Ceremony to lay the First Stone of the plant expansion of sterile injectable medicines of Reig Jofre

  • The Mayor of Sant Joan Despí, Antoni Poveda, presided the laying of the first stone for the expansion of the sterile injectable pharmaceutical products plant
  • After investing 30 million euros, the plant will become the largest lyophilization center, equipped with isolator technology, in Spain and one of the largest in Europe

The Mayor of Sant Joan Despí (municipality of Barcelona), Antoni Poveda, presided this morning the laying of the First Stone that will officially start the expansion works of the Reig Jofre plant specialized in the manufacture of sterile injectable products. The ceremony was also attended by Belén García, First Deputy Mayor and Cristian Rastrojo, Councilor for Economic Promotion, Employment and Commerce.

During the ceremony, Dr. Enric Jo, Member of the Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Catalonia, director of the plant and recognized expert in freeze-drying technology, explained the expansion project, by which the plant in Barcelona will have the largest lyophilization center, equipped with isolator technology, in Spain and one of the largest in Europe.

From left to right: Ignasi Biosca (CEO); Cristian Rastrojo (Ayuntamiento- Regidor de Promoción económica, ocupación y comercio); Isabel Reig (Presidenta); Antoni Poveda (Alcalde); Alex García Reig (Vicepresidente); Enric Jo (Dir. Planta)

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