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From all things That’s Nice to what’s happening around the industry, That’s Nice news features daily content that is always timely, and sometimes a bit unusual.

HME at Catalent

12 April, 2019

Nigel Walker is visiting Catalent today to learn more about their HME technology. The company's Somerset, NJ location has become their new home for early phase development.

INmune Bio IPO Celebration

10 April, 2019

INmuneBio invited That’s Nice to celebrate the launch of their IPO with a party on the Hudson - the stock is already up 25%!

Doing Business at Interphex

02 April, 2019

Federal Equipment Company engages in business during the equipment-centered trade show.

The Federal Equipment Company Hologram

02 April, 2019

Have you seen the Federal Equipment Company hologram? She's pretty impressive! Check her out at booth  3110. 

Piramal Booth at Interphex

02 April, 2019

Piramal is set up and ready to go at Interphex! Visit them at booth  1258!

Interphex Day One

02 April, 2019

It's the first day of Interphex! The show takes place at the  Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, pictured here, in New York City.

Piramal Booth Prep

01 April, 2019

The Piramal booth has a long way to go before Interphex but the team is ready for the challenge! 

Interphex Prep

01 April, 2019

The That's Nice Accounts team preps for Interphex doing booth setup for Federal Equipment Company. 

That's A Nice Dinner

22 March, 2019

The That's Nice staff gathered at Iberian restaurant, Aldea for a company dinner celebrating the close of DCAT. 

The DCAT Dinner

22 March, 2019

Thank you, BioVectra, for another delightful DCAT dinner at the Hilton.

Smooth Rolling at DCAT

21 March, 2019

Nigel Walker poses for a selfie on the second to last night of DCAT - the event has been happily smooth this year.


19 March, 2019

Nigel Walker is h eading into his third day of DCAT, with the Intercontinental Hotel on Lexington Ave serving as the event's new HQ. 

StageBio Is Officially Online

13 March, 2019

At That’s Nice, we're pleased to support HSRL and VPS as they merge together to become the newly created StageBio. The new combined website launched at SOT and you can visit it anytime, here.

Countdown to DCAT

07 March, 2019

That’s Nice will be attending DCAT Week, with more than 105 pre-booked meetings on the calendar. We look forward to meeting you again in our home territory of New York City!

Greetings, Chicago

06 March, 2019

That’s Nice is in Chicago meeting new customers – and enjoying the magnificent views from one of its most iconic towers.

Reaching New Heights

06 March, 2019

As AbbVie continues to grow, That’s Nice is proud to support this progressive company.

Meeting the Prime Minister

05 March, 2019

Justin Trudeau, the 23rd Canadian Prime Minister, visited BioVectra yesterday in what was a proud moment for President Oliver Technow and the entire management team.

Pharma's Almanac Web Launch

21 February, 2019

Our strategic content team has launched the new Pharma's Almanac website, just in time for DCAT Week. Visit us at and be sure to check out Hovione featured in the top spot. 

On Location

20 February, 2019

Members of our digital capture and accounts teams are on location today setting up for day one of a four-day photo and video shoot. Pictured here are That’s Nice director of digital capture, Brian Pierce, and photographer/videographer, Lucas Visser.

Setting the Scene

20 February, 2019

Pictured here behind the scenes of today's photo shoot (from left) are Emilee Kudla, project coordinator, Katie Baker, senior account manager, and Brian Pierce, director of digital capture.

IRBM in Pharma’s Almanac

15 February, 2019

That’s Nice is pleased to support the partner research organization IRBM with strategic content development and placement in the Q1 (DCAT) edition of Pharma’s Almanac.

Throwback to Interphex ‘16

11 February, 2019

As we approach a series of winter/spring industry events, we took a moment to look back to Interphex 2016. Pictured here are members of the That’s Nice leadership and business teams repping our 20th anniversary chrome campaign at a UBM party.

Sitting Down with Mr. Technow

08 February, 2019

That's Nice Managing Director Nigel Walker met with BioVectra President Oliver Technow this week at the company’s Charlottetown, PEI site. Oliver has been successfully growing the drug substance CDMO over the past four years.

Visiting BioVectra

08 February, 2019

That’s Nice is pleased to be visiting the team at BioVectra this week, even if it means traversing the winter tundra of Prince Edward Island to get there.

Globyz Pharma in PA

08 February, 2019

We are pleased to support Globyz Pharma with strategic content development and placement in the Q1 Edition of Pharma’s Almanac.

Supporting TSRL

08 February, 2019

That’s Nice is proud to support TSRL, an incubator company based in Michigan. TSRL’s mission is to advance promising therapeutics for treating severe and multi-drug resistant infections.

Talking Innovation with Therapure

07 February, 2019

We caught up with Therapure Biopharma CEO Nick Green during our extended trip to Toronto this week. The Therapure business has evolved as innovative drug development for rare disease opportunities are on the rise. 

