(TAMPA, FLORIDA, USA, 29 January 2013) – The Facility of the Year Awards Judging Panel has named six Category Award Winners in the 2013 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) program. The winning projects for 2013 were selected from 27 well-qualified entries and are located in Ireland, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.
“The FOYA program is about recognizing the pharmaceutical industry’s innovation and technical advances in facility manufacturing, which ultimately is about helping patients who need and depend upon us for a reliable supply of quality medications,” said Chaz Calitri, Vice President of Network Performance at Pfizer and chair of the 2013 FOYA Judging Panel. “The six facilities honored by this year’s awards program embody innovation, exemplified by advances in areas including flu vaccine manufacturing, which is very relevant in parts of the world right now where outbreaks have occurred, threatening public health. All of this year’s honorees are to be commended for their important contributions to our industry and, most importantly, to improving people’s lives.”
The winning companies and respective award categories are:
About the Facility of the Year Awards Program
Sponsored by ISPE, INTERPHEX, and Pharmaceutical Processing magazine, the Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) program recognizes state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing projects that utilize new and innovative technologies to enhance the delivery of a quality project, as well as reduce the cost of producing high-quality medicines. Now in its seventh year, the awards program effectively spotlights the accomplishments, shared commitment, and dedication of individuals in companies worldwide to innovate and advance pharmaceutical manufacturing technology for the benefit of all global consumers.