Thieves net $320K in Bronx trailer heist; Minority of surveyed execs has hiring plans;

> A $320,000 trailer load of Banner Pharmacaps antihistamine, painkiller and stomach treatments was stolen from an unattended lot in the Bronx, NY, on Monday. News

> Forty-one percent of senior execs surveyed by KPMG say they plan to add personnel in the next year; 23% say they never expect hiring to return to prerecession levels. Story

> Kyowa Hakko Kirin will build a $50 million manufacturing plant for oral formulations at its main production facility in Ube, Japan. Item

> NanoSonic will begin cGMP manufacturing of pharma-grade cyclodextrin complexes this month following completion of a Florida plant expansion. Release

> As of August 2010, China had roughly 1,200 API manufacturers capable of producing more than 1,500 categories of APIs. Article

> The FDA and a joint commission are expected to issue guidance on sterile compounding for compounding pharmacies. News

> Unilife has begun supplying Sanofi with the Unifill Syringe. Unilife release 

> The World Health Organization has warned Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda about the import of possibly deadly counterfeits. Story

> Gilead Sciences has extended its partnership with Indian drugmakers Ranbaxy, Hetero, Matrix and Strides Arcolab for production and marketing of three new HIV/AIDS drugs. Story

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