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Contract Manufacturing

Aspen is one of the largest manufacturer of pharmaceuticals medicines in Australia - providing manufacturing and technical services to leading multinational pharmaceutical companies.


Australian Packaging Covenant (APCO) - 2018 Annual Report and Action Plan


Environmental Management Principles


Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Policy


As one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturing operation in Australia, Aspen Australia Dandenong operation acknowledges that Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) management is a fundamental responsibility of everyone in the organization; Aspen Australia is both ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accredited. We continue to thrive to improve in the development and implementation of the world’s best practice systems based on the requirement of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

ISO 14001 Certificate

OHSAS 18001 Certificate


Features of Aspen contract manufacturing include:

  • Committed to providing quality, efficiency and value for our customers.
  • Fully GMP licensed manufacturing facilities in Victoria.
  • Broad range of production technologies and a large tool kit to solve problems and/or improve products.
  • Experienced and flexible organisation, dedicated to Contract manufacturing.

Contract manufacturing services that we offer include the full range of pharmaceutical production and support services:

  • Solid dose.
  • Packaging.
  • Liquids, Creams, Ointments and Devices.

Liquids, Creams, Ointments and Devices.

Aspen has a manufacturing facility dedicated to the production of Liquids, Creams, Ointments and Devices. A broad range of formulations, batch sizes and packaging formats can be accommodated.

Liquids and Creams:

  • Syrups, suspension, creams and lotions.
  • Batch size 150 to 5000 litres.
  • ‘Flammable Goods’ rated rooms.
  • Manufacture under Nitrogen if required. Separate ‘potents’ facility with own airlock.

Liquids filling:

  • Plastic and glass bottles from 18 ml to 1 litres+.
  • Caps, nasal sprays and pumps.
  • ‘Fill by weight’ technology.
  • Dual side labelling, auto change over.
  • Shrink seal application.
  • Measuring cup automatic replacement.

Tube filling:

  • Metal, HDPE, Metal and Plastic laminate.
  • 5 grams to 300 grams filling capability.
  • Cartoning on line.

Solid Dose

Aspen has solid dose manufacturing facility that offer a broad range of capabilities for solid dose production

  • Batches from 50 kg to 2000 kg.
  • Tablets (coated and uncoated), Capsules.
  • Wet granulation (tray or fluid bed dry).
  • Fluid bed spray granulation.
  • Direct Compression.
  • Aqueous coating.
  • Encapsulation.
  • Sachet filling.
  • AustL, Open, S2, S3, S4 and S8.


  • Blister packs in a wide range of formats of film/aluminium plus cold form (aluminium).
  • Bottles, glass and plastic.
  • Sacheting.
  • Catch covering and secondary packaging.

Support Services

Our contract customers have the option of Aspen providing all or part of the support services associated with the production, testing and release-for-sale of pharmaceutical products.

Services offered include:

  • Material sourcing and procurement – customers benefit from Aspen’s purchasing power.
  • Analytical and Microbiological testing – Aspen have modern laboratories, equipped with the latest technology.
  • Validation – process and analytical.
  • Dual side labelling, auto change over.
  • Stability programmes.
  • Product development including un-grandfathering of products.
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