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Lonza Revamps U.S. Microbial Fermentation Site

8:38 AM MDT | May 4, 2009 | ALEX SCOTT

Lonza has completed construction of a 2,000-liter microbial fermentation plant at its Hopkinton, MA site. The company says it has also revamped the site to enhance infrastructure reliability including electricity and waste streams. Investment details were not disclosed. The fermentation plant features a flexible purification area capable of accommodating complex, high titer and throughput-optimized purification processes, the company says. Construction of the facility “is backed by strong customer commitment,” Lonza says. “A strong R&D...

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