Industry group supports FDA supply chain plans; India's Ipca gets FDA nod for plant; Bangledesh jails drugmaker over quality;

> RX-369, an industry group that works for supply chain safety, has come out in favor of the FDA's Secure Supply Chain Pilot Program. Release

> Indian drugmaker Ipca Laboratories says the FDA has approved its facility at the Indore special economic zone. Report

> Capsugel will acquire Bend Research for an undisclosed amount to get Bend's spray-dried dispersion (SDD) formulation technology. Release

> The FDA will use the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) system, which is maintained by Dun and Bradstreet, to identify drug manufacturing facilities for the purpose of collecting user fees. Item

> India is considering joining the Pharmaceutical Inspection Convention and Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme (PIC/S), which holds member countries to certain manufacturing standards. Story

And Finally... A Bangladesh court sentenced the owner of a drug manufacturing facility to two years in prison for making poor-quality drugs. Story