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News Manufacturing General Technology
October 27, 2020  

BioCanna has a BioNano virus detection breakthrough

Nano technologies applied to make a low-cost, accurate test detection device for virus, inlcuding the one that cause COVID-19.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 28, 2020  

Trade deal will frustrate quest for COVID-19 vaccine

Industry’s rapid response is a reminder to support and protect biopharmaceutical innovation.

News Manufacturing General
July 25, 2018  

Pfizer to build new facility, add 450 jobs in Michigan

To spend $465 million building a new facility in Portage: production starting in 2024.

News Manufacturing General
December 18, 2017  

Police release cause of deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman

Apotex chief and wife died from ligature neck compression, deaths called suspicious.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 1, 2017  

Drug developers warn Ottawa that excessive cuts to prices could be harmful

They’re nervous about changes Health Canada will propose for the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board under a review.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 28, 2017  

Jean Coutu hopes a Quebec deal with drug makers will avoid tendering

Generic manufacturers fear lost business if others win exclusive rights to distribute blockbuster generic drugs.

News Manufacturing General
January 10, 2017  

Valeant sells cancer vaccine to China’s Sanpower Group for $819.9M

Quebec pharmaceutical will use the proceeds to permanently repay loan debts.

News Manufacturing General
November 8, 2016  

Valeant writes down Salix value, posts $1.22B loss

Revenue decline blamed on lower product sales, currency exchange rates and divestitures.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
November 3, 2015  

Eli Lilly and Co. plans $70M research facility expansion

Construction is expected to be completed in 2017.

News General
August 12, 2015  

Glaxo closes NC plant: Legionnaires bug discovered

Bacteria that causes a potentially fatal form of pneumonia found in cooling towers.

News Manufacturing General
June 10, 2014  

Health Canada yanks Canadadrugs.com’s licence

Concerned about manufacturing practices following inspection.

News Manufacturing General
May 14, 2014  

Chinese police accuse Brit GKS drugs exec of ordering bribes

First foreign employee of drugmaker to be accused in investigation announced last July.

News Manufacturing Production
April 22, 2014  

Pharmaceutical giants to trade business units

And Novartis, GSK joint venture will focus on pain management, coughs, colds, dermatology.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production
November 20, 2013  

Pfizer Inc. to close Peurto Rico manufacturing plant by 2017

Drug-maker says closure linked to loss of patent exclusivity and improved manufacturing efficiency.

News Chemicals Manufacturing Business Operations
November 19, 2013  

Royal DSM to buy Canadian drugmaker Patheon for $195M

Deal combines chemical company to create larger independent drug manufacturer.