers Primary Plastic Packaging for the Pharmaceutical and Food-Supplements Industry
18 February 2010 by Nolato Cerbo Nolato Cerbo has released a new whitepaper outlining its primary plastic packaging capabilities. Nolato Cerbo offers a complete standard range of both caps and containers for the...

Medical Air Technology Appoints New Service Operations Manager
17 February 2010 by MAT Medical Air Technology (MAT) is renowned within the UK and Europe for the provision of integrated facilities including the design, manufacture, installation, commissioning and validation of...

ROTRONIC Launches New HygroGen Calibrator
16 February 2010 by ROTRONIC The HygroGen is a self-contained transportable humidity and temperature calibrator that enables users and calibration engineers to accurately and rapidly calibrate any type of humidity...

Eurand Issued US Patent for ZENPEP (pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules
16 February 2010 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Eurand, a global specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today the grant of US Patent No. 7,658,918, titled 'Stable digestive enzyme compositions', by the United States Patent and...

SAFC Pharma White Paper: Linking Biological Molecules to Highly Potent APIs
15 February 2010 by SAFC Pharma Medical researchers are arming themselves with a new series of weapons in the war against disease – conjugated drugs that link biological molecules to a highly potent active...

Visit SAFC Pharma at Informex 2010
08 February 2010 by SAFC Pharma Informex is the premier networking event for the chemical industry in the US. It is designed to showcase the chemistry capabilities of high-value, high-quality businesses, as well as companies...

LEWA to Exhibit its Pumps and Pump Systems at INTERPHEX Puerto Rico 2010
04 February 2010 by LEWA LEWA, a leading manufacturer of pumps and pump systems, will be exhibiting its latest products at INTERPHEX Puerto Rico, which will take place 4-5 March 2010 at the Puerto Rico Convention...

Testo Launches New Temperature and Humidity Measuring Instruments
04 February 2010 by Testo The new temperature and humidity measuring instruments Testo 622 and Testo 623 provide a fast overview of humidity, temperature and pressure, at a glance. Designed to deliver ambient...

January 2010

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Meet Nolato Cerbo at Pharmapack 2010
27 January 2010 by Nolato Cerbo Nolato Cerbo develops and produces pharmaceutical plastic packaging for leading global pharmaceutical companies, including tamper-evident caps and a wide variety of container sizes and...

Düsen-Schlick to Exhibit its Nozzle Technology at INTERPHEX Puerto Rico 2010
25 January 2010 by Düsen-Schlick Düsen-Schlick is one of the worldwide leading nozzle manufacturers, offering the entire range of services relating to the use of nozzles starting from research and development through...

Global Vision to Discuss New Generation Artwork and Copy Verification Solutions at PACE 2010
22 January 2010 by Global Vision Global Vision, the leader in automated inspection solutions for the consumer packaged goods and pharmaceutical industries, will be present at PACE 2010, taking place from 4-7 February 2010...

Global Vision Showcases Latest Pharmaceutical Packaging Inspection Solutions at PharmaPack Paris
20 January 2010 by Global Vision Global Vision, the leader in automated proofreading solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, will be demonstrating its artwork and content verification capabilities at Pharmapack, taking place...

Romaco Provides First Siebler StripTabs Line to Ankur Drugs and Pharma
20 January 2010 by Romaco Romaco has developed the first Siebler StripTabs™ line for Indian contract manufacturer ANKUR Drugs and Pharma Ltd. The system's innovative design was specially created for the production...

AlpVision to Showcase Fingerprint at Pharmapack
20 January 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision will showcase Fingerprint™, a world-leading technology for authentication of genuine medicine tablets without any markings, at the Pharmapack exhibition in Paris, to be held...

AlpVision Maintains Profitability in 2009 for Fifth Consecutive Year
20 January 2010 by AlpVision Despite a weak global economy affecting businesses, who were faced with the need to shrink expenses and investments, AlpVision was able to maintain its profitability in 2009 for the...

Join Sofrigam at the Cool Chain Europe 2010 Conference in Amsterdam
20 January 2010 by Sofrigam Sofrigam will be exhibiting at the 9th Annual Cool Chain Europe 2010, to be held at Hotel Okura, Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 26-29 January 2010. Cool Chain Europe is an annual conference...

The Microplate Reader Company - Automation at its Best
19 January 2010 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH - the microplate reader company - was recently featured in the article 'Automation at its Best' in Laboratory Equipment magazine. In this article EJ Dell explains how BMG...

Vetter Releases Latest White Paper
19 January 2010 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter has released its latest white paper, which is called Finding the Right Contract Manufacturer. The company is an independent international specialist in the production of...

Five Keys to Reducing Time-to-Market: A New White Paper from Vetter
19 January 2010 by Vetter Pharma International With development times measured in years, increasing costs represent a major challenge confronting pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. As a result, reducing time-to-market is an...

New Compact and Intelligent Conveyors from FlexLink
18 January 2010 by FlexLink Demands on production efficiency and automation are continuously increasing in all industries. FlexLink are taking small products production lines to new heights with the launch of the X45 and...

New Quality Dimensions for Pharmaceutics: Gerresheimer Highlights Drug Delivery Products Made of Glass and Plastic
15 January 2010 by Gerresheimer Plastic Packaging Tubular glass, moulded glass, plastic, intelligent syringe systems, high-quality vials and bottles, smart safety and application solutions: the whole world of pharma packaging was united in...

Meet the Vetter Team at the 14th Drug Delivery Partnerships 2010
14 January 2010 by Vetter Pharma International The 14th Drug Delivery Partnerships 2010 offers the perfect chance to meet the Vetter team. Please join us 25-27 January in Orlando, US, at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champion's Gate (booth...

BMG LABTECH to Sponsor and Present Workshops at LabAutomation 2010
14 January 2010 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH, a platinum sponsor of the LabAutomation 2010 conference, will present two workshops and a scientific poster at this prestigious meeting. The first workshop (Minimise Common...

Gerresheimer Expands in the Global Pharmaceutical Plastic Business
08 January 2010 by Gerresheimer Plastic Packaging The Gerresheimer Group recently expanded its activities in the pharmaceutical plastic business, through two strategically significant investments in the US and Europe. In September 2009 the...

AlpVision to Exhibit and Speak at Pharmapack 2010
06 January 2010 by AlpVision AlpVision will exhibit and speak at Pharmapack 2010, which will be held 1-2 February at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris, France, at stand number B04. We will make demonstrations...

High-Definition Digital Particle Size Analyzer - The Saturn DigiSizer II
04 January 2010 by Micromeritics Utilizing a state-of-the-art CCD detector containing over three million detector elements, Mie theory, and unique design and data reduction features, the Saturn DigiSizer® II...

December 2009

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Sheffield Bio-Science and Foremost Farms USA to Expand Pharmaceutical Lactose Production
22 December 2009 by Sheffield Bio-Science Sheffield Bio-Science and Foremost Farms USA have announced a long-term manufacturing agreement that includes a joint investment to expand production of pharmaceutical lactose at Foremost...

B. Braun Releases New White Paper: Products, Project Management and Services for the Healthcare Industry
21 December 2009 by B. Braun OEM B. Braun has released a new whitepaper entitled 'Products, Project Management and Services for the Healthcare Industry'. This free-to-download whitepaper details the wide range of products,...

Mesa Labs Acquires Bottle Cap Testing Business of Vibrac
18 December 2009 by Mesa Laboratories Mesa Laboratories, a manufacturer of electronic instruments and disposables based in Colorado, US, has announced it has acquired the bottle cap torque testing business of Vibrac. Vibrac...

Perfect Coating with Düsen-Schlick's Coating Nozzles for the Food and Pharmaceutical Industries
08 December 2009 by Düsen-Schlick Coating with sugar solution or chocolate is not only relevant in the food industry; in the pharmaceutical industry coating with sugar is used to mask taste and to preserve. While traditionally...

Vetter Dedicates New Facility in Suburban Chicago
02 December 2009 by Vetter Pharma International Developing drugs is a slow and expensive process, especially for hard-to-treat diseases such as cancer. Biopharmaceutical companies are continuously seeking ways to accelerate development...

November 2009

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The HPA's Biopharmaceutical Production Unit Assists in Vaccine, Therapeutic Protein and Enzyme Product Development
30 November 2009 by Public Health England: Development and Production The world class expertise of the Health Protection Agency's Biopharmaceutical Production Unit aids the development of new vaccines, therapeutic proteins and enzyme products, assisting...

Nozzle ABCs for Power Users
30 November 2009 by Düsen-Schlick Improved spray arm design and advanced nozzle systems cut set-up time in half on state-of-the-art tablet coaters. This has big advantages for contract manufacturers who have to find efficient...

Flexible Containment with the Bohle BTS 100 Mill Containment System
18 November 2009 by ILC Dover Particle size reduction is commonly required in pharmaceutical manufacturing. Taking into account today's need to mill highly hazardous compounds in conjunction with the need to minimize...

World Courier Pioneers GxP-Compliant Status Worldwide
17 November 2009 by World Courier World Courier is delighted to announce that its global company-owned transportation network of over 140 offices in 50 countries worldwide meets all necessary standards for GxP-compliant status...

GP Pharm Files Lutrate Depot® One Month for Registration in Five European Countries
13 November 2009 by GP Pharm The Spanish biotech company GP Pharm, which pioneers and develops controlled release systems for injection, has filed the Lutrate Depot® 1 month (Leuprolide acetate 3.75mg) dossier...

Vetter to Showcase at BiotechForum/ScanLab 2009 Exhibition
13 November 2009 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter, an independent international specialist in the production of aseptically pre-filled injection systems, cartridges and vials, will be attending the BiotechForum/ScanLab 2009...

Endress+Hauser Release Free White Paper
10 November 2009 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser has released a free white paper about the incremental risk paradigm. Though risk is important in the life sciences industry, it is not systematically taken into account. ...

Tartaric Acid Pellets (TAP) - A New Functional Starter Core for Optimising Extended Release Formulations
08 November 2009 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ Pharmatrans Sanaq (founded in 1982) is today specialised in pharmaceutical excipients and novel drug vehicles such as pellets for solid dosage form design. The focus has initially been set...

Micromeritics and Surface Measurement Systems Announce Global Collaboration
04 November 2009 by Micromeritics Particulate Systems, a brand of Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, and Surface Measurement Systems are pleased to announce a global strategic collaboration starting October 2009. ...

Italvacuum Searches for Qualified and Competent Agents in Various Countries Worldwide
03 November 2009 by Italvacuum Established in 1939, Italvacuum is one of the main manufacturers of vacuum dryers and vacuum pumps for chemical, fine chemical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical and cosmetics production processes....

October 2009

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Vetter to Exhibit its Aseptically Pre-Filled Application Systems at AAPS Annual Meeting 2009
30 October 2009 by Vetter Pharma International The 2009 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition event will take place 8-12 November in Los Angeles, California, US. Visit Vetter at booth 839 to find out more about the company's aseptically...

Presspart Leads Best Practice Manufacturing Guidance in China and India
29 October 2009 by Presspart Manufacturing Presspart, a division of the Heitkamp & Thumann Group, has been invited to present at the Chinese SFDA training seminar in Shanghai, on 28-29 October 2009. The seminar will focus on...

Italvacuum Releases Free Whitepaper: Planex System
28 October 2009 by Italvacuum Italvacuum's new, free whitepaper features the new patented horizontal paddle vacuum dryer. Planex System (Patent number US 5,857,264) is a new concept multi-product paddle vacuum dryer,...

Romaco Group to Exhibit at PHARMTECH 2009: Compact Design and Ergonomic in Use
27 October 2009 by Romaco PHARMTECH 2009 will be held in Moscow, Russia, from 23 to 27 November. Romaco will exhibit in hall 07, pavilion 2, at booth A46. At PHARMTECH 2009 Romaco will present the fastest...

Romaco Group to Exhibit at P-MEC 2009
27 October 2009 by Romaco This year's P-MEC will be held 1-3 December in Mumbai, India. Romaco will exhibit state-of-the-art technology from its packaging and processing division in hall 5 at booth A-10....

Romaco Group to Present its Continuous Motion Cartoner, Promatic PC 4400, at CHINA-PHARM 2009
23 October 2009 by Romaco CHINA-PHARM 2009 will be held in Shanghai, China, 27-30 October. The Romaco trade fair highlight at this year's CHINA-PHARM is the continuous motion cartoner Promatic PC 4400. With a speed of up...

