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Small Molecule API Contract Manufacturer Quality Benchmarking Report, 2020


Dublin, Feb. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Small Molecule API Contract Manufacturer Quality Benchmarking (5th Edition)" report has been added to's offering.

Small Molecule API Contract Manufacturing Quality Benchmarking brings with it a wealth of knowledge and information created with two goals in mind, help biopharmaceutical companies make more informed CMO decisions, and 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 22 performance attributes specific to outsourced drug substance manufacturing. In this Consumer Report-style analysis, the publisher presents data on 455 service encounters from 158 respondents who have been involved in outsourced small molecule API 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 outsourced small molecule API 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 22 performance metrics specific to outsourced drug substance manufacturing and related services
  • Gain insight into drug developers' outsourcing preferences and practices when it comes to CMO selection and CMO preference for outsourced small molecule API manufacturing

Major Topics

  • Outsourcing Philosophies and Practices
  • CMO Selection Drivers
  • CMO Perceptions and Interactions
  • CMO Performance and Loyalty
  • Small Molecule API CMO Competitive Landscape
  • Company Service Quality Profiles
  • Study Data
  • Demographics

Key Topics Covered

1. Outsourcing Philosophies and Practices

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

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 Service Providers
    • Figure 1 - CMO Performance
  • Delivery Factors
    • Figure 2 - CMO Performance
  • Organization Factors
    • Figure 3 - CMO Performance
  • Capabilities Ratings
    • Figure 4 - CMO Performance
  • Staff Characteristics
    • Figure 5 - CMO Performance
  • Service Capabilities
  • CMO Loyalty
  • CMO Loyalty: 3-Year Rolling Average

5. Small Molecule API 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
    • AbbVie
    • Aesica
    • Albemarle
    • Alcami
    • Almac
    • AMPAC Fine Chemicals
    • AMRI
    • Ardena
    • Bachem
    • BSP Pharma
    • Cambrex
    • CEPiA Sanofi
    • Corden Pharma
    • Dr. Reddy's CPS
    • Evonik
    • GSK Contract Manufacturing
    • GVK Bio
    • Hetero
    • Hovione
    • Lonza
    • Luina Bio
    • Millipore Sigma
    • Neuland
    • Novasep
    • Olon S.p.A.
    • Orion
    • Patheon
    • Pfizer CentreOne
    • PharmaZell
    • Piramal
    • PROCOS
    • Recipharm
    • SAI Life Sciences
    • Saneca Pharma
    • Seqens
    • Siegfried
    • STA Pharmaceutical Co, a Wuxi AppTec Company
    • Syngene
    • Wockhardt
  • CMO Satisfaction Rating Explanations

7. Demographics

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

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