Catalent Expands High Potency Manufacturing Capacity

Jan 28, 2015

Catalent Pharma Solutions has announced the expansion of potent handling and manufacturing capabilities at its Somerset, NJ facility. 

Catalent has completed the expansion of facility and engineering controls for its high potency tableting and OptiMelt™ Hot Melt Extrusion operations in Somerset to supplement existing potent capabilities in oral solid and Zydis® Fast Dissolve manufacturing. The company is now investing in additional potent containment for large scale blending, fluid bed processing, and high shear granulation, which will come online throughout the first half of 2015.

The expansion creates a manufacturing Center of Excellence for potent handling across Catalent’s portfolio of oral solid manufacturing solutions, which includes hot melt extrusion, high-shear and wet granulation processing, solvent-based capability, extrusion/spheronization, fluid-bed processing, Wurster coating, and compression and encapsulation.

Read the Catalent press release

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