BioReliance, the biologics and early-development services
) Specialty Fine Chemicals (SAFC) segment, commissioned a new
world-class Clearance Services facility on Aug 1. The new
facility was opened in Rockville, Md.
The new Rockville facility offers increased capacity and flexible
scheduling. The facility comprises four large clearance suites
designed in modular format that allows customized laboratory
setups. The design of the facility is based on client suggestions
and it provides enough space for the clients to conduct their
critical downstream bioprocessing studies.
The clients can avail a wide range of resources at the new
Rockville facility, including personalized modular laboratory
suites with spacious, technology-enabled lounges, unique
"suite-to-lounge" monitoring, and support from industry-leading
The studies carried out at the Rockville facility are fully
secured and supported by dedicated BioReliance scientists and
advanced chromatography equipment including GE Healthcare's AKTA
avant. All projects conducted at the facility are in full
compliance with applicable global guidelines and regulations,
including those from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and
European Medicines Agency.
A consolidated report is given on successful completion of
studies that includes comprehensive titration and/or process
data. Several client studies and quality audits have already been
successfully performed by BioReliance at this new facility.
BioReliance focuses on simplifying the viral clearance process
through offering unparalleled validation packages and proprietary
CompleteClearance services to its clients using its scientific
expertise and decades of experience.
BioReliance holds another Clearance Services facility in
Stirling, Scotland, which completed its renovation and expansion
in 2011. At this facility, thousands of clearance studies
including virus, TSE, bacteria, mycoplasma and DNA clearance has
Sigma-Aldrich currently maintains a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Other companies in the specialty chemical space with favorable
Zacks Rank are
Minerals Technologies Inc.
Sensient Technologies Corp.
). While Ferro carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Minerals
Technologies and Sensient Technologies retain a Zacks Rank #2
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