Better Health
Jun 11, 2021
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Slovenia: An expanded production site for market-leading purification and analytical products

Exterior view of the expanded facility in Ajdovščina, Slovenia

Sartorius is expanding its production capabilities in Slovenia with an extended area for manufacturing and labs in Ajdovscina. The area for manufacturing and labs will increase from 3,000 square meters to 6,200 square meters.

This article is posted on Sartorius Blog.

The expanded site will enhance the development and manufacturing for purification and analysis of large biomolecules, such as viruses, plasmids and mRNA. It will particularly enhance Sartorius' unique offering for the manufacturing of gene therapies and other advanced therapies. The  ribbon cutting ceremony on May 28, 2021  was attended by the the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Janez Janša,  and the Ajdovscina Town Mayor Tadej Beočanin.

   Press Release: Sartorius is expanding its production facilities in Slovenia

In November 2020, Sartorius acquired the Slovenian purification specialist BIA Separations in Ajdovscina. All portfolios represent an excellent fit, adding best-in-class technology for simplifying drug discovery and advancing bioprocessing to Sartorius’ already strong offering. The teams involved look forward to combining capabilities and serving their biopharma and life science customers together.

    BIA Separations Is Now Part of Sartorius

With the acquisition of BIA Separations in November 2020, 140 new employees became part of Sartorius. We are further looking to expand our team with people who share our ambition and want to make a contribution in a vibrant, innovative environment.

   Career: Join our Ajdovscina team and grow with us

The expansion is an important step forward and will enable our business to develop and grow to meet the requirements of our customers in a rapidly expanding industry.

Joachim Kreuzburg, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO

Sartorius expects continuous strong growth for the current fiscal year and beyond.  To support this growth, and to ensure delivery reliability also going forward, we have started to accelerate and extend the expansion of our production capacities very significantly in all geographies, the Americas, Europe, and Asia. By 2025, Sartorius will more than double capacities for key product groups.

   Capacity Expansions: Demand for Sartorius Products is growing rapidly


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