Connecting with Dalton Pharma

07 February, 2019

It was a pleasure to reconnect with Peter Pekos, Founder and Chairman of Toronto-based Dalton Pharma Services.

Visiting Globyz Pharma

07 February, 2019

It was a pleasure to meet Globyz Pharma CEO Salman Parthan, who has a growing supply chain logistics company just outside Toronto.

Visiting Northern Neighbors

06 February, 2019

That’s Nice is in the vibrant cultural city of Toronto this week to pursue various investment opportunities.

Partnering Up

06 February, 2019

We are leaving Bristol, Tennessee and heading north to kick off our investment sweep of Canada. There are some great CDMOs in our neighboring country looking for US investment partners, and we look forward to meeting some of them this week.

Eastman Continues to Thrive

05 February, 2019

Eastman Chemical Company, one of our original specialty chemical customers from 2000/2001, is still going strong. Pictured here is Eastman’s corporate headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee, captured during a recent visit to the Volunteer State.

CAI Strives for Excellence

24 January, 2019

We are proud to support Commissioning Agents Inc in the upcoming Q1 issue of Pharma’s Almanac.

Highlighting 21159 Pharma

24 January, 2019

We proudly support Steve King and 21159 Pharma in the upcoming Q1 issue of Pharma’s Almanac.

Stellar Management at PharmaBioSource

24 January, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac is excited to support and feature PharmaBioSource’s management team in our Q1 issue.

Dalton Still Growing Strong

24 January, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac is proud to support the continued legacy of Dalton Pharma Services in our Q1 issue.

Kevin Bottomley Drives Results

24 January, 2019

We are pleased to support Kevin Bottomley and Results Healthcare in the Q1 issue of Pharma’s Almanac.

Spotlight on Fareva Management

23 January, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac proudly supports Fareva’s management team in our Q1 issue.

Supporting KBI Biopharma

23 January, 2019

We are proud to continue supporting KBI Biopharma in our Q1 issue of Pharma’s Almanac and beyond.

Novacap Becomes Seqens

23 January, 2019

Pharma’s Almanac is excited to announce Novacap will now be named Seqens, as we share the news in our Q1 issue.

That’s Nice in Cincy

23 January, 2019

That’s Nice returns to Cincinnati this week to visit a new preclinical testing and biosciences lab that has recently expanded its operations.

Yourway Transport in PA

22 January, 2019

Our Pharma’s Almanac strategic content team is pleased to support Yourway Transport Biopharma Services with strategic content development and placement in our Q1 DCAT issue.

Castleford Capital in PA

22 January, 2019

We look forward to supporting Jeff and the Castleford Capital team in the Q1 2019 issue of Pharma’s Almanac.

Olon S.p.A. in PA

22 January, 2019

We are pleased to support Olon S.p.A. with strategic content development and placement in the Q1 2019 'Business Issue' of Pharma's Almanac. 

Supporting Asahi Kasei

22 January, 2019

That’s Nice looks forward to supporting Asahi Kasei throughout 2019.

PA Feature: WuXi Advanced Therapies

22 January, 2019

WuXi Advanced Therapies will be featured in our premiere 2019 issue of Pharma’s Almanac.

Foster Delivery Science in PA

22 January, 2019

We are pleased to support Foster Delivery Science with strategic content development and placement in the Q1 2019 edition of Pharma’s Almanac.

Supporting Emergent BioSolutions

21 January, 2019

That’s Nice looks forward to working with Emergent BioSolutions as we move through Q1 2019.

Visiting Bora Pharmaceuticals

18 January, 2019

We just wrapped a productive meeting and site tour with Bora Pharmaceuticals in Taipei and Zhunan, Taiwan. Looking forward to supporting Bora’s CDMO business with a number of strategic marketing initiatives throughout the year.


16 January, 2019

That's Nice is visiting Porton Pharma Solutions’ API manufacturing site near Chongqing, China today. Pictured here is our strategy director, Mark Allen, dressed and ready to hit the cleanroom. 

Team Dinner with Porton

15 January, 2019

Mark Allen (left) and Wei Gao (right) visit the striking new bridge at the center of Chongqing while meeting our friends from Porton Pharmaceutical Solutions at the famous Two Swans restaurant. We’re told they did not light up the orange especially for us.

Talking Business with Porton

15 January, 2019

Wei and Mark’s adventure in China continues today as they visit Porton Pharmaceutical Solutions' Chongqing headquarters and R&D labs.

Wishing Citoxlab Continued Success

28 December, 2018

That’s Nice would like to thank Citoxlab for the business in 2018.

Wrapping Another Year with Avara

28 December, 2018

That’s Nice would like to thank Avara Pharmaceutical Services for the business in 2018.