Peak Biotech Offers a Range of Low Pressure Columns
23 October 2009 by Peak Biotech Peak LP DAC columns are designed for high performance. The columns have variable bed length and are designed for low pressure applications. The columns are designed with internal...

ABC Actini Working with World-Leading Global Biotech Companies
21 October 2009 by Allegheny Bradford Corporation ABC Actini is proud to be working with one of the leading global biotech companies to develop solutions for their growth media sterilisation initiative. ABC Actini is the industry leader...

Düsen-Schlick Launches New Nozzle with Anti-bearding Air Cap
19 October 2009 by Düsen-Schlick In the pharmaceutical industry flat jet two-substance nozzles are used in coating drums for the coating of pharmaceutical products. If possible, the coating process should not be interrupted...

World Courier Triples Clinical Trial Storage Capacity Worldwide with Two New Facilities and Client-Driven Expansion
16 October 2009 by World Courier World Courier is pleased to announce the opening of its newest purpose-driven investigational drug storage facilities in Melbourne (Australia) and Johannesburg (South Africa), bringing its...

Fresenius to Exhibit at The Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices 2009, Medica 2009 and World Drug Manufacturing Summit 2009
15 October 2009 by Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering will exhibit at The Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices 2009, which will be held 27-28 October 2009 in Venice, Italy. The company will...

Pharmaceutical Excipient Experts Sheffield™ to Exhibit at CPhI Worldwide 2009
08 October 2009 by Sheffield Bio-Science Visit us at stand 6G48 at CPhI Worldwide 2009 at Fiera de Madrid, Spain, 13-15 October. This year we will be showcasing Kerry flavor modulator technology (fmt™), which provides...

Nicolet iS10 Spectrometer and OMNIC Specta Software: Made to Solve Your Problems - Fast
07 October 2009 by Thermo Scientific If you need to quickly and confidently analyze materials, and identify unknowns and contaminants, then discover what the Thermo Scientific iS10 FT-IR spectrometer can do for you. ...

Unither to Exhibit at ICSE/CPhI
06 October 2009 by Unither Unither will be attending the CPhI/ICSE fair that will take place from 13-15 October in Madrid, Spain. Those interested in learning more about Unither services can meet us at booth 8E72,...

ILC Dover Introduces Revolutionary New Contact Film
06 October 2009 by ILC Dover Frederica, DE – ILC Dover has announced the introduction of a new permanent antistat contact film - ArmorFlex® 114. The rugged ArmorFlex family of films has been the recognized...

Wockhardt to Exhibit at ICSE 2009
06 October 2009 by Wockhardt Wockhardt is a leading pharmaceutical contract manufacturer. From development to high-volume commercial manufacture, Wockhardt ensures that your product is professionally managed all the way...

Pharmatrans Sanaq to Present Universally Applicable Microcrystalline Cellulose
06 October 2009 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ At CPHI in Madrid, Pharmatrans Sanaq will present its universally applicable microcrystalline cellulose that acts as a binder, filler and disintegrant in tablet, pellet and capsule...

Priorclave to Exhibit at Medica 2009
05 October 2009 by Priorclave At this year's Medica show, to be held in Düsseldorf from 18-21 November 2009, Priorclave will again give visitors an opportunity to step into an autoclave on their stand (number 1E02,...

Aesica Granted Licence for Manufacturing Controlled Substances
05 October 2009 by Aesica Aesica Pharmaceuticals, an innovative and service-driven supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), finished dosage forms and custom synthesis solutions, has announced its...

tesa scribos Develops New Brand Piracy and Product Theft Security Sealing Product
01 October 2009 by tesa scribos Whether it's a question of ink cartridges, pharmaceutical products or car fan belts, a growing number of counterfeit products have an increasingly negative impact on brand manufacturers'...

September 2009

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AlpVision to Exhibit its Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions for Packaging and Labelling at PackExpo Las Vegas (5-7 October 2009, Booth S-5149)
30 September 2009 by AlpVision AlpVision, a leader in developing invisible solutions for brand and counterfeit protection, will premier at PackExpo 2009 (5-7 October 2009 at stand S-5149) its full range of invisible...

tesa scribos Presents its Brand Protection and Security Products at the Brand Protection Show in London
30 September 2009 by tesa scribos Manufacturers of luxury goods lose several billion euros per year through product piracy alone. The share of counterfeit automotive spare parts amounts to 8%-10% of overall global sales....

Haupt Pharma: New Separate Production Area for Sex Hormone-Containing Solids Sets Standards for EHS and GMP
28 September 2009 by Haupt Pharma Handling of sex hormones as highly potent, pharmacologically active substances requires increasingly complex facilities and machinery to protect the product, the workforce and the...

Vetter Inaugurates Comprehensive Site in Germany
28 September 2009 by Vetter Pharma International The comprehensive Ravensburg Vetter South site was officially inaugurated on 25 September. The past six years have seen Vetter invest significantly in the site, with a total area of...

Leading Provider of Particle Size Reduction, Micron Technologies, Will Announce at CPhI 2009 the Achievement of Two Major Milestones in its History
28 September 2009 by Micron Technologies Micron Technologies, the leading provider of particle size reduction for pharmaceutical ingredients, will be participating at CPhI Madrid, Spain, which takes place from 13 to 15 October. ...

Aesica Pharmaceuticals to Exhibit at CPhI Worldwide, 13-15 October 2009
25 September 2009 by Aesica Aesica Pharmaceuticals is an innovative supplier of APIs, formulated products and custom synthesis solutions. Aesica Pharmaceuticals is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at...

Haupt Pharma at ICSE/CPhI in Hall 8, Booth 8A26 – Full Service in Pharmaceutical Development and Contract Manufacturing
23 September 2009 by Haupt Pharma Due to increasing pressure regarding cost and complexity, many pharmaceutical companies prefer to collaborate only with a few contract manufacturers and bundle their activities with a strong...

Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering to Exhibit at ICSE 2009, 13-15 October
23 September 2009 by Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering Fresenius Kabi Product Partnering is a contract manufacturing company that has more than 18 manufacturing facilities worldwide. The company partners with top-tier pharmaceutical...

Vetter, a Leading International Provider of Aseptically Pre-filled Injection Systems, Opens Technologically Advanced Service Facility in the US
22 September 2009 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter, one of the world’s leading providers of aseptically pre-filled injection systems, will open Vetter Development Service (VDS), a technologically advanced customer service facility...

Sepha Press-Outs Keep Pharmacies Ahead of Pack
22 September 2009 by Sepha Innovative machines from the Northern Ireland manufacturing company Sepha are being used to revolutionise the way drugs are dispensed throughout the UK. The machines are called 'Press-Outs'...

Gerhard Breu Appointed to the Körber Executive Board
21 September 2009 by Dividella On 30 July 2009 the supervisory board appointed Gerhard Breu, CEO of Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems, to the executive board. Breu is set to join the executive board on 1 October 2009....

Dr Reddy's Laboratories to Exhibit at CPhI Worldwide Madrid 2009
21 September 2009 by Dr Reddy's Laboratories SA Dr Reddy's Laboratories will be exhibiting at CPhI Worldwide 2009, which will be held 13-15 October 2009 in Madrid. Interested in our expertise in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing...

Novasep Gains SafeBridge® 'Potent Compound Safety Certification' for its Le Mans Facility
17 September 2009 by Novasep Novasep is pleased to announce that its site in Le Mans, France, specialised in the development and manufacturing of highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients (HPAIs), has received...

Leading Sample Storage Company Biostore UK Gains Accreditation to ISO 9001-2008
14 September 2009 by Biostore UK In its continued commitment to quality Biostore UK has gained accreditation to ISO 9001-2008. The QMS team have been audited and found to satisfy the demands of the international quality...

Aesica Signs a New Supply Agreement with Amdipharm
04 September 2009 by Aesica Aesica Pharmaceuticals, an innovative supplier of contract development and manufacturing solutions, has entered into a new multi-year supply agreement with Amdipharm. Under the new contract...

Pierre Fabre Medicament : Exhibitor at CPhI Worldwide Madrid 2009
03 September 2009 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division From 13-15 October 2009, Pierre Fabre Medicament will be exhibiting at CPhI Worldwide 2009 in Madrid. Interested in our extensive expertise in supercritcal fluids focused on the development...

Containment Service Providers Joins Forces with ILC Dover and Jet Solutions to Provide Total Flexible Containment Solutions
02 September 2009 by Containment Service Providers Three world-leading companies have recently come together to provide total flexible containment solutions for customers. Containment Service Providers Ireland, ILC Dover USA and Jet...

BMG LABTECH to Showcase Latest Innovations in Microplate Reading Technology at ELRIG – Drug Discovery 2009
02 September 2009 by BMG LABTECH BMB LABTECH is pleased to be sponsoring some exciting events at the ELRIG – Drug Discovery 2009 meeting in Liverpool, UK. Visit Booth A5 and see the latest innovations in microplate...

New Whitepaper: Planex System, a Patented Horizontal Paddle Vacuum Dryer with an Eccentric Agitator with Two Independent Movements
02 September 2009 by Italvacuum Planex System® is a new technology studied by Italvacuum in order to overcome the peculiar limits of the traditional paddle vacuum dryers equipped with concentric agitator. Planex System...

Global Vision Heads to Label Expo 2009 with Latest in Automated Inspection Solutions
02 September 2009 by Global Vision Global Vision, the leader in automated inspection solutions for packaging and labeling, will be exhibiting at Label Expo Europe from 23-26 September 2009 at booth #12T80. Global Vision will...

Life Sciences Industry Day at Endress+Hauser Italy
01 September 2009 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser is recognised as a leading partner of industrial measurement and automation equipment, providing services and solutions for industrial process engineering. Endress+Hauser...

ABC Expands Scope with New Facility
01 September 2009 by Allegheny Bradford Corporation Allegheny Bradford Corporation opened the doors of its 50,000ft² manufacturing facility on Friday afternoon, so family of employees, along with vendors, community members and...

August 2009

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BET Surface Area – A Useful Tool for Determining the Source of Batch-to-Batch Variation in Processability of Pharmaceutical Powders
28 August 2009 by Micromeritics In today’s pharmaceutical development environment scientists are looking to new analytical test methods for help in determining the sources of variability in all aspects of drug development...

New Kaye Validator® 2000 Standalone Validation System - 3.5 Upgrade Now Offers More Flexibility with USB Data Storage and Communication
25 August 2009 by GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies The versatile Kaye Validator® 2000 thermal validation instrument from GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies is now available with USB connectivity replacing the former floppy disc system....

ProStrakan Receives US FDA Approval for Sancuso
24 August 2009 by Aveva On 15 September 2008 ProStrakan Group plc (LSE: PSK), the international specialty pharmaceutical company, announced it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Aveva's Partner Received FDA Approval for Onsolis
24 August 2009 by Aveva FDA approves opioid pain reliever with required risk reduction plan. On 16 July 2009 the US Food and Drug Administration approved Onsolis, medication intended for certain patients with cancer...

Testo Extends Thermal Imaging Camera Range
24 August 2009 by Testo Anomalies in production processes often lead to costly downtimes. Defective components, in switch cabinets for example, can cause fires. With the new thermal imagers from Testo, materials...

Par Pharmaceutical and Aveva Drug Delivery Systems Receive Final Approval to Market Generic Catapres TTS®
24 August 2009 by Aveva Par Pharmaceutical Companies has announced that its licensing partner, Aveva Drug Delivery Systems, has received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new...

Romaco Group to Present Promatic P91 S Intermittent Motion Cartoner at PackExpo
20 August 2009 by Romaco At PackExpo Las Vegas 2009, Romaco will be presenting, for the first time, the Promatic P91 S intermittent motion cartoner. New technical standards are being set with its packaging speed of...

Allegheny Bradford Corporation to Attend Interphex Canada 2009
19 August 2009 by Allegheny Bradford Corporation Allegheny Bradford Corporation is pleased to announce that it will be attending Interphex Canada, which will be held 16-17 September 2009 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center in Toronto,...

Antoine Baule Appointed as President of Novasep Process
12 August 2009 by Novasep Novasep welcomes Antoine Baule as the president of its subsidiary company, Novasep Process. He replaces Erwin Herren who was Novasep Process' interim president since January 2008. Erwin...

Design Environmental Helps Mariner Systems Relocate Walk-In Test Room
12 August 2009 by Design Environmental Mariner Systems offers type approval testing specifically for marine equipment including climatic, vibration and EMC testing, and when they needed to expand their testing capabilities they came...

