Softigel Contract Pharmaceutical Development Services and Commercial Manufacturing in Advanced Softgel Technologies

Softigel

Softigel is Procaps’ strategic business unit for contract manufacturing and product development services.

Supporting healthcare and related businesses, Softigel develops, manufactures and commercialises pharmaceutical products, nutritional supplements, veterinary formulations, and cosmetics in soft gelatine capsules and advanced delivery technologies.

Soft gelatine capsules production

Since pioneering soft gelatine capsule production in Colombia in 1977, Procaps is now Latin America’s largest softgel producer, with facilities in Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela, and exports reaching more than 38 countries worldwide.

The company specialises in softgel technologies and offers access to other delivery systems such as tablets and powders, hard gelatine capsules, nutritional gummies, creams, ointments, and gels.

Procaps participates in diverse segments within the health industry through its strategic business units, which are:

  • Farma, a strategic business unit dedicated to develop and sell prescription drugs
  • Vital Care, which markets and sells over the counter (OTC) and consumer health products for the Latin American market
  • Hospital Division, which is focused on relationships with hospitals, clinics, and government health programmes
  • Softigel, a business unit specialised in contract manufacturing services and third-party alliances

Global developer of pharmaceutical capsules and tablets

We are uniquely qualified to meet the market’s needs for superior quality given Softigel’s vertical integration and cutting-edge research and development (R&D). Ways the company provides flexibility through its network of manufacturing sites in South America include:

  • Being a global product developer
  • Offering different pharmaceutical dosage forms, shapes, and colours in small to large-scale batches
  • Providing regulatory support
  • Delivering value-added marketing services.

Delivery of diverse drug formulations

Softigel has the flexibility to deliver diverse drug formulations to every corner of the world through strategic locations in Colombia and South America, with access to numerous maritime shipping ports, decades of import / export experience, and efficient warehousing and logistics operations.

As a manufacturer of soft gelatine capsules in Latin America, Softigel caters to multinational pharmaceutical clients, including Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi-Aventis, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Bayer. The company’s plants are fully in accordance with current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) and its facilities are certified by various regulatory authorities in Latin and North America. Softigel was one of the first Latin American manufacturers of pharmaceutical soft gelatine capsules approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Facilities for developing and manufacturing softgels, liquids and tablets

Softigel’s seven cutting-edge facilities house a fully integrated product development services (PDS) unit and covers all product lifecycle phases from early development to commercial in the same plant. The company’s new pilot plant facility for the manufacturing of experimental and pilot batches for softgels, liquids, and tablets uses equipment that can replicate both lab-scale and small-scale GMP batches, up to full-scale commercial GMP.

Softigel’s product development team provides clients with access to formulation development, process development, clinical trial manufacturing, and scale-up services, as well as analytical development and regulatory support for a range of softgel types, new technologies, and other drug delivery forms from Phase I scale through to registration and large-scale commercial production.

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Press Release

Softigel by Procaps to Exhibit at CPhI Worldwide

Softigel by Procaps will be exhibiting at CPhI Worldwide.

Product and Services
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Softigel Technologies Platform Brochure

From selecting the best gelatine source, throughout the soft gelatine capsule development, manufacturing, packaging and labelling process, until delivering a final product to your warehouse with supporting marketing strategies, Softigel is vertically integrated to fulfil your needs and deliver the best drug product to any marketplace in the world.

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Chewable Softgels and Gummies

Softigel's chewable capsules come in different shapes and flavours and are great for pets, children, or people who are unable to take regular hard-capsule forms.

Clear Enteric-Coated Softgels

Enteric-Clear Softgels uses the Enteric-Coated Softgel method of stabilising acid-sensitive drugs, but it has a patient-appealing aesthetic.

Enteric-Coated Softgels

Enteric-coated softgels can stabilize acid-sensitive products. Its coating delays the onset of action, improves tolerance, and reduces poor aftertastes.

Softgels Free From Animal Derivatives, Versagels™

Versagels are free from animal derivatives, which means that they are suitable for vegetarian diets, as well as certain religious and cultural diets.

Hormones for Replacement Therapy and Birth Control

Production of hormones for replacement therapy and birth control must involve strict control to ensure exact dose and balance

Omega-3 Fish Oils and Capsules

Softigel is dedicated to manufacture, research and development of omega-3 extracts from fish oil.

Powders, Tablets, and Other Drug Delivery Forms

Softigel's products use a variety of delivery methods, including tablets, powders, syrups, suspensions, creams, drops, and emulsions.

Soft Gelatin Capsule Unigel™

Unigel™ is an oral dosage form where tablets, granules, pellets, or capsules are placed inside a large, soft gelatin capsule.

Gelatin coated tablets – Gtabs

G-tabs™ is a technology for the coating of tablets with either a one or a two-toned color gelatin. They can also be printed or not printed.

Twist-off Capsules

A twist-off capsules' shell is composed of two pieces, a body and a cap.

White Papers

Fixed-Dose Combinations for Prevention and Nutrition

Procaps is a global pharmaceutical group dedicated to delivering innovation, health, and nutrition.

5 September 2017

Fun-trition with Gummies

Gummies are an innovative, attractive alternative of delivering vitamins, minerals, and supplements (VMS), while maintaining the effectiveness of the traditional pill form.

1 September 2017

Innovating in Advanced Softgel Technologies

Procaps Group is a diversified collection of healthcare and related businesses, including soft-gel capsule manufacturing, advanced new drug delivery technologies, and a pharmaceutical division with a distribution network that reaches 42 countries worldwide.

21 August 2017

Procaps Softigel-Associated Technologies

Procaps is one of the world's largest softgel companies, specialising in the production and development of advanced gelatin-related technologies.

23 January 2017

Softigel Product Development and Contract Manufacturing Services

One of the world's largest manufacturers, Softigel has deep knowledge of gelatin formation in its softgels expertise.

20 July 2016

Softigel Technologies Platform Brochure

From selecting the best gelatine source, throughout the soft gelatine capsule development, manufacturing, packaging and labelling process, until delivering a final product to your warehouse with supporting marketing strategies, Softigel is vertically integrated to fulfil your needs and deliver the best drug product to any marketplace in the world.

28 April 2014

Press Release

28 September 2015

Softigel by Procaps will be exhibiting at CPhI Worldwide.

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22 September 2014

Softigel by Procaps will be attending CPhI Worldwide in Paris from 7-9 October, where our team of experts will be available to discuss mutual opportunities.

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Regional Offices

Procaps SA
Venezuela

Primera Transversal - Urbanización Artigas

Edificio Intercaps - San Martín

Caracas

Venezuela

+58 212 4512 822 +58 212 4621 934 www.intercaps.ve
Mexico

Av. Patriotismo N° 229 Piso 7Ofic. N° 206

Col. San Pedro De Los Pinos

Deg. Benito Juarez

Mexico D.F.

Mexico

+52 5528 810 252 +57 535 30489
Argentina

Maipú 1210 Piso 8, oficina 817, C1006

Buenos Aires

Argentina

+54 1148 728 333 +57 5371 9719
Brasil

Estrada dos Estudantes, 349

Cotia

06707-050

Sao Paulo

Brazil

+55 1134 055 856 +55 1134 055 859 www.softcaps.br

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