Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Biologics & Bioprocessing
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Sartorius Officially Opens Production Facility for Bioreactors in Guxhagen, Germany

Published: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Last Updated: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Bookmark and Share
18 million euros invested in the expansion of manufacturing capacity.

Sartorius has formally opened its new plant in Guxhagen in northern Hesse for the manufacture of bioreactors.

After approximately one year of construction, the new building was officially dedicated in the presence of the prime minister of the state government of Hesse, Volker Bouffier; the mayor of the community of Guxhagen, Edgar Slawik; as well as numerous guests from the local political and business community.

Approximately 18 million euros were invested in the plant at which Sartorius now manufactures bioreactors and further production equipment for customers in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Covering a total area of nearly 10,000 square feet, the new building complex provides space for a high-tech manufacturing hall and offices for around 240 employees.

The building owner is Robos GmbH, from which Sartorius has rented the premises in a long-term lease.

By opening this new site in Guxhagen, Sartorius has moved from its former bioreactor production facility in Melsungen, Germany, where it had reached maximum capacity limits.

Prime Minister Volker Bouffier stated after a tour of the plant, "By deciding to build a new production facility just a few kilometers away from Melsungen, Sartorius AG has reinforced its close ties with northern Hesse. At the same time, this decision also underscores the advantages of the business location of the State of Hesse, according to him: "We offer companies an excellent infrastructure and intentionally promote the regional economy so that innovative medium-sized companies will invest in and stay with us," said the Prime Minister.

"The new plant enables us to substantially enhance our manufacturing processes and creates additional capacity for us in view of the rising demand for biopharmaceutical production equipment. As a result, we are optimally prepared for further expansion, especially for single-use bioreactors," said Joachim Kreuzburg, the CEO and Executive Board Chairman of Sartorius AG.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,300+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,900+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Sartorius Acquires Cellca
Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB) acquired Cellca, a Laupheim, Germany-based company that specializes in cell line and process development.
Friday, July 03, 2015
TAP Biosystems and Merck & Co., Inc. Double Triumph at BPI 2014 Awards
“Best Collaboration” and “Best Technology Application — Upstream” Awards acknowledges ambr250 mini bioreactor system as an exceptional technology.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Sartorius Appoints Internationally Experienced Laboratory Manager
Michael Melingo to succeed Dominique Baly in the Sartorius lab business.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Sartorius Officially Opens New Filter and Aseptic Bag Production Facility in Puerto Rico
Sixteen million euros invested in the expansion of production capacity.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Scientific News
Shedding Light on HIV Vaccine Design
Broadly speaking - Mathematical modelling of host-pathogen coevolution sheds light on HIV vaccine design.
Progress In Vaccination Against Vespid Venom
Researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University Munich have presented a method which facilitates a personalised procedure for wasp allergy sufferers.
FINCH Filgotinib Phase 3 Program Initiated
Galapagos NV reports the initiation of the FINCH global Phase 3 program in rheumatoid arthritis patient populations.
New Method of Cancer Immunotherapy
Stanford chemists have dicovered a new form of cancer immunotherapy using sugar presence manipulation.
Vortex Ring Freezing Applications
Accidental lab discovery could aid cell delivery and cell-free protein production.
Examining Immune Memory
Researchers investigate the 'storage/research for the future' functions of antibodies and understanding of B cells.
Expanding the Stable of Workhorse Yeasts
New genome sequences target the next generation of yeasts with improved biotechnology uses.
How Cloud Connectivity Can Combat the Reproducibility Crisis
This infographic explains the reproducibility crisis, and how cloud connectivity can help overcome this problem.
Blocking the Migration of Cancer Cells to Destroy Them
Scientists in Geneva developed an antibody able to fight off lymphomas.
Mutations Linked to Immunotherapy Resistance
Researchers uncover mutations in tumors of three patients with advanced melanoma that allowed the tumors to become resistant to the immune checkpoint inhibitor pembrolizumab (Keytruda®).
Skyscraper Banner

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,300+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,900+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!