Navigation Links
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. Receives FDA Approval to Package Product at New Facility in Bethlehem, PA
Date:6/25/2012

PARSIPPANY, N.J. and BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to package product at its first United States-based packaging facility located in Bethlehem, PA. With this approval, the Company expands its global supply chain capability, helping to ensure the supply of medicine to U.S. physicians and their patients.

At this time, the 140,000 square foot facility will package some of the Company's portfolio of marketed products for cardiovascular and metabolic therapies including treatments for hypertension and heart disease, diabetes and hyperlipidemia. Looking ahead, the facility could assume additional responsibilities related to clinical trial materials and perform formulation and analytical testing for select products.

"From facility and process design to quality control and personnel flow, we incorporated leading-edge technology in the design and development of the Bethlehem facility," said Jeff Lane, Vice President, Operations, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. "The commissioning of this facility is a major milestone for our U.S. organization and augments our ability to manufacture and distribute quality medicines."

The plant currently employs approximately 39 full-time employees and will continue to add employees until realizing its full operational goals. Responsibilities range from Line Operators and Material Handlers to Project Engineers and Quality Specialists. Daiichi Sankyo worked with a number of regional and local business leaders and organizations, including the Governor's Action Team, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, Northampton County and City of Bethlehem to make this milestone possible.

Lane added that by expanding the Company's business operations to include manufacturing in the U.S., the Company is helping to minimize risks associated with product supply, and is able to gain greater control over the life cycle of its products, from research and development through packaging and distribution.

About Daiichi Sankyo

The Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products to address the diversified, unmet medical needs of patients in both mature and emerging markets. While maintaining its portfolio of marketed pharmaceuticals for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and bacterial infections, the Group is engaged in the development of treatments for thrombotic disorders and focused on the discovery of novel oncology and cardiovascular-metabolic therapies. Furthermore, the Daiichi Sankyo Group has created a "Hybrid Business Model," which will respond to market and customer diversity and optimize growth opportunities across the value chain. For more information, please visit www.daiichisankyo.com. Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, is a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group.  For more information on Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., please visit www.dsi.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Daiichi Sankyo
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. China Biologic Receives SFDA Manufacturing Approval Certificate for Human Coagulation Factor VIII
2. Bluechiip Receives First Sales Order from ATCC after Completion of Successful Pilot Trial
3. Surefire Medical Receives FDA Clearance For High-Flow Microcatheter
4. Tetra Discovery Partners Receives Major NIH Award To Develop New Alzheimers Drug
5. Celladon Corporation Receives Notice of Allowance from European Patent Office
6. GSK Receives FDA Approval for MenHibrix®
7. Cardiosolutions, Inc. Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Dexterity™ Steerable Introducer
8. Cochlear Americas Receives FDA Approval of the Worlds Thinnest, Full Length Electrode for Cochlear Implantation
9. CSL Behring Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for rIX-FP, a Novel Therapy in Development to Treat Congenital Factor IX Deficiency (Hemophilia B)
10. PharmaNet/i3 Receives Distinguished Partner Award from the US Chinese Anti-Cancer Association
11. ViewRay Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2017)... Sept. 22, 2017  As the latest Obamacare repeal ... Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham ... the medical device industry is in an odd place. ... the 2.3% excise tax on medical device sales passed ... want covered patients, increased visits and hospital customers with ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company developing a non-invasive, robotically assisted, platform ... leadership team developments today:   ... ... Tom Tefft ... Veteran medical device executive Josh Stopek , PhD, who has led ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... , Pa. and KALAMAZOO, Mich. , ... Allentown, Penn. , and OptiMed Specialty Pharmacy of ... business partnership to offer a strategic hub service that ... Healthcare,s highly sought-after personal spirometer, Spiro PD 2.0, and ... A spirometer is a medical device used to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... PurhealthRX , a leading Health and Nutrition Company, is announcing ... full spectrum CBD oil will revolutionize the rapidly growing CBD market by reducing the ... incorporated into liquid products, while reducing costs to end users. , The team of ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Many families have long-term insurance that covers care for a family ... for care if the client has a cognitive impairment diagnosis. , “What this ... often waived, so the benefits from their insurance start immediately,” said Mechell Vieira, owner ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and ... explains one of the most popular and least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, ... puzzling descriptions that have baffled scholars for centuries. Many have tossed it off as ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “America On The Brink”: the Christian ... On The Brink” is the creation of published author, William Nowers. Captain Nowers ... a WWII veteran, he spent thirty years in the Navy. Following his career ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... to meet the demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s ... experts and tested to meet the highest standard. , These products are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):