Magazine Article | August 9, 2017

Rising Out Of Takeda's Reorganization: New Materials & Innovation

By Louis Garguilo, Chief Editor, Outsourced Pharma
Follow Me On Twitter @Louis_Garguilo

As the taxi makes its way through the highway traffic to Shin-Osaka Station and the bullet train I’ll catch to head east to Tokyo, I know instinctively to look out the right-side window. Yes, it’s still there: the nostalgic off-ramp leading directly to Takeda’s former main manufacturing complex.

The company moved much of its operations from Osaka to the Tokyo area — and indeed started spreading internationally — years ago. In fact, no “Japan Pharma” has ever been more on the move than the now global Takeda.

THIS CONTENT IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR LIFE SCIENCE LEADER PAID SUBSCRIBERS.
To continue reading this story and receive uninterrupted access to LSL Online and its monthly magazine subscribe to Life Science Leader today!
Already a subscriber? Log in now.