World Courier CTSCS Depots Provide Dedicated Storage for GMO Products
07 August 2009 by World Courier In response to growing client demand, and based on recently-established international biosafety regulations, World Courier has begun rolling out dedicated storage areas for...

SAFC Launches Raw Materials Sourcing Service for Medical Diagnostics
07 August 2009 by SAFC Pharma SAFC Supply Solutions has launched a new materials sourcing offering, designed to meet the medical diagnostics sector’s demand for raw materials that are compliant with international...

World Courier’s Berlin Bioseminar to Tackle Challenging Pharmaceutical Outsourcing Issues
07 August 2009 by World Courier "While the current economic crisis has not impacted the pharmaceutical industry as harshly as many other industries, it is adding pressure to a sector that is already facing a challenging...

Ypsomed Launches the Ypsopen® in Poland
04 August 2009 by Ypsomed Ypsomed is to launch its own reusable Ypsopen® pen system in Poland for the administration of insulin. Starting in the spring of 2009, the Ypsopen will be distributed in Poland under the...

New Blood Glucose Monitoring System from Ypsomed
04 August 2009 by Ypsomed With its new blood glucose monitoring system Pura™, Ypsomed sets a new standard in blood glucose monitoring. The highly precise blood glucose monitoring device is simple and convenient...

July 2009

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Novasep Acquires Bioprocess Development Specialist And Contract Manufacturer Henogen
31 July 2009 by Novasep Novasep, a leading producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and purification technologies for the life science industries, announced today the acquisition of Henogen, a...

Aesica Successfully Completes 12-Month SAP Project
30 July 2009 by Aesica Aesica, a leading supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and finished dosage forms, are pleased to announce a successful completion of its SAP project, which evolved in response...

Gluing, Humidifying, Coating - Nozzles for the Wood Industry
30 July 2009 by Düsen-Schlick Professional spraying in industrial wood machining, especially the production of boards, is gaining in importance. This is not just because of the increasing cost of energy and raw materials, it...

RF Validation Solution for Steam-in-Place Applications
28 July 2009 by GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies GE Sensing and Inspection Technologies has introduced the new Kaye RF ValProbe® 1.1, which integrates the powerful RF Mesh networking capability with temperature and pressure...

New Flexus Junior Compact Sample Processor - Cost-Effective Automation For Low Throughput Applications
28 July 2009 by Gilson Scientific Introducing Flexus Junior, the smallest addition to the Gilson Scientific Flexus automated liquid handling family. This highly flexible instrument is a "chip off the old block", sharing many of...

Citation Clinical Labeling Systems Uses Global Vision's Label Inspection Technology to Automate Their Process
21 July 2009 by Global Vision Global Vision's label inspection solutions have been implemented at Citation Clinical Labeling Systems, a global manufacturer and supplier of clinical trial labels. The integration of...

Eurand Successfully Completes Registration Procedure for Paracetamol ODT 250mg and 500mg in the European Union
20 July 2009 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Eurand, a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops enhanced pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products based on its proprietary pharmaceutical technologies, announced today that the...

Meet Us at CPhI 2009
17 July 2009 by Aveva Aveva Drug Delivery Systems will be exhibiting at CPhI 2009 in Madrid, Spain, 13-15 October, in booth number USP071. Contact Mrs Ivis Alonso to schedule a meeting at our...

Verified TAR Thermal Oxidiser Technology for New Markets
15 July 2009 by OLPIDÜRR Dürr is successfully expanding its environmental technology business in the BRIC countries. In close cooperation with customers, Dürr's Environmental and Energy Systems business unit...

Launch of NEW Testo 435 Microsite
08 July 2009 by Testo Testo 435 is an all in one multi-function instrument for measurement applications in buildings, air conditioning and ventilation. Ideal for measuring temperature, humidity, CO2, CO,...

New Flexus Crystal IMP Brings a Breakthrough in Structural Biology
07 July 2009 by Gilson Scientific The Flexus range of automated liquid handlers is a highly flexible platform that provides complete automation for a wide variety of liquid handling applications. The latest model to be unveiled...

Fast and Efficient PARP Inhibitor Screening with the FLUOstar Omega
06 July 2009 by BMG LABTECH PARP inhibitors have recently been pushed to the forefront of many avenues of cancer research. Poly ADP-ribosylation is a post-translational modification of proteins that plays a crucial role...

Money-Saving Pharmaceutical Leak Testing Machine Makes Japanese Debut
02 July 2009 by Sepha A leak testing machine that can help Japanese based pharmaceutical manufacturers save money by using clean, dry, non-destructive testing technology will be on show for the first time...

June 2009

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Pierre Fabre Medicament: Exhibitor at CPhI South America 2009, Sao Paulo, from 26 August to 28 August
30 June 2009 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Medicament will exhibit at CPhI South America 2009, which will be held from 26 August to 28 August in Sao Paulo's Transamerica Expo Center, Brazil. The supercritical fluids...

Flexible Containment Solutions: Tray Dryer Enclosure Technology
29 June 2009 by ILC Dover Tray dryers are a common method of drying wetcakes and granulated drug products, especially in the early product development phase. The issue of containment for this type of process equipment...

Haupt Pharma: New Filling System for Sterile Products Guarantees the Highest Quality and Efficiency
24 June 2009 by Haupt Pharma The requirements for quality and efficiency in the manufacturing of sterile products are steadily becoming more stringent. Haupt Pharma meets these demands by continuously investing in...

Vetter Packages Success with New Facility
18 June 2009 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter, one of the world's leading providers of aseptically pre-filled injection systems, has completed the installation of six automatic packaging lines at the company's new packaging...

Membrana Ships Liqui-Cel® Deoxygenation Contactors to the Largest PDP Plant in China
18 June 2009 by Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors Membrana, a Membrane and Device Manufacturer, announced that Liqui-Cel Membrane Contactors was selected as the degasification technology at the largest PDP (Plasma Display Panel) plant in...

Membrana Launches Spanish Web Site Portal for Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors
18 June 2009 by Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors Membrana, a leading membrane and degassing device manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it has expanded the Liqui-Cel Business unit's website by launching a fully-functional website portal...

Düsen-Schlick - Energy Efficiency: Finely Atomised - Efficient Cooling of Process Gases
16 June 2009 by Düsen-Schlick In a multitude of industrial fields, such as paper mills, glassworks, cement works, power plants, steel works and waste incineration, cooling process gases in an economical and above all...

Procter & Gamble Employ Global Vision Inspection Solutions
15 June 2009 by Global Vision For more than a decade Procter & Gamble (P&G) has been implementing Global Vision's automated proofreading solutions throughout various departments within their organisation. With...

Citation Uses Global Vision's Label Inspection Technology to Automate Process
15 June 2009 by Global Vision Global Vision's label inspection solutions have been implemented at Citation Clinical Labeling Systems, a global manufacturer and supplier of clinical trial labels. The integration of...

ICPSI Cartridge Pump Systems
15 June 2009 by Pfeiffer Pfeiffer Cartridge Pump Systems (CPS) represent a new generation of dispensing systems for both preserved and unpreserved solutions. The cartridge family offers a nasal spray pump, as well...

Global Vision Recognised for Helping Companies Achieve Artwork and Copy Accuracy in Packaging Process
15 June 2009 by Global Vision Global Vision, the leader in automated proofreading solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, announced today that 15 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies have selected Global Vision to...

Bulk Drug Intermediate – Euro Pharma
15 June 2009 by Euro Pharma Euro Pharma was established in 2003 with the objective of representing leading manufacturers of bulk drug intermediate products and generic pharmaceutical medicine. Euro Pharma represents...

Metastorm Customer Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Wins CIO 100 Award for BPM Project
11 June 2009 by Metastorm Metastorm, a leading provider of business process management (BPM), business process analysis (BPA) and enterprise architecture (EA) software for aligning strategy with execution, today...

Start-Up of Ultra-High Speed Packaging Line
09 June 2009 by IDT Biologika IDT Biologika announced today that its new state-of-the-art packaging line for sterile liquid dosage forms went online at the end of January 2009. The new facility was built in response...

Start-Up of Ultra-High Speed Packaging Line
09 June 2009 by IDT Biologika IDT Biologika announced today that its new state-of-the-art packaging line for sterile liquid dosage forms went online at the end of January 2009. The new facility was built in response...

Micromeritics' New Gemini VII 2390 Series Surface Area Analysers – Ideal Tools for Teaching, Research and Quality Control Environments
04 June 2009 by Micromeritics The Gemini VII 2390 Series Surface Area Analysers rapidly and reliably produce accurate and repeatable surface area and porosity results. The Gemini VII Series retains the immensely...

Where Other Vacuum Pumps are Stopped, Italvacuum's Saurus939 Pump Continues
03 June 2009 by Italvacuum Eco-compatible dimension and incomparable performances mean the complete safety of the product. Thanks to its simple design bound together with innovative technical solutions as the...

Haupt Pharma: New Packaging Line Offers Even Greater Flexibility
03 June 2009 by Haupt Pharma High performance and efficiency are important aspects for a successful collaboration in contract manufacturing. To continue to be a competent contact partner for our customers in the...

May 2009

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Russell Finex Introduces its Revolutionary New Compact Airlock Sieve™
20 May 2009 by Russell Finex Fine mesh separation and filtration specialist Russell Finex has introduced the new Compact Airlock Sieve, adding a new dimension to screening technology for the pharmaceutical industry. The...

Cipla Gives Seal of Approval for OEL Level 5 Screener
20 May 2009 by Russell Finex Cipla of India relies on the revolutionary Compact Airlock Sieve® to ensure their new highest OEL-compliant plant is not jeopardised during the screening operation. Screening equipment...

Priorclave Thanks Visitors at ACHEMA 2009, Frankfurt, Germany
18 May 2009 by Priorclave Priorcalve would like to thank all visitors who attended ACHEMA 2009, which took place in Germany last week. Priorclave supplies autoclaves and steam sterilisers for the...

Leading Provider of Particle Size Reduction Micron Technologies to Attend RDD Europe 2009 in Lisbon
14 May 2009 by Micron Technologies Micron Technologies, the leading provider of particle size reduction for pharmaceutical ingredients, will be participating in RDD Europe 2009 in Lisbon, Portugal, which takes place from 19 May...

Eurand Announces FDA Approval of EUR-1048 (Lamictal ODT), Co-Developed With GlaxoSmithKline
11 May 2009 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Eurand, a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops enhanced pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products based on its proprietary pharmaceutical technologies, today announced that the...

DoverPac™ Flexible Containment Systems are Compliant with the REACH Regulation
07 May 2009 by ILC Dover As the leader in flexible containment and disposable cGMP systems, ILC Dover, with the assistance of an independent third party consultant, has reviewed the products they offer to...

Cost Reduction in Fluid Bed Dryers: Minimised Product Loss, Designed to Fulfil Your Needs
07 May 2009 by Sefar Sefar is launching a new generation of fluid bed dryer bags for the pharmaceutical market. Sefar is one of the world’s leading producers of fabrics and finished bags for fluid bed dryers, and...

Precision and Expertise - Düsen-Schlick Exhibiting at Achema 2009
06 May 2009 by Düsen-Schlick Throughout the world Düsen-Schlick is synonymous with precision and expertise. Schlick technologies are known to provide solutions in all sectors; high-quality processes are, after...

Endress+Hauser - Calibration and Verification Directly in the Pipe
05 May 2009 by Endress+Hauser In the closely regulated life sciences industry, quality, measuring accuracy and reproducibility are all of crucial importance. Total compliance with the industry’s FDA and GMP or ASME...

Pierre Fabre Medicament to Exhibit at Controlled Release Society 2009
04 May 2009 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Medicament will exhibit at Controlled Release Society 2009, which will be held from 20 July to 22 July in Copenhagen's Bella Center, Denmark. The supercriticalfluids division...

April 2009

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Endress+Hauser's Coriolis Mass Flow and Density Measurement for Life Sciences Industries
29 April 2009 by Endress+Hauser Complying with the stringent requirements, codes and standards ASME BPE, ISPE, FDA, EHEDG and 3-A, Promass P offers the enhanced performance of a bent tube meter and the drainability of a...

Symyx Launches Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization for Biopharmaceuticals
22 April 2009 by Symyx Symyx Technologies (NASDAQ: SMMX) today announced the launch of the Symyx Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO). The Symyx CDMO helps biopharmaceutical companies move...

AqVida Licenses in Technology for Generic Oxaliplatin
20 April 2009 by AqVida Despite fierce competition on generic Oxaliplatin, AqVida is convinced it can generate major sales of the product due to the low level of production costs and transfer prices. The product...

