Manufacturing News of Note—Biocon Bengaluru plant gets FDA nod; Samsung, Ichnos Sciences expand agreement


> The FDA has issued an Establishment Inspection Report concluding its investigation of Biocon’s biosimilar plant in Bengaluru, India. Filing (PDF)

> Samsung Biologics has won a long-term manufacturing agreement to produce a treatment for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis from Ichnos Sciences if it is approved. Release

> Pharma Logistics has acquired the pharma returns business of competitor Stericycle. Release

> Heraeus Pharmaceutical Ingredients is adding capacity to its plant in Hanau, Germany, to make platinum-based HPAPIs used in cancer chemotherapies Story

> Ingredient distributor Barentz has acquired a majority shareholding in ingredient maker IMCoPharma, which is based in Czech Republic. Release