South Korea: Pharmaceutical Production GEA Supplies Pharmaceutical Equipment for Hanmi
Hanmi Pharmaceutical has chosen GEA to supply manufacturing equipment for a new plant that’s currently under construction in the city of Pyeongtaek-si in the Gyeonggi province of South Korea.
Düsseldorf/Germany — The company is providing two production lines for insulin, including centrifugal separators, fermenters, homogenizers, flow components and a significant number of aseptic valves. The multimillion euro order, received and booked as order intake in 2016, is scheduled for completion during 2017.
The project represents a interdisciplinary collaboration within GEA itself, and with Yujin Hitec,the company’s long-term distribution partner in the region. The order from Hanmi includes equipment for two identical fermentation and media preparation lines, fully equipped with GEA Vesta valves, for the production of a fragment of human immunoglobulin type G.
Additional orders for an antibiotic plant in Pyeongtaek-si are expected for this year.