Press Release 

DCAT Welcomes Eight New Member Companies

Robbinsville, NJ, March 10, 2010 – The Drug, Chemical and Associated Technology Association (DCAT), the PharmaChem industry’s premier business development association, is pleased to announce the addition of the following new member companies: Accucaps Industries Limited, Aptar Pharma, CMS Pharma, PharmaBioSource, Inc., Provepharm, Sovereign Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Vinkem Labs Limited, and ZMC-USA. To learn about other DCAT member companies, visit DCAT’s Meet Our Members.

Accucpas Industries Limited
One of the largest full-service contract manufacturers in North America, Accucaps supplies soft gel capsules and encapsulation services for over-the-counter and pharmaceutical (OTC/Rx), health and nutritionals (H&N), and cosmeceutical industries.
Aptar Pharma
Valois Pharma manufactures aerosol and non-aerosol dispensing systems for pulmonary, nasal, and topical delivery of pharmaceuticals. Our systems can deliver liquid solution or suspension formulations, as well as powders, to the nose or lungs. A team of engineers is available to develop and customize any of our pumps and valves to meet specific packaging requirements. Pfeiffer is one of the worlds leading pharmaceutical spray and dispensing system manufacturers. Its innovative product range includes mechanical and electronic devices for multidose and unitdose applications, for nasal, oral and topical drug administration. All Pfeiffer products are manufactured in Europe to the highest standards, ensuring that medication is dispensed effectively and safely.

CMS Pharma
CMS Pharma delivers specialized advisory services to pharmaceutical companies looking to divest their chemical production assets and outsource major portions of their product portfolio. CMS Pharma also provides chemical custom manufacturing organizations (CMO) actionable and effective corporate/M&A strategies in an increasingly commoditized business landscape as well as sales representation services for the European and US markets.

PharmaBioSource, Inc.
PharmaBioSource serves the life sciences industries as a resource to manage manufacturing capacity, including “tail end” products, manufacturing facilities, equipment, and operating life sciences businesses. We provide a wide range of consulting and transaction services, including manufacturing / supply chain consulting, business case development, due diligence, facility acquisition and disposition, product acquisition and disposition, and other service components related to capacity.

Provepharm is devoted to marketing drugs from API patented by its parent company. Proveblue is the only pharmaceutical grade Methylene Blue in the world and is compliant with EP. Provepharm is seeking to confirm MB properties in known indications and explore its activity against life-threatening illnesses such as malaria.

Sovereign Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Sovereign Pharmaceuticals specializes in contract manufacturing of solid and liquid products. Our committed team of employees excels in cGMP and FDA compliance and is focused on timely delivery of high quality products. R&D capabilities include formulation, development and regulatory support for NDA/ANDA products designed for immediate and sustained released.

Vinkem Labs Limited
Manufacturer of Generic Oncology API and Liquid/Lyo Injectable for regulated market. State of Art facility with steady focus on R&D, Manufacture, QC and QA. Products: Vinorelbin tartrate, Vincristine sulfate, Vinblastine sulfate, Cisplatin, Carboplatin etc.

Established in 1954, ZMC is a raw ingredient manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients, fermented CoQ10, Biotin, patented Lutein, Lycopene, Vitamins E and A, plus Carotenoids. ZMC facilities are FDA inspected, USP Verified, ISO14001, cGMP, ISO22000, SA8000, OHSAS and HACCP certified. We manufacture Kosher and Halal certified non-BSE/TSE, and non-GMO/IP ingredients.

About DCAT
DCAT is the premier business development association whose membership is comprised of companies that manufacture, distribute or provide services to the pharmaceutical, chemical, nutritional and related industries.

Erin Sanders
DCAT Communications Coordinator