Aphena Expands Tennessee Location

TREVOSE, Pennsylvania — Aphena Pharma Solutions is pleased to announce the expansion of our solid-dose packaging operations located in Cookeville, Tennessee. Aphena's capabilities and capacity have been expanded to support our customers' need for high-quality, high-customer-service contract packaging services for pharmaceuticals and nutritional supplements.

"Aphena's site expansion in Cookeville reflects our continued commitment to support the growing needs of our customers in pharmaceutical and nutritional products," said Eric Allen, Aphena's corporate vice president - sales and marketing. "Our objective is to continue to build upon the current industry need for newly approved branded or generic drugs as well as compliance with new federal laws around serialization requirements. Aphena has positioned itself to support significant future volume growth."

The expansion almost doubles the size of the FDA- and DEA-inspected facility with significant increases in manufacturing space, warehouse space and DEA storage capacity. Capabilities now include bottle-packaging lines, blister-packaging lines, secondary-packaging lines, stretch carding, cartoning, shrink-sleeve labeling, heat-seal carding, kitting and display packaging. The Tennessee location now offers over 135,000 square feet and 25 production lines dedicated to solid-dose primary and secondary packaging services.

Aphena Pharma Solutions Inc. is an industry-leading organization providing turnkey contract packaging, repackaging and manufacturing solutions for the pharmaceutical, OTC, dietary supplement, animal health, 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 Pharma, visit aphenapharma.com or call us at 1-866-465-4506.

Steve Radzinski