The global pharmaceutical industry is looking for ways to improve its cost base. More and more often this includes outsourcing to contract manufacturing partners.… more

In the US, where economic growth has been characterized as “slow and steady”, expansion and strength in the chemical industry continues and momentum is building.… more

While the crude oil price plunge may trouble Saudi sheiks and America’s shale barons, in Switzerland Ineos’ top brass is keeping a cool head.… more

The results of a study show that many international companies today still lack a global harmonized transportation management strategy.… more

BASF Quits R&D Pact With Novozymes and Cargill

BASF has said it will exit its current R&D collaboration with Novozymes and Cargill to develop a bio-based process for producing ...

Lanxess Says 2014 Earnings Exceed Expectations

German specialty chemicals producer Lanxess expects to show higher than anticipated EBITDA pre-exceptionals for the fourth quarter and full year ...

EC Approves Novartis-GSK Asset Swap With Strings

The European Commission has approved a plan by Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline to swap assets worth more than $20 billion. ...

Mitsubishi Sues in China Over Red Phosphors Patent

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) has filed a lawsuit in China, alleging that Yantai Shield Advanced Materials and US-based Intematix Corporation ...

Merck Millipore Introduces PureFlex Plus Container Film for Biopharmaceutical Applications

Merck Millipore has expanded its single-use film offerings with the introduction of PureFlex Plus film, a robust, durable film used in the ...

New Anti-Aging Active Ingredient from Exsymol

Sirhamnose from Exsymol is an innovative active ingredient that protects the dermal-epidermal junction (DEJ) and provides it with new stability. It ...

Not All Natural Gas is the Same

In view of the increasing diversification of sources of natural gas supply, consumers are increasingly being supplied natural gas with varying gas ...

XIRAN IZ from Polyscope Helps Take the Heat

Polyscope, the world's leading producer of styrene maleic anhydride (SMA) copolymers, has added a third dimension to its already extensive product ...

Practitioner’s guide for “LEAN Supply Chain Planning”

Comprehensive practitioner's guide written by Camelot CEO Dr. Josef Packowski describes the first holistic approach to LEAN SCM for process ...

Egnaton Notes plus

Sustainability is influenced by acting interdisciplinary and a huge variety of single parameters. Due to the perception that single organizations or ...

Medicine For The Pharmceutical Industry

To stay competitive, pharmaceutical companies have to explore every cost-cutting opportunity. They have already made some progress by outsourcing ...

CPhI Experts make Pharma Predictions for 2015

Continuous Manufacturing and QbD expanding, with FDA becoming ‘industry tutor’, but pharma concerns about supply chain persist

CPhI Worldwide, an annual pharma industry event, has delivered its expert panel forecast for the pharmaceutical industry in 2015. 2015's Pharma ...

Camelot’s Pharma Management Radar

Professionalizing the Virtual Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Despite a positive estimation of the current business climate and an increasing number of products in the pipeline, the global pharmaceutical ...

Lean Supply Chain Planning - The New Supply Chain Management Paradigm for Process Industries to Master Today's VUCA World introduces a new and ...

Building Momentum

American Chemical Industry Ready for Growth in 2015

In the US, where economic growth has been characterized as "slow and steady" for some time, expansion and strength in the chemical industry continues ...