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China’s Asymchem buys Snapdragon Chemistry

Asymchem Laboratories (Tianjin), a Chinese CDMO serving the global pharmaceutical and biotech industries, has agreed to pay nearly $58 million for Snapdragon Chemistry, a US provider of continuous manufacturing and early-stage chemical process development services.

Snapdragon deal

RAPID’s case for modular factories

This article published by non-profit association SME discusses the advancement of modular technology, also referencing a project where conversion from batch to continuous manufacturing yielded significant benefits.

Case for modular/continuous technology

Flow chemistry improves synthesis of anti-narcoleptic drug

This article in Green Chemistry shows how the synthesis of anti-narcoleptic drug modafinil is improved by using continuous technology.

Flow chemistry aids modafinil synthesis

Analysis of pharma continuous manufacturing market

This market report by The Insight Partners gives an insight and forecast into the global pharmaceutical continuous manufacturing market through to 2027, highlighting prevailing trends along with key drivers and challenges.

Insight Partners’ analysis

Flow chemistry outlook to 2028

This report by Grand View Research gives an outlook on the global flow chemistry market, which is projected to be worth $2.9 billion by 2028, with growth boosted by the technology’s lower operating costs and eco-friendly benefits.

Flow Chemistry report




Batch vs. Continuous, Scale-Up & Scale-Down, Case Studies

9 June 2022, Hilton, Philadelphia, USA

This event run by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is part of the Process Development Symposium that runs from 7-9 June and looks at the different process steps of continuous processing versus batch.

AIChE event

Flow Chemistry and Continuous Processing Conference

9-10 May 2022, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

This two-day conference focuses on case studies from process chemists and engineers working in the field giving insights, examples and opinion.

Boston flow chemistry event


22-26 August 2022, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

This year returns to an in-person event with a focus on “Modular and Connected Production”, “The Digital Lab” and “Product and Process Security”. The event will also host a “Digital Hub” and the “Green Innovation Zone”.