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4th Edition Market Study into Small Molecule Drug Product Contract Manufacturer Quality -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Small Molecule Drug Product Contract Manufacturer Quality Benchmarking (4th Edition)" report has been added to's offering.

The Small Molecule Drug Product Contract Manufacturing Quality Benchmarking (4th Edition) report brings with it a wealth of knowledge and information created with two goals in mind: to help biopharmaceutical companies make more informed CMO decisions and to help CMOs optimize operational and marketing strategies.

This report provides pharmaceutical companies and contract manufacturers a comprehensive analysis of current outsourcing trends and practices, in addition to a quantitative analysis of CMO service quality across a series of 23 performance attributes specific to outsourced drug product manufacturing. In this Consumer Reports-style analysis, the publisher presents data on 383 service encounters from 123 respondents who have been involved in outsourced drug product projects in the past 18 months.

What You Will Learn:

Drug developers:

  • Make a more educated purchase of CMO services by understanding which manufacturers best fit your company's needs in addition to how individual CMOs have measured up to sponsor-peer expectations on similar projects
  • Uncover which CMO attributes drive outsourcing partner selection for drug product manufacturing as well as which CMO attributes have gained importance over the past 12 months among industry peers
  • Gain insight into CMO customer loyalty, an index based on customer satisfaction, willingness to recommend, and likelihood to use again, along with verbatim responses from customers regarding their experience

Contract Manufacturers:

  • Understand your company's competitive positioning as well as delivery strengths and weaknesses and use this information to develop targeted messaging on true areas of strength
  • Compare your company's performance against its competitors across 23 performance metrics specific to outsourced drug product manufacturing and related services
  • Gain insight into drug developers' outsourcing preferences and practices with respect to CMO selection and CMO preference for outsourced small molecule drug product manufacturing

Companies Mentioned

  • 3M Drug Delivery Systems
  • AbbVie Contract Manufacturing
  • Aenova
  • Alcami
  • Almac
  • AMRI
  • Ardena
  • BSP Pharmaceuticals
  • Cambrex
  • Carbogen Amcis
  • Catalent
  • Corden Pharma
  • CPC/Contract Pharmacal Corp
  • Dr. Reddy's CPS
  • Evonik
  • Evotec (Aptuit)
  • Famar
  • Fareva
  • Grifols
  • GSK Contract Manufacturing
  • Hetero
  • Jubilant HollisterStier
  • Kindeva Drug Delivery, formerly
  • Lonza
  • LSNE Contract Manufacturing
  • Novasep
  • Orion
  • Patheon, by Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • PCI Pharma Services
  • Pfizer CentreOne
  • Pii
  • Piramal Pharma Solutions
  • Recipharm
  • Sanofi Active Ingredients, formerly CEPiA Sanofi
  • Siegfried
  • Vetter
  • Wockhardt

Key Topics Covered:

1. Outsourcing Philosophies and Practices

  • Primary Section Takeaways
  • Outsourced Manufacturing Activities
  • Outsourcing Drivers
  • Outsourcing Drivers by Company Size
  • Preferred Providers
  • Number of Preferred Providers
  • Outsourcing Models

2. CMO Selection Drivers

  • Primary Section Takeaways
  • Most Important CMO Attributes
  • CMO Attributes Gaining Importance

3. CMO Perceptions and Interactions

  • Primary Section Takeaways
  • CMO Familiarity
  • CMO Leaders - Unprompted
  • CMO Leaders - Prompted
  • Received Proposals
  • CMO Use
  • CMO Preference
  • CMO Preference Among Users
  • CMO Cost Perceptions
  • Summary Table

4. CMO Performance and Loyalty

  • Primary Section Takeaways
  • A Note on Performance Calculations
  • Performance Across Providers
  • CMO Performance: Delivery Factors
  • CMO Performance: Organization Factors
  • CMO Performance: Capabilities Ratings
  • CMO Performance: Staff Characteristics
  • CMO Performance: Service Capabilities
  • CMO Loyalty
  • CMO Loyalty: 3-Year Rolling Average

5. Small Molecule Drug Product CMO Competitive Landscape

  • Company Service Quality Profiles

6. Study Data

  • Outsourced Manufacturing Activities
  • Outsourcing Drivers
  • Outsourcing Models
  • Use of Preferred Providers
  • Number of Preferred Providers
  • Large Molecule Product Offering
  • Large vs. Small Molecule Outsourcing
  • CMO Selection Attributes
  • CMO Selection Attributes Gaining Importance
  • CMO Leaders - Unprompted
  • Other Responses (1%)
  • CMO Familiarity
  • CMO Leaders - Prompted
  • Received Proposals
  • CMO Use
  • CMO Preference
  • CMO Cost Perceptions
  • CMO Drill-downs
  • CMO Satisfaction Rating Explanations

7. Demographics

  • Company Type
  • Headquarters Location
  • Office Location
  • Job Title
  • Decision-making Responsibility
  • Small Molecule Drug Product Outsourcing
  • Contract Manufacturing Responsibilities
  • Involvement in Outsourced Manufacturing
  • Contract Manufacturing Involvement
  • Years of Industry Experience

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Last Updated: 15-Jan-2021