Capsugel Awarded EXCiPACT™ Certifications for Excipient Good Manufacturing Practices
Morristown, N.J., October 1, 2014 – Capsugel announced today that it has received EXCiPACT™ certification for its sites in Bornem, Belgium, and Colmar, France. The certification provides independent validation that Capsugel maintains excipient Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and complies with current European Union regulations in the manufacturing of empty, two-piece hard capsules. Capsugel is the first hard capsule manufacturer to receive EXCiPACT™ certification.
Bend Research is now part of Capsugel's Dosage Form Solutions (DFS) business. Bend Research brings expertise in novel formulations, including spray-dried dispersions and hot-melt extrusion, as well as technologies in the areas of controlled-release, inhalation and bio-therapeutics. These capabilities complement Capsugel DFS’ premier capabilities in lipid and liquid formulations, modified and targeted release delivery and specialized manufacturing solutions.
Encap Drug Delivery
Based in Scotland, Encap’s focus on liquid and semi-solid encapsulation-based product development, and clinical and commercial manufacturing for the pharmaceutical industry, complements Capsugel’s recently-established Dosage Form Solutions (DFS) business unit which develops and manufactures innovative products for the healthcare industry.