Sharp Packaging Services provide unique and often complex commercial and clinical packaging solutions to the pharmaceutical industry with an international reputation for delivering cost-effective blister packaging, bottling, pouches and stick packs, compliance packaging, formulation and manufacturing services, label design and printing.

Sharp’s clinical services division is one of the world’s leading providers of innovative clinical trial material supply chain services, with a talented and highly experienced team that can handle every aspect of your clinical trials project management. Our work spans everything from formulation development and manufacturing to clinical supplies packaging, labelling and distribution. Along the way, we also offer everything from clinical trials outsourcing to clinical trials materials, Qualified Person auditing to innovative comparator sourcing.

Our project management and operational teams bring together years of unparalleled experience in producing and managing clinical supply chains across the world, making it easier than ever for you to access resources, partners and markets on a global scale.

While our extensive capabilities mean we can handle large-scale projects we keep things personal too, taking care of your products and reputation as if they were our own. In fact, we’re proud to say that all of our Clinical Supply programs meet or exceed the highest quality standards, including Good Manufacturing Practice, Good Distribution Practice and all international regulatory requirements.

 

   Clinical

At Sharp, we work closely with you to build an in-depth understanding of your goals, challenges and requirements before we begin our state-of-the-art manufacturing process. This enables us to tailor our clinical manufacturing services to meet your specific needs, making sure we deliver your product on time, to your exact specification, and all ready for a successful launch.

We offer a wide range of efficient, agile, clinical manufacturing capabilities, covering tablets, capsules, liquids, creams, ointments and a whole range of diverse dosage forms. We also offer over-encapsulation and placebo manufacturing, providing an innovative solution to the challenges of blinding clinical studies using solid dose comparator products.

Our manufacturing teams are supported by high-calibre analytical labs at our Phoenixville research facility and partner sites across the EU, enabling constant monitoring of your product’s progress.

Clinical manufacturing capabilities:

  • Wet granulation and dry blending
  • Tablet compression and coating
  • Blending, encapsulation and over-encapsulation
  • Global comparator procurement
  • Manufacture of clinical supplies
  • Phase I-IV development and reformulations
  • Placebo manufacturing
  • Comparator sourcing and blinding

Dosage forms we can manufacture:

  • Controlled-release tablets
  • Immediate-release tablets
  • Powders and dry powders
  • Liquids
  • Suspensions
  • Emulsions
  • Creams
  • Ointments
  • Lotions
  • Capsules
       
    - Multi-fill
    - Powders
    - Solids
    - Liquids
    - Semi-solids
    - Solid and liquid combination fills

 Manufacturing

Working across the United States, Belgium and the Netherlands, our contract packaging team has a truly global reach and an excellent reputation with forward-thinking clients locally, nationally and internationally.

With over 60 years in the business, it’s no surprise we’re the experts. We are a highly experienced pharmaceutical packaging company, designing and engineering a huge range of packaging and working in a flexible, bespoke way to support the complex needs of our clients.

Whether you are looking to completely outsource your product packaging or you need a team you can trust to support product launches, unique sampling programmes and peaks in demand, we are dedicated to delivering the highest quality products and impeccable client service.

 

 Packaging

At Sharp, we believe that innovation is fundamental to the services we offer our clients. By working with us, you will leverage years of experience and expertise in implementing technically complex packaging and clinical trial solutions.

For almost a decade Sharp has lead our industry in the implementation of serialized solutions. We have serialized drug products for over 35 pharma programs, in 6 different package formats across 8 different jurisdictions and have over 50 live serialized lines

Now, we are looking at value beyond serialization, to help our clients understand and leverage the potential of a fully-traceable supply chain.

Our team of packaging design experts – structural engineers, packaging design engineers and graphic designers – are recognized for their deep understanding of the technical and regulatory complexities of package engineering and offer each of our clients collaborative custom design service.

Through our XPReS service, Sharp offers our clients a skilled technical team of project managers, with many years of experience in on-boarding complex packaging projects, including the implementation of serialized solutions.

Our clinical services team offer solutions in interactive response technology (IRT) to give our clients exceptional levels of visibility and control over their clinical trial.

 

 Technology