Pharmaceuticals Contract Manufacturing

Pharmaceuticals contract manufacturing offers support for the design and manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Contract manufacturers usually produce high quality and highly secure pharmaceuticals at low prices. Most of the contract manufacturers help their customers in the production, finance, marketing, distribution and program management of pharmaceuticals. Many pharmaceutical companies seek the help of contract manufacturers to produce a product economically, within a time period. Contract manufacturers often work together with these companies to create the best possible products.

The major pharmaceuticals contract manufacturing capabilities include solid dose tablets, capsules and oral liquid production. Other pharmaceuticals contract manufacturing services are process development, clinical supplies manufacturing, analytical method development and validation, stability testing programs, technical transfer, process scale up and validation, regulatory consultation and unit dose blister packaging with bar coding. Many pharmaceuticals contract manufacturers deal with the manufacturing and development of sterile liquids and lyophilized products in solid, semisolid and liquid dosage forms. A few contract manufacturers also provide assistance with formulation and development, production scale-up, regulatory consultation, secondary manufacturing and primary and secondary packaging.

Pharmaceuticals contract manufacturers reduce the cost and time of production. Thus they provide a service extending capacity for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Pharmaceuticals contract manufacturing is the high quality and economical alternative to small and medium sized biotech and diagnostic companies. Contract manufacturers usually serve as partners for the smaller and virtual organizations to provide services that require too much time and large financial resources. The larger pharmaceutical companies can also reduce their cost of production by outsourcing to contract manufacturers having more experience and resources.

Contract manufacturing requires clear deliverables to keep the project focused and to manage it easily. Pharmaceutical contract manufacturers need to immediately communicate with their clients when technical issues occur. The original companies should act as extensions of the pharmaceutical company. Since the main feature of pharmaceutical contract manufacturing is the quality of products, contract manufacturers must know all the needs of the customer. It is better to execute a quality agreement between the company?s responsibilities and expectations.