Commercial Dose Manufacturing and Packaging


PharmSource’s Database of Contract Service Providers includes 449 companies that provide commercial dose manufacturing and packaging services at sites around the world. In addition to commercial packaging, companies in this category offer commercial services including manufacture of injectables; non-sterile semi-solids and liquids; soft gelatin capsules; solid dosage forms; sterile non-injectable products; and transdermal dosage forms. This chart shows regional locations of companies offering these services:

Region Number of Commercial Dose Mfg + Pkg Service Providers
Africa 2
Asia 87
Australia/NZ 8
European Union 198
Non-EU Europe 31
North America 166
South America 2

This database provides company specifics, including contact information. Company capabilities are listed by site location, and include detailed capabilities information in many cases, including batch size ranges, potency types, packaging types, project acceptance criteria, GMP status, high containment capabilities, regulatory approvals and certifications and more.

A company in this category that was recently reported on in Bio/Pharmaceutical Outsourcing Report is Recipharm. Less than a year after its IPO, Recipharm made the news again when it acquired the Portuguese CMO Lusomedicamenta. This acquisition significantly moves Recipharm toward its stated goals of doubling the size of the company within five years, and adding more intellectual property, including proprietary products, in an effort to improve its margins.

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  • vikram says:

    I wish to have access to the Asia database, please advise.

    vikram chopra
    johnson & johnson, India, External Supply

  • Judy says:

    Hi Vikram,

    Thanks for your interest. PharmSource STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE is an online subscription service. To answer your question about our database’s coverage of Asia, here’s a summary on the number of companies in our database that provide services in the following areas and have locations in Asia:

    • API Large Molecule: 31 companies
    • API Small Molecule: 112 companies
    • Analytical Services: 55 companies
    • Clinical Dose Manufacturing and Packaging: 31 companies
    • Commercial Dose Manufacturing and Packaging: 88 companies

    The database also lists details for hundreds of other companies elsewhere around the world. I’ll be in touch directly with more information.