Monday, November 28, 2022

Galderma to expand manufacturing and innovation footprint in the APAC

Reaffirming its bold ambition to become the leading dermatology company in the world, Galderma announced its intention to expand its manufacturing and innovation footprint in the Asia-Pacific region, with support from the Singapore Economic Development Board. Galderma intends to explore opportunities to build a fifth manufacturing plant with a high degree of digitalization and automation in Singapore in response to growing consumer demand and to support long-term sustainable growth over the coming years.

IPACKCHEM acquires TPG to bring its barrier packaging to North America

Founded in 1987, IPACKCHEM is a supplier of innovative and specialized barrier packaging solutions that service the crop protection and specialty chemicals end markets. Its market positions are underscored by its strong sustainability orientation and 100% recyclable plastic barrier packaging. It has facilities across Europe, the UK, China, India, Brazil, and South Africa.

Manufacturing sector has been critical to resilience throughout the pandemic

Grant Thornton released its 2022 Manufacturing Benchmarking Report giving a unique view of the Aussie manufacturing industry. Now in its seventh year, the Manufacturing Benchmarking Report helps mid-sized manufacturers track their performance against industry benchmarks across a number of data points – including sales trends, gross margins, workforce costs, inventory lockup, and capex – and highlights potential avenues for improvement.

More Australian manufacturers are expanding into the American market

A growing number of South Australian manufacturers are expanding their footprint into the United States on the back of renewed interest in American and European markets. Global engineering companies, technology firms and manufacturing businesses based out of the Tonsley Innovation District in Adelaide, South Australia are among those broadening their reach across the Pacific and opening offices in cities across the United States.

Aussie non-alcoholic drink makers losing 37% of production time

Manufacturing performance software company, OFS, announced findings from its quarterly Non-Alcoholic Beverage Benchmark Report, which provides insights into how data can be used to improve production efficiency in the non-alcoholic beverages industry.

PCI opens a Clinical Services Center of Excellence facility in New England

PCI Pharma Services (PCI), a global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced the opening of its Clinical Services Center of Excellence in Bridgewater, MA, the first facility of its kind to support the growing needs of global developers of biologics in New England. The new facility will provide increased flexibility and scalability for secondary packaging, distribution and cold chain storage of innovative therapies in development.

Aussie building firm turns to 3D printing to cut production costs

Boss Products, one of Australia’s oldest family-owned building products manufacturers has transitioned from its traditional manufacturing processes to the launch of the country’s first 3D printing factory in the building and construction industry. The Boss Products 3D printing factory is located in Melbourne and produces products for the industry across the commercial and domestic sectors. It is one of the biggest suppliers of planter boxes and retaining walls.

PCI announces multi-million dollar expansion to UK manufacturing hub

PCI Pharma Services (PCI), a contract development and manufacturing firm (CDMO), announced a significant expansion of its world-class facility in Tredegar, Wales, UK, designed to help keep pace with the market growth of powerful, targeted oncology therapies.

Lenovo opens first European in-house manufacturing facility in Ullo, Hungary

Lenovo has opened the doors to its first in-house manufacturing facility in Europe. Based in Ullo, Hungary, the factory focuses on building server infrastructure, storage systems and high-end PC workstations used by clients across Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions.

Envirosuite accelerates international growth of its latest product EVS Water

Environmental intelligence technology organisation Envirosuite Limited (ASX:EVS) (Envirosuite) is pleased to update the market on the accelerating growth of EVS Water. The newest member of Envirosuite’s product lines, EVS Water, a product that launched in 2021 and is already nearing its initial commercial objective of achieving $1 million in total sales.