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Apotex Fermentation Inc.

Apotex Fermentation Inc.

Apotex Fermentation Inc.

50 Scurfield Blvd.
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3Y 1G4

50 Scurfield Blvd.
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3Y 1G4

(204) 989-6830

(204) 989-9160

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Apotex Fermentation Inc.

Apotex Fermentation Inc. (AFI) is part of the Apotex Group of
Companies, the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical group in Canada. AFI is in the business of discovery and development fermentation-based technologies for the production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and the manufacture APIs for eventual sale as final dosage forms in Canada and internationally. AFI is an advanced technology company utilizing state-of-the-art
techniques for search and discovery, strain selection and
improvement and bioprocess scale-up. AFI staff is highly
qualified and trained in sophisticated chemical, biological and
pharmaceutical technologies. Our multimillion dollar facility
in Southwest Winnipeg is the largest fermentation-based GMP
facility in Canada.

Company Details

1991

150

Canada

Yes

325410 - Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing

541710 - Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences

Manufacturer / Processor / Producer

$25,000,000 to $49,999,999

$1,000,000 to $4,999,999

Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: Contract Manufacturing
Contract manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients
using fermentation based technologies under GMP

Service Name: Research and Development
Research and Development of fermentation based technologies in
the pharmaceutical industry

Service Name: Process development
Development of microbiological and chemical processes for the
production of active pharmaceutical ingredients

Service Name: Scale up
Scale up of lab scale microbiological and chemical processes to
commercial production scale processes for the manufacture of
active pharmaceutical


Technology Profile

Fermentor capacity from lab scale to 30,000 litre production scale and related downstream reactors up to 8,000 litres.

Market Profile


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Plant Information:
Total Plant Size (Areas sq ft):
85,000 sq. ft. for R&D, scaleup, production, QC and engineering
12,000 sq. ft. administration, QA and regulatory affairs

Distribution of Employees
Production 70
R&D & Scale up 20
Engineering 20
QA/QC 20
Admin. 20

Success Stories:
FDA Approved GMP Pharmaceutical manufacturer

Contact Information

Sandy Fowler
Title: Finance and Administration Manager
Area of Responsibility: Finance/Accounting Administrative Services Management Executive
Telephone: (204) 989-6830
Fax: (204) 488-0486