|By Marketwired .||
|May 19, 2014 01:00 PM EDT||
DURHAM, NC--(Marketwired - May 19, 2014) - DPx Holdings B.V. (DPX), a leading provider of custom manufacturing, technologies and development services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and agrochemical industries, recently donated a total of USD $110,000 to more than 20 different hospitals and organizations across the globe.
DPx Holdings B.V. was formed earlier this year as a result of a merger between Patheon and DSM Pharmaceutical Products. The company is comprised of three core business units, Patheon Pharma Services, DSM Fine Chemicals and Banner Life Sciences.
The USD $5,000 donations were made on behalf of each site as a thank you to all employees as a way to celebrate their efforts to help improve the lives of patients. Each site selected a local hospital or organization that makes a direct impact on patients in the community. The hospitals and organizations selected include:
- Ronald McDonald House, Durham, N.C.
- High Point Regional, High Point, N.C.
- Children's Hospital at Vidant, Greenville, N.C.
- Children's Specialized Hospital, Parsippany, N.J.
- Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
- Manatí Medical Center, Manatí, Puerto Rico
- Red Cross Naucalpan, Naucalpan, Edo. De México
- Lakeridge Health, Whitby, Canada
- Trillium Health Partners Foundation, Toronto, Canada
- Centre Hospitalier Pierre Oudot, Bourgoin, France
- ROMAIL-ONLUS, Ferentino, Italy
- Medullolesi CTO (MILANO), Monza, Italy
- PSAUT of Capua, Capua, Italy
- Great Western Hospital, Swindon, U.K.
- Oxford University Hospitals, Milton Park, U.K.
- St. Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, Netherlands
- Ronald McDonald Huis, Groningen, Netherlands
- KiKa Limburg , Venlo, Netherlands
- VKKK Verein zur Förderung krebskranker und körperbehinderter Kinder Ostbayern e.V., Regensburg, Germany
- Landes- Frauen- und Kinderklinik Linz, Linz, Austria
- Ishinomaki Municipal Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
- Leukemia Foundation of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
"I want to thank all of our employees for their dedication and commitment as we pave a new pathway forward together as one company," said Jim Mullen, CEO of DPx Holdings B.V. "All of our employees across the globe play a key role in the therapies we develop and manufacture on behalf of our customers. This is just one way of recognizing them for everything they do, and we are pleased to be able to make an impact in the local communities where our employees live and work each day."
About DPx Holdings B.V.
DPx Holdings B.V. is the privately held parent company of the Patheon, DSM Fine Chemicals, and Banner Life Sciences businesses. The company is a leading provider of CDMO services, pharmaceutical products and products for other industries. Founded in 2014 as a result of a deal between JLL Partners and Royal DSM, DPx Holdings B.V. has three core business units, comprised of Patheon Pharma Services, DSM Fine Chemicals and Banner Life Sciences. With global headquarters in Durham, N.C., DPx Holdings B.V. has a footprint of more than 20 locations across North America, Europe, Latin America and Australia with more than 8,000 employees. DPx Holdings B.V. offers customers unsurpassed quality, integrated offerings and value through these three core business units. For more information visit www.patheon.com/DPx.
Patheon is a leading provider of contract development and commercial manufacturing (CDMO) services to the global pharmaceutical industry for a full array of solid and sterile dosage forms. Patheon, a DPx Holdings B.V. business unit, encompasses the combined CMO capabilities and pharmaceutical product development services (PDS), as well as the Biosolutions and Biologics (BIO) business. For more information visit www.patheon.com.
About DSM Fine Chemicals
Announced in March 2014 as a business unit under the DPx umbrella, DSM Fine Chemicals provides active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) as well as ES/IM products and services that are primarily comprised of agricultural and crop protection chemicals. Its main focus is custom synthesis aimed at pharma and fine chemicals markets, of which the agro-chemicals sector is a primary focus. ES/IM also produces maleic anhydride and derivatives.
About Banner Life Sciences
Banner Life Sciences' mission is to advance human health with innovation and creativity generating value for society and investors. Acquired by Patheon in December 2012, Banner Life Sciences is DPx's proprietary products business. For more information visit www.bannerls.com.
DPx Media Relations
Tel: (919) 226-3200
Email: [email protected]
Moving an existing on-premise infrastructure into the cloud can be a complex and daunting proposition. It is critical to understand the benefits as well as the challenges associated with either a full or hybrid approach. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Richard Weiss, Principal Consultant at Pythian, will present a roadmap that can be leveraged by any organization to plan, analyze, evaluate and execute on a cloud migration solution. He will review the five major cloud transformation phases a...
