Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing (GRAM), a leading parenteral contract development and manufacturing organization has announced its second major equipment purchase this year: a state-of-the-art Bausch+Ströbel fully integrated high-speed filling line with SKAN isolator.
The Bausch+Ströbel filler can fill 200 vials per minute and will more than triple GRAM’s manufacturing capacity, maximizing flexibility in manufacturing solutions, increasing process efficiency and ensuring the highest level of sterility. The fully integrated fill line includes a vial washer, depyrogenation tunnel and filling machine and will fill vials ranging from 2mL to 50mL with 100% weight checks.
The company is scheduling new projects starting in summer 2019. GRAM’s aggressive expansion plans also include the recent completion of a major land purchase agreement and the purchase of a new syringe filler.
Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing manufactures sterile parenteral vials and syringes for the life sciences industry. It offers pharmaceutical and formulation development, including formulation and process development for small- and large-molecule parenteral dosage forms, including solutions, suspensions, and lyophilized products; pharmaceutical manufacturing that works with single use systems (SUS) to streamline and facilitate the manufacturing; analytical testing, terminal sterilization, labeling and packaging, process development and validation, aseptic filling, material storage, and regulatory support services.