CATALENT PHARMA SOLUTIONS HAS COMPLETED THE ACQUISITION OF ACCUCAPS INDUSTRIES LIMITED (ACCUCAPS), THE CANADA-BASED DEVELOPER AND MANUFACTURER OF OVER-THE-COUNTER (OTC), HIGH POTENCY AND CONVENTIONAL PHARMACEUTICAL SOFTGELS
This acquisition substantially complements Catalent’s global softgel capabilities, adding a portfolio of OTC and prescription pharmaceutical products supplied to the North American market. Accucaps’ two state-of-the-art facilities in Ontario, Canada offer integrated development, manufacturing and packaging solutions.
This acquisition strengthens Catalent’s ability to offer customers full-service, turnkey solutions and complements Catalent’s OTC and prescription softgel development and manufacturing expertise, as well as its overall softgel production capacity.
This acquisition comes on the heels of Catalent’s recent acquisition of Pharmatek Laboratories, adding extensive early phase development and spray dry capabilities to provide a fully comprehensive portfolio of drug development and bioavailability enhancement solutions. Learn more here.
Catalent RP Scherer Softgel is a global leader in innovative oral and topical softgel technologies for the pharmaceutical, consumer health, and cosmetic markets. Accucaps’ two facilities in Windsor and Strathroy, Ontario, will be added to Catalent’s global network of 11 Softgel Technologies facilities. These facilities house sizeable blistering, bottling and other packaging capabilities, as well as high-potency prescription softgel development and manufacturing that is complementary to Catalent’s expertise in innovative oral and topical softgel technologies.
- Product Development – Focused on developing complex products encapsulated in a softgel format (oral capsules and twist-off topical capsules), high potency APIs, differentiated OTC products and products with complex bio-equivalency or clinical studies.
- Monograph OTC Products – Wide range of OTC monograph products, with flexible options including full service commercial packaging to meet the specific needs of OTC companies.
- Packaging Capabilities – Customized packaging solutions extending from pack development to full commercial scale packaging with modern, state-of-the-art equipment to bring value and flexibility to customers’ supply chains. Complete packaging solutions from clinical and stability to market-ready with fully customized packaging solutions in both blister and bottle formats.
Accucaps’ over 500 employees at its two facilities in Ontario, will join Catalent’s global network of 11 softgel technologies facilities.