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Hovione Buys Pfizer's Loughbeg API Facility

LOURES, Portugal, December 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione announced today that it has agreed with Pfizer to acquire their Loughbeg Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) site in Ireland. This site manufactures intermediates for Lipitor active pharmaceutical ingredient. The site has had a ...

BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Buys Down Royalties for Peyronie's Disease

LYNBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase based products, announced today that it has signed an agreement to significantly improve the deal terms related to its...

Schering-Plough CEO Buys $2 Million in Common Shares

KENILWORTH, N.J., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation announced today that Chairman and CEO Fred Hassan purchased just over $2 million of Schering-Plough common stock, or 110, 000 shares at an average purchase price of $18.26 per share. "As I said when I announced ...

TopoTarget Successfully Buys Back Full Control of Belinostat

Consolidates the Global Rights for the Product TopoTarget Successfully Buys Back Full Control of Belinostat, Consolidating the Global Rights for the Product TopoTarget Acquires US & RoW Rights From CuraGen Corporation COPENHAGEN, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- -...

Antibody Engineering Company F-Star Buys Back Royalty Obligations

TVM Capital Joins Investor Syndicate VIENNA, Austria, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- f-star, an antibody engineering company developing novel antibodies and antibody fragments based on its unique Modular Antibody Technology, announced today that it has acquired future royalty oblig...

Hovione Buys Drug Manufacturing Facility in China

LOURES, Portugal, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione announces that it has purchased 75% of Hisyn Pharmaceutical Co. Limited. The Zhejiang provincial authorities have already issued the necessary business license and the joint venture (JV) is now operational. The acquisition provides Hovione wi...

Dairy Farm Buys Technology to Turn Manure into Renewable Energy

RICE LAKE, Wis. - Environmental Power Corporation, a company that focuses the renewable energy industry by providing technology that converts manure into electricity, announced Tuesday that its subsidiary, Microgy Cogeneration Systems , had signed an agreement with Norswiss Dairy of Rice Lake, Wis...

ZyStor receives first funding and buys theraputics for rare diseases

Milwaukee ZyStor Theraputics, Inc., has received an undisclosed piece of its $8.5 million financing and bought technology from St. Louis-based Symbiontics, Inc., for treating rare diseases, the company said. The investment from a syndicate of seven venture funds drew Symbiontics executives to...

Johnson Controls buys Waukesha-based Pro-Tel

Johnson Controls Inc., a maker of automotive and facility controls and supplies, has bought Pro-Tel Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Pro-Tel is a contracting company founded in 1961 and now has about 70 employees. Its repair and maintenance services will be added to Johnson Controls' manufacturing b...

PDS hires new VP, buys former health club building

Madison, Wis. Paragon Development Systems (PDS) has hired a new vice president as it plans to expand its presence in Madison into a new building. The company which maintains offices in Oconomowoc, Brookfield and Madison designs, builds and manages IT infrastructure and services for medium...

Berbee buys Appleton IT firm

Madison, Wis. Berbee Information Networks Corporation , a privately held IT firm, said it has acquired Appleton-based Strategies & Solutions LLC for an undisclosed sum. Berbee said it expects to keep all 16 employees of the other firm, bringing it to about 630 employees in all. Strategies & ...

EraGen strikes big distribution deal; Berbee buys again

A small Madison biotech firm, EraGen Biosciences, has just forged a worldwide distribution conduit for one of its products. The firm exclusively licensed rights to its test for cystic fibrosis, a genetic lung disease, to pharma giant Bayer Healthcare. Also: Berbee Information Networks Corporation h...

Johnson Controls buys stake in health-care tech integration firm

Milwaukee, Wis. Johnson Controls , well-known for automotive interiors and batteries, is buying a minority stake in a Florida integration company to boost its profile in another field: health care. Emergin , in Boca Raton, makes a connectivity suite for health-care organizations. Its produc...

