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Posted July 16, 2021

T&C has published a custom digital magazine for Camfil APC. The custom digital edition features five articles, a filter cartridge ebook, links to podcast episodes, and compliance videos, and a company profile. It can be accessed here.

Posted July 14, 2021

ACG appointed V. Ashok as the group chief financial officer. In this role, he will drive the company’s growth worldwide and strengthen corporate governance.

Posted July 14, 2021

Thomas Fricke has been appointed as commercial director of IMA Pharma. He has previously served as sales and marketing director of the company’s Pharma Packaging solutions hub in Italy.

Posted July 14, 2021

Ségolène Moyrand-Gros has taken over as president of Gattefossé, succeeding her father Jacques Moyrand and becoming the fifth generation in her family to lead the company. Moyrand will remain active in the company through his position on the board of directors.

Posted July 13, 2021

The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) awarded fifteen students $5,000 scholarships from its Member Family Scholarship, which supports immediate family members of PMMI member company employees who are pursuing careers in packaging and processing. Award recipients include Brooke Braun of DePaul University, Connor Decker of the University of Maryland, Clair Frain of Loyola University of Chicago, Jacqueline Irvine of UCLA, Chris Krohn of California State University Fresno, Gavin McDermott of the University of Florida. Ethan Moffitt of Messiah University, Nathaniel Mulder of the University of St. Thomas, Joshua Navin of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, Kyle Navin of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jarod Parsons of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Michelle Saganich of the University of Notre Dame, Alexandria Wall of Purdue University, Adam Wolfe of Elizabethtown College, and Zarren Zafiro of Purdue University Northwest.

Posted July 12, 2021

Catalent promoted Thomas Castellano to senior vice president and chief financial officer, succeeding Wetteny Joseph. Castellano previously served as the company’s global vice president of operational finance, a role in which he provided finance partnership on strategic execution across Catalent’s business units.

Posted July 9, 2021

Recro Pharma appointed Laura L. Parks to its board of directors. Parks retired in 2017 and previously served on Patheon’s executive leadership team.

Posted July 8, 2021

ACG appointed Daniel Illmer as design head of encapsulation and Afsaneh Nakhavoli as design head of tableting at the company’s R&D facility in Germany. Illmer will manage product development, maintenance, improvements, and redesign for encapsulation, while Nakhavoli will oversee innovation and product development for tableting.

Posted July 7, 2021

IMA Active, the solid dose processing and manufacturing division of IMA Group, acquired Thomas Processing (formerly Thomas Engineering), a supplier of tablet coaters, and its Triangle Metals division, which specializes in sanitary-grade stainless=steel fabrications. This acquisition will allow IMA to invest more in the US market by leveraging Thomas Processing’s position as a leading player in the US tablet-coating equipment industry.

Posted July 6, 2021

Colorcon, a film-coating systems and excipients supplier, has added a containment suite for handling high potency APIs (HPAPIs) at its Global Technical Center at its global headquarters. The containment suite will allow the company to develop prototype tablet or capsule dosage forms for clients when API quantity is limited and/or the API potency requires a higher level of protection.

Posted July 5, 2021

IMA group launched IMA Premium Delivery, a service that provides rapid production and delivery of spare parts. This service will allow for the quick recovery of production lines due to broken or worn parts as well as reduce the customer cost of managing materials in the warehouse and administrative costs. The launch of this service coincides with the creation of the company’s logistics hub near its headquarters in Italy.

Posted July 2, 2021

Recro Pharma. a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) with a focus on oral solid dose drug products, will expand its clinical trial services (CTS) capabilities. This expansion includes the addition of clinical-scale sachet and blister packaging for clinical trial pharmaceuticals. The CDMO has also partnered with a European Union (EU) Qualified Person (QP) that audited the company’s facility and found that it meets the relevant GMP manufacturing standards and requirements for clinical trial materials to be used in the EU. Based on the audit results, the organization has agreed to represent Recro’s clients for release of materials in the EU.

Posted July 1, 2021

DFE Pharma has partnered with Hosokawa Micron and Harro Hoefliger to conduct a multidisciplinary study that provides practical insights into lactose-based DPI formulations with and without magnesium stearate. The study tests various magnesium stearate-coated lactose formulations during the blending and filling processes, providing data-driven insights that will enable the companies to offer better advice and support to pharmaceutical customers.