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Catalent expands primary packaging capabilities in Japan

01 July 2022 | News

The installation of new high-speed blister packaging line of equipments to offer maximum access and flexibility for primary packaging in the clinical supply services network globally

Photo Credit: PRNewasia

Photo Credit: PRNewasia

Catalent has announced the expansion of its primary packaging capabilities at its clinical supply facility in Shiga, Japan. Catalent will install a high-speed blister packaging line to complement its existing automated bottling line. The 6,000-square-meter Shiga site opened in October 2021 to support Catelent's flexible local and global clinical supply solutions.

The new blister packaging equipment offers maximum access and flexibility for primary packaging in the clinical supply services network. The clinical supply solutions include Catalent's FastChain demand-led supply, white-glove handling, and logistics.

The team at Shiga offers customers bi-lingual, English, and Japanese, project and clinical supply management, services including packaging and labeling, storage and distribution, controlled drug and cold chain storage and handling, as well as in-country returns and destruction services.

Roel de Nobel, Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific, Catalent Clinical Supply Services, said "Shiga is a key hub within our Asia-Pacific clinical supply services network, and with these new capabilities, which are now fully operational, we will offer a comprehensive range of services, which are customizable to customers' specific needs."

With a network spanning the U.S., U.K., Germany, Singapore, Japan, and China, plus more than 50 additional global depots, Catalent's clinical supply services is handling a broad range of international compliance and distribution requirements to support global clinical trials.

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