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Commitment and experience since 1963

The production site is located in Orizaba, Mexico, about 280 kilometers (174 miles) east of Mexico City, at 1,200 meters (3,937 feet) above sea level. Operations began in 1963 at its
15-hectare (37-acre) site, producing steroid intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients based on the root of the barbasco plant that grew abundantly in the region. In collaboration with the Pharma Chemicals business area in Berlin, Germany, we serve external customers in South and Central America, North America, Europe, and other regions. Nearly 400 employees work in Orizaba.

Our site is recognized for its quality products as well as for its flexible production capacity and reliable supply. Its staff is characterized by strong commitment and experience. Also worthy of special mention is its excellent compliance with the industry's standards of good manufacturing practice (GMP).


Producing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

Facilities and equipment

Production facilities

  • 2 plants for intermediates
  • 3 plants for APIs
  • 1 “kilo lab”
  • 1 plant for solvent recovery
  • Process development lab

Equipment available

  • Reactors (250 to 7,500 liters)
  • Centrifuges
  • Vacuum dryers
  • Nutsche filter/dryers
  • Homogenizers
  • Micronizers
  • Distillation columns

For further information, please download our brochure.

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