Driving Innovation with Formulated Solutions

28 December, 2018

That’s Nice would like to thank Formulated Solutions for the business in 2018.

Welcoming 2019 with GPH

28 December, 2018

That’s Nice wishes Gregory Pharmaceutical Holdings a prosperous 2019. We value our relationship with the GPH team and appreciate its support of That’s Nice in 2018. 

Continuous Expansion at WuXi

28 December, 2018

Wuxi AppTec and its various business units have been in the media spotlight for the majority of 2018, with one press release after another announcing several global facility expansions. That’s Nice looks forward to continuing our support of WuXi across its many divisions in 2019.

Hovione Leading the Way

28 December, 2018

That’s Nice is pleased to continue our support of Hovione as the company marches forward in the spray drying space and consolidates its focus in the CDMO space moving into 2019.

Nine Years with UPM

28 December, 2018

UPM Pharmaceuticals has been a client of That’s Nice since 2010. As we move into our ninth year with the UPM team, we wish the ownership and senior staff great success in 2019.

Servier in the Holiday Spirit

28 December, 2018

Our friends at Servier’s contract development and manufacturing division have just wrapped a film-driven “26 Days of Christmas” advent calendar. Congratulations to the team and we look forward to continued success in 2019.

Looking Forward with Envigo

28 December, 2018

The global CRO Envigo has had a new name and image for the past three years. As the preclinical trials market has tightened, we look forward to supporting Envigo in 2019.

Continued Growth at Capua

28 December, 2018

Capua BioServices has experienced impressive growth over the past two years, and we look forward to continuing our support of the microbial CDMO in 2019.

Congratulating BioVectra

28 December, 2018

That’s Nice is entering our fourth year of supporting BioVectra. President Oliver Technow received the Canadian Biotech company of the year award in November. Congratulations to Oliver and the team.

Commemorating Success with GSK

27 December, 2018

That’s Nice thanks GSK for seven years of business across its various units.

AGC Leads the Way

27 December, 2018

AGC Biologics, a company That’s Nice began working with in 2012, continues to thrive. CEO Gustavo Mahler and the new management team look to lead the charge as the industry competes with Lonza and Boehringer Ingelheim on commercial projects.

Polpharma Biologics Raises the Bar

27 December, 2018

Polpharma Biologics is setting a new standard in the European mammalian biologics CDMO space. With the backing of Polpharma Group, Polpharma Biologics looks to co-develop biosimilars and innovator compounds, and also offers a full range of CDMO services from its state-of-the-art facilities.

Rentschler Establishes US Footprint

27 December, 2018

We are proud to support Rentschler Biopharma’s North American expansion with its December 2018 acquisition of the Shire manufacturing facility in Milford, Massachusetts. This family-owned business is transforming its international position in the mammalian space.

Running with Brammer Bio

27 December, 2018

That’s Nice is delighted to contribute to the success of one of the fastest growing companies in the biopharmaceutical space. Mark Bamforth, Richard Snyder and the entire Brammer Bio team are truly inspiring.

Kicking off 2019 with ACS

27 December, 2018

It was a pleasure to support the American Chemical Society in 2018, and we look forward once again to representing the Boone of the US chemicals industry in Europe.

Biotechpharma: Only Getting Better

27 December, 2018

That’s Nice looks forward to working with the senior management team at Biotechpharma as we move into the new year, with Frank Ternes recently joining as CBO and Phillip Neill as marketing director.

Soaring Stocks

26 December, 2018

That’s Nice may have been closed for Boxing Day and some electrical updates, but the stock market sure wasn’t. Let’s hope this is the turnaround we’ve been hoping for – and that it continues into 2019.

Connecting with Albemarle

24 December, 2018

It was great to connect with our old friends at Albemarle Fine Chemistry Services, a growth division of Albemarle Corporation, just before the Christmas break. That’s Nice has been working with Albemarle since the early 2000s.

Moving Forward With Marken

18 December, 2018

Accounts Director  Wei Gao and Managing Director Nigel Walker are heading back to New York after a productive meeting with Marken in Durham, North Carolina. We are pleased to be moving into our sixth year as the agency of record for Marken, a UPS Company.

Congrats on the Close

17 December, 2018

That’s Nice congratulates David Anderson and Ampersand Capital Partners on the sale of Avista, a clinical-scale small molecule, drug product and drug substance CDMO, to Cambrex.

Kicking off With Porton

17 December, 2018

That’s Nice is excited to start a new relationship with Porton Fine Chemicals, one of the few China-based CDMOs to have established a strong base of business in North America, Europe and Asia. Porton demonstrates a cross-cultural staff serving both domestic and international customers at each of their locations around the world.

