Recipharm Expands Blow Fill Seal Capacity
Recipharm, a contract development and manufacturing organization, has announced an EUR 18 million ($20 million) investment to expand its blow fill seal (BFS) capacity at its site in Kaysersberg, France. The expansion will add a new blow fill seal high speed filling and packaging line, bringing the total number of lines from seven to eight.
Preparations will also be made to add a further three filling lines over the coming years, more than doubling the size of the company’s operations from 2,000 square metres to 4,150 square metres and increasing its blow fill seal capacity by 50%.
The Kaysersberg site, located in Alsace, France, is a sterile facility specializing in blow fill seal technology for sterile liquids. The site manufactures single dose units and has an advanced aseptic process for sterile liquid packaging applications in plastic containers.