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Lonza Completes Expansion of Conjugation Facility

Albion Minerals®

Lonza (Basel, Switzerland) has announced that a planned expansion of its bioconjugation facility in Visp, Switzerland is

The expansion includes two manufacturing suites and supporting infrastructure. It will support an extended customer portfolio, including companies entering clinical development. The investment enhances Lonza’s capabilities and flexibility to support both clinical and commercial supply and will play a key role in meeting the growing market demand for bioconjugates, the company stated.

The new suites complement Lonza’s recent investments and asset extensions in Visp in mammalian capacity, microbial development, drug product development and manufacturing and HPAPI payload-linker manufacturing capacity. These continued investments into the Visp site provide a flexible solution for customers of all sizes at a single location. They are designed to help customers navigate the risks of a complex bioconjugation supply chain. In addition to the two new manufacturing suites, the expansion also includes an increase in process and analytical development and quality control capacity to support future portfolio growth.

“The opening of the new bioconjugate manufacturing suites in Visp (CH) reflects our dedication to continuously improving our offering and expertise in line with anticipated market and customer needs,” said Stefan Egli, vice president, head of bioconjugates, Lonza. “Combined with our offerings across drug substance and drug product manufacturing in small molecules and biologics, our bioconjugation services can support projects from early phase through to late-stage and commercial programs.”

For more information, visit www.lonza.com.

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