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Pharmaceutical Industry/India Dr. Reddy’s CPS Business Expands its Manufacturing Operations

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

The Custom Pharmaceutical Services (CPS) business of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories announced expansion in the areas of activated mPEG manufacturing and in the development and manufacture of NCE (New Chemical Entities) APIs for use in pre-clinical through to commercial development at its manufacturing facility in Mirfield, UK.

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Pharmaceuticals production at Dr. Reddy. The Indian generics specialists plans to expand its manufacturing operations in the UK.
Pharmaceuticals production at Dr. Reddy. The Indian generics specialists plans to expand its manufacturing operations in the UK.
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Hyderabad/India – The expansion puts Dr. Reddy's at the forefront of activated mPEG manufacturing and will enable manufacture of its PEGtech range at commercial metric tonne scale quantities and beyond in a fully cGMP environment. Equipped with state-of-the-art DCS computer control systems, the plant operates with a very high level of control and has been designed with the latest manufacturing compliance standards in mind.

Commenting on the development, Dr. R. Ananthanarayanan, President-Pharmaceutical Services and Active Ingredients business, Dr. Reddy’s said, “This expansion builds on our commitment to expand operations in UK and provide a superior network of cGMP manufacturing to support our global customer base. PEGylation is one area where we felt the need for expanding our capabilities. We have invested in multiple technology areas and the expansion will add significant value in the areas of mPEGs and cGMP API manufacturing”.

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