Sartorius Officially Opens Production Facility for Bioreactors in Guxhagen, Germany
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|Wednesday, 12 September 2012 14:30 (UTC + 2)|
- 18 million euros invested in the expansion of manufacturing capacity
Goettingen | Guxhagen, Germany, September 12, 2012 / B3C newswire / - Today on Wednesday, Sartorius, the Goettingen-based laboratory and pharmaceutical supplier, formally opened its new plant in Guxhagen in northern
Approximately 18 million euros were invested in the plant at which Sartorius now manufactures bioreactors and further production equipment for customers in the biopharmaceutical industry. Covering a total area of nearly 10,000 square feet, the new building complex provides space for a high-tech manufacturing hall and offices for around 240 employees. The building owner is Robos GmbH, from which Sartorius has rented the premises in a long-term lease. By opening this new site in Guxhagen, Sartorius has moved from its former bioreactor production facility in
Prime Minister Volker Bouffier stated after a tour of the plant, “By deciding to build a new production facility just a few kilometers away from Melsungen, Sartorius AG has reinforced its close ties with northern
“The new plant enables us to substantially enhance our manufacturing processes and creates additional capacity for us in view of the rising demand for biopharmaceutical production equipment. As a result, we are optimally prepared for further expansion, especially for single-use bioreactors,” said Joachim Kreuzburg, the CEO and Executive Board Chairman of Sartorius AG.
New Sartorius production facility in
Manufacture of bioreactors:
Dr. Joachim Kreuzburg, CEO and Executive Board Chairman of Sartorius AG:
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