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GEA Lyophil quadruples turnover

GEAIt was in November 2010 that GEA Pharma Systems acquired Beijing Sino-German Tianhe Technology in Beijing to create GEA Lyophil (Beijing) Ltd. Since then, the company has quadrupled turnover and enhanced its customer service by blending German quality and Chinese economy to provide a unique combined offering to its pharmaceutical clients.

Meet Covidien






Since separating from Tyco International in 2007, Covidien has continued to expand the breadth of product offerings. Covidien’s global business units have varied histories and its 43 000 employees are distributed across more than 140 countries.

DTI MCEP applications open

Online applications for the Department of Trade and Industry’s (the DTI), Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP) are now open on the website.

The MCEP, one of the key action programmes of the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) 2012/13 – 2014/15, will provide enhanced manufacturing support to encourage manufacturers to upgrade their production facilities in a manner that sustains employment and maximises value-addition in the short- to medium term.

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