Procos high profile presence at Scale Up Conference
Press Release | Procos S.p.A.
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Cameri, Italy: – Established Italian contract manufacturer (CMO) Procos will again be a leading contributor to the upcoming Scientific Update Scale Up Conference at Lake Maggiore in northern Italy.
Procos, which was already a Gold Sponsor of the event since 2012, now gives delegates a chance to tour its newly expanded and upgraded facility at nearby Cameri.
Procos R&D Lab Director Dr. Jacopo Roletto will be one of the keynote speakers.
Crucial scale up issues
“The Scale Up of Chemical Processes Conference has been established over two decades as one of the most influential for our industry, offering leading edge insights on many of the crucial issues that confront up as pharmaceutical and fine chemical scientists, researchers and engineers,” commented Dr. Roletto.
Sales & Marketing Director Kingo Yamashita added. “We are honored to be the leading sponsor of this influential and valuable conference, continuing an association that extends back over several years.”
“The chance to tour the Procos site that we have incorporated into the conference program will offer colleagues the chance to appreciate the wide range of our comprehensive CMO services,” said Mr. Yamashita.
“It will also allow them to appreciate the variety of various scale plants we now have authorized for cGMP production – from few grams in the minilab up to multi-tonne scale in our Industrial units,” he added.
Fast expanding APIs and generics market
The new Procos 4,000 m2 working space workshop at Cameri has enabled a 40 per cent expansion in the company’s manufacturing capacity, up to 450m3, as well as new technology platforms to enable more innovative and creative solutions for demanding markets like oncology.
The expansion is a core element of an overall Procos investment and growth strategy, focusing on its principle markets in North America, Europe and Japan as well as ‘pharmarging’ markets across Asia.
Procos S.p.A. is an Italian Contract Research and Manufacturing Organization (CRO, CMO) that specializes in development, scale-up and production of APIs and cGMP advanced intermediates for the pharmaceutical industry.
Procos is an important member of the international CBC Group, headquartered in Japan. This network provides Procos with global reach, reinforced with subsidiary sales offices in the USA, Slovakia, Germany and India.
Over 70 years, Procos has built up a comprehensive range of technologies and capabilities to provide high quality products and services that have been widely accepted in worldwide pharmaceutical markets. It continuously develops and adds unique generic APIs and key intermediates to its product portfolio.
Procos’ two core business sectors are the development and supply of APIs and GMP advanced intermediates along with contract manufacturing services.
Procos manufactures more than 30 products, mostly under uniquely designed synthetic methods and under strict regulatory compliance management. In contract manufacturing, Procos provides related services for the pharmaceutical industry acting as a CRO/CMO for custom synthesis on exclusive base, supporting customer from early clinical stage up to full -scale commercial production. Development services include IP analysis expertise and effective patent challenge skills.
Innovation is a driving force of Procos’ activities. The company’s products are based on patented technologies and cost-effective processes. Procos chemistry expertise is focused on the most complex organic reactions, including organo-metallic catalysis, multi-catalytic hydrogenation, Enantioselective and hazardous chemistry.
About Scale Up Conference
The Scale-Up of Chemical Processes conference is one of Scientific Update magazine’s series of chemical processes events.
Since the first conference in 1994, the Scale Up Conference has become a major international forum for the discussion of process efficiencies, safety, sustainability and other aspects of scale-up from laboratory to production in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical and related fields.
The 2016 Scale Up conference is a three-day event that opens June 27 at the Grand Hotel Dino, at Baveno on the shores of Lake Maggiore, near Milan. Key topics will include Quality by Design (QbD), Design of Experiments (DoE) and continuous stirred tank reactors (CSTRs).
Kingo Yamashita, Sales & Marketing Director, Procos SpA
Tel: +39 0321 642211
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