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Meet the Leaders in APIs and Excipients


The trends in ingredient manufacturing are undeniable. A growing market for innovative APIs, generics, and bio coupled with improved awareness for the environment, more sustainable ingredients, and better waste management are transforming the landscape. All this means incredible opportunity to expand business globally—and the CPhI Manufacturing and Ingredients Zone is where you’ll make it happen.

3-6% Compound Annual Growth Rate


Global pharmaceutical sales are expected to grow at CAGR of 3% - 6% with High-potency APIs (HPAPIs) and Generic APIs leading the way.

$186 Billion by 2020


The global active pharmaceutical ingredient market is estimated to reach $186 billion by 2020.

$6.9 Billion by 2025


The global excipients market was valued at USD $6.07 billion in 2017 and is forecasted to reach a market value of between USD $6.9 billion and $8.53 billion by 2025, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of between 5.9% and 6.07%

Increasing Utlilization of Parenteral Products


There is a rise in the global burden of chronic and lifestyle diseases increasing utilization of parenteral products.

Products & Services Found in the CPhI Zone


CPhI North America the only place you’ll meet all the influencers and find the latest solutions and innovations to better understand this evolving and complex market. Get everything you need to:

  • Meet the strict regulations for the API supply chain to ensure full traceability
  • Stay ahead of the competition by mitigating the limitations imposed by regulatory requirements
  • Keep up with policy-makers and payers increasing mandates on what doctors can prescribe
  • Secure a foothold in the global active pharmaceutical ingredient market—estimated to reach $186 billion by 2020

APIs & Generic APIs

Alkaloids | Amino Acids | Antibiotics | Antibodies | Cytokines | Enzymes | Hormones & Synthetic Substances | Peptides | Phospholipids | Probiotics | Prostaglandins | Sera and Vaccines


Custom Manufacturing

API Contract Manufacturing | Custom Manufacturing (general category) | Custom Manufacturing of Dosage Form Drugs | Custom Manufacturing/Exclusive Synthesis of Fine Chemicals | Exclusive synthesis of API’s, Immunochemistry, Purification and Separation Techniques


Antimicrobial Preservatives | Antioxidants | Capsules/Encapsulation | Coating Agents | Colour and Dispersions | Drug Delivery Systems | Drug Formulation (general category) | Emulsifying/Solubilising Agents | Flavours and Perfumes | Glidants | Ointments Bases | Solvents | Suppository Bases | Suspending/Viscosity Increasing Agents | Sweetening Agents, Tablet Filler-Binders

Natural Extracts

Animal extracts | Dietary fiber | Dietary supplement ingredients | Food additive | Functional food ingredients | Nutraceutical and cosmeceutical ingredients | Plant extracts

Past Attendee Types Include:


Advisor - API Sourcing

API Lead

Director, Global Procurement

Vice President, API/CSA Contract Manufacturing

API Procurement Manager

Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing

API Procurement Head

Assistant Manager, API Sourcing 

Assoc. Director of API & Drug Product Sourcing 

Director, Procurement
Associate Director of Capital Projects 

Associate Director, API Ops                    

Category Manager Global Procurement

Associate Director, Scientific Affairs 


Director Global API Procurement

Director, Global Procurement API and Intermediates

General Manager, Formulation Technologies, Manufactured Excipients

Head of API Portfolio, North AmericaManager Procurement API, Excipients, Ingredients 

Senior Director, R&D API Sourcing

VP, API & Formulation Development




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