Nippon Shokubai breaks ground new API synthesis facility

Nippon Shokubai breaks ground for new API synthesis facility

6:30 AM, 23rd October 2017
Appearance (image) of the API synthesis facility.
Appearance (image) of the API synthesis facility.

TOKYO, JAPAN: Nippon Shokubai Co Ltd held a ground-breaking ceremony on, for the construction of a facility of active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) synthesis. The construction will be completed in December 2018.

Purpose of investment

In the current long-term business plan “Reborn Nippon Shokubai 2020” started in 2014 and the 2nd medium-term Business Plan “Reborn Nippon Shokubai 2020 NEXT” started in 2017, Nippon Shokubai has a plan to open up a health and medical business field as one of the new business domains. Targeting the peptide drugs, nucleic-acid drugs and DDS where market growth is expected, Nippon Shokubai is establishing a drug development support business that provides customers a consistent service from drug discovery & clinical studies to contract manufacturing.

In order to establish a business base on these promising areas, Nippon Shokubai keeps on not only seeking out chances of business partnerships with innovative technical resources outside the company but also studying a feasibility of establishing function of manufacturing these kinds of APIs.

In terms of manufacturing these kinds of APIs, this is one of the biggest facilities of API synthesis in Japan. By utilizing this facility as same as a laboratory of API synthesis established in September 2016, Nippon Shokubai will be able to manufacture peptide drugs and nucleic acid drugs APIs from mg scale to kg scale in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). 

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