Growing with Grifols

17 December, 2018

We look forward to continuing our relationship with Grifols Partnership into 2019, our fourth year supporting the Spanish giant in the sterile bag space.

Visiting Marken

17 December, 2018

As Wei Gao and Nigel Walker head to NC to see Marken, the global leader in clinical trial logistics and one of our longest tenured clients, we reflect on a year of industry-wide change. The year 2017 saw immense consolidation, and 2018 has brought new alignment across the industry, creating new openings for Marken and its parent company, UPS.

Supporting HSRL

17 December, 2018

That’s Nice is pleased to be starting a new relationship with Histo-Scientific Research Laboratories (HSRL) following the company’s merger with Vet Path Services. We are proud to support another investment from Ampersand Capital Partners.

Looking Forward to 2019

17 December, 2018

As we near the end of 2018, we find ourselves looking back to look forward. The Super Bowl may be just five weeks away, but we are training for our own start-of-the-year – the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference January 7-10th in San Francisco.

GSK Year in Review

17 December, 2018

We’ve just arrived at GSK House in the outskirts of London to conduct a year in review meeting with the pharmaceutical leader and longtime client of That’s Nice.

Visiting Rentschler Biopharma

17 December, 2018

That’s Nice is in Laupheim, Germany this week to visit Rentschler Biopharma. Rentschler is continuing on its path of growth with the addition of several new senior executive staff members.

Illustrating Innovation

17 December, 2018

That's Nice worked with the marketing team at Formulated Solutions to create new illustrations for the CDMO’s innovative packaging forms. Check out the full new look here.

Just Launched: Formulated Solutions

14 December, 2018

We are proud to launch a new digital platform for  Formulated Solutions , a leading provider of innovative package forms for the Consumer Healthcare market. It was a pleasure working with founder Eric Dann and the entire senior management team to solidify the leading foam/aerosol CDMO in the US space. Visit .

What’s New at GPH

30 November, 2018

That’s Nice is pleased, as always, to visit the leaders at Gregory Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc. and discuss some of the exciting new projects they have on the horizon.

New Digs in Bristol

30 November, 2018

One of our main clients is located in Bristol, Tennessee, which means we do a lot of traveling back and forth to the twin city. During our most recent trip, we stayed at the beautiful new Bristol Hotel, a historic, yet boutique style hotel with stunning views of the Appalachian Mountains. 

PharmSci 360: UPM

07 November, 2018

That’s Nice is pleased to support our long-time client UPM Pharmaceuticals at AAPS PharmSci 360. Visit the team at booth #2014 to learn how UPM can take your solid or semi-solid product from concept to commercial.

Closing out the Show

07 November, 2018

As the UPM Pharmaceuticals team wraps up AAPS PharmSci 360 for 2018, we look forward to being with them at next year's event in San Antonio.

PharmSci 360: WuXi AppTec

07 November, 2018

WuXi Lab Testing and WuXi STA are joining forces at this year’s AAPS PharmSci 360, and we are proud to have supported their exhibit design. Stop by the booth to discover the full scope of WuXi’s open-access capability and technology platforms.   

PharmSci 360: Hovione

07 November, 2018

Our client Hovione is exhibiting at this year’s AAPS PharmSci 360. Visit booth #2309 to learn about Hovione’s capabilities in APIs, intermediates, spray drying and more.

PharmSci 360: SPI Pharma

07 November, 2018

Dealing with a formulation challenge? SPI Pharma can help. That’s Nice is proud to support SPI’s exhibit presence at this year’s AAPS PharmSci 360. Stop by booth #2535 to meet the team.

PharmSci 360: Avara

07 November, 2018

World-class CDMO and That’s Nice client Avara Pharmaceutical Services is exhibiting at AAPS PharmSci 360. With the company's rapid and continued growth, there’s always something new happening at Avara. Visit booth #2142 to learn more.

Front & Center: WuXi STA

07 November, 2018

Wuxi AppTec STA has a strong presence at AAPS PharmSci 360 this year. As always, we are incredibly pleased to be able to support the thriving CDMO business.

Caught in the Act

07 November, 2018

The surveillance cameras at AAPS PharmSci 360 have captured our leader eating during a trade show - perhaps for the first time in over 20 years.

PharmSci 360: AsahiKASEI

07 November, 2018

AsahiKASEI is exhibiting its microcrystalline cellulose (CEOLUS™) excipients at this year’s AAPS PharmSci 360. That’s Nice is proud to support the global chemical company with its exhibit presence.

Continued Growth at Capua

12 October, 2018

Microbial fermentation leader Capua BioServices’ continued growth was evident at CPhI with its beautiful booth presentation. Congrats to Capua, and all who attended, on a successful show.

Check Out the New Nice Match

12 October, 2018

Nice Match has launched an updated website, ,  with fresh ideas on the future of Connecting Buyers with Suppliers. How can our network support your business?

