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Aug 31, 2021
Formulated Solutions completes major facility expansion
[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Mar 30, 2021
A new spray packaging solutions company for pharmaceutical applications has entered the market. RxPack, established by LINDAL Group and Coster, will tap into growth opportunities in the regulated and non-regulated pharmaceutical sectors. The new company will include the complementary product lines by Lindal and Coster for spray packaging solutions. RxPack (pronounced... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Jan 29, 2021
Chemical and pharmaceutical companies have reported a second successive quarter of expansion at the end of 2020, according to the Chemical Industries Association (CIA), but expressed concern over the future of EU trade. In the CIA’s survey, 57% of businesses reported total sales growth and 26% reported no material change. Within this, 84% reported stability or growth... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Dec 15, 2020
Croatian pharmaceutical company Jadran Galenski Laboratorij (JGL) has employed 85 new workers and secured a major investment, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. JGL, which uses bag-on-valve technology, signed a contract with the Croatian Bank for Reconstructed and Development (HBOR) for the Integra 2020 project, valued at HRK 373 million (€49 million),... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Aug 14, 2020
A new aerosol formulation could halt the spread of SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19. Scientists at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have devised a “novel approach” to tackling the virus. Led by UCSF graduate student Michael Schoof, a team of researchers engineered a synthetic, production-ready molecule that ‘straitjackets’ the crucial SARS-CoV-2 machinery... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Jun 9, 2020
Aptar Pharma's patented PureHale™ respiratory aerosol device is the delivery system behind Blairex Laboratories’ new Breathe Free® Essentials brand, marking the first global commercial launch of a brand using its PureHale technology. Breathe Free Essentials is formulated with moisturising saline and 100% natural essential oils and is available in three blends –... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Aug 5, 2019
People in Bangladesh are concerned over the lack of mosquito repellents available to help prevent dengue fever as the country battles a severe outbreak of the disease. Anti-mosquito aerosol sprays, oils, gels and ointments are running out at shops across Dhaka while the price of mosquito nets and coils has rocketed. So far this year, more than 24,000 people have... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Jul 29, 2019
Aerosol sprays will be distributed at schools and other educational facilities in Dhaka to combat dengue fever. Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) will provide the aerosol sprays for free to deal with the increasing threat of dengue fever in the Bangladeshi capital. According to the Dhaka Tribune, the number of patients hospitalised due to dengue fever in just the... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
May 13, 2019
Swedish inhalation research company Inhalation Sciences has received an order worth 1.6 million SEK (€147,694) for its PreciseInhale® system from an existing customer. The order includes the platform’s integrated inhaler actuator. PreciseInhale includes a range of modules for controlled exposures to aerosols. The system is used by companies studying inhalation... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Apr 18, 2019
Drug delivery systems provider Aptar Pharma announced that its Bidose nasal spray device was recently approved by the US FDA for depression therapy. The customised Bidose device is produced in Aptar Pharma’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Congers, NY. The nasal product platform limits the volume of drug accessible to patients. The devices can also integrate... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Dec 19, 2018
Pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Pfizer announced that they have reached an agreement to combine their consumer health businesses. The joint venture will have an estimated sales total of $12.7 billion (€11.1 million) and GSK will hold a 68% majority share over Pfizer’s 32%. According to a GSK press release, the joint venture will be set to... [Read More]

[Pharmaceutical/Veterinary News]
Sep 12, 2018
Speciality chemicals company, Croda, and biotech brand, SiSaf form a strategic partnership to access and advance SiSaf’s drug delivery technology. The UK-based duo has entered into a commercial agreement, which will see high performance ingredient and technologies name, Croda, develop the biopharmaceutical company’s new, patented drug delivery technology,... [Read More]