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Mammalian Cell Culture Fremont

Our US Presence for significant Cell Culture Capacities

Mammalian manufacturing facility: Fremont, CA, USA

The site in Fremont, CA, joined the Boehringer Ingelheim BioXcellence™ network in 2011 and is dedicated to the manufacture of monoclonal antibody medicines and other proteins from mammalian cell culture technology. With a significant investment in a third bioreactor in 2018, capacities were increased, with a scale of up to 15,000 L.

The 300,000 square-foot facility features two identical, independent large-scale trains for cell culture and purification, effectively allowing for the simultaneous production of different products. This makes Fremont particularly flexible in handling large-scale parallel projects. An additional train with disposables is ideally suited for early clinical projects. This is further aided by our strong experience in perfusion and fully continuous manufacturing with a specially developed technology.

Multi-product capabilities for your diversified needs.

Fremont Key Facts
History: Acquired in 2011, the site was further expanded in 2018
Employees: more than 500
Standout Characteristics:

Center of excellence for continuous manufacturing technology

Technology: Mammalian Cell Culture
Stainless Steel and Single-Use Bioreactors
Perfusion and fully continuous manufacturing
Capabilities:

Cell line and process development

Clinical and commercial

Fill & Finish

Track Record:

Monoclonal antibodies, fusion proteins, antibody fragments, complex antibodies, enzymes and other recombinant proteins

Two identical, independent trains for cell culture and purification

One of two sites dedicated solely to biopharmaceuticals

Large window construction offers maximum transparency (appreciated also by the FDA, who uses Fremont as a training site for inspectors)

 

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