Patheon to Expand in Pitt County, NC

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

October 3, 2014 (Greenville, NC) – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that DPx Holdings and its business unit Patheon, a leading provider of contract development and commercial manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry, will expand its operations in Pitt County.  Patheon plans to invest $159 million to ...

Metrics Inc. Changes Name to Metrics Contract Services

Monday, August 18th, 2014

August 18, 2014
The Daily Reflector

Metrics Contract Services, a full-service contract pharmaceutical formulation development and manufacturing organization, has adopted a new and more descriptive name.  And it is unveiling a new brand look that more clearly identifies Metrics Contract Services as being part of the Mayne P...

Chem Students Conclude Internships

Monday, August 18th, 2014

By Michael Abramowitz
The Daily Reflector

August 18, 2014 - Searching for the perfect polymer is not everyone’s cup of Tetrafluoroethylene, but for some chemistry students, a summer internship program at a major Pitt County chemical manufacturing plant was right up their alloy.

A group of 22 exceptionally talent...

Carolina Medical Products Now CMP Pharma

Friday, March 28th, 2014

March 27, 2014 - Carolina Medical Products, Inc. (CMP) has officially changed its name to CMP Pharma. This new name more appropriately reflects the nature of its current business as a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on niche products that address critical patient needs. The company manufactures and markets leading high-quality branded and generic, presc...

Merger Combines DSM Pharmaceuticals and Patheon

Friday, March 21st, 2014

By Michael Abramowitz
The Daily Reflector

March 20, 2014 - A Pitt County industrial employer became stronger and broader in its range of capabilities and opportunities after a multi-billion-dollar merger with another industry giant, a corporate executive said on Wednesday.

Royal DSM, the global life sciences and ...

Metrics Expands with Fast-track Product Development Laboratory

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

March 3, 2014
The Daily Reflector

Metrics Inc. is making significant investments in its facilities and equipment for the benefit of contract services clients by opening a new laboratory to better support fast-track development of pharmaceutical products.

Also in its Greenville facility, the company is adding to i...

DSM Announces Business Merger

Monday, November 25th, 2013

November 22, 2013
The Daily Reflector

A major pharmaceutical manufacturer located in Pitt County will be part of a multi-billion dollar business merger expected to create a new and more competitive player in the global pharma market, according to a corporate announcement issued on Wednesday.

JLL Partners, a leadi...

Metrics Founder Phil Hodges Announces Retirement

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

November 13, 2013
The Daily Reflector

Metrics Inc. founder Phil Hodges announced Tuesday he is retiring from the contract pharmaceutical formulation and manufacturing company he founded 19 years ago.

After opening its doors in 1994 with just four employees — one of whom was Hodges — Metrics now employs mor...

Metrics Inc. Offers Taste Masking Technology for Tablets

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

September 2, 2013
The Daily Reflector

Metrics Inc. now offers proprietary technology to mask the taste of tablets.

The company’s Cleantaste technology enables polymer coating of individual drug crystals to produce fine, non-gritty particles. This technology can improve the taste and texture of drugs and can ...

Students Participate in Schools@Work Program

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

February 26, 2013
The Daily Reflector

Five schools participated in the Schools @Work Monday at Metrics.

The effort is a project of the North Carolina Business Committee for Education in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction with the goal to help middle school students see the oppor...


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