December 27, 2013

Clearette, a manufacturer of electronic cigarettes, has ordered specialized equipment in an effort to improve production output in hopes to allow volume increases.

December 18, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency will share data about studies meant to show whether generic drugs are equivalent to their branded counterparts, under a joint program announced Wednesday.

December 18, 2013

Mylan has acquired rights to an experimental respiratory drug made by Pfizer, Mylan said.

December 5, 2013

Church & Dwight announced plans to expand its gummy vitamin production capacity through the addition of a new production line to be constructed at its manufacturing facility in Pennsylvania.

December 5, 2013

The Food Marketing Institute has appointed Douglas Baker as its VP private brands.

November 25, 2013

Executives from retail, manufacturing, regulation and others are among the four new appointees to the Pharmacy Quality Alliance's board of directors for next year, the group said Monday.

November 5, 2013

Duck Tape brand duct tape will join forces with Fiskars Corp. to introduce a new line of scissors for crafting.

October 31, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is using long-term strategies to address drug shortages when they appear and requiring manufacturers to notify the agency if a shortage is at risk of happening, under a new plan announced Thursday.

October 31, 2013

Walmart U.S. president and CEO Bill Simon and Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced at the SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit on Thursday that three suppliers have made new domestic manufacturing commitments that will create 385 jobs.

October 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration, in a complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Justice, on Monday sought a permanent injunction against the dietary supplement manufacturer James G. Cole; its president, James Cole; and its general manager, Julie Graves, following the company’s repeated distribution of unapproved drugs and adulterated dietary supplements in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

October 22, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is investing more than $100 million in its Croatian division for a plant that will make pills mostly for the international market.

October 16, 2013

Mission Pharmacal on Wednesday announced that a federal district court in Texas has upheld its patent that covers the company's prescription-only prenatal vitamin brands.

October 15, 2013

Beauty company Jafra Cosmetics International, which has 550,000 worldwide independent consultants, has named seasoned Brazilian global executive Mauro Schnaidman as president and CEO.

October 10, 2013

A coalition of organizations that includes major retail pharmacy and drug manufacturing groups is warning consumers against purchasing drug from foreign, online outlets.

September 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is barring the importation of drugs from another one of Ranbaxy Labs' plants in India, the agency said Monday.

September 10, 2013

While the U.S. generic drug market has grown at a rapid pace, the international market for generic manufacturing and use has grown as well.

August 28, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy is taking up a pseudoephedrine product for nasal congestion designed to deter the manufacturing of methamphetamine at all of its stores, according to published reports.

August 23, 2013

Walmart displayed a powerful commitment to revitalizing U.S. manufacturing in front of roughly 1,500 supplier company representatives, government and economic development officials, dozens of senior merchants and the company's top executives as they convened Thursday for its first-ever domestic sourcing summit at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

August 8, 2013

Eisai announced that the Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to its investigational compound (E7777) for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

July 31, 2013

Energizer Holdings has announced an agreement to acquire the Stayfree pad, Carefree liner and o.b. tampon feminine hygiene brands in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean from McNeil PPC and Johnson & Johnson — members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Cos. — for $185 million in cash.

July 25, 2013

H. D. Smith on Thursday announced the completion of the deal to attain majority interest in Triplefin, a reimbursement, patient assistance and pharmaceutical brand-support services company headquartered in Cincinnati.

June 24, 2013

Kroger on Friday announced it has named Rick Going president of the company's new Nashville division, Calvin Kaufman president of the new Louisville division, Jayne Homco president of the Michigan division and Erin Sharp group VP of Kroger manufacturing.

June 4, 2013

At the 2013 Business and Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla., HDMA honored pharmaceutical and consumer product manufacturers during the presentation of the 2013 Distribution Industry Awards for Notable Achievements in Healthcare.

June 3, 2013

Becton, Dickinson and Co. division BD Medical has launched a new prefillable glass syringe designed for biotech drugs.