Sep. 5, 2015 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 172
While many app developers are comfortable building apps for the smartphone, there is a whole new world out there. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Narayan Sainaney, Co-founder and CTO of Mojio, will discuss how the business case for connected car apps is growing and, with open platform companies having already done the heavy lifting, there really is no barrier to entry.
Sep. 5, 2015 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 256
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices Expo" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.
Sep. 5, 2015 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 676
Amazon and Google have built software-defined data centers (SDDCs) that deliver massively scalable services with great efficiency. Yet, building SDDCs has proven to be a near impossibility for ‘normal’ companies without hyper-scale resources. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, David Cauthron, founder and chief executive officer of Nimboxx, will discuss the evolution of virtualization (hardware, application, memory, storage) and how commodity / open source hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) so...
Sep. 5, 2015 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 179
SYS-CON Events announced today that G2G3 will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Based on a collective appreciation for user experience, design, and technology, G2G3 is uniquely qualified and motivated to redefine how organizations and people engage in an increasingly digital world.
Sep. 5, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 591
Mobile, social, Big Data, and cloud have fundamentally changed the way we live. “Anytime, anywhere” access to data and information is no longer a luxury; it’s a requirement, in both our personal and professional lives. For IT organizations, this means pressure has never been greater to deliver meaningful services to the business and customers.
Sep. 5, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 882
Manufacturing connected IoT versions of traditional products requires more than multiple deep technology skills. It also requires a shift in mindset, to realize that connected, sensor-enabled “things” act more like services than what we usually think of as products. In his session at @ThingsExpo, David Friedman, CEO and co-founder of Ayla Networks, will discuss how when sensors start generating detailed real-world data about products and how they’re being used, smart manufacturers can use the ...
Sep. 5, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 144
The Internet of Things is in the early stages of mainstream deployment but it promises to unlock value and rapidly transform how organizations manage, operationalize, and monetize their assets. IoT is a complex structure of hardware, sensors, applications, analytics and devices that need to be able to communicate geographically and across all functions. Once the data is collected from numerous endpoints, the challenge then becomes converting it into actionable insight.
Sep. 5, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 175
Contrary to mainstream media attention, the multiple possibilities of how consumer IoT will transform our everyday lives aren’t the only angle of this headline-gaining trend. There’s a huge opportunity for “industrial IoT” and “Smart Cities” to impact the world in the same capacity – especially during critical situations. For example, a community water dam that needs to release water can leverage embedded critical communications logic to alert the appropriate individuals, on the right device, as...
Sep. 5, 2015 10:45 AM EDT Reads: 205
With the Apple Watch making its way onto wrists all over the world, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes a staple in the workplace. In fact, Forrester reported that 68 percent of technology and business decision-makers characterize wearables as a top priority for 2015. Recognizing their business value early on, FinancialForce.com was the first to bring ERP to wearables, helping streamline communication across front and back office functions. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Kevin Roberts...
Sep. 5, 2015 10:45 AM EDT Reads: 178
Akana has announced the availability of the new Akana Healthcare Solution. The API-driven solution helps healthcare organizations accelerate their transition to being secure, digitally interoperable businesses. It leverages the Health Level Seven International Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (HL7 FHIR) standard to enable broader business use of medical data. Akana developed the Healthcare Solution in response to healthcare businesses that want to increase electronic, multi-device acce...
Sep. 5, 2015 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 365
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading in...
Sep. 5, 2015 10:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,081
Containers are not new, but renewed commitments to performance, flexibility, and agility have propelled them to the top of the agenda today. By working without the need for virtualization and its overhead, containers are seen as the perfect way to deploy apps and services across multiple clouds. Containers can handle anything from file types to operating systems and services, including microservices. What are microservices? Unlike what the name implies, microservices are not necessarily small,...
Sep. 5, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 256
In 2014, the market witnessed a massive migration to the cloud as enterprises finally overcame their fears of the cloud’s viability, security, etc. Over the past 18 months, AWS, Google and Microsoft have waged an ongoing battle through a wave of price cuts and new features. For IT executives, sorting through all the noise to make the best cloud investment decisions has become daunting. Enterprises can and are moving away from a "one size fits all" cloud approach. The new competitive field has ...
Sep. 5, 2015 09:45 AM EDT Reads: 274
Mobile testing is getting harder: more devices, multiple operating systems, higher quality expectations and shorter development cycles. In his session at DevOps Summit, Tom Chavez, Senior Evangelist at SOASTA, will discuss the seven steps to improving your mobile testing process. Tom Chavez, with 20+ years of experience as a product manager in software development tools, works in product management at SOASTA, the leader in performance analytics. He has worked across the Silicon Valley at indu...
Sep. 5, 2015 09:15 AM EDT Reads: 261