Top-shelf cold chain in Germany; NYK steps up for Ranbaxy;

> NextPharma plans to build a 15,800-square-meter cold chain and logistics warehouse boasting under-floor heating, hot-air blowers and air conditioning, as well as a license for manual re-packaging, bundling and labeling of secondary packaging, in Werne, Germany. Release

> Generics-maker Ranbaxy Labs has tapped NYK Logistics' for U.K. market logistics, encompassing products manufactured in Europe as well as imports from outside the EU. Item

> Environmentally sensitive and sustainable development efforts have earned API maker Medichem Manufacturing the 2009 Management Award for Sustainable Development by the Cleaner Technology Centre. Item

> Venturepharm will supply the API for AlphaRx's ARX1088, an orally active interferon inducer for treating Hepatitis, in China and other emerging markets. Announcement

> MODA has launched version 3.0 of its mobile data acquisition platform for automated environmental monitoring. Release