Metrics Invests in New Stability Storage Facility

August 29, 2016
Pharmaceutical Technology Editors

The company will be investing $3.5 million in a 15,00-square-foot facility in Greenville, North Carolina.

On Aug. 24, 2016, Metrics Contract Services announced that it will be investing $3.5 million in a 15,000-square-foot stability storage expansion that will triple its current capacity in Greenville, North Carolina. The $3.5-million stability storage facility is part of planned expansions at the Greenville campus, Metrics said in a press announcement. Mayne Pharma, the parent company of Metrics, is investing $80 million to expand facilities and equipment, including 10-plus new analytical labs and formulation development suites. Metrics will also introduce commercial-scale manufacturing capability including multi-particulate layering, bead-coating fluid bed technology, and significantly increased capacity to manufacture highly potent products.

Metrics’ expanded stability storage facility is being constructed with automated emergency power generation to ensure integrity of stored samples. System redundancies mean environmental controls remain in place in chambers should a primary conditioner go down. Metrics and Mayne Pharma have committed to hiring 110 new scientists, quality assurance specialists, and other technicians to support expanded operations, increasing their US workforce by more than a third.

Source: Metrics