Karlstad, Sweden, August 27, 2015 — Aurena Laboratories, a leading manufacturer of bag-on-valve medical devices, is ready to meet growth and expansion demands with the construction of a new production facility in Karlstad. The company broke ground for the 4,600 square meter facility in early August, and is expecting completion in Q2 2016.
“The expansion of Aurena’s production capabilities demonstrates a key milestone in the growth of the company and will open new doors for unique partnerships,” said Lars Hedman, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Aurena Laboratories. “Our recent product innovations have positioned Aurena to significantly expand its bag-on-valve manufacturing footprint.”
Recent product innovations prompt growth
In 2015, Aurena solidified two partnerships that will offer innovative drug and medical devices in bag-on-valve packaging. The partnership with Lipidor AB will combine the proprietary AKVANO® formulation with bag-on-valve, which will offer customers new product opportunities across dermatology, wound, burn and skin care. In the announced partnership with Clover Hill Healthcare Inc., Aurena will manufacture and commercialise the new Sparkling Nasal Sprays that will reach the market during 2016.
“This facility will help us meet the growth in production of these innovations, as well as increase and accelerate innovation in new and existing product areas,” continued Lars Hedman.
In addition to these new innovations, Aurena offers more than a dozen registered and approved products for wound and skin, over-the-counter, first aid and ear, nose and throat applications. This unique product range is available to customers looking for new products or product line extensions.
Building rendering highlights state-of-the-art design
The new building will be 4,600 square meters, and the production area will be designed to meet the requirements for manufacturing of these medical devices and drugs in bag-on-valve packaging. This adds to Aurena’s current facility of 2,500 square meters. Features of the new building include:
- Cleanroom production areas
- Tripled warehouse capacity
- State-of-the-art laboratory spaces
- Product mixing areas
- Designated area for handling of natural seawater
- Office space
ABOUT AURENA LABORATORIES
Based in Karlstad, Sweden, Aurena Laboratories is the leading expert in bag-on-valve technology. Offering contract manufacturing, private labelling and product development, as well as registered and approved products for the ENT, wound and skin, first aid and OTC markets. Recent innovations and partnerships include Sparkling Nasal Saline and the proprietary topical formulation technology AKVANO. Visit www.aurenalabs.com for more information.
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