LSNE Expands Vial Filling And Lyophilization Capacity With Isolator Technology
Bedford Campus Adds to Commercial Capacity with High-Speed Fill Line and Large-Scale Freeze-Dryers
February 5, 2020, Bedford, NH –LSNE Contract Manufacturing, a leading contract development and manufacturing organization, broke ground on a 26,000 square foot addition of its existing 7 Commerce facility on the Bedford, New Hampshire campus. This expansion further increases LSNE’s commercial drug product manufacturing capacity and is an integral part of LSNE’s overall growth and customer service strategy. The addition will feature a high-speed six head Bausch+Ströbel aseptic vial filling line, Ziel isolator, and multiple large-scale commercial freeze-dryers with automated loading/unloading.
“With the backing of the Permira Funds, LSNE continues to invest in increasing our capabilities and capacity with new state-of-the-art facilities and equipment,” said Damon Abernathy, Vice President of Operations at LSNE. The new facilities will help LSNE meet customer demand and industry advancements in aseptic processing. CGMP production at 7 Commerce will begin in the second half of 2021 creating growth opportunities for current employees and bringing new jobs to the state of New Hampshire.
LSNE is a privately held company with six GMP facilities – four located in New Hampshire, one in Wisconsin and one located in León, Spain. LSNE has been providing contract lyophilization services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries since 1997, specializing in a wide range of services including process cycle development, fill-finish and lyophilization (for vials, pre-filled syringes and dropper bottles for ophthalmics), and analytical testing. Through the thoughtful integration of six processing facilities, qualified staffing, and extensive manufacturing history, LSNE is strategically positioned to provide products and services for clinical through commercial supply for pharmaceuticals and medical devices to a multi-national market.