COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Aphena Pharma Solutions has announced the expansion of its bottling capacity with the purchase of a new, state-of-the-art, high-speed, solid-dose bottling line with an integrated cartoner. The line will be available for new business starting May 1 at Aphena's Cookeville, Tenn., facility.
The new line will be dedicated to packaging solid-dose OTC products, both in the branded and private-label categories. The new line will create additional capacity in the range of 15 to 20 million bottles annually.
"We've installed this new line for growth capacity so that we can continue to stay ahead of our current and future customers' needs," said Eric Allen, Aphena's EVP of sales. "It will allow Aphena to maintain a 50% capacity level for any new projects or surge capacity requirements."
Aphena Pharma Solutions is an industry-leading organization providing contract packaging and manufacturing solutions for the pharmaceutical, consumer health and medical device markets. With two separate FDA- and DEA-registered sites in the U.S., Aphena handles solid dose, liquids, gels, creams, ointments, foams, suspensions and lotions.
For more information about Aphena, visit www.AphenaPharma.com or call 1-866-465-4506.