Filter Assembly Plant Asahi Kasei Medical to Establish New Smart Factory in Japan

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Asahi Kasei Medical has plans to develop a new filter assembly plant in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan. The project will be established by making use of concepts such as manufacturing automation and digital transformation to improve quality and production efficiency of its filters.

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Construction of Asahi Kasei Medical's new assembly plant is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of the calendar year 2022, with expected completion in early 2024.
Construction of Asahi Kasei Medical's new assembly plant is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of the calendar year 2022, with expected completion in early 2024.
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Tokyo/Japan – Asahi Kasei Medical has decided to expand the production capacity of Planova filters by constructing a new assembly plant in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan. The new plant will be designed to realize a smart factory by accelerating manufacturing automation and digital transformation in order to enhance quality and production efficiency. The construction is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of the calendar year 2022, with expected completion in early 2024.

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered the rapid growth of the biotherapeutics market and increased the urgent demand for Planova filters, which are indispensable to develop and commercially produce new drugs in pharmaceutical companies. Asahi Kasei Medical has been making significant milestones in expanding production capacity to meet such demands.

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