Big Things in Store at CapsCanada

12 October, 2018

CapsCanada and the Gilinski family are wrapping up another successful CPhI. That’s Nice is proud to support the organization’s growth as it prepares to launch its brand-new GMP facility in Colombia.

Closing Out CPhI with Servier

12 October, 2018

The Servier team enjoyed a successful CPhI in Madrid. We are all looking forward to continued growth for the contract development and manufacturing business as we move into 2019.

Congratulating Dr. Asemota

05 October, 2018

Dr. Babatunde Asemota, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at New York Presbyterian Hospital Westchester, has been awarded physician of the year by New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Asemota is a friend of That’s Nice Managing Director, Nigel Walker. Congratulations, Dr. Asemota!  

Polpharma Biologics Launches New Website

05 October, 2018

Congratulations to Polpharma Biologics for launching their new brand—a defining moment in a series of successful new ventures for this biopharmaceutical powerhouse in Central Europe.

Innovation in Nature

17 September, 2018

Drug discovery scientists are finding new therapies and deriving knowledge from the most unusual of sources. We’re not claiming this little guy we stumbled upon in the woods of Tennessee necessarily holds the key to unlocking the next big breakthrough in life science, but the amount of innovation occurring in the field certainly has us seeing things differently. Where are your R&D resources focused?

Marken Launches New Website

15 August, 2018

Marken, a UPS company, has launched a new website highlighting its full range of clinical trial logistics solutions. Marken is the global leader in providing patient-centric supply chain solutions for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, and That’s Nice is proud to have been serving Marken as Agency of Record for the past six years. Visit to learn more!

Meeting Foster Delivery Science

06 August, 2018

Two years ago, Foster Delivery Science invested in a new GMP facility  as part of a larger investment in its pharmaceutical capabilities.  Vice President Tony Listro was a gracious host as That’s Nice Managing  Director Nigel Walker paid a visit to the new facility in Putnam, CT.  It was also a pleasure to meet the company’s founder and CEO, Larry  Acquarulo.

Polpharma’s Continued Expansion

01 August, 2018

Polpharma continues to make great progress on its new biologics facility with continued investment in both single-use and fixed, stainless-steel fed-batch technologies.

Chemical Evolution

01 August, 2018

Based on a 100-plus year-old chlorine facility in northern Lisbon, this facility in Santa Iria, Portugal is now a small hub for specialty pharma companies.

Biotech Booming in Poland

30 July, 2018

That’s Nice is visiting the ancient city of Gdansk, Poland, to meet with our customer, Polpharma Biologics. The life science community is growing in this Baltic city on the sea, and with the low cost of living and continued corporate investment, expats are returning home.

Innovation in Every Corner

11 June, 2018

BrammerBio has finished the new mezzanine reception area at its Binney Street facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Understanding viral vectors is no easy feat, but a few hours with CSO Dr. Richard Snyder will bring you up to speed

Continued Leadership

07 June, 2018

Nigel Walker, managing director for That’s Nice, reported a refreshing conversation and overall great meeting with AGC Biologics at BIO 2018 this week. President and CEO Gustavo Mahler continues to lead the company after 10 years of commitment.

Italian CDMO | Global Reach

07 June, 2018

Capua, Italy-based Capua BioServices proudly displays its Italian heritage at this year’s BIO International Convention in Boston.

Leading Logistics Solutions

04 June, 2018

Marken, a UPS company, continues to lead the market with new technology connecting researchers, manufacturers and patients through critical supply chain solutions. Visit  to see more.

Need Custom Microbial Manufacturing?

04 June, 2018

If you are attending BIO 2018 in Boston this week, be sure to visit Capua BioServices in booth #743. Elise Mous, Director of Sales & Marketing / Business Development, will be exhibiting along with the rest of her team.  

Get to Know Samsung Biologics

04 June, 2018

Visit Samsung Biologics at BIO 2018 booth #363. Executive Director of Global Business Development John Hong and Business Development Lead Kevin Sharp from the commercial team will be welcoming prospective customers.

Marken: New in 2018

04 June, 2018

Marken , now a UPS company, has just debuted the latest evolution of its creative campaign, emphasizing why the global logistics leader should be the only choice for your patient-centric supply chain. After six years, we continue to push the envelope with Marken.

Next-Generation Clinical Logistics

04 June, 2018

Global clinical supply chain logistics leader Marken continues to advance its creative campaign to emphasize its leadership in supporting the patient-centric supply chain. Visit to see more.

Flexibility in Biomanufacturing

01 June, 2018

Gustavo F. Mahler, President and CEO of AGC Biologics, talks Meeting BioPharma Contract Manufacturing Needs with a Flexible Global Network in the Q2 issue of Pharma’s Almanac. Learn more about AGC’s development and manufacturing capabilities at BIO International in Boston  June 5th-7th —booth #633.

