SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

August 17, 2009 05:01 ET

Trends in the U.K. and Irish Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry, an Industrial Info News Alert

TAUNTON, UK--(Marketwire - August 17, 2009) - Researched by Protel Associates Limited in alliance with Industrial Info Europe (Galway, Ireland) -- The United Kingdom pharmaceutical sector comprises both primary and secondary production and widespread research and development. Primary pharmaceutical production, which involves the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), mainly consists of large multi-national groups such as GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) (Middlesex, England), Pfizer Incorporated (NYSE:PFE) (New York, New York), Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) (Basel, Switzerland), Eli Lilly & Company (NYSE:LLY) (Indianapolis, Indiana), AstraZeneca plc (London, England), Wyeth (Madison, New Jersey), etc. Development of primary production infrastructure has been slowing of late, with notable exceptions such as the development by Novartis of a major API site at Grimsby.

Other companies featured: Genzyme Corporation, Merck & Company, Incorporated, Johnson & Johnson.

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