Westco
Material Handling & Conveyor,
Process Systems & Equipment,
Stainless Steel Fabrication, Installation

Contact us now: 1-914-631-3800

Avista Doubles API Manufacturing Capacity At Colorado Facility

Avista Pharma Solutions, Inc. has completed facility upgrades that effectively double the company’s API manufacturing capacity at its Longmont, Colorado site.

During the expansion, the site’s three existing GMP drug substance manufacturing suites were upgraded, and a fourth GMP suite was added. The facility’s non-GMP capacity was also doubled with the addition of two largescale development suites.

Among the new equipment installations were four walk-in hoods, three 50-gallon glass-lined reactors, three Hastelloy agitated filter dryers, and various small-scale reactors and mixing vessels. The new equipment will provide additional scale and enable processing of complex and potent categories of chemical compounds.

Safety and containment controls were also upgraded during the expansion, giving Avista Pharma the ability to manufacture materials rated up to occupational exposure bands of 3A and 3B by SafeBridge.

“Our investments in suite upgrades and capacity expansion in Longmont have transformed the site into a worldclass API manufacturing facility,” said Ken Domagalski, general manager of the Avista Pharma Longmont facility. “Our team of experienced scientists prides itself in finding the most efficient path to success for our clients, further demonstrating our facility as a CMC center of excellence.”

The API facility expansion is one of several major investments at the Longmont site during 2017. Avista Pharma is also in the process of expanding its drug product manufacturing capacity and analytical capacity, as well as adding walk-in stability storage chambers into the additional 20,000-square-foot expansion announced last year.

Similar Articles

Happy New Year From Westc... Happy New Year! We at Westco want to wish everyone a Happy New Year! 2020 was a difficult year for many so here’s to 2021! Give us
Shrinking Big Pharma: Why... Shrinking Big Pharma Why building smaller manufacturing plants is the next big thing Bigger isn’t always better. In fact, the growing trend in pharma is looking at
Pfizer to Build Cutting-E... Pfizer to Build Cutting-Edge Sterile Injectable Facility in Michigan, Investing Nearly Half a Billion Dollars in U.S. Manufacturing, Creating More than 450 Jobs Pfizer today announced it
Top Line To Be At ISPE 20... One of our trusted vendors, Top Line Process Equipment Company, will be at the ISPE 2018 Vendor show in Colorado. Date: February 15, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM
PVDF Changes Improve High... PVDF Changes Improve High-Purity Water Piping Systems Introduction: During the preliminary years of the development of semiconductor technologies, manufacturers came to know that the performance of the
Avoid Safety Pitfalls Dur...   AVOID SAFETY PITFALLS DURING PLANT EXPANSION AND MODIFICATION   In 2015, construction in the chemical process industries (CPI) soared. Capital spending surged 18.4% and 255 new
Avista Doubles API Manufa... Avista Pharma Solutions, Inc. has completed facility upgrades that effectively double the company’s API manufacturing capacity at its Longmont, Colorado site. During the expansion, the site’s three existing GMP
Westco’s Push To Pharma Westco’s Push To Pharma With Long Island offering so many incentives for the pharmaceutical and bio-tech industries, it’s no wonder more companies keep planting down roots there.
EPA Recognizes 41 ABA Mem... EPA Recognizes 41 ABA Member Baking Facilities as 2018 ENERGY STAR Certified Manufacturing Plants American Bakers Association member facilities represent 41 of the 100 manufacturing plants recognized
Advanced Remote Operated ... Advanced Remote Operated Vehicle For Pressurized Water, Wastewater, and Industrial Pipeline Monitoring Aquam Corporation have announced the launch of Amplus, the most advanced remote operated vehicle (ROV)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *