PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JHP Pharmaceuticals, a leading provider of contract manufacturing services for sterile injectable products, announced today that it has entered into a multi-year contract manufacturing agreement with an undisclosed biotechnology company. JHP will be responsible for manufacturing and supply of an approved therapy used in cancer patients.
Stuart Hinchen, president and co-founder of JHP, stated, "We recognize that being selected to produce this crucial drug demonstrates our ability to meet critical marketplace needs. JHP was able to achieve the rigorous timelines required to manufacture this drug through a quality-driven, experienced staff and a customer-centric approach. Additionally, our record of cGMP compliance, coupled with our experience in manufacturing site transfers put us in the position to serve this important customer."
Hinchen also noted, "This will be the second multi-year contract JHP has entered during the last two months. These agreements are examples of how our approach to ongoing investment in our people and facilities allow us to focus on customer needs which results in rising, sustainable growth. Our Rochester, Michigan manufacturing site has a solid history of successful partnerships, manufacturing both clinical and commercial products."
About JHP Pharmaceuticals, LLC
JHP Pharmaceuticals, headquartered in New Jersey, provides contract manufacturing of sterile injectables, biologics, vaccines, ophthalmics and otics for large and small pharmaceutical and biotech organizations.
JHP's sterile manufacturing facility, located in Rochester Michigan sits on over 80 acres of land and includes a 171,000 sq. ft. production building and warehouse. The production facility utilizes three high-speed filling lines, four lyophilizers and a clinical fill line. The site also includes separate facilities for chemistry, sterility testing, and analytical methods development.
JHP has the capability to manufacture small-scale clinical through large-scale commercial products. JHP employs more than 330 staff in the USA in its manufacturing, product development, sales & marketing and corporate areas. For more information, please visit www.jhppharma.com.
SOURCE JHP Pharmaceuticals