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|
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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