Time for New Rules in Vacuum Drying: Planex System®, the Brand New Horizontal Paddle Vacuum Dryer, Designed and Patented by Italvacuum
20 April 2009 by Italvacuum Italvacuum, one of the most important manufacturers of vacuum dryers and vacuum pumps for the main production processes of chemical and pharmaceutical industries, which has since 1939 been...

AlpVision Launches Anti-Counterfeiting System at INTERPHEX 2009
15 April 2009 by AlpVision AlpVision launched a new solution at INTERPHEX 2009 in New York. Using an ordinary office scanner it is now possible to distinguish counterfeit medicine tablets from authentic ones...

Novasep Names New Sales Director
09 April 2009 by Novasep Novasep has welcomed Kevin Daley as sales director of Finorga and Séripharm. He will be based in Chasse-sur-Rhône, France. With a career spanning more than 25 years in the...

Vetter Launches Project Management Quality Assurance Program
09 April 2009 by Vetter Pharma International With a new state-of-the-art project management program, Vetter will help pharmaceutical and biotech companies to better control the quality and costs of their pre-filled injectable...

ABC-Actini Adds New Technology to Decontamination Products
09 April 2009 by Allegheny Bradford Corporation ABC-Actini has added a new technology to its decontamination products. The product is a labs and research facilities biowaste decontamination plant. The small-scale decontamination plant...

Allegheny Bradford Corporation Announces Joint Venture With Actini SA
02 April 2009 by Allegheny Bradford Corporation ABC-Actini LLC is a joint venture formed by Allegheny Bradford Corporation of Lewis Run, PA, and Actini SA of Evian, France. The joint venture was formed to leverage Actini's unique...

March 2009

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Nozzle Know-How in Global Markets: Injection Lances for DeNOx Systems
31 March 2009 by Düsen-Schlick Schlick offers a wide range of injection lances for the defined introduction of reducing agents for SNCR (selective non catalytic reduction) and SCR (selective catalytic reduction) processes...

Join Endress+Hauser at the 8th Annual World Drug Manufacturing Summit 2009
27 March 2009 by Endress+Hauser World Drug Manufacturing is now in its eighth year and will be taking place 2-4 December 2009 at Maritim ProArte, Berlin, Germany. Although the current economic crisis affects everyone,...

Romaco FrymaKoruma at ACHEMA 2009
25 March 2009 by Romaco Processing machines and mills from Romaco FrymaKoruma grind, mix and homogenize according to the rotor-stator principle. At the centre of this year’s presentation by Romaco FrymaKoruma at...

Romaco Packaging Solutions at ACHEMA 2009
25 March 2009 by Romaco With their unique machine design, Romaco installations are suitable for a wide range of applications and can be flexibly adapted to meet individual requirements. Romaco is presenting its...

Supercritical Fluids Division: Exhibitor at CPhI Japan 2009.
23 March 2009 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Medicament will exhibit at CPhI Japan 2009, which will be held on 21-23 April 2009 at Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center. Our supercritical fluids division will present its...

Vetter Pharma Fertigung Launches New Subsidiary
17 March 2009 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter Pharma-Fertigung (VPF) today announced the formation of a new subsidiary, Vetter Pharma International (VPI). With a scheduled launch date of 1 April 2009, VPI will be responsible for...

Micromeritics to Showcase a Variety of New Instruments at Interphex 2009
11 March 2009 by Micromeritics This year Interphex takes place 17-19 March at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Micromeritics, located in booth 426, will be introducing some of the latest developments...

Sofrigam - Come and See Us at Logipharma 2009
05 March 2009 by Sofrigam Sofrigam will participate at the Logipharma 2009 event between 21 and 23 April in Geneva. Come and see us! Sofrigam designs and qualifies isothermal and cold packaging to meet the most...

The Schlick Test Centre
03 March 2009 by Düsen-Schlick Düsen-Schlick is a worldwide leading nozzle manufacturer offering an entire range of services relating to the use of nozzles, from research and development through to production and...

ILC Dover to Attend Interphex 2009
02 March 2009 by ILC Dover Cutting edge flexible containment technologies are a proven solution to achieve containment for retrofit applications, and can be seen at ILC Dover’s stand (number 946) at Interphex in New...

February 2009

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Low Power Consumption, High Flexibility - Endress+Hauser Sets the Tone in Pressure Instruments
24 February 2009 by Endress+Hauser Asset management and predictive maintenance are subjects that have a decisive influence on today’s decision-making processes in plant planning. More than 20% of users employ plant-oriented...

Haupt Pharma Acquires Pfizer’s Plant in Italy
04 February 2009 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical contract manufacturers and developers, announced today that it has completed the purchase of a Pfizer production site in Latina,...

Düsen-Schlick to Exhibit at INTERPHEX New York 2009
04 February 2009 by Düsen-Schlick Düsen-Schlick is one of the world's leading nozzle manufacturers, offering an entire range of services relating to the use of nozzles, from research and development through to production...

January 2009

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The New Fabric Solution: Sefar® TETEX LF 07-5074
28 January 2009 by Sefar In the metalworking industry, the quality of the coolant plays a particularly important role. The high speeds necessary to machine workpieces produce temperatures of up to 1,000 °C....

The Contract Research Organization – CEPHA – is happy to announce their 16th Year in the business
26 January 2009 by CEPHA s.r.o. CEPHA s.r.o. - Center for Pharmacology and Analysis - was founded in 1992 by a group of scientists with extensive experience in clinical research, pharmacology, statistics, analytical chemistry...

System-built Solutions for oral liquid medication - Exadoral®.
22 January 2009 by B. Braun OEM B. Braun provides a diverse range of infusion products and services that help reduce the potential for medication errors, improve best practices, and meet patient safety needs. One of the...

BMG LABTECH Launches the New PHERAstar FS – The Next Generation HTS Microplate Reader
16 January 2009 by BMG LABTECH BMG LABTECH, the world leader in microplate reader technology, launches the new top of the line HTS plate reader, the PHERAstar FS. It is based on the successful PHERAstar Plus and incorporates...

Presspart Demonstrates New Drug Delivery Capabilities at Pharmapack 2009
14 January 2009 by Presspart Manufacturing Presspart, the world's leading provider of specialist metal components to the pharmaceutical industry, is expanding its product offerings with a new range of plastic drug delivery components....

Micromeritics’ GeoPyc 1360 Envelope Density Analyzer, an Important Analytical Tool for Pharmaceutical Roller Compaction Applications
12 January 2009 by Micromeritics Roller compactors have become commonplace in the production of solid dosage pharmaceuticals. Low API content formulations can be problematic if the appropriate steps are not taken to...

Euro Pharma (UK) Searches the Market for a Drug Development Partner
06 January 2009 by Euro Pharma Euro Pharma (UK), a key export trader is looking for a partner to provide the following specific products. The partner company needs to be able to supply either some or all of the...

Deltapilot is the Test Champion
06 January 2009 by Endress+Hauser The Contite measuring cell proves its unbeatable advantages At customers’ premises, our instruments are actually on the test bench day by day – Deltapilot S FMB70, however, has recently passed...

Düsen-Schlick Exhibits at the INTERPHEX Puerto Rico Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Conference
02 January 2009 by Düsen-Schlick Coburg, Untersiemau, Germany - Düsen-Schlick is again represented at the annual INTERPHEX Puerto Rico Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Conference. This year, it will be held on January 29-30,...

December 2008

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50 years at Neuenburg for Romaco FrymaKoruma: Expansion of the ProTec Process Technology Centre successfully completed
18 December 2008 by Romaco In the 50th anniversary year at the Neuenburg location in Germany, Romaco FrymaKoruma has invested in the setting up and equipping of the ProTec Process Technology Centre. Fifteen different...

Micronova Introduces MicroFiber Fabric for Controlled Environments, Support and General Cleaning
11 December 2008 by Micronova Micronova Manufacturing launches a MicroFiber fabric option to its existing portfolio of mops, sponges and wipes. This blended polyester material is well suited to cleaning in controlled...

MegaTex Fabric for Cleaning Textured Surfaces
11 December 2008 by Micronova Micronova Manufacturing introduces MegaTex, a nonwoven polyamide fabric with a textured thermo-bonded surface. Now incorporated into several of Micronova’s popular mop designs, this fabric is...

Vetter Wins the TrackWise® Innovation Award
03 December 2008 by Vetter Pharma International Ravensburg – This year’s first place prize at the annual TrackWise® Innovation Awards went to Vetter Pharma-Fertigung for its outstanding implementation of Sparta Systems' software...

Powdering while Drying
03 December 2008 by Italvacuum The CRIOX system, a great success patent of ITALVACUUM, is a rotary vacuum dryer, which is able to totally extract water and other solvents from wet powders as a result of filtering or centrifuge....

November 2008

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Sixth Scientific and Technical Forum: "Trends in Formulation Design"
30 November 2008 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ Pharmatrans Sanaq has announced its sixth Scientific and Technical Forum, dedicated to trends in formulation design. The forum takes place on 19-20 February 2009 in Basel, Switzerland. The...

World Courier Opens Clinical Trial Supply Service Centre in China
27 November 2008 by World Courier World Courier is pleased to announce the opening of its newest purpose-built, ISO-certified, GMP-compliant investigational drug storage depot in Beijing (China), offering a unique and...

GP Pharm Concludes Final Reports for Preclinical Studies Of Sarcodoxome®
27 November 2008 by GP Pharm Final reports for preclinical studies for GP Pharm’s Liposomal Doxorubicine Sarcodoxome® have been released. Those studies are related to one of the major safety improvements of GP...

Vetter at the Contract Manufacturing in Pharma Conference
25 November 2008 by Vetter Pharma International Outsourcing processes in drug manufacturing is an effective strategy, especially in challenging times, but finding the right partner is a complex issue. Representatives from the manufacturing...

Romaco Group at P-MEC 2008: Innovative Technologies for Best Results
14 November 2008 by Romaco Unique design combined with strong performance for individual requirements characterize the machines and plants of Romaco. At P-MEC 2008 in Mumbai, India, Romaco will be presenting its...

News on Cellets - Microcrystalline Cellulose Spheres
13 November 2008 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ Cellets are neutral starter cores for controlled release formulation. The spheres consist of 100% microcrystalline cellulose and combine physical properties, such as high sphericity,...

Sartorius Stedim Biotech Acquires Wave Biotech
11 November 2008 by Sartorius Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a group subsidiary of the biotechnology supplier, Sartorius Stedim Biotech, signed an agreement to acquire the Swiss-based technology company, Wave Biotech. ...

Ropack Introduces New Director Of Business Development
11 November 2008 by Ropack "We are delighted to have Mr. Dupont join Ropack"; said Yves Massicotte, Ropack's president and CEO. "Paul brings a wide spectrum of expertise that will help support our US and Canadian...

Allegheny Bradford Corporation New Facility Construction Completed
07 November 2008 by Allegheny Bradford Corporation Construction of our 50,000ft² new facility has now been completed. With the new facility, ABC can increase its capacity and expand its capabilities for tanks and large assemblies,...

October 2008

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Supercritical Fluids Division: Exhibitor at AAPS Atlanta 2008
24 October 2008 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Medicament will exhibit at AAPS Atlanta 2008, which will be held between the 16th and the 20th of November 2008. Our supercritical fluids division will present its updated...

New SupaFil™ Sterile Bottle Top Filters
20 October 2008 by Gilson Scientific Suitable for a wide range of larger volume filtration applications, the new line of SupaFil™ vacuum driven bottle top filters, from Gilson Scientific, are economical and easy to use. They provide...

Romaco Group at Emballage 2008: Individual High-Tech Design
20 October 2008 by Romaco Innovative technology for packaging and processing is the focal point of Romaco at this year’s Emballage in Paris, France. The tablet counting machine, Bosspak RTC 15, shows Romaco’s competence...

Anhydro Launches the First Truly Aseptic Spray Dryer
13 October 2008 by Anhydro Anhydro has launched an advanced pharmaceutical spray dryer for aseptic and high containment processing. The spray dryer, MicraSpray (MS) 35, has now been further developed, conforming...

Romaco Group at Pack Expo 2008: Outstanding Performance Meets Unique Design
10 October 2008 by Romaco At Pack Expo 2008 in Chicago, USA, Romaco will be presenting the fastest horizontal intermittent motion cartoner of its class: the Promatic P 91S. With a maximum output of 140 cartons per...

