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Thin Film Drug Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Thin Film Drug Manufacturing Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Blood & Organ Banks | Aug 2014

Slivering away: As thin film forms of drugs enter the market, industry demand will rise

The Thin Film Drug Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Reckitt Benckiser PLC Reckitt Benckiser PLC market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$922m
Annual Growth 09-14
17.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
1,098
Businesses
26
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Thin film drug manufacturers have experienced rapid revenue growth over the past five years, and this trend is expected to continue over the five years to 2019 as the patent cliff enables more generic drugs to enter the market. Further, over the five-year period, many thin film drug manufacturers will focus on developing a drug pipeline that encompasses more therapeutic classes, such as drugs that treat respiratory-related ailments.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The West (23.0%) and Mid-Atlantic (20.9%) regions are the most prominent US locations in the Thin Film Drug Manufacturing industry. Major operator, Reckitt Benckiser, has manufacturing locations in New Jersey, Utah, Mississippi and Missouri, which has largely determined the industry's landscape of industry establishments. Comparatively, Aveva Drug Delivery Systems has manufacturing facilities in Florida. Overall, many thin film drug manufacturers partner with other pharmaceutical companies to share fixed costs related to obtaining a license to produce the drug and combining marketing costs. Due to this trend, it is advantageous for thin film drug manufacturers to locate near pharmaceutical hubs to lower costs related to having partnerships... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Thin Film Drug Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures dissolving films or oral drug strips that are used to administer drugs via absorption in the mouth or via the small intestines. Thin film use has emerged as an advanced drug delivery method that makes drugs easy to swallow without water and improves dosing accuracy. Additionally, offering a drug in thin film form can extend product life cycles for pharmaceutical companies that have expiring drug patents and may be exposed to generic competition.

Industry Products
Prescription oral drug stripsNonprescription oral drug stripsPrescription enteric drug stripsNonprescription enteric drug strips
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing over-the-counter thin film drugsManufacturing prescription thin film drugsDeveloping thin film drug delivery technology


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