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Synerlab buys contract manufacturing developer Alcala Farma for undisclosed price

Synerlab, a French pharmaceutical manufacturer, has purchased Spain-based contract development and manufacturing company Alcala Farma for an undisclosed amount.

Some production resumes at Strides Shasun facility following fire that killed one

Strides Shasun has resumed limited production at its Cuddalore API plant in India following a fire last week that killed one worker.

New York man convicted of selling counterfeit and illegal drugs in U.S.

William Scully, one of two owners of Medical Device King based in New York, was convicted on charges that he sold more than $17 million worth of fake or unapproved drugs that were manufactured overseas.

Novo Nordisk says all its manufacturing plants will run on renewable electricity by 2020

Novo Nordisk, the Danish maker of insulin, said all of its global manufacturing facilities will run on electricity generated from renewable sources by 2020.

Merck KGaA JV set to start producing drugs in remote Algerian village

Germany's Merck KGaA has for some years been taking steps to cash in on the growing population in emerging markets of people needing treatment for diabetes and associated conditions, sometimes building plants to make its diabetes treatments locally. Working through a joint venture, a plant is starting production in North Africa.