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Commercial Manufacturing

State-of-the-art manufacturing suites.

Metrics Contract Services has seven state of the art manufacturing and two packaging rooms at the Greenville, NC site that are specifically designed for manufacturing of Phase III and CTM-scale solid oral dose formulations. 

All facilities are regularly inspected and meet DEA guidelines for Schedule II-V controlled substances. Click below image for a detailed layout of the manufacturing facilities in our building.

Phase III commercial manufacturing equipment

The following equipment for solid oral dosages is maintained at our Greenville, NC site. 

Blenders

  • Blender, Slant-cone; 3 cu.ft.; Gemco, 1 cu.ft.; Gemco
  • Blender, Double-cone; 10 cu.ft. (120 kg capacity); Bush Industries
  • Blenders (2), Tumble Tote; Totes: (5) 46 cu.ft., (3) 30 cu.ft., (2) 15 cu.ft., (3) 8.5 cu.ft. (50 kg to 400 kg capacity)

Granulators/Mixers

  • Granulator, Vertical-shaft, High-shear; 3-25 kg; Fielder PMA 10/65
  • Granulator, Vertical-shaft, High-shear (2); 40 kg capacity; Fielder PMA 100
  • Granulator, Vertical-shaft, High-shear; Fielder PMA 400
  • Granulator, Oscillating Mill; Frewitt MG-333
  • Roller-Compactor; Fitzpatrick L83

Mills/Micronizers

  • Conical mill, Quadro Comil Model 197S
  • Impact mill, Production-scale; Fitzpatrick FitzMill Model D

Fluid-Bed Processors/Dryers

  • Fluid-Bed Processor (Dryer/top spray/granulating); 120 kg capacity; O’Hara FBDG-120
  • Tray Dryer; Despatch tray oven, 60 kg capacity

Tablet Presses

  • Rotary Presses (2); 27 station, B-tooling; Manesty Diamond Unipress
  • Rotary Press; 61 station, B-tooling, Fette 3090 double-sided press
  • Rotary Press; 24 station, B- tooling, Fette 1200i single side tablet press
  • Rotary Press; 36 station, B – tooling, Fette 2200i single side tablet press

Capsule Fillers

  • Semi-Automatic Capsule Filler; 25,000 Capsules/hr.; Size 0; Shionogi Qualicaps Model 10
  • Automatic Capsule Filler; 1500 capsules/minute; Bosch H&K 1500

Coating & Printing Equipment

  • Tablet Pan Coater; 48 inch diameter pan (120 kg capacity); O’Hara Fastcoat-48
  • Coating Solution Mixing Tanks; 35, 100, and 125 gallon

Packaging Inspecting Equipment (3 packaging lines)

  • Accumulator Table (3); SureKap Model SKT-36A
  • Bottle Cappers (3); SureKap Model SK6000-SP
  • Bottle Labeler (1); NJM-CLI UNI-300V
  • Cap Retorquer (3); SureKap Model SK600
  • Cap Torquer; Swanmatic C-300
  • Conveyor with 2 right angles; SureKap Model SKC4520
  • Induction Sealer (3); Pillar Model 2KW
  • Shrink Tunnel; Axon EZ-24-BR
  • Swift Count/Swift Pack Tablet/Capsule Filler
  • Tablet/Capsule Bottle Filler (2); 60 bottles/minute; Countec Model DMC-60; Countec Model DMC-120
  • Unscrambler Table (2); SureKap Model SKT-36U
  • Portable Induction Sealer; Enercon Compak Jr. and Enercon SuperSeal Jr.
  • Cottoner (2); Lakso 52
  • IMA Bottle Unscrambler (1); Model A300
  • Omega Bottle Unscrambler (1); Model 3D-RP-1-10
  • Omega Shrink Bundler (1); Model FSB-SL-20
  • ZEPF Shrink Bundler (1); Model SA 27
  • NJM/CLI Topserter (1); Model 305VPL
  • NJM/CLI Minicolt 120 Labeler (1)
  • Omega Desiccant Feeder; CDF101
  • Countec Desiccant Feeder; CT-0G-120
  • Inspector (1); MW Technologies
  • In-Line Checkweighers (2); Mettler Hi-Speed XE2
  • Liquid Filler; IMA Fillit and Fillkit
  • Orifice Seating Device; Tirelli Mini-Nebel
  • Video Jet Printer; Model 1210

Balances/Checkweighers

  • Floor-scales (numerous); Up to 1200 kg capacity, Sartorius, Rice Lake
  • Top-loaders (numerous); Mettler, O’Haus, Sartorius

Test Equipment

  • Moisture Analyzers (2); Arizona Instruments Compu-Trac Max 2000, MA-35 Sartorious
  • Powder/Granule Tap Density Tester; VanKel Model 50-1000
  • Powder/Granule Sonic Sifter (2); Gilson GA-1
  • Tablet Hardness Testers (5); Key Int’l HT-300; HT-500
  • Tablet Friabilators (4); Natoli FT400
  • Tablet/Capsule Disintegration Tester; Van-Kel 71A660A3

Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Capsule Bander, Laboratory-scale; Elanco (Shionogi) Quali-Fill
  • Capsule Polisher/Selector (2); Key Int’l CP350
  • Capsule Checkerweighter; Qualicaps CWI-80
  • Extruder; Luwa EXKS-1
  • Liquid Filler; Development-scale (5 mL to 2 liter volumes); Accutek Model SAPD1
  • Marumerizer; Luwa QJ-400
  • Safeline (2); MC 333
  • Metal Detector; Metalchek MET 30+
  • Peristaltic Liquid Pumps (3); Cole-Parmer, MasterFlex
  • Potent Product Containment Flow Hood; 8 ft; Flow Sciences FS2260BKDVA
  • Powder Filler, Laboratory-scale; San Diego Scientific Instruments DOA-2300A
  • Powder Filler (2); All-Fill SHAA SV600 and All-Fill B-350e
  • Low Dose Powder Dispenser; Mettler Toledo Quantos QB1
  • Sifters, Mechanical; MM Industries Vorti-Siv RBF-15 (2), RBF-2; Kason Model 24 (2)
  • Spheronizer; Luwa QJ230
  • Tablet Dedusters (8); Key Int’l CP TD101WD
  • Tablet Thickness Sorter; MW Technologies, RS-200-12
  • Vacuums, Portable HEPA (12); Nilfisk GS-811, GM-80, 3151
  • Vertical Drum Dumper; Custom Design & Machine
  • M.W. Technologies Tablet Sorter; Model RS200-4 (1), Model RS200-12 (1)
  • Tablet and Capsule Inspection System; M.W. Technologies, Model RB-300
  • Tablet and Capsule Printer (2); Hartnett Delta, double sided
  • Jacketed Tank; 350L with bottom agitation
  • Blister Packaging; EZ Blister II, Thermoformed and Cold-formed