Facilities

Business areas

A. Fermentation: USP and DSP.

B. Pharma.

C. Laboratories, PPC and PPF.

Business support

D. Warehouses.

E. Offices.

F. Solvent park.

G. Utilities.

53,559 m2
Constructed surface

91,582 m2
Total surface

A. Fermentation: USP and DSP

USP

Industrial fermentation: 8 fermenters of 225 m3 / 1,850 m3

Seed fermentation: 137.5 m3

DSP

Stainless steel tanks: 570 m3

Glass lining tanks: 32 m3

Reactors, 4 of them glass-lined: 140 m3

Other data

More than 170 m3 of capacity of the vegetative fermentation chamber.

More than 250 m3 of auxiliary tanks and continuous sterilizers.

Installed capacity for 25 distillation columns.

B. Pharma

Sterile production plant: 30 mT.

Oral production plant: 1,000 mT capacity. (measure taken on Amoxicillin Trihydrate).

High power building: 50 m3 minimum capacity for the fermentation of high power APIs (HP-API).

C. Laboratories, PPC and PPF

Laboratories

  • Fermenters 2-5 L.
  • Incubation chambers.
  • Master cell bank.
  • Strain monitoring robots.

PPC (Pilot Plant Chemistry)

  • 2 researchers.
  • 2 plant operators.
  • 2 laboratory technicians.

PPF (Pilot Plant Fermentation)

  • 1 researcher.
  • 9 plant operators.
  • 2 laboratory technicians.

PPF Main equipment

20 fermenters from 5 to 2,000 liters:
  • 4 x 5 L
  • 1 x 10 L
  • 3 x 30 L
  • 2 x 65 L
  • 2 x 100 L
  • 2 x 500 L
  • 5 x 1000 L
  • 1 x 2000 L
Separation, extraction and purification equipment.
Installations compatible with ATEX processes.
Auxiliary equipment:
  • 10 feed tanks (140 – 250 – 500 L).
  • 6 storage tanks (500 – 2000 L).
  • HPLC, GC, bioanalyzer, data logging.
  • Compactor.
  • Disc centrifuges (max. 350 L / h).
  • Discontinuous evaporation reactors.

Treatment Plant

  • Plant capacity for biological treatment (phase I installed): 10,000 m3 / day.
  • Second phase under construction with capacity to treat chemical and biological fluents treated: 16,000 additional m3 per day.
  • Total area of ​​the wastewater treatment plant with potential for biogas generation: 58,000 m2.

Sewage treatment

Chemical and biological effluents treated: approx. 3,200,000 m3 per year.

COD eliminated: 14,500 tons per year.

NH4 removed: 612 tons per year.

General Information

Employees: 277.

Total fermentation capacity: 2,400 m3.

Total chemical products capacity: 600 m3.

General characteristics

Steam generator: 350,000 tons per year.

Installed electrical capacity: 32 MW.

Electricity Consumption: 185 GWh (26 Wh currently).