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Drug Delivery Platform offers intrinsic enteric protection.

Leveraging unique combination of formulation and polymer chemistry, enTRinsic™ drug delivery technology platform provides full enteric protection and targeted release of gastric acid- and heat-sensitive active ingredients to upper gastrointestinal tract, without need for functional coatings. Technology enables oral delivery of variety of compounds —Â- including vaccines, proteins, and...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Capsugel and Bend Research Announce New Commercial-Scale Spray-Dried Dispersion Capacity

Installation marks the first stage of the company's more than $20 million expansion to enhance commercial manufacturing capabilities for spray-dried dispersions Bend, Ore.– Bend Research, a division of Capsugel Dosage Form Solutions (DFS), announced today that it has installed its first commercial-scale spray dryer in its R&D facility in Bend, Ore. The new dryer allows for seamless process...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Capsugel Receives Vegan Certification for Its Portfolio of Vegetarian Capsules

The award further enhances attractiveness of the capsules to the exploding lifestyle-driven market Greenwood, SC and Morristown, NJ – Capsugel, a global leader in innovative dosage forms and solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that it has been awarded Vegan certification for four capsules in its portfolio of vegetarian capsules.Â- Ã‚  The capsules are Vcaps®,...

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Material Handling & Storage

Capsugel Launches LIPIDEX® Technology Platform

Brings Best-in-Class Lipid, Liquid and Semi-solid Finished Dosage Form Solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Industries MORRISTOWN, N.J., – Capsugel announces the launch of its new LIPIDEX® technology platform, which integrates the company’s lipid, liquid and semi-solid fill technologies, extensive product development experience, and commercial manufacturing...

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Material Handling & Storage

Capsule Fill/Seal System integrates with containment equipment.

Automated CFS 1500 C system enables safe filling and sealing of capsules containing lipid-based formulations or potent compounds. In addition to utilizing Licaps® Drug Delivery System technology, system incorporates liquid dosing technology for precision dosing and drip prevention. Nominal throughput is 1,500 filled and sealed capsules/hr, and use with LEMS® 70 Liquid Encapsulation...

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Material Handling & Storage

Powder Dispenser handles precise weighing tasks.

With benchtop Xcelolab(TM), pharmaceutical development teams can perform method development, powder dispense head selection, and powder characterization studies in laboratory environment. Powder dispensing technology builds micro-bridges, which make it possible to dispense cohesive, micronized, free flowing, or inhalation powder. With Xcelolab(TM), powder weights from 100 Â-µg to 230 g can...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Capsugel Formulators Create One-of-a-Kind Licaps® Products with Competitive Edge

Americas Region Formulation Center taps on "heritage of success" of laboratory in Colmar, France Although the actual physical laboratory of the Americas Region Formulation Center in Greenwood, SC, is new, its formulators draw upon a history of Licaps® formulation projects from Capsugel's formulation center in Colmar, France, to serve the dietary supplement markets in North and South America....

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Packaging Products & Equipment

Licaps® Distinctive Technology Yields Distinctive Benefits in Liquid Market

Liquid preference, oxygen protection, and potent bioavailability are key competitive advantages Greenwood, SC - As the demand for encapsulated liquid products in the dietary supplement industry grows, the Licaps® brand stands out, according to executives of Capsugel, inventor of this unique proprietary liquid-fill delivery technology. Introduced in 2002, Licaps® is a distinctive new...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Licaps® Drug Delivery System at GSK

Allows Rapid In-house Manufacture of Capsules with a High Integrity Seal Bornem, Belgium: Capsugel, the world's leading provider of dosage form solutions to the pharmaceutical and related healthcare industries, is delighted to announce that its integrated Licaps® Drug Delivery System of Licaps® capsules and Liquid Encapsulation Microspray Sealing (LEMS®) equipment is being...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Lonza to Acquire Capsugel to Create Leading Integrated Solutions Provider to the Global Pharma and Consumer Healthcare Industries

Strategic Advantages • Lonza to acquire Capsugel for USD 5.5 billion, including refinancing of existing Capsugel debt of USD ~2 billion • Acquisition is expected to accelerate Lonza’s growth and ability to deliver value along the healthcare continuum • Acquisition addresses needs of customers for integrated, value-added solutions that accelerate drug and ingredient delivery to patients...

