June 16, 2014

Duck duct tape is joining forces with Fiskars to create a new pair of scissors.

June 10, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration last week published an interim final rule to further safeguard the health of infants fed infant formula in the United States.

June 10, 2014

In an effort to help ensure clean waterways, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation to make Illinois the first state in the nation to ban the manufacture and sale of personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads.

May 29, 2014

Gov. Alejandro García Padilla on Wednesday announced an agreement by Puerto Rico Industrial Development Co. with Actavis that will allow the pharmaceutical manufacturer to develop a solid dosage manufacturing and packing facility in its Manati site and expand its current hormone production in Fajardo.

May 6, 2014

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries last week announced that it notified the Workforce Development Agency for the State of Michigan regarding its decision to stop manufacturing operations and close the Detroit facility.

May 2, 2014

H-E-B is moving toward offering an online-sales operation, according to a report published Wednesday in the San Antonio Business Journal.

April 29, 2014

Endo International on Tuesday announced that it will acquire Somar, a privately-owned specialty pharmaceuticals company based in Mexico City, Mexico.

April 25, 2014

McKesson Specialty Health has announced the integration of its distribution services with General Medical Services’ Physician Office Drug Inventory System, an alliance that creates the first end-to-end integrated inventory and order-to-reimbursement verification solution designed specifically for ophthalmologists.

April 23, 2014

Procter & Gamble announced on Wednesday that third-quarter results met expectations, and the company remains on track to deliver top- and bottom-line growth objectives for the fiscal year.

April 17, 2014

Recognizing its dedication to the employment of persons with disabilities, United Cerebral Palsy on Thursday named Meijer “Employer of the Year.”

April 16, 2014

BIC, a manufacturer of men’s razors, has developed two new large-pack offerings of the BIC Flex 3 and the BIC Hybrid Advance 3 razors.

March 14, 2014

Keurig Green Mountain, recognized for its beverages and Keurig brewing systems, and Peet's Coffee & Tea, a specialty coffee and tea company, announced a manufacturing and distribution agreement. The companies plan to launch a selection of Keurig-licensed Peet's coffee and tea varieties in K-Cup packs by the end of the summer.

March 13, 2014

Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and the United States Conference of Mayors have launched the $10 million Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund.

February 14, 2014

Global public health organization NSF International has launched the NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program to provide auditing, training, product testing, claim substantiation and certification services to enable manufacturers to improve the quality and safety of their products, and retailers to strengthen the oversight of their cosmetic and personal care suppliers, the organization announced on Friday.

February 13, 2014

Pharmacy automation provider Kirby Lester on Thursday went live with its new online store.

February 4, 2014

Beauty industry consumers are turning to YouTube in record numbers, and are often bypassing major brands for product recommendations, instructional guidance and social engagement. Yet, according to a recent study, only a handful of beauty brands are effectively incorporating YouTube into their web and commerce initiatives.

January 31, 2014

Actavis on Friday announced a realignment of its global strategic business structure to maximize the company's newly strengthened position as a leading specialty pharmaceutical developer, manufacturer and marketer, and to enhance Actavis' position for continued long-term growth.

January 31, 2014

The imminent entry of several companies — including big pharma, small biotech and generic participants — into the global biosimilars space will propel the market toward exponential growth. The market is expected to soar from $1.2 billion in 2013 to $24 billion in 2019, reported Frost & Sullivan in research released earlier this week.

January 31, 2014

The Biotechnology Industry Organization and the Indiana Health Industry Forum commended the Indiana Senate for passing legislation designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines.

January 21, 2014

Bic Consumer Products has broadened its portfolio of razors with the new Bic Soleil Glow, which started hitting retail shelves this month.

January 13, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration has found possible violations of agency regulations at a manufacturing plant in India owned by drug maker Ranbaxy Labs, the company said Monday.

January 3, 2014

“How do we develop and maintain higher level strategic partnerships?” That was the theme of the recent Drug Store Industry Issues Summit in New York in December. Once a year, senior retail and manufacturing leaders get together to review the ever changing dynamics around how we create value for each other while satisfying the needs of the shopper.

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.