SAFC's REACH initiative adds strength to its portfolio, providing expertise in compliance, high-quality products and support, including customized sourcing, raw material manufacturing and access to more than 100,000 starting materials - of which 46,000 that are produced in-house. The Company aims to offer a complete customized products and services line to alleviate the issues associated with procurement, compliance, delivery, reliability, packaging and quality for regulated industries.
About SAFC: SAFC(R) is the custom manufacturing and services group within Sigma-Aldrich that focuses on high-purity inorganics for high technology applications, cell culture products and services for biopharmaceutical manufacturing, biochemical production and the manufacturing of complex, multi-step organic synthesis of APIs and key intermediates. SAFC has manufacturing facilities around the world dedicated to providing manufacturing services for companies requiring a reliable partner to produce their custom manufactured materials. SAFC has four focus areas -- SAFC Pharma(TM), SAFC Supply Solutions(R), SAFC Biosciences(TM), and SAFC Hitech(TM) -- and had annual sales of nearly $600 million in 2007. SAFC is one of the world's 10 largest fine chemical businesses. For more information, visit http://www.safcglobal.com.
About Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma-Aldrich: is a leading Life Science and High
Technology company. Its biochemical and organic chemical products and kits
are used in scientific and genomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical
development, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in
pharmaceutical and other high technology manufacturing. The Company has
customers in life science companies, university and government
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