York Chapter

Tour of Apotex Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plant

Thursday, October 16, 3:00pm

 

Location: 380 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill, Ontario

Fee: $15 plus a small Eventbrite processing fee

Registration: http://peoyork2014apotex.eventbrite.com

 

apotexApotex is an independent, dynamic, Canadian pharmaceutical company committed to R&D, manufacturing and distributing a broad range of high quality, affordable medicines to patients, healthcare providers, payers and governments worldwide. In 2005, the Richmond Hill facilities transitioned from Novex Pharma to Apotex. This Apotex manufacturing site now focuses on the production of liquid dose medications in the form of nasal sprays, ophthalmic drops and oral solutions. The plant consists of GMP production space, compounding equipment and laboratories for R&D and product testing.

apotex-plantEngineering activities include capital project management, production support and validation of equipment and facility changes, new product launch and building systems support.

Our host is Brian Lee, P.Eng. an employee at Apotex in the Production Engineering Team and volunteer with York Chapter Program Committee.

The price of the tour is $15.00 per person plus a small Eventbrite fee. These tours tend to fill quickly so sign up ASAP if interested. Space is limited to 30 attendees and only PEO members (license holders and EITs) may attend.

There will not be any cameras, videos or cellphone pictures allowed within the facilities. Attendees will be required to sign-in, present identification and list present employer at the entrance before commencing the tour.