Industry Briefs

Cardinal Health Inc. (Dublin, OH) has opened an $80 million state-of-the-art center in Somerset, NJ, that delivers a full range of advanced pharmaceutical services, including drug development, analytical science, formulation of innovative delivery technologies, and clinical manufacturing. 

Rexam Healthcare Flexibles (Mundelein, IL) has installed two new pouch machines in a newly constructed white room dedicated to pouch making in the Mundelein facility. The white room isolates pouch making within a positive air-pressure environment. Materials are brought in through an airlock system, and an external filtering system cleans the airflow into the room. 

MicroTest Laboratories Inc. (Agawam, MA) has received a $1.22 million contract to provide aseptic manufacturing support for the production of a series of recombinant vaccines against botulinum neurotoxins. The contract was awarded to MTL through DynPort Vaccine Co., a joint venture between DynCorp and Porton International Inc.

DT Packaging Systems (Leominster, MA) has moved into its expanded North American headquarters. The 105,000-sq-ft facility houses engineering and manufacturing for Lakso, Merrill, and Kalish, as well as sales, service, change parts, system integration, and validation services for all product lines, including Swiftpack and King. 

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