Novasep Has Extended its Custom Chiral Separation Capabilities to Offer Optimized and Efficient Purification Solutions to its Life Science Customers
09 October 2008 by Novasep Novasep, a global leader in advanced separation technologies, has recently added a state-of-the-art cGMP pilot-scale continuous chromatography unit in its Chasse sur Rhône (France) facility....

Lomapharm at CPhI Worldwide 2008, Messe Frankfurt, Germany, 30 September - 2 October
09 October 2008 by Lomapharm® Lomapharm Rudolf Lohmann would like to thank all of their visitors at CPhI Worldwide 2008, which was held in Messe Frankfurt, Germany, on 30 September - 2 October 2008. Lomapharm were exhibiting...

Spanish Acquisition for Presspart
08 October 2008 by Presspart Manufacturing Blackburn-based Presspart Manufacturing Ltd, the world’s leading provider of specialist metal components to the pharmaceutical industry, today announced it has acquired Nemo, a...

BMG LABTECH's Omega Series of Microplate Readers: Now TR-FRET and AlphaScreen® Compatible
08 October 2008 by BMG LABTECH The Omega series, including the FLUOstar Omega and POLARstar Omega, is the world's only microplate reader line with Tandem Technology, which utilizes high-speed UV / Vis...

Metastorm Meets GAMP 4.0 Guidelines
02 October 2008 by Metastorm Metastorm, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Analysis (BPA), and Enterprise Architecture (EA) software for aligning strategy with execution, today...

Norbert Schwella Appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Haupt Pharma
01 October 2008 by Haupt Pharma Mr Norbert Schwella has been appointed as the chief financial officer (CFO) and a member of the extended executive board of Haupt Pharma. The function of the CFO was created with regard to...

September 2008

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Committed to Quality and Safety – Cognis Starts Voluntary Reach Registration of its Pharmaceutical Excipients
30 September 2008 by Cognis The European Union’s REACH chemical legislation also affects the pharmaceutical industry, as it covers all substances for synthesis or processing used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals....

Aesica Opens New Office in China
29 September 2008 by Aesica Aesica, a leading supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulated products to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announced it has opened a representative office in...

Leading Supplier of APIs and Formulations - Aesica Opens New Offices in China
29 September 2008 by Aesica Aesica, a leading supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulated products to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announced it has opened a representative office in...

Vetter to Exhibit Packaging Expertise at ICSE 2008
24 September 2008 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter Pharma-Fertigung & Co. KG will inject the International Contract Service Expo (ICSE) with a calibrated dose of knowledge and leadership in the field of aseptically pre-filled...

Novasep to Introduce New SiusTM Cassettes, Pre-Sanitized Single-Use Product at BioProcess International Conference 2008
23 September 2008 by Novasep Sius™ is a breakthrough single-use product for Tangential-Flow-Filtration (TFF) applications in the downstream processing of biopharmaceuticals. Sius provides economic savings, as well as...

Romaco Group at Biopharmacéutica 2008: Top Level Product Handling
23 September 2008 by Romaco At Biopharmacéutica 2008 in Mexico, Romaco will be presenting the fastest horizontal intermittent cartoner of its class: the Promatic P91 S. With a maximum output of 140 folding boxes per...

Aesica Establishes US Subsidiary to Drive Further Growth in North America
19 September 2008 by Aesica Aesica, a leading supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulated products to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announced it has taken a key step in further expanding...

Aesica Established US Subsidiary to Drive Further Growth in North America
19 September 2008 by Aesica Aesica, a leading supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulated products to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announced it has taken a key step in further expanding...

Cognis Strengthens Pharmaceutical Drug Delivery Platform with Vitamin E TPGS
10 September 2008 by Cognis Global specialty chemicals supplier Cognis has started with the production of TPGS (D-alpha Tocopheryl Polyethylene Glycol 1000 Succinate) that meets the market standards in terms of...

Air Pollution Control Filter Selection Made Simple with Gilson Scientific
01 September 2008 by Gilson Scientific The high quality glass and quartz filter range from world renowned manufacturers Munktell is now available in the UK and Ireland from Gilson Scientific. These filters are ideal for use in...

Merger Strengthens the Market Position of the Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturer Haupt Pharma
01 September 2008 by Haupt Pharma On 1 September 2008, the previously announced consolidation of the pharmaceutical contract manufacturers and developers AMAREG, Wülfing Pharma and Haupt Pharma, comes into force. This will...

August 2008

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Leading Supplier of APIs and Formulations - Aesica Opens New Global Headquarters
26 August 2008 by Aesica Aesica, a leading supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulated products to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announced the opening of their new global corporate...

Aesica Opens New Global Headquarters
26 August 2008 by Aesica Aesica, a leading supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulated products to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announced the opening of their new global corporate...

Purify H20 Efficiently and Economically with the HF RO Water Purification Systems from Anachem
11 August 2008 by Gilson Scientific In many laboratories, particularly those performing general chemistry, buffer preparation or glassware cleaning it is essential that you have continuous access to purified water. Anachem’s HF...

July 2008

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Haupt Pharma is Exhibiting at the CPhI Worldwide 2008
31 July 2008 by Haupt Pharma Please visit Haupt Pharma at the CPhI Worldwide 2008. You will find us in hall 4.2 at booth number 42 J 17. Venue: Messe Frankfurt, Germany Date: 30 September – 2 October ...

Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting - New EU Proposals
22 July 2008 by Somerset House Consultants Counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals has become a big issue in recent years and the European Commission recently issued proposals to combat this. Amongst the proposed actions are increased auditing...

EU Clinical Trials Directive
22 July 2008 by Somerset House Consultants The EU Clinical Trials Directive requires all non-EU manufacturers of Investigational Medicinal Products to be audited for compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice. Each batch must be...

Romaco FrymaKoruma at POWTECH 2008: Innovative Process Technology
18 July 2008 by Romaco The Dinex vacuum process plant will be the centre of this year’s presentation by Romaco FrymaKoruma at POWTECH 2008. The plant, used for manufacturing liquid and semi-solid forms, has...

Health Protection Agency to Design Laboratories for Samples from Mars
17 July 2008 by Public Health England: Development and Production The European Space Agency recently announced that they had appointed the SEA (Group) Ltd to lead a team of experts, including the Health Protection Agency, to define the requirements and...

HPA Receives Capacity Building Award
17 July 2008 by Public Health England: Development and Production The Health Protection Agency announced today that it has been awarded a grant that will add to its capacity to deliver wider health benefits to the public and translate its skills and assets...

GE Sensing’s Pressure Transducer Allows Thermal Validation
10 July 2008 by GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies A new, high accuracy pressure transducer from GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies has been purpose-designed for operation with the Kaye Validator, stand-alone thermal validation system to...

June 2008

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Aesica Appoints Michael Staff Vice President, Sales & Business Development, North America
26 June 2008 by Aesica Aesica, a leading supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulated products to the global pharmaceutical industry, announces the appointment of Michael Staff as Vice President,...

Cellets - the Neutral Starter Cores Made of Microcrystalline Cellulose
25 June 2008 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ Cellets® are neutral carriers for pellet systems in controlled release formulations. As an inert and insoluble core Cellets combine unique product and process properties and offer a wide...

LubriSanaq - More Than a Tablet Lubricant
20 June 2008 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ LubriSanaq® sodium stearyl fumarate is an inert, hydrophilic lubricant for tablets and capsules. LubriSanaq provides solutions where other lubricating agents fail in providing tablets...

Ropack Reveals Further Growth
20 June 2008 by Ropack Ropack Inc has completed a major expansion of its pharmaceutical facilities in Montreal. The expansion included many phases, including the addition of several production rooms, more...

Ropack Receives Various Recognitions
16 June 2008 by Ropack Ropack is proud to announce it has received a number of recognitions. The company was ranked 83rd in the 2008 summer issue of renowned business journal Les Affaires' 300 most...

New Range of Water Purification Systems and Support Services
16 June 2008 by Gilson Scientific Pure water is at the core of everything you do, whether you use it to rinse your glassware or to make up buffers, to dilute standards or to reconstitute cell culture media. If your pure water...

Orocell – The Excipient for ODT Formulations
08 June 2008 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ OroCell is a spheronised mannitol compound with outstanding characteristics as a binder, filler and carrier in immediate release oral dispersible tablet (ODT) preparations. OroCell has...

Reduced to Advantage - a Hygiene Probe in the Guided Radar Segment
05 June 2008 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser expands the Levelflex M product line with the FMP43, a hygiene probe, especially developed for the high requirements of the pharmaceutical industry. The reduction...

GE Sensing’s Labwatch™ Monitoring System with Real-Time Wireless Data Acquisition
05 June 2008 by GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies Billerica, Massachusetts – By incorporating the RF ValProbe™ real-time, wireless validation system into its field-proven Kaye Labwatch™, GE Sensing now offers a monitoring...

Endress+Hauser Team Training on GAMP5
05 June 2008 by Endress+Hauser The core purpose of the Good Automation Manufacturing Practice (GAMP) is to meet to meet the 'fit for intended use' regulations concerning computerized systems as well as other current...

Merger of Haupt Pharma, Amareg and Wülfing Pharma
04 June 2008 by Haupt Pharma Invita AG, an investment company that focuses on the pharmaceutical sector, is to merge its portfolio companies Amareg, Haupt Pharma and Wülfing Pharma as of September 1, 2008. The merger of...

New Online Catalogue Gives You Quick and Easy Access to Chromatography, SPE and Automation Consumables
03 June 2008 by Gilson Scientific Gilson Scientific invites you to visit its new and greatly improved website, containing a diverse catalogue of laboratory products including a larger and greater selection of...

Clean Room Monitoring
02 June 2008 by Endress+Hauser Since product quality is often affected by the environmental conditions in a clean room, it is essential to monitor critical parameters such as particle concentration,temperature,...

May 2008

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Ypsomed Back on Track for Success
27 May 2008 by Ypsomed Ypsomed has achieved a great deal and looks back on a successful 2007/08 business year: Total revenues of the Ypsomed group grew by 3.6% to CHF 287.5 million (previous year CHF 277.5...

New Products Launched, Coupled with Ypsomed's Continued Success
27 May 2008 by Ypsomed During the 2007/08 business year, Ypsomed was able to conclude two similarly important licensing agreements and, for the first time, achieved CHF 2.3 million in licensing revenues. In May 2007,...

Cognis PharmaLine™ Achieves Kosher Certification
15 May 2008 by Cognis In the globalized world of today, manufacturers of consumer healthcare products have to take local and cultural sensitivities into account more than ever before when marketing their products...

Vetter Strengthens Management Team
14 May 2008 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter’s top management team is being strengthened. As of June 1, 2008, Peter Soelkner will be heading a number of divisions at the Ravensburg-based company, which specializes in the filling...

Ypsomed Launches New DiaExpert Brand Following Successful Integration of Florian Müller
09 May 2008 by Ypsomed DiaExpert, a subsidiary of the Ypsomed Group, has successfully completed the integration of the Florian Müller Group, a specialist diabetes service provider Ypsomed acquired in July 2007. With...

Protect Your Precious Samples with New 4titude® PlateStable™ Systems Safe Dry Storage for Sensitive Compound Libraries
07 May 2008 by Gilson Scientific Now available from Anachem, the New 4titude® PlateStable™ system provides fully automated sample storage that maintains high quality compound libraries safely and effectively....

April 2008

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Tekni-Plex Announces Formation of Tekni-Plex, India
18 April 2008 by Tekni-Plex Tekni-Plex has announced that it has formed a wholly-owned subsidiary, Tekni-Plex, India, and is in the process of setting up an office in New Delhi in order to service its existing and...

StripTabs: Complete Solution for Manufacturing and Packaging Pharmaceutical Strip Tablets
15 April 2008 by Romaco Romaco, the machine construction specialist, presents its newest technological development for manufacturing and packaging pharmaceutical strip tablets, StripTabs™. The manufacture in a...

Micromeritics’ New TriStar II Surface Area and Porosity System
08 April 2008 by Micromeritics Micromeritics introduces the TriStar II 3020, a fully automated, three-station surface area and porosity analyser capable of increasing the speed and efficiency of quality control analyses with...

New Product Registration at GP Pharm
01 April 2008 by GP Pharm In November GP Pharm has obtained in Spain the approval for the Octreotide as generic product in four different presentations. (50mg/mL, 100mg/mL and 500mg/mL in ampoules, and 200mg...

