Keyword: Sigma-Aldrich

Chemicals & Distribution

Choosing the Right Partner for Scale-Up

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When advancing from research to production, your supplier’s experience, portfolio and customization capabilities are key to your success.


Germany’s Merck may See EC Fine over Sigma-Aldrich

10.07.2017 - The European Commission (EC) has called out Germany’s Merck KGaA for breach of EU rules in the 2015 acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich. The regulatory body said that during the merger...


Merck KGaA Expands Roche Reagents Pact

06.12.2016 - Germany’s Merck KGaA has expanded its distribution alliance with Swiss drugmaker Roche to include the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) enzyme...

Plant Construction & Process Technology

Opportunities in Drug Development and Manufacturing

12.09.2016 -

Growth in the global oncology drug market is an important measure of opportunities in drug development and manufacturing, including for contract manufacturers of active...


KPMG Expects 2016 to become Another Record Year for M&A in the Pharmaceutical Industry

12.01.2016 - Globally, mergers and acquisitions at a value of USD 372 billion were recorded in the chemical and pharmaceutical sector in 2015. This amounts to an increase of 74% compared with...


Sigma-Aldrich now Part of Merck KGaA

19.11.2015 - Germany’s Merck KGaA has now completed its $17 billion acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich after clearing all anti-trust hurdles. With the integration of the US fine chemicals producer...


Nov. 18 Closing for Sigma-Aldrich Takeover by Merck KGaA

11.11.2015 - The European Commission has approved the sale of Sigma-Aldrich’s solvents and inorganics business in Europe to Honeywell, finally clearing the path for the US company’s acquisition...


Sigma-Aldrich-Honeywell Deal Advances Merck Takeover

21.10.2015 - Sigma-Aldrich will sell parts of its solvents and inorganics business in Europe to Honeywell, to enhance its chances of winning the European Commission’s approval for its $17...