Ascendis Earnings up 92% on strong international growth

Dr-Karsten-WellnerAscendis Health reported strong growth in normalised headline earnings of 92% to R645 million for the year to June 2017 as the group significantly increased international sales following the completion of three acquisitions in Europe during the year.

Brenntag strengthens chemical distribution in South Africa

Brenntag-South-Africa-LogisticsBrenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution has officially founded Brenntag South Africa. Following the merger of the separate operating entities Lionheart, Plastichem, Multilube and Warren Chem Specialities, Brenntag South Africa was officially launched on1 October 2017. The business includes chemical distribution and services in life science (food, nutrition, pharma and personal care), material science (plastics, rubbers, polymers and lubricants) as well as industrial sales and services.

Adcock Ingram to acquire Genop Holdings

The CEO of Adcock Ingram, Andy HallIn line with its declared strategy to pursue value-adding acquisitions, particularly in less-regulated areas, Adcock Ingram has concluded a share purchase agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Genop Holdings (Genop) and its subsidiaries.

2017 New Product Competition winners announced

Returning to The Venue Greenpark in Sandton, Johannesburg, the Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review/Symrise New Product Competition awards was another one for the history books.

HPA welcomes first women chairperson

A head and shoulders image of the Health Products Association’s new chairperson, Maria AscencaoThe Health Products Association (HPA) is proud to announce the election of Maria Ascencao as its new chairperson. An executive member of the HPA since 1996, Ascencao is the first woman at helm since the Association’s inception in 1976.

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