Festo has many years of experience in process automation, e.g. in the food and packaging industry. As well as its tried and tested services, Festo provides special services to ensure reliable automation in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. Many drug manufacturers and their suppliers are already satisfied customers who value this expertise.
GMP and FDA at Festo
Various organisations define the global standards for pharmaceutical production. They are based on the specifications of the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In addition, the WHO regulations for "Good Manufacturing Practice" (GMP) in the manufacture and quality control of medicines have been in force for over 30 years, The aim of these regulations is to ensure that safe medicines are manufactured. Reliability and safety play a central role in biotechnology/pharmaceuticals. Festo has geared its products and solutions to the GMP and FDA requirements.