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CMOs on Fire

Four contract manufacturers who are redefining what it means to outsource

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Recently, contract manufacturers have taken the conventional definition of outsourcing, and set it on fire. Traditionally, CMOs provided capacity reservoirs for pharma companies to tap as needed. For decades, outsourcing to contract manufacturers has been a valuable — even vital — option, allowing pharma companies to focus their resources on their primary objectives.But the days of CMOs being faceless, behind-the-scenes workhorses are long gone. Now, as major pharmaceutical companies lumber through transformations slowly, up-and-coming CMOs are often zipping ahead of the pack and offering savvy and efficient solutions to making the best-quality products.Smart…

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