A new pharmaceutical plant Factory named after Academician V.P. Filatov, LLC was opened yesterday in Gatchina. The investor of the plant construction is a pharmaceutical company RIA Panda, LLC.
The Governor of Leningrad region Alexander Drozdenko participated in the opening ceremony and noted that this is not the first plant opened in the region recently and manufacturing import substitution products.
“After commissioning of the plant and getting all required licenses the plant will be able to produce not only dietary supplements, but the whole range of pills and capsules. We’d like this range to be wider because the plant has all proper equipment for this,” said Alexander Drozdenko.
Factory named after Academician V.P. Filatov, LLC occupies the territory of 4 ha in Gatchinsky district of Leningrad region, building area is 3.3 ha. The first phase of the plant is production of solid drugs (pills, capsules) with capacity of 960 million items which is currently being licensed. The second phase is production of ointments (creams, gels, medical ointments) which is planned to be put into operation in future.
Today RIA Panda is one of the leaders at functional food and dietary supplements market. The company distributes its goods to the Russian Federation, Customs Union countries, CIS countries, Africa, Latin America.