GP Pharm's Participation at Euro-Regional Meetings of Biotech and Healthcare
01 April 2008 by GP Pharm Last December 3rd and 4th 2007 GP Pharm participate at the event Euroregional meetings for Biotechnology and Healthcare taking place at Toulouse (France). During this event GP Pharm had...

March 2008

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FDA gives Vetter the green light
04 March 2008 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH has been granted approval by the Food and Drug Administration for the production of a new client drug. Vetter, which provides contract manufacturing services...

February 2008

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LubriSanaq® - Sodium Stearyl Fumarate
05 February 2008 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ LubriSanaq® Sodium Stearyl Fumarate is an inert, hydrophilic lubricant for tablets and capsules. LubriSanaq provides solutions where other lubricating agents fail in providing tablets...

After a Long-Standing Partnership, PRIORCLAVE Renew Their Vows with BioCote
01 February 2008 by Priorclave Priorclave Ltd are not just manufacturers of quality autoclaves. They offer solutions to the more complex problems of effective sterilisation, in particular, applications synonymous...

January 2008

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Sofrigam Sets Up Shop at the Arras Artoipole Site
25 January 2008 by Sofrigam Sofrigam will soon be moving its production and logistics to the Artoipole industrial park in the Arras district. The company, a leading player in today's European market for isothermal and...

The New Arras Production Facility is Running
25 January 2008 by Sofrigam Production has started in the new Arras site. This plant extends itself over more than 8000 m² and will house the production facilities, raw materials storage, finished product storage,...

Japanese Accreditation Certificate for Haupt Pharma Livron
23 January 2008 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma Livron have received an accreditation certificate from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. With this the company has been given the go-ahead as foreign...

New Production Site on Malta
23 January 2008 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma expands its production line for high potent drugs. By engaging in a cooperation with Siegfried Generics Malta the company is now also active on Malta and will extend its...

5th Scientific and Technical Forum - How Can We Reduce Time to Market and Enhance Product Quality?
20 January 2008 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ The 4th Scientific & Technical Forum "How can we reduce time to market and enhance product quality?" organised by PHARMATRANS SANAQ AG will take place on April 17th and 18th at the...

New X85 Line Control System from FlexLink
11 January 2008 by FlexLink A large part of the technology behind the release of FlexLink’s new X85 platform is based on modular thinking for easy engineering and fast ramp-up. The same principle is the foundation for the...

New Gilson Trilution LC v2.0 Control Software - For Greater Preparative System Support
07 January 2008 by Gilson Scientific The increasing growth of the preparative liquid chromatography industry demands software that has greater fraction collection capabilities and a faster, more effortless approach to improving...

December 2007

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DLReadyTM Certification for Omega Microplate Readers - BMG LABTECH¡¦s latest Multifunctional Readers with Unique High Speed Full Spectrum Absorbance
03 December 2007 by BMG LABTECH DLReady™ certification, awarded by Promega Corp., validates an instrument that has passed the strict performance levels and standards required for the Dual-Luciferase Reporter (DLRTM)...

November 2007

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Vetter Receives Japanese Certificates of Accreditation of Foreign Manufactures
26 November 2007 by Vetter Pharma International Japan's Ministry for Health, Labor and Welfare has given Vetter Pharma-Fertigung the go-ahead as a foreign manufacturer for the Japanese pharmaceutical market. Vetter, a world leader in...

The Most Flexible Just Got More Flexible
22 November 2007 by BMG LABTECH The new Omega microplate reader: Another level of flexibility BMG LABTECH announces the new Omega family of multifunction microplate readers with high resolution, full UV/Vis spectrometer...

Vetter is Expanding its Facilities and Investing in the Future
16 November 2007 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter Pharma Fertigung of Ravensburg, Germany, has started the construction of a new facility for visual inspection and secondary packaging. Vetter, the leading manufacturer of aseptic...

Desiccant Concept Under the Duma Trademark Convinces the International Jury of the WPO
08 November 2007 by Gerresheimer Plastic Packaging Gerresheimer receives the WorldStar for innovative pharma closures New standards for safety and economy Nomination for the President's Award For a highly innovative pharma closure...

October 2007

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Ypsomed Annual Results 2006/07 - Return to Profitability
24 October 2007 by Ypsomed In business year 2006/07 the Ypsomed Group posted consolidated sales of CHF 277.5 million (-10.7% prior year), returning to profitability as announced in the second half of the year...

Ypsomed Concludes License Agreement on Own Auto-injector Patents with Major Pharmaceutical Company
24 October 2007 by Ypsomed Ypsomed is pleased to announce that it has granted to a major, globally acting pharmaceutical company a non exclusive license to use certain patents, which protect inventions of Ypsomed in...

Ypsomed and Adval Tech Agree a Strategic Cooperation in Moldmaking
24 October 2007 by Ypsomed Ypsomed AG, Burgdorf and Adval Tech Holding Ltd, Niederwangen, have signed an agreement on a strategic cooperation in moldmaking. The goal of this agreement is to combine the respective ...

Vertellus Specialties UK Ltd Announces Five-Year Cardiac Surgery Deal with Eurosets
16 October 2007 by Vertellus Biomaterials Vertellus Specialties UK Ltd (“Vertellus”), a subsidiary of Indianapolis-based Vertellus Specialties Inc., a leading specialty chemicals company, is pleased to announce the signing of a...

Vetter Secures Key Industry Award
15 October 2007 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG, world leader in the production of aseptically pre-filled injection systems, has won this year's European Outsourcing Award in the Most...

CPhI 2007: Cognis Enhances its Offering of Pharmaceutical Excipients that Comply with Strict Standards
02 October 2007 by Cognis At the recent CPhI Worldwide 2007 in Milan, Italy, Cognis’ pharmaceuticals and healthcare business exhibited its current range of natural-source raw materials, excipients and drug delivery agents...

September 2007

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Tekni-Films Offers the Only Alternative Source for US-Manufactured PVdC Coated PVC Films for Blister Packaging
27 September 2007 by Tekni-Plex Tekni-Films, a Tekni-Plex Company and supplier of blister films to the pharmaceutical industry, now offers PVdC coated PVC films manufactured at their state-of-the-art facility in Flemington,...

Conference on Bioavailability Enhancement by a Supercritical Process
26 September 2007 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Dr Hubert Lochard, R&D Project Manager, will give a conference at Dissolution Testing, Bioavailability & Bioequivalence organised by Informa on November, 21st in Berlin. The topic of...

FlexLink’s Biggest Products Launch Ever – X85 Conveyor, Pallets, Controls and Youtilize™ Production Logistics Software
17 September 2007 by FlexLink FlexLink's vision is to be the first choice for production logistics, and the launch of the new X85 conveyor platform, X85 pallet system, line control and Youtilize™ software is a major...

Increased Safety for Prefilled Syringes
13 September 2007 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter Pharma-Fertigung announce the launch of a new closure system for pre-filled syringes that will enable a greater degree of safety for users. The Vetter V-OVS NS® was designed...

August 2007

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Werner Bürk Appointed Chief Sales and Development Officer
07 August 2007 by Haupt Pharma With effect from April 1, 2007 the supervisory board has appointed Mr Werner Buerk to the management board of Haupt Pharma AG. The main focus of his new responsibility will be sales, marketing,...

Haupt Pharma Business Development GmbH is Renamed and Shifts its Headquarters
07 August 2007 by Haupt Pharma Haupt Pharma Business Development GmbH has shifted its company headquarters from Berlin to the Haupt Pharma site in Wolfratshausen. At the same time with the new financial year 2007 the company...

Centralization of the Sales Department at Haupt Pharma
07 August 2007 by Haupt Pharma Along with the start of his function in the management board, the new sales organisation Mr Buerk has set up will come into operation. The sales staff are now centrally managed and employed...

Haupt Pharma Aims at the Stock Market
07 August 2007 by Haupt Pharma The pharmaceutical contract manufacturer Haupt Pharma AG is preparing for IPO. The IPO should take place at the beginning of 2008 or 2009. Until then the company, which is mainly in private...

Priorclave’s Large Capacity, Q63 Series Autoclave
06 August 2007 by Priorclave Priorclave's large capacity, Q63 series autoclave will make its debut at LAB 07 at the Excel centre in October. In Hall S3 on stand number B15 at the LAB 07 Show Priorclave will be exhibiting...

July 2007

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IBUPROFEN DC100 - a Novel Grade for Direct Compression Constisting of 100% Ibuprofen
26 July 2007 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ IBUPROFEN DC100 (Ph. Eur / USP-NF) are spherically shaped particles consisting of Ibuprofen drug substance. IBUPROFEN DC100 is the unique directly compressible form of Ibuprofen which...

IBUPROFEN DC100 - a Novel Grade for Direct Compression
26 July 2007 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ IBUPROFEN DC100 (Ph. Eur / USP-NF) are spherically shaped particles consisting of 100% Ibuprofen drug substance. IBUPROFEN DC100 is the unique directly compressible form of Ibuprofen...

Priorclave and the Kirkhouse Trust Clean Up in India
17 July 2007 by Priorclave The Oxfordshire based charity Kirkhouse Trust is presently focused on crop improvement research for the developing world and advancement through education and research in the fields of...

Does 'Up Close and Personal' in the Laboratory Offend You?
17 July 2007 by Priorclave Does your autoclave have a personal freshness problem but no best friend to whisper advice? Do you have to leave the room when a cycle is running? It may not be quite so 'up close...

Priorclave’s Autoclave is Winning the Fight Against Bacterial Cross Contamination
17 July 2007 by Priorclave Independently monitored laboratory tests have shown that the presence of BioCote, an exterior surface coating technology that fights the growth of a wide range of micro-organisms, is a...

Serendipity Helps Provide Water for Old Yundum
17 July 2007 by Priorclave Through a long-established and strong client base across the African continent, the Gambia has become familiar territory for laboratory autoclave manufacturer Priorclave Ltd. In December...

Autoclave Manufacturers Priorclave Ltd. Launch a New Brochure.
17 July 2007 by Priorclave Priorclave Ltd., world leaders in the design and manufacture of laboratory autoclaves, have produced a new brochure to give the reader a quick and meaningful overview of the complete,...

Cellets® - Microcrystalline Cellulose Pellets
07 July 2007 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ Cellets® are neutral carriers for pellet systems in controlled release formulations. As an inert and insoluble core Cellets combine unique product and process properties and offer a wide...

June 2007

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MCell Spheres - Mannitol Spheres for Layering and Coating
21 June 2007 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ MCell is the long-desired, 100% sugar-free water soluble substitute for sugar spheres in drug layering and coating. The controlled and narrow particle size distribution favours...

OroCell - Spherical Mannitol for Direct Compression
19 June 2007 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ The newly developed spheronised pharmaceutical Mannitol products combine the unique and well acknowledged characteristics of compendial Mannitol with exceptional processing features as a result...

Calibration Management Software: Compucal
07 June 2007 by Endress+Hauser Maintenance plannings and budgets, intervals between verifications tests or calibrations, managing the available resource and sub suppliers as well as their levels of training and...

New Highly Adaptable, Fully Automatic Pycnometry System
07 June 2007 by Micromeritics Micromeritics introduces the new AccuPyc II 1340 gas displacement pycnometry system: fast, fully automatic analyzers that provide high-speed, high-precision volume measurements and...

Micromeritics Introduces the New Elzone II 5390 Particle Size Analyzer
07 June 2007 by Micromeritics MICROMERITICS INTRODUCES THE NEW ELZONE II 5390 PARTICLE SIZE ANALYZER – COMBINING MODERN TECHNOLOGY WITH PROVEN METHODOLOGY Unlike other measurement techniques, the electrical sensing...

May 2007

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Proline Promass 80P/83P : the ASME BPE Compliant, Multi-Variable Coriolis Flowmeter
30 May 2007 by Endress+Hauser We understand that measurement of quality critical control points is a monumental responsibility. Our approach to the life science industries is to supply flow measurement solutions that...

Tekni-Films Wins Abbott Supplier Excellence Award for Quality Services and Product
10 May 2007 by Tekni-Plex Tekni-Films, a Tekni-Plex Company, has been named a winner of the coveted Abbott Supplier Excellence Award for its exceptional contributions to the global health care company in 2006...

April 2007

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Inova Pharma Forum
24 April 2007 by OPTIMA Pharma The Pharma Forum of Inova pharma systems in Schwäbisch Hall will be a major industry highlight. It will be held on the 21st and 22nd of June 2007. Experience first-hand the...

New SupaTop™ Syringe Filter Range Exclusive to Gilson Scientific
16 April 2007 by Gilson Scientific Gilson Scientific is proud to launch its new SupaTop™ syringe filter range. These high-quality filters are available with a variety of membrane types, pore sizes and diameters, to meet...

