Impax Labs will collaborate with Banner Pharmacaps Inc. with respect to the supply and commercialization of two softgel capsule products. The products and terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Larry Hsu, Ph.D., president and CEO of Impax Laboratories, said: "We are excited to collaborate with Banner, a global leader in developing and manufacturing softgel products. In less than a year, we have entered into four distinct partnerships for alternate dosage form products as we continue to execute our strategy of diversifying our product base. Our business development activities will continue to focus on delivering growth from high-value products, technologies, and businesses in complementary dosage forms." Roger E. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of Banner Pharmacaps Inc., added: "We are delighted to be joining forces with Impax, a specialty pharmaceutical company whose vision and goals so closely mirror those of Banner. They join our expanding list of partners who look to Banner to provide expertise in the development of gelatin-based drug delivery systems and unique technology platforms."