Tablet testing tech specialist Sotax has set up a new unit in India in the first stage of a five year plan to expand its business in the country.
The firm, which makes a wide range of analysis technologies, will use the Mumbai-based unit to target drugmaker’s manufacturing and R&D operations across India and elsewhere in the region.
Sotax also said that, in time. the new subsidiary will host workshops and seminars on a variety of topics in the field of drug production ranging from development and production to QA and QC.
In a press release the Switzerland-headquartered firm said the Indian unit will help it “to service Indian pharmaceutical manufactures and R&D centers in a better way.”
Sotax’ investment in india follows just a few months after German machine tool maker Fette Compacting set up a tablet compression and flowability testing centre in Goa, India.