Finalists Named for Pharmaceutical Industry Facility of the Year

Finalists Named for Pharmaceutical Industry Facility of the Year

TAMPA -- Six pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities located in Belgium, Ireland, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States have been selected for recognition in the second annual Facility of the Year Award competition sponsored by ISPE, INTERPHEX, and Pharmaceutical Processing magazine. Five of the companies -- AstraZeneca, Baxter BioPharma Solutions, Daiichi Asubio Pharma Co., Ltd., Janssen Pharmaceutica, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals -- have been named finalists. The sixth company -- Biolex Therapeutics -- was selected for special merit recognition. The winner of the 2006 Facility of the Year Award competition will be announced 22 March 2006 at the INTERPHEX Conference and Exhibition at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.