Vetter Awarded for its Innovative Strength
03 April 2007 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter Pharma-Fertigung, world leader in the production of aseptically prefilled injection systems, has won this year's Facility of the Year award in the Process Innovation category for its...

March 2007

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Approval For New Liquid and Lypholized Drug Production Plant
26 March 2007 by Vetter Pharma International Ravensburg, Germany – Vetter Pharma-Fertigung, the leading expert for aseptic filling of liquid and lyophilized drugs, has received a manufacturing licence according to German drug law...

Further Update on Public Health Issues Related to Polonium-210 Investigation
21 March 2007 by Public Health England: Development and Production The Health Protection Agency is continuing to provide expert advice on the public health issues surrounding the death of Mr. Alexander Litvinenko. Throughout, our primary concern has been...

Polonium-210 as a Poison
21 March 2007 by Public Health England: Development and Production The Health Protection Agency's radiation protection experts, together with colleagues from research laboratories in the USA, have published a paper in the Journal of Radiological Protection 1...

Update on Public Health Issues Related to Polonium-210 Investigation
20 March 2007 by Public Health England: Development and Production The Health Protection Agency is continuing to provide expert advice on the public health issues surrounding the death of Mr. Alexander Litvinenko. Throughout, our primary concern has been...

Patented Drug Delivery Technologies: FORMULPLEX and FORMULCOAT
05 March 2007 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Based on our know-how in supercritical fluids, we have developed a multi-purpose technology platform. Today, three main technologies are available from development to commercial...

February 2007

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Priorclave to exhibit at Pro 2 Pac
27 February 2007 by Priorclave Priorclave will be attending Pro 2 Pac which is taking place at ExCel in London, UK, between the 18th and 21st March...

Tekni-Films Announces New PVdC Coating Capability
02 February 2007 by Tekni-Plex Tekni-Films, a Tekni-Plex Company, announces the successful commissioning and completion of validation of their PVdC coating line in their Flemington, New Jersey facility. The process capability...

January 2007

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Meningitis Vaccine Collaboration
22 January 2007 by Public Health England: Development and Production Development of a Pan Meningococcal Vaccine for the World The Health Protection Agency (UK) and the Serum Institute of India Ltd have today announced that they have signed a...

December 2006

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Innovative Dosage Form & Process Technology Forum
19 December 2006 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ The 4th Scientific & Technical Forum, Innovative Dosage Forms & Process Technlogy, organised by PHARMATRANS SANAQ AG will take place on 15th and 16th March, 2007 at Hotel Bildungszentrum 21...

Boehringer Ingelheim Seiyaku to De-merge and Divest its Ampoule Production Site
15 December 2006 by Haupt Pharma Boehringer Ingelheim Seiyaku (Headquarters: Higashine-shi, Yamagata, president: Dr Gerhard Gigl) and Haupt Pharma announced today, that Boehringer Ingelheim Seiyaku, Nippon Boehringer...

Change of Shareholder
05 December 2006 by Unither Unither has recently modified its equity: ING Parcom has replaced Société Générale Capital Europe (SGCE) as main shareholder. ING Parcom is a private equity company like SGCE. ...

Stabilization, Protection and Taste Masking of APIs
01 December 2006 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Medicament (active ingredients division) will be participating in the following events : Strategies to Enhance Solubility, Permeability and Absorption of Drugs,...

November 2006

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Pharamtrans Sanaq Launches its MCC® Sanaq UL-002 - A Highly Compactible Binder of Pure Microcrystalline Cellulose
30 November 2006 by PHARMATRANS SANAQ MCC SANAQ® UL-002 is a purified and partially depolymerized cellulose whose chemical and physical identities meet the international standards of microcrystalline cellulose (Ph. Eur /...

New Gilson GX-271 & GX-274 ASPEC™ - The Ultimate Solution for Automated Solid-Phase Extraction
21 November 2006 by Gilson Scientific If you need to automate your solid-phase extraction procedures, look no further than the new Gilson GX ASPEC instrument range from Gilson UK. Designed by experts in this field with...

New Conveyor Chains for Handling of Lightweight Goods
14 November 2006 by FlexLink FlexLink launches two new conveyor chains - one with a flat friction top for high-speed applications and another with a goosebump surface for handling wet products. The flat-top friction...

Vetter Pharma Continues Expanding - Rounding Off Lyophilization Services
05 November 2006 by Vetter Pharma International Ravensburg, 27th October 2006 - To round off its full-service capabilities, Vetter Pharma-Fertigung is expanding its services by adding vials for lyophilized substances to its portfolio....

October 2006

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Innovative Coating Technology - SuperCritical Fluids
23 October 2006 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Medicament - active ingredient division - has recently enlarged its Drug Delivery Technology portfolio based on its knowledge in SuperCritical Fluids. This...

Kerry Bio-Science and Foremost Farms USA Form Strategic Alliance
20 October 2006 by Sheffield Bio-Science Leading pharmaceutical excipient producers, Kerry Bio-Science Sheffield™ Pharma Ingredients and Foremost Farms USA® announced today that they have formed a strategic marketing...

Aesica Acquires Chemical Manufacturing Facility from Merck Sharp & Dohme
19 October 2006 by Aesica Cramlington UK 9th October 2006 - Aesica, a leading supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients to the global pharmaceutical industry, today announces it has acquired the chemical...

Gerresheimer Presents Innovative Closure System for Tablet Containers
19 October 2006 by Gerresheimer Plastic Packaging Everything from a single source for the pharmaceutics industry: the Gerresheimer Group again consistently builds on this principle in its plastic packaging business. The latest result of...

Ypsomed's OptiClik® pen production back on track
18 October 2006 by Ypsomed Burgdorf, 4th July 2006, 7:30 a.m. – Ypsomed has resumed production of the dialling unit for the OptiClik® pen system as planned following an intensive optimisation phase. Matthew Robin, CEO...

Ypsomed acquires additional production facilities in Solothurn
18 October 2006 by Ypsomed Ypsomed acquires the whole of Ziegelmattareal in Solothurn from Ascom Burgdorf, 27 June 2006, 7:30 am – Ypsomed has substantially increased its production capacity over the last 24 months ...

Ypsomed reduces sales and profit forecasts and appoints new CEO
18 October 2006 by Ypsomed Burgdorf, 14th September 2006, 7:30 a.m. – Ypsomed today has to issue an ad-hoc information due to lower than expected orders for insulin pen systems. Therefore sales and profitability for...

September 2006

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Vivapure AdenoPACK 20 - Small-scale Virus Purification
21 September 2006 by Sartorius Sartorius AG has expanded its adenovirus purification range by launching a new kit for small-scale purification: Vivapure AdenoPACK 20. With Vivapure AdenoPACK 20, Sartorius offers a kit...

Sartorius Presents the World’s Fastest Laboratory Homogenizer
21 September 2006 by Sartorius Sartorius AG presents the new Mikro-Dismembrator S, a laboratory ball mill designed for fast disintegration of brittle, hard or frozen materials. A special focus of its range of applications...

arium® Water Purification Systems: The Second Generation Is Setting New Standards
21 September 2006 by Sartorius Sartorius has developed the second generation of arium® water purification systems to meet the growing needs of advanced laboratories for ultrapure water in applications like ion...

Always on the Safe Side with Sterisart
21 September 2006 by Sartorius Sterility testing is a key step in the pharmaceutical release process. Sterisart® gives the user an economical and reliable tool for testing sterility. Pharmaceutical products that are...

Think Big in Purification: Sartocube Crossflow Cassette Provides High Performance and Ease of Use for Large-Scale Purification
21 September 2006 by Sartorius The use of crossflow cassettes in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical purification processes has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years. Especially the biopharmaceutical industry...

Sartobind Direct: New Format for Membrane Chromatography
21 September 2006 by Sartorius GOETTINGEN, March 23, 2006 - Sartorius introduces a new format for the purification of therapeutic proteins. The flow pattern in Sartobind Direct Membrane Adsorbers is routed - not at the...

Sartocheck 4 MultiUnit Accelerates Filter Integrity Tests
21 September 2006 by Sartorius "Time is money." This adage is particularly true in the biopharmaceutical industry, where extremely safe products have to be brought to market at an ever-faster pace. The components used in...

MidiCaps Filter Capsules in New Design
21 September 2006 by Sartorius Sartorius has launched a "New Capsule Design" as the company's contribution to implement an innovative and efficient disposable process solutions into the biopharmaceutical industry. ...

A New Twist On Vision Panels
04 September 2006 by PBSC Ltd Clinical, low maintenance vision panels have long been an integral part of sterile hospital environments and pharmaceutical laboratory facilities. Despite the basic nature of...

August 2006

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Galderma Relies on Romaco Technology: Increased Productivity in Spite of Frequent Format Changes
28 August 2006 by Romaco The P 91 intermittent motion cartoner from Promatic has been in use at Galderma for over a year. In the French factory at Alby-sur-Chéran, the Swiss manufacturer of dermatological products...

July 2006

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FDA Audit Success
27 July 2006 by Aesica On Tuesday the 13th June 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) started an intensive three day Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) audit on Aesica's Cramlington site. The basis of...

Cognis receives GMP Compliance for Pharmaceutical Excipients
19 July 2006 by Cognis Cognis Germany recently became the first chemical company in the world to obtain GMP compliance for its pharmaceutical excipients. After successfully completing an audit carried out by the...

A New Generation of Conveyor Wheel Bends
06 July 2006 by FlexLink "The new wheel bends offer substantial improvements with regards to functionality, safety, noise level and appearance, compared to what is available in the market today," says Christer...

June 2006

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Tests Prove the Value of Biocote
28 June 2006 by Priorclave The effectiveness of the Biocote coating, applied to all Priorclave Autoclaves, has been shown by recent comparative tests carried out by fellow Biocote partner Mountway on their Neptune...

Intelligent Single-Piece Flow Solution by FlexLink
21 June 2006 by FlexLink FlexLink has developed a platform for efficient manufacturing based on pallet systems, and RFID solutions for track and trace and efficient production flow. FlexLink presents...

Aesica Attendance at Exhibitions and Trade Events 2006
08 June 2006 by Aesica Aesica has arranged to participate in the following events in 2006: Chemspec, Palexpo, Geneva, 14-15 June 2006 Pabord, Excel, London, 13-14 September 2006 CPhI Europe,...

May 2006

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Eurand Initiates the Second of Two Phase III Studies for EUR-1008 In Patients With Pancreatic Insufficiency
31 May 2006 by Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies Eurand, a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the initiation of the second of two Phase III clinical trials required for registration of its Pancreatic Enzyme Product (PEP),...

Getinge Launches Unique Automated Production Logistics Solutions to Serve its World-Leading Terminal Sterilisers
29 May 2006 by FlexLink Following increasing demands for complete solutions around the sterilisation process, Getinge introduces a state-of-the-art concept for product handling to enhance productivity in the...

Natural Product Extraction and Purification - Botanical Drug Substance
19 May 2006 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Medicament - active ingredients division - will be attending Natural Products in Drug Discovery & Development on the 21-22 June 2006 in London. Based on 40...

FlexLink Acquires TOPS Conveyor Systems in Canada
18 May 2006 by FlexLink An agreement has been reached between FlexLink and TOPS Conveyor Systems, Inc. of Burlington, Ontario, covering the acquisition by FlexLink of all shares effective May 31. The new company...

FlexLink Launches Flexible Storage Solution
15 May 2006 by FlexLink The new Automatic Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) is a flexible solution, not only for storing, but also for testing, buffering and sorting within assembly production. "The new...

Vetter on Track for Growth: New Facility for Packaging and Automated Visual Inspection Planned
04 May 2006 by Vetter Pharma International Ravensburg, May 4th, 2006 - Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG, a specialist in the production of aseptically pre-filled application systems, has purchased a new property with...

April 2006

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High Recovery Vials with 2D Barcoding Innovation
21 April 2006 by Gilson Scientific Anachem's new Centre Draining (CD) vials for compound storage are the ideal solution for complete sample recovery and sample traceability. The vials are now offered with a permanent...

New Conductivity Sensor with Certified Hygiene
19 April 2006 by Endress+Hauser With the new Indumax H CLS54, Endress+Hauser is launching a conductivity sensor with certified hygienic design onto the market. It is specially designed for the pharmaceutical and...

LE26P Microbalance Added to the Successful Expert Series
19 April 2006 by Sartorius With the new LE26P, Sartorius has extended its field-proven Expert series of balances all the way into the range of microweighing. Unique features include an out-of-the-ordinary weighing...