Expanding in Footprint & Capacity

01 June, 2018

Visit Avara Pharmaceutical Services at BIO International in Boston  June 5th-7th where the expanding CDMO will be exhibiting in booth # 1005. Avara’s senior business development team will be attending the show on the heels of a major acquisition in Canada that will significantly expand the organization’s sterile fill finish capacity.

Growth Investment Strategies

01 June, 2018

How do you take a middle-market CRO or CDMO to the next level ? In the Q2 issue of Pharma’s Almanac, Jeffrey Marlough, Managing Director for Castleford Capital, discusses how investment firms are helping contract service organizations expand their market share. To learn more about Castleford, visit

What’s New at Servier

01 June, 2018

Look out for Gwenael Servant, Managing Director of Servier CDMO, at BIO International in Boston  June 5th-7th . Gwenael and the Servier team will be exhibiting at booth# 731 as the organization closes in on the final stages of its oncology portfolio acquisition from Shire.

Rapid Growth in Biotech

01 June, 2018

Nigel Walker, Managing Director for That’s Nice, examines the evolution of the biopharmaceutical industry in this quarter’s Nice Insight Overview in Pharma’s Almanac. View the full article here , and we hope to see you at BIO 2018 in Boston June 5th-7th !

Integrated Efficiency

01 June, 2018

Lugi Trussardo, CEO of Olon Ricerca Bioscience, discusses the specific benefits of the integrated CDMO model in his article, Strengthening the Outsource Service Offering through Integration in the Q2 issue of Pharma’s Almanac. To learn more, visit Olon at BIO International booth #743 June 5th-7th in Boston.

Inside Pharmaceutical M&A

01 June, 2018

Kevin Bottomley, Partner at Results Healthcare, shares his insights on M&A and licensing strategies to expand both product portfolios and market reach. View the full article on Pharma’s Almanac and learn more about Results Healthcare by visiting

Onward & Upward for Brammer

01 June, 2018

In case you haven't heard, BrammerBio is moving so fast they will eclipse 700 staff by the end of 2018. What an amazing story the founders have to tell. That's Nice is incredibly delighted to be a part of this amazing story.

Talking Expansion with Biotechpharma

01 June, 2018

Vladas Algirdas Bumelis, CEO and chairman of the board for Biotechpharma, talks State-of-the-Art Biologics Manufacturing in an Unexpected Location in the Q2 issue of Pharma’s Almanac. To learn more about the rapidly expanding CDMO, visit Biotechpharma at BIO 2018 at the Boston Convention Center – booth# 1171!

Biomanufacturing Insights

31 May, 2018

Peter Boeddeker, Director of Quality Management for Baxter BioPharma Solutions, shares the benefits of a risk-based approach in addressing the challenges of manufacturing in a multi-product facility. Read the full article in the latest issue of Pharma’s Almanac and learn more about Baxter BioPharma at

Continued Innovation at Unither

31 May, 2018

Unither Pharmaceuticals is back in the latest issue of Pharma’s Almanac highlighting their single-use technologies, which include blow-fill-seal, liquid stick packs and other innovative dosage forms. To learn more about Unither’s unique delivery solutions, visit

Building a Biopharmaceutical CDMO

31 May, 2018

Hannes Teissl, Vice President of Polpharma Biologics, discusses building a biologics business from the ground up in the latest issue of Pharma’s Almanac. Read the full article here , and be sure to visit Polpharma Biologics at BIO International in Boston June 5th-7th – they’ll be in booth # 1543! 

Close-Up on GSK House

21 May, 2018

GSK’s sprawling Brentford, UK headquarters is a true epicenter for innovation, encompassing four five-story buildings and a 16-story block of towers. That’s Nice looks forward to continuing our relationship with the global healthcare leader.

Meeting Ecolab Life Sciences

16 May, 2018

Ecolab, widely known for its portfolio of cleaning solutions, recently launched a life sciences division in St. Paul, Minnesota. That’s Nice had the opportunity to visit the new Ecolab Life Sciences, which serves the personal care, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.

"Marked" Growth

16 May, 2018

While in St. Paul, Minnesota, Nigel was warmly welcomed by Beau Garrett, VP of Sales & Marketing for TapeMark, a CDMO specializing in transdermal and oral thin films. As the company looks toward its next stage of growth, the newly hired sales leader is implementing new processes to further support the BD team. 

