Rockford’s Anderson Packaging, U.K. company join forces
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Rockford’s Anderson Packaging, one of the fastest-growing pharmaceutical, clinical and commercial contract packagers in the United States, and Brecon Pharmaceuticals, a leading supplier of pharmaceutical commercial packaging and clinical supply services in the United Kingdom, announced they are further aligning their businesses to become a global end-to-end pharmaceutical packaging company.
Both part of the AmerisourceBergen Corporation, the companies will provide innovative and differentiated packaging solutions under the name AndersonBrecon.
AndersonBrecon will feature 12 facilities across two continents, and more than 1,500 dedicated associates who will work to provide lifesaving medications to patients in more than 100 countries.
Though Anderson Packaging and Brecon Pharmaceuticals have been working together since 2006, the repositioning will enable both to better respond to the evolving pharmaceutical marketplace and provide efficient and more competitive solutions to meet customers’ needs.
“Over the last four years, the Anderson and Brecon teams worked closely together to build the foundation for a truly global health care packaging partner, and have demonstrated we understand our customers and can provide comprehensive, seamless solutions,” said Peyton Howell, president of AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services. “Moving to a more global organization will better position us to offer our customers a more integrated approach for the global launch of pharmaceutical products, helping to accelerate speed-to-market and product success — and achieve an unparalleled level of customer service in the industry.”
As part of the repositioning effort, AndersonBrecon will become a component of AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services (ABCS), a business unit of AmerisourceBergen that is composed of market-leading consulting companies including Xcenda, Lash Group, TheraCom and Premier Source.
ABCS partners with manufacturers to prove product value and expand market access. The organization offers unparalleled commercialization support by integrating outcomes research, health policy analysis, managed markets agency services, reimbursement strategy, contract field staffing — and now packaging and clinical services through AndersonBrecon.
AndersonBrecon, a business unit of AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services, is a leading provider of contract packaging services to the global health care market. AndersonBrecon provides services for each stage of the product lifecycle — from early Phase I through commercial launch and long-term supply — and partners with customers to provide key insight and expertise in enabling successful commercialization and bringing lifesaving medications to patients.
AmerisourceBergen is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical services companies serving the United States, Canada and selected global markets. Servicing both health care providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the pharmaceutical supply channel, the company provides drug distribution and related services designed to reduce costs and improve patient outcomes. AmerisourceBergen’s service solutions range from niche premium logistics and pharmaceutical packaging to reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services.
Posted June 13, 2012
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