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Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation to Acquire Neuroderm

Clinical-Stage Pharmaceuticals

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation to Acquire Neuroderm

09/22/2017 - Shareholders at the Neuroderm general meeting approve previously announced acquisition by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation. read...

$11.9 Billion Kite Pharma Acquisition by Gilead Sciences

Pharma Acquisition

$11.9 Billion Kite Pharma Acquisition by Gilead Sciences

09/22/2017 - The acquisition will enable Gilead to become one of the leaders in cellular therapy and is expected to provide opportunities for diversification of revenues. The deal is scheduled to close in the fourth quarter of 2017. read...

Root-Causes for Fire at Wacker's Plant in Charleston

USA: Investigation Underway

Root-Causes for Fire at Wacker's Plant in Charleston

09/22/2017 - The explosion at Wacker's plant in Charleston on September 7 was caused by a technical defect prompting a leak of hydrogen which subsequently caught fire, thereby severely damaging a small, but important facility of the production plant. read...

Jacobs to Build Aerie Pharmaceuticals' Manufacturing Facility

Ireland: Engineering Contract

Jacobs to Build Aerie Pharmaceuticals' Manufacturing Facility

09/22/2017 - Jacobs Engineering Group has been selected by Aerie Pharmaceuticals to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services (EPCM) for Aerie’s first pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. read...

Bolivia Starts-Up Fertilizer Plant

Bolivia: Plant Engineering

Bolivia Starts-Up Fertilizer Plant

09/22/2017 - The Bolivian Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) fertilizer plant project built by Samsung Engineering celebrated the 'Plant Completion Ceremony' on September 14, 2017. read...

Chevron Commissions Polyethylene Units in Texas

USA: Polyethylene Production

Chevron Commissions Polyethylene Units in Texas

09/20/2017 - Chevron Phillips Chemical has completed commissioning and begun start-up of its new polyethylene units at Old Ocean, Texas. Each unit will produce up to 500,000 metric tons annually to service the demand for polyethylene. read...

Zhejiang Refinery to Start Operations in 2020

China: Oil Processing

Zhejiang Refinery to Start Operations in 2020

09/20/2017 - China’s first private-led refinery complex in the eastern province of Zhejiang is expected to start operations in 2020, Reuters cites China Securities News. read...

Corden Pharma Inaugurates Development Suite for Dosage Products

Germany: Pharmaceutical

Corden Pharma Inaugurates Development Suite for Dosage Products

09/20/2017 - Corden Pharma announced the completion of its newest early development suite for highly potent, oral solid dosage products in Plankstadt. read...

MoU signed between India and Japan for Expansion of Biotech Lab

Biotechnology

MoU signed between India and Japan for Expansion of Biotech Lab

09/20/2017 - India and Japan have recently signed a MoU for expansion of an international laboratory in the area of biotechnology. The agreement aims to foster collaborative research between both the countries. read...

Inotek Pharmaceuticals Merges with Rocket Pharmaceuticals

Pharma Merger

Inotek Pharmaceuticals Merges with Rocket Pharmaceuticals

09/20/2017 - A definitive merger agreement with Rocket Pharmaceuticals has recently been announced by Inotek Pharmaceuticals. Post the merger, the company aims to create a fully-integrated platform gene therapy firm with a portfolio of distinct treatments for devastating genetic diseases. read...