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Company News

"Engineering Medicines to Life" Campaign Highlights Capsugel's Unique Positioning as Specialty CDMO

Morristown, N.J., September 27, 2016Â- - After successfully completing four transformational acquisitions, as well as several other strategic investments, Capsugel today announced that it has unified them all under one brand and unveiled a new corporate campaign that highlights the company’s expanded capabilities for the design, development and manufacture of a wide range of innovative...

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Company News

Capsugel Investing in Enhanced Micronization Capacity and Capabilities

Investment further strengthens pilot-scale and commercial manufacturing capabilities Morristown, N.J., September 7, 2016 - Capsugel, a global leader in delivering high-quality, innovative dosage forms and solutions, today announced an expansion of its facility in Quakertown, Pa., to meet increasing customer demand for its micronization services for both clinical and commercial manufacturing. The...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Capsugel to Acquire Xcelience and Powdersize

Xcelience provides the company with specialized clinical trial manufacturing and supply capabilities for a broad range of solid dosage forms. Powdersize brings micronization capabilities that augment Capsugel’s formulation design services and premier bioavailability enhancement technology platform. Morristown, N.J., Tampa, Fla., and Quakertown, Pa. – Capsugel, Xcelience and Powdersize...

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Material Handling & Storage

Drug Delivery Platform offers intrinsic enteric protection.

Leveraging unique combination of formulation and polymer chemistry, enTRinsic™ drug delivery technology platform provides full enteric protection and targeted release of gastric acid- and heat-sensitive active ingredients to upper gastrointestinal tract, without need for functional coatings. Technology enables oral delivery of variety of compounds —Â- including vaccines, proteins, and...

Read More »
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Capsugel and Bend Research Announce New Commercial-Scale Spray-Dried Dispersion Capacity

Installation marks the first stage of the company's more than $20 million expansion to enhance commercial manufacturing capabilities for spray-dried dispersions Bend, Ore.– Bend Research, a division of Capsugel Dosage Form Solutions (DFS), announced today that it has installed its first commercial-scale spray dryer in its R&D facility in Bend, Ore. The new dryer allows for seamless process...

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Company News

Capsugel Expands Global Manufacturing for Finished Dosage Forms

MORRISTOWN, N.J. and BORNEM, Belgium – Capsugel’s Dosage Form Solutions (DFS) business unit unveiled extensive upgrades and expansions to three of its manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe, deepening the company’s finished dosage form capabilities as part of its LIPIDEX® technology platform. The multi-million dollar investments broaden the company’s global...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Capsugel to Acquire Bend Research

MORRISTOWN, N.J. and BEND, Ore.Â-  – Capsugel and Bend Research announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Capsugel to acquire Bend Research as part of its Dosage Form Solutions (DFS) business unit. The acquisition provides Capsugel DFS an industry leading position in bioavailability enhancement with access to a premier suite of technologies to address...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Capsugel Receives Vegan Certification for Its Portfolio of Vegetarian Capsules

The award further enhances attractiveness of the capsules to the exploding lifestyle-driven market Greenwood, SC and Morristown, NJ – Capsugel, a global leader in innovative dosage forms and solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that it has been awarded Vegan certification for four capsules in its portfolio of vegetarian capsules.Â- Ã‚  The capsules are Vcaps®,...

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Material Handling & Storage

Capsugel Launches LIPIDEX® Technology Platform

Brings Best-in-Class Lipid, Liquid and Semi-solid Finished Dosage Form Solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Industries MORRISTOWN, N.J., – Capsugel announces the launch of its new LIPIDEX® technology platform, which integrates the company’s lipid, liquid and semi-solid fill technologies, extensive product development experience, and commercial manufacturing...

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