GLOUCESTER, Mass., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- First Boston Pharma announces the acquisition of NutraMax, Products, Inc., a contract manufacturer of solid dose and soft chew pharmaceuticals and supplements. The company will now be known as First Boston Pharma, LLC.
Leading the First Boston Pharma organization is Mario Medri, one of the industry's foremost innovators in over-the-counter ("OTC") drugs and supplement formulations. With over 40 years of experience in the consumer packaging goods industry, Medri has developed a multitude of products in the OTC drug and supplements categories, as well as flavors, fragrances, confections, foods and cosmetics. He holds over 15 product and process patents. Medri's many contributions to the market include inventing soft chews as a vehicle for delivery of OTC drugs and supplements and developing new products and technologies for pectin/menthol cough drops, honey liquid center cough drops and liquid center throat lozenges.
"The acquisition by Mario and the First Boston Pharma Group will propel the company further and faster along the trajectory we are on, particularly with designer products for pharmaceuticals and supplement markets," says Rodney Plunkett, Executive Vice President of First Boston Pharma. "To have the industry's foremost innovator leading First Boston Pharma into the future is an exciting prospect for us and for our customers," adds Plunkett.
The acquisition of NutraMax by First Boston Pharma will provide the necessary resources for the company to pursue its strategy of innovation in the over-the-counter drugs and supplements categories. The company will drive its growth strategy though investment in additional R&D, and in unique production capabilities. "One of our key strategies is to move to a supply base integrity model, which gives our customers the differentiated products they need, when they want them," says Medri.
About First Boston Pharma, LLC:
First Boston Pharma, LLC is a contract manufacturer of solid dose, soft chew, liquid, tablet and chewing gum based pharmaceuticals and supplements servicing branded companies and retailer private label products. The company provides turnkey services to customers wishing to introduce new products from product ideation to R&D, product development to production. Headquartered in Gloucester, MA, First Boston Pharma has an additional facility in Brockton, MA. All facilities are FDA registered drug manufacturing sites, and also cGMP and DSHEA compliant. For more information, visit www.Firstbostonpharma.com
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