Solid Dosage Outsourcing: Mergers, Expansions, and New Technologies
Author: Matthew Knopp
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Eric Jayjock, director of continuous manufacturing at Patheon, and Kaspar van den Dries, senior director, formulation sciences, solid dose and softgels at Patheon, discussed outsourcing, mergers and acquisitions, expansion plans and continuous manufacturing in an article published by Tablets & Capsules.
As the number of "virtual" companies grows and as Big Pharma shifts away from fixed infrastructure, CDMOs are shouldering more of the work load in the product development and manufacture. This article summarizes how four companies with a strong presence in solid dosage forms - Capsugel, Metrics Contract Services, Patheon, and Rottendorf - are capitalizing on this new business environment.