Almac, Saltigo Boost High-Potency Plants | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 44 | p. 21 | Concentrates
Issue Date: October 31, 2011

Almac, Saltigo Boost High-Potency Plants

Department: Business
Keywords: active pharmaceutical ingredients, highly-potent compounds, API

Almac will expand active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing capacity at its headquarters in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. The firm says the expansion, to more than 30 m3, will include reactor vessels allowing highly potent API production in batches of up to 600 kg. It expects the facility to be built, commissioned, and validated within the next two years. Saltigo, meanwhile, will expand its Redmond, Wash., site to handle highly potent compounds. Capacities up to the kilogram range will be available early next year, the firm says.

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