German China India

News

Lonza Delivers First Single-Use Bioreactor Batch to Tracon Pharmaceuticals

Singapore: Clinical-Stage Pharmaceuticals

Lonza Delivers First Single-Use Bioreactor Batch to Tracon Pharmaceuticals

11/09/2018 - Lonza and Tracon Pharmaceuticals announced the successful delivery of the first 2,000 L single-use bioreactor (SUB) batch produced from the supplier's recently expanded Singapore site. The batch was supplied under the strategic manufacturing agreement for the client's therapeutic antibody TRC105. read...

Perstorp to Invest in Global Feed & Food Production

Sweden: Preservatives

Perstorp to Invest in Global Feed & Food Production

11/08/2018 - Perstorp announced a multi-million investment in its Feed & Food Business Area. The goal was to boost next generation solutions for gut health and preservation, the company said. read...

Boehringer Ingelheim Completes Expansion of Biologics Production

USA: Pharmaceuticals

Boehringer Ingelheim Completes Expansion of Biologics Production

11/01/2018 - Boehringer Ingelheim has completed the expansion of its biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Fremont, California. With a two-year investment totaling $ 228 million, the research-driven pharmaceutical company is creating 300 new jobs and increasing its worldwide bioreactor capacity to 290,000 liters. read...

Vetter Increases Secondary Packaging Capabilities

Germany: Medical Devices

Vetter Increases Secondary Packaging Capabilities

10/27/2018 - At their Ravensburg site, Vetter packages various syringes, cartridges and vials, some with highly complex requirements on state-of-the-art lines. In addition to the existing area of approximately 6,000 m2, an additional 2,900 m2 will be available in a new building by 2020. read...

Merck Awarded CPhI Awards in Two Pharmaceuticals Categories

Germany: Life Science Innovations

Merck Awarded CPhI Awards in Two Pharmaceuticals Categories

10/19/2018 - Merck has won two CPhI Pharma Awards for innovative products for the pharmaceutical industry. The awards were announced at CPhI’s award gala in Madrid, Spain. read...

Articles

Chemicals, Hot off the Printer: Additive Manufacturing in Chemicals and Pharma

3D-Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Chemicals, Hot off the Printer: Additive Manufacturing in Chemicals and Pharma

09/17/2018 - What has advent of additive manufacturing in store for the process industry? – The 3D-printer becomes a gamechanger: While some companies set themselves apart by using customized materials or dream of the pill out of the printer, others fear the impending marginalization of the chemical industry. Gold rush or hangover? An industry is looking for answers between polymer filaments, prototypes and printed pills. read...

NEWS

Sirio Pharma Launches Multimillion Gummy Production Plant

China: Food & Beverage

Sirio Pharma Launches Multimillion Gummy Production Plant

The 26,000 sq m gummy production plant will form a part of the ‘Centre of Excellence’ wherein the plant will produce up to 2.4 billion gummies per year. With this project, the company aims at attracting business from global markets. read...

Daikin and Hitachi Implement Image Analysis in Chemical Manufacturing Process

Japan: Digitalized Quality Control

Daikin and Hitachi Implement Image Analysis in Chemical Manufacturing Process

Daikin and Hitachi will start a joint demonstration to digitalize quality control know-how in the reaction process of chemical manufacturing, especially in fluorochemicals, at Daikin Yodogawa Plant (Settsu, Osaka Prefecture). read...

JGC to Construct Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility for Denka Seiken

Japan: EPC Contract

JGC to Construct Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility for Denka Seiken

JGC Corporation has been awarded a lumpsum contract from Denka Seiken for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of an influenza vaccination materials manufacturing plant and related facilities planned for construction in Gosen City in Niigata Prefecture. read...