The events surrounding McNeil Consumer Healthcare’s recall of contaminated Infant’s Tylenol in 2010 eventually led to a $25 million fine being levied agaist the company by the FDA this year. McNeil’s contamination isn’t an isolated incident, but rather symbolic of a trend in increased supply chain scrutiny drug makers are seeing from the FDA, … Continued
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Whether or not Narendra Modi’s ambitious “Make In India” campaign successfully draws foreign manufacturing to India, the proposed infastrucure investments will have a significant impact and lasting consequences for the subcontinent’s supply chain.
Earlier this year, Qualcomm was fined a record $1 billion by the Chinese government for violating anti-monopoly laws. The fine is only the most recent in a crackdown on foreign companies. How much more will foreign companies and the global supply chain be able to handle?
Brazil’s worst drought in 86 years is threatening the country’s already struggling economy. With water rationing already in effect and electricity rationing on the horizon, Brazil’s manufacturing sector could be in store for a historic slowdown.
As oversights in FDA reporting and monitoring of medical devices are brought to the forefront of public scrutiny: regulatory agencies are more likely to crack down on smaller device manufacturers. Industry skepticism around smaller device makers could drive demand for medical devices manufactured by major industry players, or just create more headaches for device manufacturers … Continued
For over three months, one of the largest engineering projects in history has been underway, and it could change the terms of international shipping as we know it. The $50 billion Nicaraguan canal is expected to be completed in 2019, an estimate that many consider ambitious—some might even say unrealistic—given its scope. Funded by … Continued