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Syngenta Appointed New Independent Director

Switzerland: Management

Syngenta Appointed New Independent Director

07/01/2018 - At Syngenta's General Shareholders’ Meeting, Dr. Eveline Saupper, member of the Board of Directors since 2013, stepped down as an Independent Director. Dr. Sophie Kornowski was newly elected to the Board as an Independent Director. read...

ADM and Du Pont Sign Agreement for Developing and Marketing Cellulase Enzymes

Chemical Compounds

ADM and Du Pont Sign Agreement for Developing and Marketing Cellulase Enzymes

06/26/2018 - Through the business deal, the company intends to make use of the enzymes for grain-based ethanol plants. read...

A Multi-Faceted Approach to Tackle Counterfeiting

More Secure Pharmaceuticals

A Multi-Faceted Approach to Tackle Counterfeiting

06/20/2018 - In a press conference held Tuesday, Antares Vision presented solutions to mitigate concerns about counterfeit products, specifically pharmaceuticals. According to Antares Vision CEO Emidio Zorzella, inspection, track-and-trace capabilities and smart data management are the keystones of ensuring secure and safe pharmaceuticals. read...

Process Skid For GMP-Compliant Manufacture of Nanoparticles

GMP-compliant manufacture of nanoparticles

Process Skid For GMP-Compliant Manufacture of Nanoparticles

06/29/2018 - A microjet reactor transforms pharmaceuticals into nanoparticles that are easily absorbed by the body. Now the patentee has scaled the process from the laboratory process to a GMP plant. The pharmaceutical company got support from a competent plant manufacturer. read...

Tamper-Evident Labeling Fights Fake Medicines

Pharmaceutocal Packaging

Tamper-Evident Labeling Fights Fake Medicines

06/20/2018 - A new tamper-evident labeling machine from Danish vendor LSS Labelling Systems Scandinavia applies security labels and unique pack identifiers, as required in the European Union from next February under the Falsified Medicines Directive. read...

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Coating Highly Humidity Sensitive Products

Coating Pan

Coating Highly Humidity Sensitive Products

06/11/2018 - Ima Active’s coating pan for film and sugar coating processes helps Glaxo Smith Kline to reduce environmental impact while increasing efficiency. Coating highly humidity sensitive products like antibiotic tablets is challenging. Stable core temperature and the balance of thermodynamic conditions are very important and need to be tested before installing a coating pan. Imas coating pan Perfima for film and sugar coating has made the practical test at the Glaxo Smith Kline site in France. read...

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Gea to Implement Sodium Bicarbonate Plant for Ciech Soda

Germany: Pharma Plant

Gea to Implement Sodium Bicarbonate Plant for Ciech Soda

Late 2017, Gea received an order by Ciech Soda Deutschland, for the development and design, delivery and installation of a plant for the production of sodium bicarbonate. Together with Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz, this project is currently in the implementation phase. Commissioning is planned for the first quarter of 2019. read...

Italian Group Acquires Stick Pack Machinery Manufacturer

FOOD, PHARMA AND COSMETICS

Italian Group Acquires Stick Pack Machinery Manufacturer

Packaging equipment specialist Marchesini has acquired Schmucker, which builds stick pack machines for food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Traditionally used for products like sauces and instant coffee, stick packs are becoming increasingly popular for single servings of snacks, nutraceuticals and healthcare products. read...

These Activated Carbon Families Are Optimized to Support Precious-Metal Catalysts

PHARMACEUTICAL CATALYSIS

These Activated Carbon Families Are Optimized to Support Precious-Metal Catalysts

At these years exhibition, Cabot is featuring the Cabot Norit SX, Norit GSX, Norit RX and Norit CN activated carbon families optimized for the support of precious-metal catalysts. read...