Launching Nice Match at DCAT

13 March, 2018

That's Nice is excited to introduce Nice Match, an invitation-only service connecting pharmaceutical buyers with contract service providers qualified to meet the specific requirements of a given project. We will be officially launching Nice Match at DCAT from March 19-22 in New York City. To learn more about this new offering, visit

New Client Website – CapsCanada

12 January, 2018

CapsCanada has launched a completely new website showcasing its top-quality capsules and encapsulation technologies. Discover how CapsCanada is helping customers around the world optimize their formulations for oral dose and bring their products to market. Visit >

J.P. Morgan Healthcare

09 January, 2018

That's Nice is attending the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, and our managing director Nigel Walker is busy as usual keeping up with his stacked meeting calendar. Nigel is pictured here following the Artificial Intelligence meeting for bioLIVE, a new UBM brand.

Servier CDMO 360° Virtual Tour

08 January, 2018

Immerse yourself in Servier CDMO’s embedded quality, know-how and reliability with an interactive tour of its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. Take the virtual tour >

Stronger Than Ever

05 January, 2018

A key That's Nice account is starting 2018 with a bit of a facelift to its website. Winter Storm Grayson is pushing hard up the East Coast, and Marken is handling business as usual.

Getting Drug Pricing 'Right'

30 November, 2017

Haig Barrett CEO and That's Nice consulting partner Haig Barrett is featured on the cover of the November 2017 issue of Manufacturing Chemist. Check out his article on drug pricing strategies here. Congratulations, Haig!

Insights Abroad

22 November, 2017

More and more we are seeing the word “insight” in common business language, nine years after we named our research business Nice Insight. Here it is in a clip from the "Inside Today" section of yesterday's Japan Times.  

Creative Direction

23 October, 2017

It looks to us like the same agency has been working for two industry giants; two companies, one creative direction.

That's Nice at Chem Outsourcing

21 September, 2017

That's Nice staff attended the Chem Outsourcing show, which was hosted in Long Branch, New Jersey.

Avara at Contract Pharma

20 September, 2017

Avara at Scott Silaika, Director of Business Development at Avara Pharmaceutical Services in front of the company booth at the Contract Pharma show.

Spotted at Contract Pharma

19 September, 2017

Janice Graff, Sales and Business Development Director for GSK is pictured at The 16th Annual Contracting & Outsourcing Conference & Tabletop  Exhibition  at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. 

The Top 20 Drugs Worldwide

11 August, 2017

What are the top 20 drugs in the world? The best seller this year was Humira, followed by Harvoni and Enbrel.

New Nice Design Case Study – Road to BIO

21 July, 2017

That’s Nice recently completed a 12-state trek across America for BIO 2017, speaking with several life science sponsors about their individual journeys to BIO. Read all about the discoveries we made and the people we met on the Road to BIO. View case study. >

That's Nice in the Press

23 June, 2017

Nigel Walker, Founder & Managing Director for That's Nice, was interviewed during yesterday's BIO International Convention by San Diego's KSDY50. 

GSK Biopharmaceuticals at BIO

20 June, 2017

Janice Graff, GSK Biopharmaceuticals Director of Finished Product Sales & Business Development, and Brian Pierce, That’s Nice Director of Digital Capture, are pictured here in the That’s Nice signature Lamborghini at the end of the Road to BIO, booth # 1019

Celebrating with Abzena

20 June, 2017

That’s Nice celebrated Abzena’s growing biologics manufacturing footprint at a sunset party yesterday evening after BIO. 

Off to Print

22 May, 2017

We've just wrapped up our seventh issue of Pharma's Almanac Magazine! The Q2 2017 issue will focus on the global trends contributing to the continued advancement of biologics. Due out on June 15, 2017, the issue will be distributed in time for this year's BIO International Convention taking place from June 19-22, 2017. 

Nice Exhibit - Unither

17 May, 2017

Pictured here is Unither's CPhI North America booth #2836 featuring the company's illustrated "Single Best Way to Deliver" campaign, which emphasized the benefits of single unit dose technologies. The display includes an animated video to bring the illustration to life. 

Nice Exhibit - UPM Pharmaceuticals

17 May, 2017

Speed. Agility. Instinct. UPM's CPhI NA booth #2937 incorporates the key elements of the organization's commitment to advancing formulation development efforts for clients. 

Nice Exhibit - Federal Equipment Company

17 May, 2017

Stop by CPhI North America booth #2125 to check out Federal Equipment's unique booth design, and to chat with the team (including "Kate" the hologram) about the company's capabilities in providing used manufacturing equipment for a wide range of industries. 

Nice Exhibit - Hovione

16 May, 2017

Hovione's CPhI North America booth #2537 features  large-scale graphics highlighting the company's recent expansion in New Jersey, as well as their unique capabilities in API and drug product development, commercial spray drying, and highly potent APIs and SDD. 

GSK at CPhI North America

16 May, 2017

The That's Nice staff is currently attending CPhI North America, taking place in Philadelphia this week, offering us an insider's view into the show. Pictured above is the GSK booth, which conveys their Molecule to Market messaging in an eye-catching orange backdrop. 

