Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Technology
Networks
Scientific Communities
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Almac Expands US & UK Commercial Facilities

Published: Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Investments of over $20m enhance Almac’s commercial facilities on both sides of the Atlantic.

With the opening of a new commercial packaging facility in the US and enhanced processing capabilities at the company’s Headquarters in Craigavon, UK, investments in the past year has substantially transformed the commercial business unit of Almac.

In Feb 2013, with FDA approval, Almac opened their US commercial packaging facility providing quality driven, flexible packaging solutions for both solid oral dosage forms and biopharmaceutical products.

Meanwhile, expansion continued at Almac’s UK commercial manufacturing and packaging facilities, with the completion of a US client led capital project in support of a key global product launch. This expansion has added significant capacity for commercial fluid bed drying and high speed encapsulation.

Additionally, in response to growing demand from a number of Japanese partners for enhanced flexibility related to larger blister sizes and requirement for non permeability and environmental protection, investment has also been made in blistering technology with product humidity control.

Due to record sales, growth in one of Almac’s client’s key products and entry into new markets including China, the most recent commercial expansion completed at the UK site was a client led second investment in dedicated facilities, doubling sachet output to 250 million sachets per annum.

David Downey, VP, Commercial Operations notes: “Almac continues to grow in partnership with our clients and is developing a strong reputation for the delivery of complex, time sensitive capital projects in support of growing, innovative products. This level of commercial investment demonstrates our commitment to building long term, strategic relationships.”


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 3,200+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More Than 4,700+ 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

Almac Group Launches US Serialisation Solution
Company has announced an expansion to its serialisation capabilities to include its US commercial packaging facility in partnership with Optel Vision.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Almac Group Addresses Industry Demand For Multiparticulate Drug Products
In response to increasing client demand for multiparticulate drug delivery systems, Almac Group is providing fluid-bed processing and encapsulation services to its global partners from its UK development and commercial manufacturing facilities.
Monday, October 12, 2015
Almac Addresses Industry Demand for Multiparticulate Drug Products
Company is providing scalable fluid bed and encapsulation technologies to its global partners.
Friday, October 09, 2015
Almac Group Expands Asia Pacific Presence
Company opens new regional headquarters and clinical trial supply facility in Singapore.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Novozymes Biopharma Announces Collaboration with Almac
Combined service offers drug development companies efficiencies in time and resource.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Almac Announces Further Expansion and 229 New Jobs
Dual expansion with completion of a new non-GMP drug development facility.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Almac Launches US Commercial Packaging Operations in Audubon
Company also announces launch of new client partnership.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Almac Receives FDA Inspection Approval
Successful inspection of analytical facilities at Almac’s Craigavon Headquarters, Northern Ireland from the US FDA.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Almac Doubles Drug Product Development Capacity with a New Non-GMP Facility
New facility offers clients greater flexibility and speed in formulation and process development.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Almac and TTP Labtech form Alliance in Fluorescence Lifetime Technology
This will give customers of either party access to a broad range of biological applications coupled with the next generation of microplate reader technology.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Charlie Morris Appointed to Almac’s Clinical Technologies Executive Team
Mr. Morris joins Almac as Vice President of new products and services.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Almac Concludes Commercial API Manufacturing Facility Expansion Plans
Almac’s expansion is near completion and will be operational by the end of the year.
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Almac Expands UK Commercial Capacity
Acquisition of new Noack N 623 blister packaging line from Romaco.
Friday, October 05, 2012
Almac Installs Uhlmann Blister Line in New US Commercial Packaging Facility
Acquisition of a high-speed blister line in Audubon, PA.
Monday, July 02, 2012
Almac Introduces QP Facilitation Programme for Conducting Trials in the European Union
Programme vastly simplifies and expedites the QP release process.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Scientific News
Open Source Seed Initiative – A Welcome Boost to Global Crop Breeding
A team of plant breeders, farmers, non-profit agencies, seed advocates, and policymakers have created the Open Source Seed Initiative.
ASMS 2016: Targeting Mass Spectrometry Tools for the Masses
The expanding application range of MS in life sciences, food, energy, and health sciences research was highlighted at this year's ASMS meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
A New Way Out for Stem Cells
Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that therapeutic stem cells exit the bloodstream in a different manner than was previously thought.
One Giant Leap for the Future of Safe Drug Delivery
Sheffield engineers make major breakthrough in developing silk ‘micro-rockets’ that can be used safely in biological environments.
Designing Potential AIDS Vaccine Candidates
Findings represent ‘big accomplishment’ in biomedical engineering and design.
Anticancer Drug Stops Ebola Virus Molecule in its Tracks
A team of scientists from the University of Oxford have successfully mapped the structure of the Ebola virus molecule that drives the attack strategy and leads to fatal infections in humans.
Assessing the Effectiveness of Genome-Editing Technologies
Researchers have developed a cost-effective and rapid method for assessing edits generated by CRISPR-Cas9 and other genome-editing technologies.
Anthrax Proteins Might Help Treat Cancerous Tumors
Studies in mice reveal novel treatment regimen.
New Cancer Drug Target Found in Dual-Function Protein
Findings from a study from TSRI have shown that targeting a protein called GlyRS might help to halt cancer growth.
Key to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is in Your Gut, Not Head
Researchers report they have identified biological markers of the disease in gut bacteria and inflammatory microbial agents in the blood.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
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
3,200+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,700+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!