Aesica announced hat it has successfully completed the validation of its high capacity manufacturing facility in Queenborough, UK, for commercial production. The company invested $45 million in this new facility and has expanded commercial production of solid dosages for the treatment of type II diabetes.
The facility has been built with a capacity to produce in excess of 1 billion tablets annually, with future expansion plans to double production to more than 2.5 billion tablets. The advanced unit has been equipped with highly technical and specialist equipment including state-of-the-art spray granulators, coaters, tablet presses, powder handling systems and large capacity blenders. The facility provides a 10,000 m2 expansion to the existing Queenborough site and has a dedicated workforce of 55 technicians.