Schott Doubles Production Capacity for Polymer Syringes - - BioPharm International

ADVERTISEMENT

Schott Doubles Production Capacity for Polymer Syringes


Schott installed a new line in its St. Gallen, Switzerland facility to manufacture small-size (1 to 10 mL), ready-to-fill syringes made of cyclic olefin copolymer (COC), the company noted in a press release. This expansion doubles Schott’s production capacity for COC syringes.

COC is an inert material that is compatible with a broad range of drugs. Schott says its syringes have excellent barrier properties and glass-like transparency and are break-resistant and lightweight. The syringes are manufactured in cleanrooms using a fully automated process from injection molding to the final packaging. The syringes are sterilized and are ready for aseptic-filling operations.

blog comments powered by Disqus

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Pfizer to Acquire Vaccines from Baxter
July 30, 2014
GSK Submits EU Regulatory Filing for Malaria Vaccine Candidate
July 29, 2014
Bristol-Myers Squibb and Ono Pharmaceutical Collaborate on Immunotherapies
July 28, 2014
FDA Accepts First Biosimilar Filing
July 24, 2014
Compounding Pharmacy Issues Recall, But Challenges FDA Decision
July 22, 2014
Author Guidelines

Click here