Industry Briefs: November 19, 2012

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A roundup of additional company and people news from pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, their suppliers, and contract-service providers.

Company News

Allergan has agreed to acquire SkinMedica’s topical aesthetics skin-care business. Read More

bioMérieux and Quanterix have entered into an agreement that gives bioMérieux worldwide exclusive rights to Quanterix’s Simoa technology in clinical laboratories and for industrial applications. Read More

GVK Biosciences has received approvals from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board and the Indian government, to carry out 3H and 14C synthesis activities. Read More

Jubilant HollisterStier has announced that its contract manufacturing and services division has secured more than $100 million in contracts with leading pharmaceutical companies for the commercial manufacturing of multiple sterile parenteral products. Read More

Pacific BioLabs has acquired Bay Bioanalytical Laboratory, thus adding analytical and bioanalytical chemistry to Pacific BioLabs’ existing in vivo preclinical and microbiological testing services. Read More


Recipharm and Vetcare have entered into an agreement for the development and manufacture of a parenteral veterinary product. Read More

Sensient Pharmaceutical has extended its proprietary line of Microfine natural colors to provide a complete natural color coating system ideal for the nutraceutical market. Read More

Synerlab and AXA Private Equity have announced the acquisitions of Lyofal and IDD-TECH Orleans. Read More

People News

Onyx Scientific has appointed Dan Brisard business development director. Read More