Canadian firm buys Proventiv Therapeutics, makes ex-Bone Care exec CEO

Madison, Wis . - In a merging of complementary companies, Cytochroma, Inc ., a Canadian firm seeking to commercialize new Vitamin D products, has acquired Proventiv Therapeutics, LLC, of Madison, and the combined company is looking for an additional $25 million in venture capital from Canadian an...

Bruker AXS parent buys affiliate company

Madison, Wis . - Non-controlling shareholders of Billerica, Mass.-based Bruker BioSciences Corp. registered almost unanimous approval today for the $135 million acquisition of their affiliate molecular spectroscopy company, Bruker Optics, Inc. Both firms are part of the Bruker family of com...

Tushaus Computer buys Apple computer vendor

Milwaukee, Wis. - Tushaus Computer Services , which operates in the personal computer space, has purchased Third Millennium Design, Inc., a provider of Apple products and services. The combined organization will not only merge PCs and Macs, but also intellectual property and technology to ser...

Finance Committee rejects extra tax on Internet buys

The Joint Finance Committee rejected Governor Jim Doyle's proposal for a 5 percent sales tax on Internet purchases on Tuesday. The proposal, a plan to charge consumers for their music, book, art, and movie purchases made online, was one of several proposals turned down by the budget review panel. ...

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

...-45 5. Recent Industry Activity II-46 Olympus Acquires Gyrus ACMI II-46 Fujifilm to Merge Fujinon's Endoscopy Business II-46 McKesson buys Rosebud Solutions II-46 Given Imaging to Sell Capsule Endoscopy Device in Japan II-46 Pentax Merger with HOYA II-47 Smith & Nephew End...

Biopure Announces 2008 Second Quarter Financial Results

...n distributor. During the second fiscal quarter of 2007, the company accounted for European sales on a consignment basis. Now the European distributor buys product for its inventory upon shipment by the company. In the U.S., a higher average selling price of Oxyglobin during the second fiscal quarter of 2...

Biopure Announces 2008 First Quarter Financial Results

...ts European distributor. During the first quarter of fiscal 2007, the Company accounted for European sales on a consignment basis. Now the distributor buys product for its inventory upon shipment by the Company. The distributor did not purchase any inventory during the first fiscal quarter of 2008. This d...

UW-Madisons IT Metamorphosis

... Due to the modernization of our systems, our campus is enjoying a collaborative campus, according to the Syllabus article. What happens if Oracle buys PeopleSoft? Recently Oracle Corporation has mounted a hostile takeover of PeopleSoft Inc. Oracle maintains that if successful, it will support Peo...

GE Medicals Acquisitions May Prompt More Purchases

... Instrumentarium -- be spun off to maintain a competitive market. But analysts expect GE Medical to make additional acquisitions to complement its new buys and/or spin additional portions of Amersham off. They need to do one or the other, Larry Neibor, an analyst with Robert W. Baird & Co. in Milwauk...

Watching Evolution Happen - Evolving Healthcare Technology Spies Big Change

...ansferring that data across campuses or even states? Thats the game TeraMedica Inc., Milwaukee, is playing, and it hopes everyone in the medical field buys a ticket. Its great that you can capture it and store it, but distributing it throughout the enterprise is really the next step, said TeraMedica Pr...

Really Listening to Customers...AND Employees

...ects of the shopping experience really matter to customers and which practices of the sales representatives make a difference to how much the customer buys and how satisfied they are with the overall in-store experience. Customers were invited to the companys facilities for one-on-one discussions in a...

Future of cable, wireless shown off at ITEC Milwaukee

...eract with ads instead of continuing to watch their program. If broadcasting companies can achieve that, Conrad said, the system could lead to impulse buys while giving consumers more information on their purchases. Just as cable has edged out dialup connections, however, for many technology users and ...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest

... property of Nor-Cote UW students use more mobile computing Schneider buys GPS to track trucks SunTrust to implement Fiserv's ExchangeGuard ... as e-mail, an online calendar and education portal Learn@UW. Schneider buys GPS to track trucks Schneider National Inc. , a freight company based in...

