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February 19 2018, David R Brown

Sunil Healthcare appoints HARKE GROUP as exclusive distributor for empty capsules

Sunil Healthcare and HARKE have entered into an exclusive pan-European distribution agreement for empty HPMC and hard gelatine capsules with immediate effect. The new partnership with one of India's largest capsules manufacturer strengthens the portfolio of HARKE for solid dosage forms.

We are excited to partner with a well reputed and an established and credible company like HARKE Pharma GmbH

Mr. Tapan Sharma
Manager International Sales at Sunil Healthcare

Daniel Burchart, Managing Director of HARKE Pharma GmbH states on the strategic partnership: “We have lots of experience in the capsule markets since 2004. After having lost distribution rights for this product group in a major European Market, we were aiming for a new supplier with the potential to develop dedicated markets together with us. Ideally, this partner would have experience in the capsule production with excellent quality, an understanding for Nutraceutical and Pharma markets as well as sufficient capacities. After the evaluation of the supplier situation Sunil Healthcare was the most promising candidate.”

Commenting on this new alliance, Mr. Tapan Sharma, Manager International Sales said, “We are excited to partner with a well reputed and an established and credible company like HARKE Pharma GmbH for distribution of our quality empty capsules in the European region. We have been seeding this market for quite a few years now, and have been exploring the best strategic fit for our ambitions. We are pleased to have found a like-minded business associate in HARKE Pharma.”

Sunil Healthcare provides a wide range of hard capsule types and sizes, suitable for the majority of marketed dosage forms. The offer is rounded up with thousands of available colours. HARKE will offer customers support for small order volumes and ready availability of the most popular qualities from a stock in the centre of Europe. The partnership will also provide technical services to ensure maximum throughput of filling by minimizing downtimes attributable to capsule performance.

About HARKE Pharma
HARKE Pharma GmbH is a technology-driven distributor for pharmaceutical excipients, food ingredients and functional ingredients for nutritional supplements. HARKE Pharma also provides application & regulatory expertise and supply chain management services. HARKE Pharma GmbH is member of HARKE Group based in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, an international trading company with offices and branches in several European countries and Asia. The HARKE group of companies has an annual turnover of around EUR 110 million and employs 160 people.

Source(s): HARKE Press Release

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