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Tablets & Capsules January/February 2021 47 manufacturing facility in Jonesboro, Arkansas, to replace its previous building that was destroyed by a tor- nado in March 2020. Since then, the company has been conducting man- ufacturing operations out of a rented local facility. The site is expected to be completed by early 2022. Lonza to invest $93 million in CHI division BASEL, Switzerland—Lonza will invest $93 million in its Capsules and Health Ingredients (CHI) division, allowing the company to expand its capsule production capacity by 30 billion capsules per year. The investment will help to meet grow- ing demand for the division's gelatin, vegetarian, and specialty polymers portfolio as well as its liquid-filled hard capsules sold under the Licaps brand. The two-year investment will occur across the company's global manufacturing and supply chain net- work, including manufacturing sites in the US, Belgium, France, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Japan, and China. Gattefossé announces plans for Texas manufacturing plant LYON, France—Gattefossé has announced plans to invest €30 mil- lion in its industrial operations and build a new manufacturing plant in Lufkin, Texas. The plant will pro- duce lipid-based specialty ingredients for the personal care and pharmaceu- tical industries to increase the com- pany's global production capacity, deepen its presence in North Amer- ica, and improve supply flexibility. Construction will begin in 2021 and should be completed in 2024. people news David Enloe was named presi- dent, chief executive officer, and a member of the board of directors of Recro, replacing Gerri Henwood. Recro is a CDMO that offers formu- lation, analytical services, regulatory support, manufacturing, and pack- aging solutions for commercial- and development-stage oral solid dose advertiser index A Ackley Machine ........................................... 6 B Biocaps ......................................................... 23 C CapsCanada ................................................ 37 D Donaldson Torit ........................................... 9 F Fette Compacting America ........................ 5 G Gelita ............................................................ 13 I IMA .............................................................. 33 K Kraemer US..................................................31 M MG America ................................................. 1 Molded Fiberglass Tray ..............................11 N Natoli ..................................................Cover 4 P Procaps ........................................................ 21 Q Qualicaps.................................................. 3,39 S Sotax ............................................................ 27 Syntegon ...................................................... 19 T Tri-Star Technologies .......................Cover 2 V Volkmann ..................................................... 7 W Wilson Tool................................................. 29 spotlight on nutraceuticals B Best Formulations .................................... 32E R Ribus ......................................................... 32G drug products. Prior to his appoint- ment, Enloe served as president and chief executive officer at CDMO Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services. The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), installed its 2020-2021 international board of directors during its virtual annual meeting in November. Joanne R. Barrick of Eli Lilly will serve as chair, Joerg Zimmermann of Vet- ter Pharma-Fertigung will serve as vice chair, Michael L. Rutherford of Syneos Health will serve as trea- surer, Scott W. Billman of Biogen will serve as secretary, and Frances M. Zipp of Lachman Consultant Ser- vices will serve as past chair. To view the complete list of elected board members, visit ispe.org. ACG has appointed Marcus Michel as chief executive officer of its ACG Engineering group. Previ- ously, Michel served as executive vice president of GEA Pharma Solu- tions in Germany. He replaces Rich- ard Stedman, who will remain as a special advisor for several months to ensure a seamless transition. Natoli Engineering has hired Gerardo Zuniga as a West Coast service technician at its Southern California technical center and Danny Yadram Chandarballi as a Northeast service technician at its Long Island technical center. Both have over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. The company has also hired Jeff Var- ner as technical support represen- tative for its Carlisle Encapsulation division. Varner will support cus- tomers' with encapsulation machine health checks, repairs, rebuilds, troubleshooting, and annual cali- brations, as well as onsite change kit installations, operator training, and machine setups.

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