Nutri Medica manufacturing facility is purpose built building stretching over an area of approximately 60,853 Sq. ft. out of its total accumulated land of 217,800 sqft (5 Acres plot). It is situated in Port Qasim Industrial Zone, Karachi at 40 km south-west of downtown at half an hour drive from Nutri Medica Head Office. Several pharmaceuticals, foods, FMCG, etc manufacturing companies and national highways, seaport, railway tracks are in the vicinity while Airport is in its close proximity at 20 minutes’ drive.
Nutri Medica acquired license by way of formulation from Ministry of Health, Pakistan in October 2002 and started manufacturing at its own facility in February 2003. From Sep 1999 till acquiring manufacturing license, products were marketed after toll manufacturing from another pharmaceutical company.
There are two separate and dedicated manufacturing facilities on the plant namely Cephalosporin and General Pharma. The General pharma facility has been engaged in manufacturing of general pharmaceutical products in multiple dosage forms like Tablets, Capsules, Sachets, Oral Liquid and Cream/Ointment. Cephalosporin facility is capable of manufacturing Tablets, Capsules, Dry Powder Suspension, Dry Powder Injections& Water for Injections (WFI). Processes at both facilities are carried out under strong and vigilant quality assurance system being monitored by a separate department namely Quality Assurance catered with resourceful staff and equipment.
Both manufacturing facilities are double-storeyed buildings provided with Building Management System (BMS) and conforming to cGMP Standards. Facilities have ground floor manufacturing and technical floor containing Air-Handling Units (AHUs), HVAC Ducts at first floor. Separate Product Development Laboratory with dedicated staff and equipment has been established on site for product developmental activities.
The Quality Control is an independent department with a cutting-edge and well-equipped centralized Laboratory having adequate staff, space and high-tech and latest equipment like HPLCs, GC, Atomic Absorption, UVs, multiple balances, Dissolution Apparatus, Vacuum Oven, DT Apparatus, Polarimeter, Refractometer, Conductivity Tester, pH Meter, Friabilator, Karl Fisher, Furnaces, Incubators and Stability Chambers.
The Technical staff members are well qualified holding professional degrees of Ph.D, M.Phil, M.Pharm, M.Sc, MBA, Pharm.D, B.Pharm with vast experience in related fields.
Nutri Medica manufacturing plant other than being regulated by Drugs Regulatory Agency of Pakistan also acquired international certifications of ISO-9001 Quality Management System, ISO-14001 Environmental Management System, OSHAS-18001 Occupational Health & Safety Management System.