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EPAX again honored as a top supplier
 by Banner Pharmacaps

EPAX AS was recognized as a Top Supplier by the global drug delivery and specialty pharmaceutical company Banner Pharmacaps, Inc.

For the fourth year EPAX AS, a leading global supplier of marine-derived EPA/DHA omega-3 fatty acids, was recognized as a Top Supplier by the global drug delivery and specialty pharmaceutical company Banner Pharmacaps, Inc.

Banner's "Partners in Success" awards ceremony was held May 3rd near the company's headquarters in High Point, North Carolina, where it honored companies that are strengthening the partnership between Banner and its top customers. EPAX was recognized for producing top-quality omega-3 oils and providing Banner with superior on-time deliveries. 

"We know that the omega-3 category is extremely competitive, so we take great pride in being recognized as such a valued partner to our customers at Banner Pharmacaps," says Haakon Brokke, key account manager at EPAX. "Ensuring we provide on-time deliveries of our high-quality marine oil concentrates is a top priority at EPAX and we're thrilled to again be honored for our contributions in this area."

2011 marks the fourth year EPAX has received this award from Banner, the maker of gelatin-based drug delivery systems. The award criteria required that deliveries were on-time and that the delivered products and documentation met specific and strict quality standards.

About Banner Pharmacaps, Inc.:

Banner Pharmacaps, Inc. is a global drug delivery and specialty pharmaceutical company that is developing a proprietary portfolio of unique products and oral dosage forms that include the enhanced technologies of enteric and controlled release softgels, as well as Softlet® Gelcaps. Headquartered in High Point, North Carolina and with production facilities in the USA, Canada, Mexico and the Netherlands, Banner is committed to the research, development and manufacture of quality healthcare products to serve the global community. Additional information about Banner is available at

About EPAX AS:

EPAX AS offers concentrated marine EPA/DHA omega-3 oils in the business-to-business segment under the brand name EPAX®. The products are available in a wide range of top-quality formulas with different EPA/DHA ratios and concentrations that are focused on specific health conditions and available in TG and EE versions. EPAX AS is headquartered in Aalesund with a global sales office in Lysaker/Oslo, Norway. Its production facility in Norway is GMP-certified and is certified for the manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) by the Norwegian Medicines Agency. The company is HACCP approved by the Norwegian Food Safety Authorities.

EPAX offers the most clinically documented omega-3 ingredients available with more than 100 published studies. Integrated quality control and assurance throughout the entire supply chain ensures traceable, safe and reliable products. The company is certified by Friend of the Sea (FOS) to have a documented sustainable and traceable operation—from the fish harvesting in Peru to its finished omega-3 ingredients in Norway. EPAX is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Norwegian omega-3 biotechnology company Trygg Pharma. For more information on EPAX AS, its products or clinical studies visit or contact head of marketing Gunilla Traberg at [email protected].

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