AGC to Expand Production Capacity at Its Subsidiary CMC Biologics Copenhagen, Denmark Facility

Tokyo, September 25, 2017– AGC Asahi Glass (AGC), a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, announces today that it has decided to increase its capacity at CMC Biologics, a 100% subsidiary of AGC. Specifically, five single use bioreactors with 2,000L volume will be built at the production site in Denmark, allowing for flexible production with scales from 2000L to 12000L in a single production suite.

The Bioreactor 6Pack can be run in single unit operations or in groups, simultaneously, sequentially or in staggered fashion to achieve desired production needs. Production is expected to be online in the third quarter of 2018.

The strategic expansion aims to meet the increasing demand for antibody drug development and production.

Read the full news release via AGC here.