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Global Distribution Agreement Between Merck and Roche Renewed

Switzerland: Biochemical Reagents

Global Distribution Agreement Between Merck and Roche Renewed

01/15/2019 - Merck and Roche have agreed to renew their current distribution agreement for the Biochemical Reagents and Kapa Biosystems product portfolios, as well as select real-time quantitative PCR & Nucleic Acid Purification products. read...

Adama and Anpon to Sign Purchase Agreement Soon

China: Crop Protection

Adama and Anpon to Sign Purchase Agreement Soon

01/09/2019 - Adama aims to acquire Anpon as the firm plays an important part of the former company’s global crop protection market. Anpon also adds significant synthesis and formulation capabilities to the company’s China operational hub. read...

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Acquire Celgene for $ 74 Billion

USA: Mega Merger in Pharmaceutical Business

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Acquire Celgene for $ 74 Billion

01/04/2019 - Bristol-Myers Squibb and Celgene announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Bristol-Myers Squibb will acquire Celgene in a cash and stock transaction with an equity value of approximately $ 74 billion. The combination creates a leading specialty biopharma company in the areas of cancer, inflammatory and immunologic. read...

Quick and Efficient Blister Packaging Line

Pharma Equipment

Quick and Efficient Blister Packaging Line

01/16/2019 - The Marchesini Group will take part in the 55th edition of the China International Pharmaceutical Machinery Exposition (CIPM) that is scheduled to be held from April 20–22, 2018. The company will be showcasing its ultra-technological blister line that includes the Integra 520 V and the new fast bundler FA 04. read...

Optimising Production of Therapeutic Antibodies

Bioreactor System

Optimising Production of Therapeutic Antibodies

01/16/2019 - Sartorius Stedim Biotech has recently launched the ambr 250 high throughput (ht) perfusion, a new automated parallel bioreactor system. It has been specially designed for rapid cell culture perfusion process development to optimize production of therapeutic antibodies, states the company. read...

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There is no alternative to testing when it comes to grinding new products

Grinding Technology

There is no alternative to testing when it comes to grinding new products

12/04/2018 - The mills used to manufacture pharmaceuticals are becoming increasingly diverse: New requirements are demanding optimised processes and innovative approaches. But the sums all have to add up in the end despite all the technical possibilities. read...

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Merck Teams Up with Kuraray to Supply PVA Grades

Germany: Pharmaceuticals

Merck Teams Up with Kuraray to Supply PVA Grades

Under the agreement, Merck and Kuraray will offer design know-how and manufacturing expertise respectively for improving the drug performance. With this deal, a wide range of PVA polymer grades will be made available in the pharma market. read...

Eurochem Commences Production of Food-Grade Carbon Dioxide

Russia: Beverages

Eurochem Commences Production of Food-Grade Carbon Dioxide

Located in southern Russia, the Group’s 7.5 million dollar facility is expected to produce a capacity of 32,000 tonnes per year. The superior quality carbon dioxide will also be supplied to Coca-Cola systems. read...

Coca-Cola HBC Partners with Climeworks to Introduce Air-Captured CO2 in Beverages

Switzerland: Specialised Technologies

Coca-Cola HBC Partners with Climeworks to Introduce Air-Captured CO2 in Beverages

Coca-Cola HBC Switzerland is expected to implement Climeworks’s DAC technology to deliver the world’s first beverage containing air-captured CO2. The technology will be used for carbonation of the beverages. read...