Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
RNAi
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Catalent Acquires R.P. Scherer Eberbach

Published: Friday, March 02, 2012
Last Updated: Thursday, March 01, 2012
Bookmark and Share
Company continues to expand global softgel drug delivery capabilities.

Catalent Pharma Solutions has announced that it has completed the acquisition, from Gelita AG, of the remaining 49% minority interest in the R.P. Scherer GmbH & Co. KG, Eberbach, Germany business (“R.P. Scherer Eberbach”).

After 60 years of joint partnership, Catalent and Gelita agreed that the R.P. Scherer Eberbach business will be better able to serve the growing European pharmaceutical and consumer health softgel market with R.P. Scherer fully integrated into Catalent.

Under full Catalent ownership, customers will have access to a wider range of drug development and delivery technologies/services, and a global supply chain network.

R.P. Scherer Corporation (including the Eberbach joint venture) was founded by the inventor of the rotary die production process for softgel capsules and was sold to Cardinal Health PTS, which is now Catalent Pharma Solutions.

Catalent and R.P. Scherer Eberbach have a long heritage of experience, know-how and recognized expertise in softgel formulation and operations.

“We are proud of the strong Catalent and R.P. Scherer Eberbach legacy and are very excited about the future of softgel innovation as an important part of the development, delivery and market supply of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. This acquisition comes on the heels of on-going extensive investments that Catalent is making in its softgel facilities in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Aprilia, Italy; and St. Petersburg, Florida; and other investments in advanced drug delivery technologies in Germany and the US,” said David Heyens, President of Catalent’s Softgel Business.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,300+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,000+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Catalent Invests $4.6M To Further Expand Asia–Pacific Clinical Trials
Company provide of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics, consumer health products and global clinical supply services.
Friday, February 05, 2016
Catalent Announces Launch of Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute
Launch of Institute at the 2012 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, Chicago, IL.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Scientific News
Novel MRI Technique Distinguishes Healthy Prostate Tissue from Cancer
The UTSW researchers have determined that glucose stimulates release of the zinc ions from inside epithelial cells, which they could then track on MRIs.
Precision Nanobots Target Cancerous Tumours
Researchers achieve breakthrough toward redefining anti-cancer drug administration using nanorobotics.
PARP Proteins Explore Therapeutic Targets in Cancer
Researchers at UTSW have identified a previously unknown role of a certain class of proteins that opens the door to explore therapeutic targets in cancer and other disease.
Novel Therapeutic Approach for Blood Disorders
Gene editing of human blood-forming stem cells mimics a benign genetic condition that helps to overcome sickle cell disease and other blood disorders.
Immune-Cell Population Predicts Immunotherapy Response in Melanoma
All patients with high levels of one immune-cell type responded to treatment.
Effects of Chemotherapy on Developing Ovaries in Female Fetuses
Researchers at University of Edinburgh have shown that etoposide can damage the development of the ovaries while a fetus is in the womb.
Breast Tumors Evolve in Response to Hormone Therapy
Researchers have suggested that analyzing a single sample of the breast tumor is insufficient for understanding how a patient should best be treated.
Cutting off the Cancer Fuel Supply
Research from investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Princeton University has identified a new approach to cancer therapy in cutting off a cancer cell’s ‘fuel supply’ by targeting a cellular survival mechanism known as autophagy. The co-corresponding authors of the work are Rutgers Cancer Institute Deputy Director Eileen P. White, PhD, and researcher ‘Jessie’ Yanxiang Guo, PhD.
How Cloud Connectivity Can Combat the Reproducibility Crisis
This infographic explains the reproducibility crisis, and how cloud connectivity can help overcome this problem.
New Tech Joins the Battle Against Hep B
A method for “silencing” RNA that emerged from a University of Wisconsin—Madison spinoff company is in clinical trials in Europe, Asia and the United States against hepatitis B, an infection that can destroy the liver.
SELECTBIO

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,300+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,000+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!