CHPA adds 17 members


WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association earlier this month welcomed six new manufacturer members and 11 associate members to the assocation. 


The new manufacturers that joined CHPA include Aurohealth, a contract and generic OTC manufacturer; Focus Consumer Health, which distributes Adamia Therapeutic Repair Lotion; Foundation Consumer Healthcare, which markets products Bronkaid and Neo-Synephrine; PuriCore, which produces Vashe Wound Therapy for acute and chronic wounds, including diabetic ulcers and burns; Sacks Brothers Formulations, whose products include Quinsana Plus Athlete's Foot Powder and Quinsana Plus Jock Itch Powder; and Teva Women's Health, marketer of the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step. 


New associate members include: 


  • AmerisourceBergen, one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies with services ranging from drug distribution and niche premium logistics to reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services;

  • Brandperx, a marketing company that puts clients right in the hands of only the people they want to reach — via an active discussion between consumers and their trusted doctors, dentists and veterinarians. With almost 250,000 healthcare providers under exclusive agreement, Brandperx reaches medical offices, allowing brands nationwide access and exposure, and offers precise targeting by customizing a media plan by medical specialty, disease state, retailer and/or geography;

  • The Food Innovation Nexus, a product development and venture creation firm that innovates at the intersection of food and medicine, identifying and developing new therapeutic food products;

  • Nicholas Hall & Co., an international publishing concern specializing in OTC's, conferences and business consulting;

  • Houlihan Lokey, an international, advisory-focused investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring and valuation;

  • Market Performance Group; a consulting company comprised of seasoned industry professionals with retail, marketing and sales backgrounds;

  • PD Holdings, a leader in spray technologies that supplies pharmaceutical, OTC and nutrition companies with drug-quality specialty and custom processed materials, including direct compression calcium and magnesium carbonates, taste-masked minerals and vitamins and complex granulations;

  • RoundTable Healthcare Partners, a healthcare investment firm focused on the pharmaceutical and medical device markets;

  • Sonoco Products Company, which provides a variety of consumer packaging and industrial products, protective packaging and displays, as well as packaging supply chain services;

  • Strategic Business Research, a full-service marketing research firm servicing the pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare industries; and

  • TP-Growth, a private equity firm with investment focus on the consumer packaged good business.

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