Contract Packaging

PCI Builds Out Cold Chain, Serialization Capacity

Packaging Coordinators, Inc. has expanded cold chain storage capacity and built out serialization services for pharmaceutical companies moving forward with serialization this year and next.

Pharma Tech Industries Expanding in Union, MO

Contract manufacturer and packager Pharma Tech Industries (PTI) will expand its production facility in Union, MO, adding about 60,000 sq ft of manufacturing space for a total of 160,000 sq ft. The new space will support production of ingestible powders and will feature a production room built to ISO Class 8/100,000 cleanroom standards, the company announced in a press release. The expansion is scheduled to be completed in March of 2014.

Baxter’s BioPharma Solutions Launches New Packaging Line

The line at Baxter’s Halle/Westfalen, Germany facility allows the company to meet the advanced packaging requirements of its pharmaceutical clients worldwide, as well as accommodate emerging packaging needs including serialization and enhanced safety measures, the contract manufacturer said in a press release.

Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing Expands Single-Use Packaging Support

Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.) has recently invested in equipment, personnel, and resources to broaden its capabilities for single-use packaging. T.H.E.M. is FDA-registered for contract packaging of food, beverages, medical devices, and dietary supplements, according to a spokesperson.

Praxis Packaging Fills Its Millionth Bottle

Contract packager Praxis Packaging Solutions has filled its millionth bottle on its newly integrated primary packaging line in Grand Rapids, MI. The company has reached this milestone just after 100 days of commercial production, it reported in a press release. Just under one year ago the company set out to vertically integrate its secondary packaging with primary tablet fill packaging. 

Genco Expands Contract Packaging Capabilities

Genco has announced the company has formalized its existing contract packaging capabilities into a new business unit, Contract Packaging at Genco.

Almac Clinical Services Offers Containment Processes for Potent Pharma Products

Almac’s Clinical Services is introducing enhanced containment equipment and processes for dispensing and bottling solid-dosage products at its EU and U.S. headquarters. The Almac Group offers services ranging from R&D, biomarker discovery and development, API manufacture, formulation development, clinical trial supply and IXRS technology to commercial-scale manufacture. 

Almac Expansion Will Add More than 200 Jobs in Northern Ireland

Almac is expanding its commercial manufacturing, thanks to a total investment of £13.7million, which includes some financial support from Invest Northern Ireland. Expansions at its Craigavon, Northern Ireland, site include a new non-GMP drug development facility as well as the creation of a new 13,400-sq-ft formulation development facility and analytical laboratories. Over the next three years, up to 229 jobs will be created, Almac reported in a press release. 

PCI Begins Integration of AndersonBrecon

With the purchase of the AndersonBrecon Group, Packaging Coordinators, Inc. (PCI) adds clinical packaging and cytotoxic high-potency packaging to its commercial contract packaging assets.

SteriPack USA Recognized by Florida Governor Rick Scott

SteriPack USA, which opened its first U.S. medical packaging converting facility in Lakeland, FL, last year, has received the “Governor’s Business Ambassador Award” from Florida Governor Rick Scott.

SteriPack USA was recognized for "exceeding commitments in job creation," the company reported in a press release, and it "will seek further employment in the near future."

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