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Why Are Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturers Focused on Buffer Quality?

Cell and gene therapy (CGT) products offer innovative approaches to healthcare and may ultimately change the way diseases are treated and potentially cured. Manufacturers of cell & gene therapy products face several challenges due to the instability of living cells. Currently, cell and gene therapy manufacturers are paying close attention to buffer quality, which are necessary at practically every step of the manufacturing process. Aceto offers pH-specific, custom GMP buffer blends to suit all the phases of CGT development, clinical trials, and commercial manufacturing.

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Understanding Biopharma Raw Materials Trends

Biopharma manufacturing is complicated and nonlinear. It includes a wide range of processes that may affect drug efficacy and safety. The raw materials used in the processes can become principal sources of variation in process outcome and end-product quality. Raw materials used in biopharma must comply with stringent quality and regulatory standards. To supply the needs of customers, raw material suppliers must become more diverse in their manufacturing efforts and invest in logistical improvements. Suppliers who rise to the challenge will have a positive global impact.

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Discover our extended Biopharma portfolio at CPhI North America 2022

Aceto will launch our extended Biopharma portfolio at CPhI North America. Product range now includes excipients, raw materials, biological buffers, amino acids, nucleotides, cofactors, and more.

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Aceto Acquires Biotron Laboratories and Talus Mineral Company

Aceto, the supplier of choice for life sciences and advanced technology specialty ingredients, today announced the acquisition of Biotron Laboratories and Talus Mineral Company (affiliated entities collectively referred to as Biotron herein), leading manufacturers of specialty ingredients for the nutritional supplements industry. Read more.

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Adenosine: In Demand Anti-Aging Agent for Cosmetic Manufacturers

"Anti-aging" has long been a compelling selling point for cosmetic companies, but there have been a limited number of ingredients that dermatologists actually consider effective. Adenosine, a truly multi-functional compound, holds similar promise today due to its reputed anti-aging benefits.

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Upcycling Cosmetic Ingredients: From Manufacturing Leftovers to Market Trendsetters

Natural and plant-based ingredients are a mainstay of the cosmetics industry, but upcycling cosmetic ingredient creates even more opportunities for sustainable, sought-after products. Upcycling places plant by-products, waste materials, and discarded raw materials front and center. These food-grade ingredients are typically rich in natural bio-actives, delivering key traits to beauty products.

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De-Risking Supply Chains: COVID-19 and the Rise of Dual Sourcing

We continue to experience a COVID-stressed world of less predictable supply chains. The worries of the last two years – quality issues, production disruption, longer lead times – remain. While outright reshoring may not become the go-to strategy for drugmakers and raw material producers, resiliency, security, risk mitigation and redundancy have become guiding principles. Among the various increasingly-popular approaches to ensure drugs are delivered in a timely, complete fashion is ‘dual sourcing’, which presents numerous benefits.

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Aceto Consolidates Acquisition of Six Manufacturers

Aceto, a leading global provider of specialty materials for life sciences and advanced technology end markets, today reported it has consolidated and integrated its six manufacturing-related acquisitions to achieve a hybrid manufacturing/distribution model providing key benefits to its customers in high-growth end markets including pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, vaccines, nutraceuticals, agriculture, cosmetics and specialty chemicals.

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Are We There Yet? The Long Supply Chain Reset

It is difficult to foresee when the post-Covid supply chain reset will happen, and companies are increasingly realizing that supply chains need to be reimagined and reconfigured to better adapt to uncertainty. This article explores the evolving challenges and struggles caused by the pandemic, it gives a new perspective on how companies can manage the current disruption and it provides metrics and parameters to monitor the supply chain situation.

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Dual control and its impact on chemical supply chains

What exactly is China's Dual Control policy and what does it mean for the global chemical supply chain? And, how is Aceto responding?

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Aceto Acquires A&C Bio Buffer

Aceto, a leading global provider of specialty materials for life sciences and advanced technology end markets, announced today its acquisition of A&C Bio Buffer Ltd, a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) manufacturer of custom buffer and chemical blend products used in the manufacturing of biopharmaceutical drug products. This transaction complements Aceto’s acquisition earlier this year of A&C, a global manufacturer of GMP specialty excipients and custom process solutions, and reinforces the company’s expanded business development efforts in the biopharmaceutical sector.

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Aceto Acquires Cascade Chemistry

Aceto, a leading global provider of specialty materials for life sciences and advanced technology end markets, announced today the acquisition of Eugene, Oregon-based Cascade Chemistry, manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), regulatory starting materials and advanced intermediates. With this acquisition, Aceto now provides customers enhanced support throughout the drug development process and greater access to expanded North American manufacturing, particularly for APIs and advanced intermediates.

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Aceto Acquires Finar Limited

Aceto, a leading global provider of specialty materials for life sciences and advanced technology end markets, announced today the acquisition of a majority stake in Finar Limited. Finar is a leading manufacturer, supplier, and distributor of pharmaceutical excipients, lab chemicals, aquaculture inputs, and food grade additives. The acquisition complements Aceto’s growth strategy, enhancing and expanding the company’s manufacturing footprint, R&D capabilities, and quality expertise.

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Sourcing raw materials in the post-COVID world

Over the past 16 months, COVID has introduced ripples and tsunamis to our supply chains, and exposed the many weaknesses that may have been present. Aceto's Sr Director of Supply Chain. Patrick Bower, talks about what we can learn as we're still very much working ourselves back to normal, and strategies that we can adopt to ensure greater agility and sustainability in the future.

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Aceto Acquires A&C

Aceto, a leading global provider of specialty materials for life sciences and advanced technology end markets, announced today its acquisition of A&C, a global GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) manufacturer of specialty excipients, buffers, and process solutions. The acquisition helps to drive Aceto’s growth strategy, increasing the company’s GMP manufacturing, packaging, and ingredients offerings for the cell culture, vaccine, and biopharmaceutical industries, while also expanding its North American footprint.

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Expanded Bioreagent Portfolio

Aceto announced on March 15, 2021 the introduction of an expanded portfolio for biopharmaceutical and cell culture reagent manufacturers including nucleotides, nucleosides, and bio-buffers, while also supplying cell culture media ingredients such as amino acids and vitamins that further support the needs of biopharmaceutical manufacturers.

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Global Chemical Suppliers: Connective Tissue for Chemical Markets

The industries dependent on manufacturing and acquiring fine chemicals—like pharmaceuticals, specialty chemicals, cosmetics, nutrition, and agriculture—have always been complex due to the nature of their work. Their strong reliance on distant starting material and chemical sources in our globally connected world has increasingly caused challenges associated with supply chain disruptions. Supply chains and manufacturers that support these industries are sometimes impacted by unpredictable and uncontrollable issues, like changes in regulation, increased demand, political disruption, or public health crises.

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