Facility Design and Engineering

Novartis Gets EMA Approval for Two European Commercial CAR-T Manufacturing Sites

August 07, 2020

The European Medicines Agency recently approved two European Novartis sites in France and Switzerland for the commercial manufacturing of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell cell therapies.

Lonza Expands its Microbial Manufacturing Facility in Switzerland

August 06, 2020

The expansion will involve using the facilities’ existing central utilities and labs to supplement its small-scale and large-scale assets.

Catalent to Expand its Argentinian Site

August 06, 2020

The expanded facility will feature two new 40-L and 300-L manufacturing vessels, a capsule filling line, and six drying tunnels that will add more than 10 million doses per annum to the site.

MilliporeSigma Invests $20 Million in New Switzerland Laboratory

August 03, 2020

The investment will allow for the expansion of analytical R&D efforts and will support the company’s reference materials business.

CDMOs Build Fill/Finish Capacity for COVID-19 Vaccines

August 01, 2020

Filling and packaging of primary containers is a crucial piece of COVID-19 vaccine production.

Vetter Expands Fill/Finish Capacity with Acquisition of New Site in Austria

July 08, 2020

The acquisition will give the CDMO additional clinical filling options in Europe, which is expected to come online in 2021.

Sorrel to Open a New Manufacturing Facility

July 07, 2020

The new site will offer initial design and development, low-volume manufacturing, and scalable high-quality production of wearable drug delivery devices.

Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing Opens Large-Scale Injectable Fill/Finish Facility

July 02, 2020

The new facility in Grand Rapids, MI, is part of the CDMO’s aggressive expansion plan.

Overcoming Operational and Regulatory Challenges in Autologous Cell-Therapy Facilities

July 01, 2020

BioPharm International

Manufacturers must address scale-out challenges of autologous cell therapy for commercial manufacturing.

Catalent Expands its Plant-Based Consumer Health Softgel Capabilities

June 30, 2020

The expansion included adding new softgel encapsulation lines at its Strathroy, Canada and Sorocaba, Brazil sites for Catalent’s Vegicaps plant-based capsule and its CosmoPod twist-off capsule technologies.