Toward a new model ofbulk sourcing?

Polastro, Enrico
October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/1/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 12, p25
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's views on different kinds of production activities in the pharmaceutical industry. He mentions that the innovative pharmaceutical companies, engaged in the development of new chemical entities, have followed backward integration plan with in-house research to mass production. He states that most of the generic makers rely on third-party vendors for their bulk requirements because of the flexibility to redirect their product range to meet changing market demands.


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