Pharma Tech Industries Expanding in Union, MO

Contract manufacturer and packager Pharma Tech Industries (PTI) will expand its production facility in Union, MO, adding about 60,000 sq ft of manufacturing space for a total of 160,000 sq ft. The new space will support production of ingestible powders and will feature a production room built to ISO Class 8/100,000 cleanroom standards, the company announced in a press release. The expansion is scheduled to be completed in March of 2014.

PTI recently upgraded it 270,000-sq-ft facility in Royston, GA, adding an analytical laboratory to broaden its on-site testing for both prescription and over-the-counter drugs. PTI's analytical services including High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) for Assay/Impurity profiles of liquids and powders; Quantitative/Qualitative Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy; Particle Size Analysis of powders by Laser Diffraction; and Gas Chromatography (GC) analysis.

“Our latest expansion and upgrade projects reflect not only an increase in the volume of overall business, but in the variety of manufacturing services that Pharma Tech Industries can offer to customers,” stated Tee Noland, Chairman of Pharma Tech Industries, in the release. “These projects are in line with our goal of responsible, gradual growth that allows PTI to reach into new areas while continuing to refine and hone existing capabilities.”

PTI produces more than 300 SKUs of powders and effervescent and solid dose products along with cotton swabs and injection molded components. For more information, visit www.pharma-tech.com.

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