Navigation Links
Althea Technologies Announces the Installation of a High-Speed Prefilled Syringe Line
Date:10/18/2010

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Althea Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of development and manufacturing services for biopharmaceuticals and parenteral drug products, announced today that it has completed the installation of a new INOVA H3-5 high-speed syringe filling line.  This line is located in Althea's large scale & commercial manufacturing facility in San Diego. The expanded capacity complements existing prefilled syringe manufacturing for clinical supplies and allows Althea to provide its clients with drug product in prefilled syringes from early development through commercial supply.

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020925/LAW010LOGO)

(Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020925/LAW010LOGO)

The INOVA H3-5 syringe line operates within a Restricted Access Barrier System (RABS) and incorporates the ability to fill under vacuum, which facilitates handling of viscous products and products that require minimal head space.  The line accommodates nested syringes from a variety of suppliers and can produce batch sizes in excess of 100,000 units.  The system incorporates non-destructive, in-process weight checks to minimize product loss.  Rick Hancock, President of Contract Manufacturing Services at Althea Technologies, commented, "We've been filling syringes for clinical use for over eight years, and the addition of this new line allows us to continue to meet client requirements as they progress from late stage development through commercialization."

The prefilled syringe market is rapidly expanding as it provides numerous benefits relating to patient compliance and product differentiation.  "With our existing expertise in formulation development and protein analytics, we can now offer clients an integrated solution to quickly develop, register, and launch their products in prefilled syringes," added Dr. Shabbir Anik, CEO of Althea Technologies.

The line will be available for production of GMP batches in Q1, 2011.  Please visit the Althea Technologies website for more detailed information about the new, large scale syringe filling capabilities.

About Althea Technologies, Inc.

Althea Technologies is a fully integrated, contract development and manufacturing organization that provides services for plasmid DNA, recombinant proteins, and sterile products. Located in San Diego, CA, Althea offers cell banking, process development, cGMP protein & plasmid production, analytical development, formulation and lyophilization development, and aseptic filling in vials & prefilled syringes for clinical development and commercialization.  Althea's technology platform for protein formulations employs crystalomics that can be applied to a variety of peptide and proteins for high concentration or sustained release formulations.  For more information, visit www.altheatech.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Althea Technologies, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Althea Technologies Acquires Altus Pharmaceuticals(R) Assets and IP Portfolio, Establishing Technology Platform for Protein Formulations.
2. Althea Technologies Adds Formulation Development to Its Integrated Offering of Contract Services
3. Visonic Technologies Announces the Immediate Availability of its Elpas Door Kit, an All-in-One Starter Kit Packaged With Everything Required to Install a Single-Door Wandering Patient and Resident Protection Solution
4. BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. to Present at BioCentury Newsmakers in the Biotech Industry Conference
5. Medical Device Industry Executive Joins OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. Board of Directors
6. Netsmart Technologies is First Behavioral Healthcare Software Provider to Pass Final Rule ARRA Certification Tests
7. BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announces Initiation of Global Phase 3 Trial of XIAFLEX® for Treatment of Peyronies Disease
8. Reportlinker Adds Sales Force Effectiveness in Pharmaceuticals - Cost Pressures Increase Pharmaceutical Companies Adoption of New Sales Models and Technologies
9. HeartSine Technologies Honored With Belfast Ambassador Award at Belfast Business Top 50 Event
10. Industry Leader BioStorage Technologies Broadens Sample Management Operations to Include Laboratory Sample Preparation Services
11. DiFUSION Technologies Completes Successful Antimicrobial Implant Animal Trial
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... March 23, 2017  HealthMine surveys with 9,250 insured ... that health plan members want help from their plans ... engaged in their health, 2) help closing gaps in ... for health and 5) relevant, real-time guidance. Meeting these ... healthcare costs. A Reason to ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... 2017 Research and Markets has announced the ... Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Cryostat Market ... the next decade to reach approximately $3.5 billion by 2025. ... all the given segments on global as well as regional levels ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Executive Summary ... primary research (inputs from industry experts, companies, stakeholders) ... the analysis of global heart valve devices market ... Replacement Procedure By Technique (Mechanical, Bioprosthetic, Transcatheter Aortic ... Balloon Valvuloplasty, Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVR)), By ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Infectious disease affects billions of people ... States, it’s a threat that is constantly changing and evolving. Mediaplanet's “Fighting Infection” ... strategies for the healthcare community to help decrease the number of completely preventable ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... ... The Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) has named the nine ... 12th year, are among the most prestigious in radiology marketing because a panel of ... to recognize achievements in both large budget (over $5,000) and small budget (under $5,000) ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... a new clinic which can be found at 9618 Huebner Road. The clinic is ... Thobaben, PT, OCS, Clinic Director, and Dr. Ali Higgins, PT, will provide care from ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Mlynarek Insurance Agencies, a ... and business owners across eastern Michigan, is connecting with the Oxford/Orion FISH Food ... difficulties. , The Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry works to ensure homeless, hungry, and ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 ... ... has raised over $100,000 for its innovative EcoQube Frame vertical micro-veggies garden on ... the instant demand for the product – with nearly 2,000 consumers (and counting) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):