Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Installs GE Healthcare FlexFactory

May 18, 2017

The company installed the FlexFactory to support its biosimilar production.

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories will be installing a GE Healthcare FlexFactory at its facility in Hyderabad, India. In a May 17, 2017 press release, GE Healthcare said this marks the first FlexFactory installed in India.

The new FlexFactory will help Dr. Reddy’s increase its capacity to meet the expected demand for its currently marketed biosimilars and support the launch of a portfolio of new biosimilar products. FlexFactory enables Dr. Reddy’s to transition from stainless steel to single-use technologies.

“We are pleased to partner with Dr. Reddy’s in their efforts to increase the availability and affordability of biopharmaceuticals globally by bringing single-use, flexible manufacturing capacity to its facility in Hyderabad,” said Milind Palsule, country manager, South Asia, GE Healthcare Life Sciences in a statement. “India today has one of the fastest growing biopharma sectors in the world and we are keen to support this development and the production capability of Indian pharma players with the latest biopharma technology and know-how.”

Source: GE Healthcare