Recipharm gets new equipment with manufacturing contract; Scil Proteins opens California office;

> Recipharm, a Swedish contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), has been hired by ViroPharma of Exton, PA. ViroPharma is investing in equipment for Recipharm to do commercial-scale manufacturing of the modified-release hydrocortisone drug Plenadren. Recipharm release

> Halle, Germany-based Scil Proteins, which does protein production, has opened offices in California to serve its North American contract manufacturing clients. Scil release

‚ÄčAnd Finally... Masimo ($MASI), which makes products for the biopharmaceutical industry, has recently acquired assets of Spire Semiconductor, which manufactures component-level items and light-emitting diodes, some of which are used in medical devices. Story