Cambrex is a contract development, manufacturing and testing organisation, headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. We caught up with Natalee Campbell who gave us a detailed insight into the innerworkings of the successful firm.

With over 200,000 square feet of laboratory and manufacturing space in the U.S. and U.K., Cambrex offers a broad suite of scientifically differentiated services ranging from early stage discovery, API and Drug Product development and cGMP manufacturing to stand-alone analytical microbiology testing support. Led by their broad experience and collaborative approach, the team at Cambrex are committed to finding the shortest, most efficient path to success for their clients – success that goes beyond science.

Cambrex provides solutions for pharmaceutical companies that need a different kind of partner. Their team of scientific experts brings the experience required to solve their clients’ most complex scientific challenges, and their collaborative approach ensures that they remain agile and responsive to their needs. The firm are committed to finding the shortest, most efficient path to success – success that goes beyond science. Natalee begins by informing us of the clients that the firm serves and how they ensure they are able to achieve success within their industry.

“Here at Cambrex, our base of over 350 clients includes a broad spectrum of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies ranging in size from top global pharma companies to entrepreneurial start-ups. Whether a client is looking for us to deliver a full development and manufacturing program or perform a specific service on a standalone basis, our team crafts and executes a project plan specific to their needs.

“To support our clients’ needs, we are continuously investing in facility upgrades and expansion. Over the last three years, we have expanded our analytical labs in all locations, upgraded and expanded our API manufacturing capacity, expanded our microbiology lab, built a new drug product manufacturing facility, increased our presence in the Boston metro area to support our cleanroom service clients, and acquired an industry-leading provider of solid state chemistry services, Solid Form Solutions.

“We find the best fit for each project across our integrated network of facilities, including the ability to take a molecule from early stage process development to the clinic within a single facility.”

As for the team at Cambrex, Natalee is keen to highlight how the talented team forms the backbone of the firm, and how each member works tirelessly to ensure that clients receive an exceptional service from the award-winning company.

“Our clients’ success rests in the hands of our talented and experienced scientific team, who take an individualised and collaborative approach
to solving our clients’ most complex challenges. Led by a management team averaging over 20 years of industry experience, we are dedicated to finding the most efficient path to success.”

Looking ahead to what the future holds, Natalee signs off by revealing the exciting plans which lie in the pipeline for AI’s Most Outstanding API Development & Manufacturing Company 2018 – North Carolina.

“Moving forward, we are always looking for ways to better serve our clients, whether it is through expansion of our service offering or optimisation of the way we work together on projects. Our recent addition of a Boston metro location is a good example of the type of change we are eager to make, positioning our cleanroom service team in close proximity to clients in order to provide the most convenient, efficient support possible.

“Lastly, we anticipate continued expansion of our services across all locations based on the needs of our clients.”