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Danish healthcare market growing

Danish healthcare_market_recoversThe Danish healthcare market is showing healthy signs of recovery following the crippling global financial crisis of 2008, says the latest report from GlobalData.

Roche delivers strong 2012 results

Roche delivers_strong_2012_results

Commenting on the Group’s 2012 results, Roche CEO SeverinSchwan said, ‘2012 was a very good year for Roche. We met our financial targets, grew faster than the market, and our strong pipeline positions us well for further growth. A particular highlight in 2012 was the approval of breast cancer medicine Perjeta, which helps women with HER2-positive breast cancer live longer. We now look forward to getting T-DM1, our other novel breast cancer therapy, to patients as soon as possible.’

Brunel now known as Brunational


Brunational-LogoBrunel was established by Syd Rogers, Louis Nel and Dawie de Bruin. This was Rogers’ second venture into a new cosmetic company and he brought with him more than 40 years of experience, satisfied customers and an excellent reputation for research and development of new products.

New machines increase production capacity at Kimberly-Clark

Infant Care AssetIn line with its five-year expansion strategy, Kimberly-Clark South Africa (K-CSA) has introduced new infant care and feminine care machines at its Epping Mill in Cape Town. This will increase diaper production significantly and localise production for the strategic feminine care segment.

Streamlining the inbound supply chain for the clinical lab industry

White paper from UPS on New techniques for streamlining the inbound supply chain in the clinical lab industryIn the highly competitive clinical laboratory field, a radical re-thinking of the inbound supply chain model can yield dramatic results for both profits and patients.

With the shift toward high-volume, centralised clinical laboratories, the profitability of today’s laboratory hinges on its ability to receive specimens, rapidly route them to the specific department for testing and return the results to the physician as quickly as possible.

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