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'Rapidly changing macro-environment' prompts Baxter split


April 1, 2014 11:23 am ET

Macroeconomics and market forces were the drivers behind the impending break-up of medical products manufacturer Baxter International Inc., company officials and analysts say, particularly in the medical device business.

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Compounder Opticolor expanding in California


March 25, 2014 1:03 pm ET

Visions of growth are leading compounder Opticolor Inc. to add capacity and move to a larger site in its hometown of Huntington Beach, Calif.

Philips-Medize expands production in Finland


February 5, 2014 11:55 am ET

Phillips-Medisize Corp., a global outsource provider of design and manufacturing services to the medical device and diagnostics, drug delivery, and commercial markets, has signed a significant supply deal with leading diabetes treatment company Sanofi SA.

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MHS micromolding machine is one-of-a-kind


October 22, 2013 12:39 pm ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — Harald Schmidt is happy to point out that his company's first micromolding machine doesn't look like anything else on the market.

Alpha boosting production


August 16, 2013 2:41 pm ET

ST. LOUIS — Blow molder Alpha Packaging Inc. is adding new machines to support its new Pharma line of high density polyethylene containers.

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