Nice Exhibit - Capsugel

16 May, 2017

Check out CPhI North America Booth #2719 featuring Capsugel's unique exhibit design and a 3D CGI animation that illustrates the company's capabilities in "Engineering Medicines to Life." 

That's Nice at CPhI NA & Informex

16 May, 2017

Nigel Walker, Founder & Managing Director of That's Nice, kicks off a productive week at CPhI North America and Informex in Philadelphia. The event, which runs from May 16th - 18th, connects buyers and sellers across the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Thermo Fisher to Buy Patheon for $7.2 Billion

15 May, 2017

Thermo Fisher Scientific today announced a strategic expansion of its biopharma capabilities with the acquisition of Patheon, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO). The deal is expected to close by the end of the year. Read the full press release here

New Client Case Study – Brammer Bio

03 May, 2017

Newly established CDMO Brammer Bio debuted in with a new brand identity, new website, and other platforms for communications and public relations. View Case Study >

Countdown to CPhI North America

02 May, 2017

CPhI North America is officially less than two weeks away! The conference takes place from May 16-18 and will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. According to the official CPhI website, the show kicks off in 13 days, 11 hours, and 46 minutes. Visit for more details!

Hubspot Partner Day

01 May, 2017

Aaron Mazze, Digital Director and Partner, captures the entire executive Hubspot team while attending Hubspot Partner Day. Co-Founder and CEO Brian Halligan is pictured in the front row with Parter, CTO and Co-Founder Dharmesh Shah on the far right.

Inbound Innovation

27 April, 2017

Aaron Mazze, That's Nice Digital Director and Partner, is in Boston this week at HubSpot Partner Day 2017. The event is an exclusive opportunity for partners of the inbound marketing and sales platform to discuss the latest trends impacting the digital world.  

Upstate New York

26 April, 2017

Managing Director, Nigel Walker, and Accounts Director, Partner, Wei Gao went on a day road trip to upstate New York for a client meeting. They are both anticipating this summer's Journey to Bio, which will be a road trip all the way across the country. 

In Memory of Dr. Servier

25 April, 2017

That's Nice was given the opportunity to find out how Dr. Servier built a truly unique company around research through passion, while on an international visit to the company facility. 

Happy National DNA Day!

25 April, 2017

Today commemorates the discovery of the DNA double helix in 1953, and the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. Find a celebration near you >

Remembering Dr. Servier

16 April, 2017

Today marks three years since the death of Dr. Jacques Servier, founder of the French pharmaceutical firm Servier Laboratories in 1954. Dr. Servier died at the age of 92.

New client case study launches – CMC Biologics

31 March, 2017

Seeking to further differentiate its capabilities within the biopharmaceutical CDMO market, CMC Biologics engaged us to help convey its experience, flexibility, and innovation in delivering ‘right-on-time’ solutions. View Case Study >

Interphex Highlights

30 March, 2017

Nigel Walker, Managing Director, is pictured in front of one of the most popular booths at Interphex, "Alcami igloo" which was a showstopper!

New client case study launches – Servier CDMO

29 March, 2017

Leveraging its 11 global facilities, Servier Laboratories developed an embedded CDMO business and engaged That’s Nice to help market the company’s excess capacity to other pharmaceutical manufacturers. View Case Study >

New client case study launches – Cenexi

29 March, 2017

That’s Nice worked with Cenexi to optimize awareness of the brand’s robust CDMO business and sterile oncology capabilities while emphasizing the company’s history of innovation. View Case Study >

DCAT 2017

28 March, 2017

As DCAT is officially behind us, we want to say thank you to everyone who came out and made the events of the week so memorable. 

New client case study launches – Icagen

28 March, 2017

Following a series of organizational changes resulting in an expansion of both space and capacity, That’s Nice worked with Icagen to create a unified brand that wholly conveyed the company’s robust capabilities in early discovery. View Case Study >

Alcami Announcement at DCAT

21 March, 2017

Alcami hosted their annual event at the Rainbow Room during DCAT, the press announcement is pictured.

We Heart J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

11 January, 2017

The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference is progressing smoothly, and generating plenty of exciting news about the pharma and biotech market. The staff at That's Nice are in San Francisco to enjoy the conference as it unfolds.

Centerstage at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017

10 January, 2017

We are front and center at the  J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017. This photo is of a presentation at the conference, which attracts those in biotech from across the globe!

See You in San Francisco

09 January, 2017

Are you in San Francisco for the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference? We are on the west coast this week and couldn't be more excited to be a part of this growing event, known as the "superbowl of biotechs."

J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017

06 January, 2017

We look forward to seeing you at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, which we will be attending in lovely San Francisco from Jan. 9th through 13th.
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