Pharma packaging to be $62B market by 2015; Batavia, Xendo ink manufacturing, marketing deal;

> The pharmaceuticals packaging market is expected to hit $62 billion by 2015, according to a new study from Freedonia Group, with 70% of demand coming from U.S., Japan and Western Europe, but China, India and Brazil will grow quickly as well. Report

> Batavia Bioservices has inked a deal to take over Xendo's bioprocess manufacturing, and the two companies will team up on marketing efforts. Story

> EMD Millipore, a division of Merck KGaA, has agreed to buy Amnis, which makes high-speed cell imaging instrumentation for flow cytometry uses. News

> Vivalis increased first-half sales by 165% and cut its net loss after landing two new licensing agreements for its EB66 technology used in vaccine production. Story

> France's Roquette wrapped up a capital-investment plan at its Lestrem facility, which makes injectable carbohydrates for use in parenteral drug manufacturing. Piece

> Contract manufacturing in Brazil is set to grow quickly, especially the manufacturing of APIs, market research firm RNCOS says in a new report. Report

> The Consumer Healthcare Products Association lodged some criticisms of the FDA's draft guidance on nanotechnology, including the agency's definition of the term. Article

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