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Wacker Opens Process-Development Unit for Biologics in Germany

1:00 AM MDT | March 16, 2009 | Deepti Ramesh

Wacker Chemie says it has opened a previously announced new process-development unit for the production of pharmaceutical proteins, or biologics, at Jena, Germany. The new unit produces double-digit gram quantities of highly pure proteins for pre-clinical development, prior to scale-up in the GMP plant. Wacker is boosting production capacity at its Jena site to cope with a growing need for high-efficiency biologics production and to meet rising customer demand, Wacker says. The new unit is focused on process development and protein analysis along the entire...

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