Want to squeeze U.S. pharmaceutical companies? Be careful what you ask for

...ng a flu shot this season and you want to fix blame when you're on your sickbed, take a look in the mirror. If the face you see belongs to someone who buys into the bashing of U.S. drug companies, you're a part of the problem. The looming shortage of flu vaccine comes down to the fact that very few Ame...

Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest

...k on both coasts UW center to make Canadian cancer drug Wisconsin DOA buys Seritis software for data management Schneider rolls its own employment ... chief scientific officer at Protox, said in a statement. Wisconsin DOA buys Seritis software for data management Seritis Corporation, a Milwaukee sof...

Tech Digest: Norlight, Criticare, ATC, Rockwell

... Norlight buys Michigan networking firm Brookfield, Wis. Norlight Telecommunications announced on Friday that it has acquired the customer base and business a...

Tech Digest: Nanotechnology, GE Healthcare, NovaMed, PhysioGenix

...ions. Pharmacy information systems are used to reduce medication errors, many of which occur at the bedside, the company said. Chicago-based NovaMed buys controlling interest in Madison surgery center Madison, Wis. NovaMed, Inc. , has acquired 51 percent of the Madison Laser Eye Center, 1200 John ...

Wisconsins tax system must adapt to meet changing technology needs

...ooden buckets. That is why Menasha Corp. is fighting the state Department of Revenue on a ruling that could affect every other Wisconsin company that buys and adapts technology. Menasha Corp. will appeal a judges ruling that it must pay sales tax on a software package it bought and then changed, the c...

Tech Digest: Rayovac, Inacom, TomoTherapy, Regal-Beloit, Modine

...e the effect on other tissues. Robertson has an MD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from San Diego State University. Regal-Beloit buys $400 million division of GE Beloit, Wis. The Regal-Beloit Corporation announced on Monday they have finalized their purchase of General Electr...

Reducing brightness to make a better paper

...of the paper commonly used in business and government offices while simultaneously improving the paper's quality. The federal government annually buys some 500,000 tons of bleached kraft paper, which includes the "plain white paper" used in computer printers, copiers, and fax machines. It's the equiv...

Milwaukee area biotech ZyStor seeks more funding

...e years," Peterson said. Previous articles on ZyStor Lone Wisconsin firm to present at InvestMidwest ZyStor receives first funding and buys theraputics for rare diseases ...

Is your business domain at risk?

... there has been no use of it for three years, and the trademark owner has no intent to resume use. Typically, if the business goes under and no one buys up the assets, including the trademark, then the trademark goes back into the pool of marks available for anyone else to adopt and own. In some circum...

ZyStor seeks to raise $15M for clinical trials

...ticles ZyStor to exhibit cell disorder treatments Milwaukee area biotech ZyStor seeks more funding ZyStor receives first funding and buys theraputics for rare diseases Wisconsin VCs draw Missouri biotech firm to state ...

H-1B jobs: Where is the shortage of skilled workers?

...g to keep his 2000 Japanese luxury car working as he tries to juggle his mortgage and other expenses in a job that pays significantly less. If he ever buys anything else, it will be a used Japanese car and he swears he will never buy a Motorola product again. Is he and thousands of others still bitter abo...

Technology and mergers: Getting the strategic applications

...nt, but the real synergy for growth is with the CME. In other words, if ICE buys the CBOT, the shareholders better cash out quick because there is limited s...ME takes it over. What does ICE really have? Who really benefits of ICE buys CBOT? Some that want the deal to go through with the CBOT and ICE are l...

CIOs focus on the business case while facing 'authority erosion'

...ation in terms cost and revenue. She described a structured process that includes early analysis of the business case long before the company actually buys any software. The data TDS looks at pertains to the kind of human (labor) savings it can introduce into its environment, including licensing and hardw...
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