ELKTON, Md., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Gore PharmBIO Products, a business initiative of W.L. Gore & Associates, announced that it has doubled its manufacturing capacity by opening a new production facility in Elkton, MD. The new facility will handle production of several lines of Gore PharmBIO's products and was needed in order to boost output and efficiencies to meet growing customer demand.
One key feature of the new facility is a state-of-the-art-cleanroom. The cleanroom is ISO Class 7 (Class 10,000) as built and ISO Class 6 (Class 1,000) at rest. The cleanroom process is designed to be more efficient and to improve process flow and segregation. The facility also features different pressure control zones and physical barriers minimizing product cross-contamination.
The cleanroom incorporates the latest in technology in high-efficiency, low power consumption fan filter units as well as air handling equipment utilizing high efficiency motors, drives and control system features. The new facility has also begun shipping products in a newly designed, fully recyclable secondary packaging. The lower energy consumption and environment impact give customers a competitive edge in the marketplace.
"The new facility is another strategic component of Gore PharmBIO's initiative to align with its customers and meet their global requirements," says Jacques Rene, business leader. "We see this category as a great growth opportunity for Gore and these latest developments represent our commitment to this industry and our customers."
Gore PharmBIO Plans for Continued Growth
From the company that invented expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) and introduced it in the marketplace, Gore PharmBIO Products continues the company's legacy of innovation and product leadership in the global pharmaceutical and bioprocess markets.
Today's announcement comes at the end of two y
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