Life Sciences & BioTech
Noramco was formed in 1979 to design, construct and manage a bulk active pharmaceutical ingredient plant in Wilmington, Delaware to support Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical's Tylenolwith codeine business. With the acquisition of Tasmanian Alkaloids and addition of the Athens, Georgia site in 1982, and continuous expansions over the past three decades at both US facilities, Noramco now contributes to billion dollar affiliate franchises, as well as to significant 3rd party generic and branded pharmaceutical products worldwide.
Noramco and its sister company, Tasmanian Alkaloids, are the world's largest producers of thebaine and oripavine, using patented poppies with well characterized purity profiles. This integration allows for a secure supply of oxycodone, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone, buprenorphine and the Nal compounds.
Merial is a global animal health company. Merial provides veterinarians across the region a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health, well-being and performance of a wide range of animals.
Merial is at the forefront of modern veterinary medicine, with industry-leading product that have revolutionized animal health. The discovery of the active ingredient fipronil, and its eventual formulation into Merial’s FRONTLINE range of products, has played a large role in transforming the way people interact with their pets, thereby forging the human-animal bond.
Merial’s portfolio of biologicals (vaccines) spans a history of many innovative successes, which have led to a range of products for use across all of Merial’s target species – livestock, avian, equine and, of course, pets. The range of products in this category are a tribute to over a century of research and development, during which Merial has developed a level of skill, commitment, and experience that remains unique in the production of veterinary vaccines.