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Magnesium Alloys: Revolutionising the Pharmaceutical Industry

The pharmaceutical industry has been growing by 7.8% year

on year, and its worth is estimated to be $1.6 trillion by 2020.

However, the pharmaceutical industry is facing a range of

challenges, including rising customer expectations as well

as declining R&D productivity. Therefore, it is increasingly

important to get the best possible products to market by

improving existing product lines and introducing new ones.

This can often be diffi cult, with innovative solutions hard

to come by Paul Lyon, Programmes Technology Manager

at Magnesium Elektron, shares his views on revolutionising

the pharmaceutical industry.