By Michael Abramowitz The Daily Reflector Thursday, February 1, 2018 Dozens of public and private partners got a view Wednesday of what they envision as the next major step toward Pitt County becoming a regional pharmaceutical manufacturing hub. ...

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Greenville, NC (August 25, 2016) - A pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company announced Wednesday it is renovating an existing building to triple the capacity of its stability storage space....

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Greenville, NC (August 4, 2016) Mayne Pharma has completed its $652-million transaction with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited and Allergan, acquiring a portfolio of 42 pharmaceutical products, according to a statement released Wednesday. ...

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GREENVILLE, NC (February 17, 2016) - A company that plans to invest $65 million in expanding facilities and add 100 employees to a 350 people staff was honored on Tuesday for its leadership and community impact. The Pitt County Development Commission named Mayne Pharma the Pitt County Industry of the Year on Tuesday, recognizing company for its expansion plans, employment opportunities and fostering relationships with the community, including East Carolina University and Pitt Community College....

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GREENVILLE, NC (March 2, 2015) - East Carolina University (ECU) and Pitt Community College (PCC) will partner to create the East Coast’s finest training center for biomanufacturing and pharmaceuticals with funds provided by the Golden LEAF Foundation. Additional support from the North Carolina Community College System’s NCWorks Customized Training and BioNetwork will enhance the planned facilities and programs....

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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 increase the site’s capabilities......

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August 18, 2014 — 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 Pharma global family. The new name and brand identity are appropriate for a company poised for significant growth......

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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 talented and highly motivated students, including several from East Carolina University and Pitt Community College......

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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, prescription and non-prescription drugs to the hospital, long-term care, and retail markets. Commenting on the name change, Gerald Sakowsk...

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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 materials sciences company, and private equity firm JLL Partners announced on March 11 the closing of a $2.65 billion tr...

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