May 1, 2009 in Groton, Connecticut
MORRISVILLE, N.C., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Asymchem Laboratories, Inc., a leading research-based contract manufacturer of APIs, intermediates and Drug Products to the pharmaceutical industry, with sites in the U.S. and China, is pleased to announce the recent award by Pfizer Inc. as the 2008 Top Intermediates CMO Award.
The award was presented at Pfizer's Groton, Connecticut R&D center on May 1, 2009. The award was the first in an annual series to be presented to high performing chemical intermediates suppliers. "A global network of high-quality chemical intermediate manufacturers is critical to enable Pfizer to create and sustain a competitive advantage," said Laurie Chipperfield, Director of API Strategic Sourcing.
Ed Kobelski, Global VP Supply Chain at Pfizer, presented the award to Dr. Hao Hong, CEO of Asymchem. "The steady growth of Asymchem's business at Pfizer is the result of their successful execution of each project, ability to achieve R&D speed targets, excellent customer service and high technical proficiency," stated Dr. Kobelski.
Pfizer uses a quantitative/qualitative supplier performance assessment process that combines performance data along with feedback from internal R&D and commercial project managers. Supplier excellence is judged on criteria including supplier value, delivery, account support, and compliance.
"I am very excited and honored to receive this award, and sincerely appreciate Pfizer's recognition of Asymchem's dedicated staff," states Dr Hao Hong, CEO of Asymchem. "By consistently delivering on time and within spec, we help push through projects that are time critical in the clinical arena. Our new Dunhua cGMP commercial production facility coming online later this year will further expand Asymchem's offerings."
The Asymchem headquarters, located in the RTP of North Carolina, coordinates highly technical chemical R&D/manufacturing facilities in China designed to provide integrated services for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. With a diverse range of capabilities from the synthesis of sophisticated organic chemicals in the lab to commercial scale production of API's, Asymchem offers a comprehensive list of services for pharmaceutical customers. For more on Asymchem, please visit the website: www.asymchem.com.
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