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SAFC Breaks Ground on Dry Powder Media Facility

Article-SAFC Breaks Ground on Dry Powder Media Facility

SAFC Breaks Ground on Dry Powder Media Facility

SAFC broke ground on April 24 for its new Dry Powder Media (DPM) manufacturing facility in Irvine, Scotland.

The addition of dry powder milling and blending capability to this facility will complete a five-year capital expansion plan SAFC initiated as part of its long-term commitment to supporting customers in the growing industrial biopharmaceutical market. The purpose-built facility will produce animal component-free (ACF) media and will offer regional support to the European market, as well as manufacturing redundancy to its North American sister facility in Lenexa, KS.

The new facility is currently under construction with commissioning and qualification scheduled to start Q4 2013. The fully qualified facility will be handed over for routine manufacture during Q1 2014.

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