Improved Efficiency, Innovation and Compliance
18 April 2006 by Endress+Hauser Suppliers of equipment and services must be able to demonstrate their level of compliance to licensed pharma / biotech manufacturers of drugs, intermediates, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and...

Tekni-Films Introduces TEKNIFLEX® Modified Atmopshere Blister (MAB)
14 April 2006 by Tekni-Plex A combination of Tekniflex PCTFE blister and CSP Technologies™ Activ-Strip® polyethylene dessicant creates the first transparent thermoformed PCTFE blister exceeding the...

Aesica Achieves British Safety Council Award
12 April 2006 by Aesica Aesica Pharmaceuticals has achieved an International Safety Award for 2005, awarded by the British Safety Council. The award is a tribute to the excellent safety record of the...

Aesica is Granted a Certificate of Suitability for Flurbiprofen
12 April 2006 by Aesica Aesica Pharmaceuticals has been granted a Certificate of Suitability for Flurbiprofen by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM). The certificate, number R0-CEP...

March 2006

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Aesica Employee Wins Award
17 March 2006 by Aesica Aesica Pharmaceuticals is delighted to announce that Louise Sixsmith, Materials Management Co-ordinator, was awarded Young Achiever of the Year by NEPIC, The Norh East Process Industry Cluster,...

FlexLink continues to launch new products
07 March 2006 by FlexLink The products answer to customer demands regarding modularity and standardization, including connections to production control software. The overall target is to offer products that will...

Full Service by Vetter Means All-Round Service and Top Quality
06 March 2006 by Vetter Pharma International Ravensburg/Germany, March 06, 2006 - Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG, the leading expert for aseptic filling of liquid and lyophilized drugs, is further expanding its services...

From Feasability to the URS - Involvement Right from the Start - Focus on Measurement Devices Makes Sense
03 March 2006 by Endress+Hauser In the very first steps, you decide how the project will be structured, depending on your own resources, timeline and cost situation. Will you integrate small units? Bundle packages? Cooperate...

February 2006

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Solubility Enhancement of a Poorly Soluble API
09 February 2006 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Pierre Fabre Medicament - active ingredients division - will be exhibiting at INFORMEX (Stand #1342) and will give two presentations on the 14th of February : 11:20 am - 11:40 am...

New Company Provides Production Logistics for Medical and Pharma Industries
08 February 2006 by FlexLink Semcon and FlexLink have started a joint company for efficient production solutions for pharmaceutical and medical device products. The new company, Compliant Logistics AB, has been launched in...

Flexitallic's Novel Solution
06 February 2006 by Flexitallic Group As a result of hardware crevice corrosion issues associated with spiral wound gaskets with metallic inner rings on acidic service a novel solution utilizing the modified ptfe has been developed...

January 2006

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Vetter Pharma-Fertigung Awarded "Operational Excellence Class A" Certification
13 January 2006 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter Pharma-Fertigung has met all of the requested requirements regarding global industry standards for cutting-edge performance in supply chain management. At the end of November...

December 2005

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Aesica wins 1st Prize in the Pharmascience 2005 Preferred Vendor Award
05 December 2005 by Aesica Aesica has won the 1st Prize in the inaugural Pharmascience Preferred Vendor Award. Members of the Pharmascience Executive Committee presented a commemorative plaque to Alan Rankin, Sales...

The Importance of Blast Resistant Doors
05 December 2005 by PBSC Ltd Protecting personnel and premises from the possibility of blasts and explosions within any industry where dangerous substances are used is of paramount importance to any employer. ...

November 2005

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FlexLink and Interroll Enter Global Agreement
24 November 2005 by FlexLink Swiss based Interroll and FlexLink, based in Sweden have reached a global agreement covering the incorporation of Interroll roller and belt conveyor modules into FlexLink´s...

FlexLink launches standard conveyor components for medium duty
21 November 2005 by FlexLink Following demands from packaging machine and machine tool suppliers, FlexLink introduces a new range of drive and idler units to complement the existing heavy-duty range. The new units have...

Aesica Exhibits at Informex 2006
17 November 2005 by Aesica Aesica Pharmaceuticals will be exhibiting at the Informex Trade Show being held at the Orange County Convention Centre, Orlando, Florida from 14th - 17th February...

New Internet services from FlexLink
15 November 2005 by FlexLink Following the success of its order online service via the Internet, FlexLink extends the service to include a set of engineering tools. The service represents a substantial savings potential...

Health Protection Agency Commercially Develops Research Programme to Deliver Public Health Benefit
15 November 2005 by Public Health England: Development and Production The Health Protection Agency has set up a new company, Syntaxin Ltd, to further realise the health benefits and commercial potential of part of its technology programme, it was announced today. ...

BDSI Announces Supply Agreement Relating to BEMA™ Fentanyl
08 November 2005 by Aveva Agreement with Aveva Drug Delivery Systems a Key Milestone as BDSI Enters Phase III Trial. MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nov. 8, 2005-- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc....

New automatic product guiding system from FlexLink cuts resetting time by 80%
07 November 2005 by FlexLink FlexLink launches a unique patented automatic product guiding system that solves a long-standing productivity bottleneck in conveyor lines. Line output will increase and the payback time of...

October 2005

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Clean Rooms Get Clean Lift
26 October 2005 by PBSC Ltd One of the UK's top cleanroom manufacturing companies has recently joined forces with an innovative engineering company from Sweden to import Hygienic Lifting Equipment designed specifically...

The Mistery of the Ultrasonic Fog
26 October 2005 by PBSC Ltd How to reduce water consumption and yet maintain, or even increase, effectiveness during decontamination showers (yet maintain, or even increase, the effectiveness of a decontamination shower )...

State of the Art Hygienic Conveyor
20 October 2005 by FlexLink Following increased attention on hygiene in the food and dairy industry, FlexLink launches the second generation of its modular hygienic conveyor concept. The unique design establishes new...

Vetter Pharma-Fertigung is Expanding its Product Portfolio
20 October 2005 by Vetter Pharma International Ravensburg/Germany, 4th October 2005 - Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG, the leading expert for aseptic filling of liquid and lyophilized drugs, will be enlarging its product portfolio....

New Dynamic Line Balancing Concept for Dairy Production
20 October 2005 by FlexLink FlexLink's new generation line concept offers high volume distribution systems between fillers, tray packers and palletizers for mixed production in dairies. It gives increased machine...

2-Wire pH and Conductivity Measurement
07 October 2005 by Endress+Hauser Endress+Hauser's new loop-powered Liquiline M for pH or conductivity measurement is so easy to use! It features a large plain text display showing the measured value in figures 28mm high...

September 2005

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Vetter at PDA Conference in Munich, Germany, October 24-25, 2005
26 September 2005 by Vetter Pharma International Leading specialist in pre-filled syringes to deliver key conference presentation Ravensburg, September 19, 2005 - This year's annual PDA Conference will be staged in Munich, Germany,...

August 2005

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OPi and the UK Health Protection Agency (HPA) Enter into a Worldwide Licensing Agreement on Erwinase®
30 August 2005 by Public Health England: Development and Production OPi strengthens its onco-haematology portfolio by being granted exclusive worldwide commercialisation rights for Erwinase® (crisantaspase). OPi SA, Pharmaceuticals for Rare Diseases...

Development Of Poorly-Soluble APIs
29 August 2005 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division On the occasion of CPhI, Pierre Fabre Medicament, Active Ingredients Division, will present its innovative technology enabling the development of poorly-soluble APIs. PFM has developed an...

July 2005

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Vetter Pharma-Fertigung Expands Its Production Capacity
01 July 2005 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter Pharma-Fertigung expands its production capacity and continues to strengthen its position as a leading service provider for the pharmaceutical industry. New bio-pharmaceutical...

May 2005

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Dramatic bioavailability increase of API in SuperCritical medium.
18 May 2005 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Dramatic bioavailability increase of API in SuperCritical medium. Plantes & Industrie, development and manufacturing site of Pierre Fabre Group, has published an article in the April issue...

April 2005

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Bioavailability Enhancement of APIs Using SuperCritical CO2
06 April 2005 by Pierre Fabre Medicament - Supercritical Fluids Division Plantes & Industrie, the development and manufacturing site of Pierre Fabre Group, has successfully launched its two new state-of-the-art development and production units. These facilities...

Team of GxP Trainers at E+H Worldwide!
05 April 2005 by Endress+Hauser The first basic GxP principle says: “the partners of the GxP manufacturers have also to be compliant". This is the reason why Endress+Hauser implements compliant activities in different...

Qualification (DQ IQ OQ PQ) for Profibus Installations
05 April 2005 by Endress+Hauser For a long time, Endress+Hauser has been the worldwide leader for delivering digital Profibus process measuring instruments. This was an absolute must to get the knowledge and ability to...

March 2005

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Conductivity measurement in the CIP system
23 March 2005 by Endress+Hauser The role of instrumentation from Endress+Hauser. Conductivity measurement in the CIP system plays a key role in managing the waste of cleaning products and maintaining the quality of...

Vetter Development Service: Productive Partnerships
01 March 2005 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter - a strategic partner in the early stages of product development One of the greatest challenges in the pharmaceutical industry today is to closely match a product's active substance...

February 2005

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Micromeritics Pittcon 2005 Preview
11 February 2005 by Micromeritics Pittcon (February 28 - March 4 in Orlando, Florida) is one of the world’s premier annual conferences devoted to laboratory science and instrumentation. Micromeritics, located in booth 1876, will...

January 2005

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Micromeritics Confirm Software for the 21 CFR Part 11 Environment
28 January 2005 by Micromeritics Micromeritics confirm software was developed to address the many requirements specified by the 21 CFR Part 11 Final Rule published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reduce time...

Aesica Secures Major Alzheimer's Drug Contract
25 January 2005 by Aesica UK-based Aesica Pharmaceuticals today announced that they have signed a multimillion-dollar agreement with US biopharmaceutical company Myriad Pharmaceuticals Inc. The contract, which will...

December 2004

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Vetter Solutions: ahead of the competition by a syringe length
21 December 2004 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter pre-filled systems excel in the marketplace thanks to their high quality, efficient production processes and patient friendly designs. This know-how is passed on to Vetter partners,...

October 2004

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Experience in Service of Success: Vetter Commercial Manufacturing
29 October 2004 by Vetter Pharma International Vetter has been producing sterile liquid and lyophilized drugs for over 25 years. The company's focus is on aseptically pre-filled injection systems. Vetter is experienced in using a large array...

July 2004

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Micromeritics Introduces Micromeritics Analytical Services – The Particle Testing Authority
29 July 2004 by Micromeritics Norcross, GA -- Micromeritics Instrument Corporation is pleased to announce the formation of a new business unit, Micromeritics Analytical Services. Micromeritics specializes in instrumentation...

June 2004

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ASAP 2020 Accelerated Surface Area and Porosimetry System
01 June 2004 by Micromeritics The new, fully automated ASAP 2020 Accelerated Surface Area and Porosimetry System is an essential tool for providing surface area and porosity measurements for a broad range of applications...

February 2004

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New Gemini V Series Surface Area Analyzers Employ a Unique Design to Achieve Superior Results
24 February 2004 by Micromeritics The Micromeritics Gemini V Series of surface area analyzers uses a patented twin-tube design that assures fast and accurate dosing of the adsorptive gas without pressure overshoot and also...

Micromeritics Saturn DigiSizer 5200 High Resolution Laser Particle Size Analyzer
13 February 2004 by Micromeritics Utilizing a state-of-the-art CCD detector, Mie theory, and unique design and data reduction features, Micromeritics’ Saturn DigiSizer® 5200 automatically measures particle sizes ranging from 0.1...

December 2003

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New generation of PCB handling
02 December 2003 by FlexLink 2nd December 2003 - FlexLink is pleased to offer a new generation of the PCB handling platform providing high quality, reliable solutions for a wide range of handling requirements. All modules...

New Massflow FRS Technology
02 December 2003 by FlexLink New massflow FRS technology 2nd December 2003 - FlexLink is proud to launch the very latest in FIFO reservoir systems (FRS) development from our Secondary Technology Unit. The new...

July 2002

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Use of a Modified Starch for Softgel Coating, Suitable for Food, Nutraceutical and Pharmaceutical Products
26 July 2002 by Pharmagel Engineering S.P.A In the last years, the market of the food and nutraceutical supplements has had a remarkable development in the sales. The research for new products and the optimization of the existing ones...