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Pharmaceutical company Medichem to set up an injectables manufacturing plant in Asturias

The company will invest 16.4 million euros in its project and plans to create 30 jobs in the Asturias Technology Park

The multinational, based in Catalonia, is a leading manufacturer of the antiseptic and disinfectant chlorhexidine

Medichem sets up in Asturias within the framework of the Investment Attraction Strategy promoted by the Regional Ministry of Industry.

The Investment Attraction Strategy promoted by the Regional Ministry of Industry has led the company Medichem Solutions, part of Corporación Medichem, to set up in Asturias. The company plans to start up a plant to manufacture injectable products for the pharmaceutical sector, with an investment of more than 16 million euros, and the staggered incorporation of up to 30 professionals as production progresses.

The Regional Minister of Industry, Employment and Economic Promotion, Enrique Fernández, took part in the presentation of the project together with the Director General of IDEPA, Eva Pando, and Elisabeth Stampa, a member of the company’s Board of Directors.

The company will be located in the Technology Park of Asturias, in Llanera, in the building formerly occupied by Tecsolpar. The plant will be refurbished and will undergo the certification processes of the European and international health authorities to bring production into line with pharmaceutical sector standards. The company expects to have the facility operational by 2024.

Enrique Fernández expressed his satisfaction with Medichem’s announcement and the work carried out by IDEPA for the implementation of this company in Asturias. He also welcomed the fact that another company has placed its trust in the region to expand its activities, which reaffirms the multiple attractions of the Principality for the development of new business projects.

The pharmaceutical company Medichem Solutions has considered for its installation in Asturias the innovation ecosystem of the Technology Park, which constitutes a privileged environment.

Medichem Solutions is part of the Medichem Group, a Spanish family-owned company operating in the chemical-pharmaceutical sector. Based in Catalonia and founded in 1972, its majority shareholder is the Stampa Jäger family. The company, which employs 450 people, develops, manufactures and markets active ingredients and pharmaceutical products, which it supplies to laboratories that market generic medicines. Its portfolio includes more than 80 products, and it is the world’s leading manufacturer of the antiseptic and disinfectant chlorhexidine. It has more than 600 corporate customers in 70 countries.

The implementation of Medichem in Asturias is part of the Investment Attraction Strategy promoted by the Regional Ministry of Industry with the coordination of IDEPA and the collaboration of the Chambers of Commerce, the Asturian Federation of Entrepreneurs (Fade) and the associations Compromiso Asturias XXI and Asturias Power.