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Expansion of Pharmacosmos Production Facillities

New Top-Class Production Plant

In January 2013 Pharmacosmos broke ground for a significant expansion of its production site in Holbaek.

An expansion of Pharmacosmos' production facilities in Holbaek will reinforce the company's position as one of the world's leading suppliers of dextrans, dextran derivatives and carbohydrate polymers.

The products are used as carrier substances in wide variety of drugs and have recently been shown to be suitable for use in connection with the freezing of the stem cells.

"We start work in January and expect that the new plant is ready for use by the end of 2013," said Lars Christensen, MD and CEO at Pharmacosmos.

The total investment amounts to 9 million dollars and is part of a focused effort to use the company's expertise in carbohydrates to further develop its dextran business.

The new top-class production plant is destined for production of DEAE dextran, dextran derivatives and other carbohydrate polymers based on the present clinical grade Pharmacosmos product portfolio.

"Today, we have a strong base with both human and veterinary products as well as our clinical and technical dextrans. However, we can see that the market for dextrans, its derivatives and carbohydrates is growing and thus is extremely interesting, "said Lars Christensen.

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