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Almac has Successful MHRA Inspection at its Clinical Services UK Site

October 18, 2010

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Almac is
once again pleased to announce the successful completion of an inspection of
its Clinical Services UK facility located in Craigavon by the Medicines and
Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

The routine inspection, which took place over four days, from September
13th – September 16th
, was conducted by a MHRA inspector who concluded that
the site continues to be compliant with EU Good Manufacturing Practices, with
no critical or major failures observed.

Commenting on the inspection, Paul O’Connor (Vice President, Quality),
said:

“We are extremely pleased with the outcome of our inspection. These
successful results are a positive reflection of all the investment Almac has
made over the past few years in our facilities and recruitment of the best
employees, ensuring that we are a market leader and continue to deliver a
high quality service. Quality is at the core of our ethos – we have three
MHRA approved facilities globally, including our additional FDA assessed US
facilities in Audubon, Pennsylvania and Durham, North Carolina. The very high
standards of quality compliance will continue with our new $120 million North
American Headquarters in Souderton – scheduled to open during the autumn.”

Notes to Editors

About Almac:

The Almac Group comprises five closely integrated divisions offering a
broad range of services from R&D, biomarker discovery and development, API
manufacture, formulation development, clinical trial supply and IXRS
technology (IVRS/IWRS), to commercial-scale manufacture. Almac provides
services to more than 600 companies, including all the world leaders in the
pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.

The company employs over 2,800 individuals and is headquartered in
Craigavon, Northern Ireland. US operations are based in Pennsylvania, North
Carolina
and California. Almac has officially gained full possession of its
new $120m North American Headquarters, which started in July 2008, and
employees will relocate during the fall.

    For more information on Almac, please visit http://www.almacgroup.com

    Contact:

    Aileen Murphy
    aileen.murphy@almacgroup.com
    Tel: +44(0)28-3836-2436

SOURCE Almac Group


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