Ropack Contract Manufacturing and Packaging Services
Ropack, celebrating our 35th anniversary, provides contract manufacturing and primary and secondary packaging of solid oral dosage, warehousing and North American and international distribution. Our portfolio of services supports the vision of our customers – more than 90 leading pharmaceutical and consumer health-care organizations in the US, Canada and Europe – by providing 100% customer satisfaction, reducing product launch timelines and accelerating custom packaging requirements from clinical trial through scale-up and commercial launch.
Pharmaceutical blister, sachet / pouch, bottle and stick-pack packaging
Ropack’s primary packaging services include blister packaging, stick-pack packaging, sachet / pouch filling and bottle packaging of tablets, capsules and powders. Our pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging facilities are cGMP-compliant, site-licensed by the FDA and Health Canada-certified and we hold a Natural Health Product license.
Ropack recently invested nearly $9m to convert 15,000ft² for stick-pack packaging of temperature- and humidity-sensitive products. The facility, with 27 class 100000 modular clean rooms, is part of Ropack’s nearly 250,000ft² of operational space. Our ample capacity brings operational and logistical efficiencies by running products on custom lines designed for shorter runs and quick changeovers, particularly for the smaller Canadian market volumes.
Pharmaceutical formulation development
If you’re bringing a product to market, or if you have a new idea or approach, Ropack is an ideal partner in pharmaceutical formulation development. Our experience, expertise and state-of-the-industry facilities help you bring your idea to life. Our pharmaceutical formulation development services include proof of concept; API characterization; pre-formulation; formulation and process development; analytical method development; and Phase I and II clinical trial material manufacturing and packaging.
Pharmaceutical contract manufacturing services
Our pharmaceutical contract manufacturing services are carried out in cGMP compliant and FDA licensed facilities and our capabilities meet the exacting requirements of our customers. Pharma manufacturing services include powder blending; encapsulation or double encapsulation; clinical trial manufacturing and packaging (CTM); syringe assembly and vial labeling under brief excursion time; and packaging of temperature- and humidity-sensitive materials at 20% RH.
Primary pharmaceutical packaging
Ropack’s primary pharmaceutical packaging methods meet the highest quality and safety standards. Primary contract packaging options include stick-pack packaging in a low RH, temperature-controlled environment; cold-formed blister packaging with senior-friendly and child-resistant options; pouch filling of powders, solid oral dosage and liquids, including pouch filling under nitrogen and pouch filling within controlled-humidity environment; and bottling of powder and solid dosages.
Secondary pharmaceutical packaging
Secondary pharmaceutical packaging is a vital part of the preparation process. Ropack’s secondary pharmaceutical packaging services ensure that your products are ready for market on time. We establish specifications and procurement of printed packaging materials and fulfill a range of secondary packaging requirements. We insert bottles, blisters, stick-packs, pouches and leaflets into cartons and inspect barcodes and pharmacodes using scanning and vision systems. Blisters are packaged in thermo-sealed cards and are also available in wallet format. Patient kits are assembled for clinical trials, according to specified requirements. We also provide labeling, syringe assembly and vial labeling.
Pharmaceutical product warehousing and distribution
Ropack provides warehousing and distribution services for commercial products and clinical trial materials to locations in the US, Canada and Europe. From secure, stable storage to reliable shipment and delivery services, we can provide invaluable help in managing your products.
We handle the reception of finished products and issuing of reception reports, as well as clinical trial distribution management, clinical trial return management, and management or destruction of returned materials from clinical trials.
Our warehouse has both ambient and cold storage capabilities (2°C to 8°C), and the minimum / maximum temperatures of the warehouse and refrigeration unit are documented. We have two vaults for controlled substances (level 9 security) with biometric access daily, weekly, monthly or annual inventory reports available.
We invite your next packaging challenge and invite you to use the form below to send us your business inquiry.
Products and Services
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Ropack Stickpack Packaging
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Meet Ropack at Contract Pharma’s 11th Annual Contracting and Outsourcing Conference and Tabletop Exhibition
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Ropack, provider of solid dose contract packaging services to the pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare industries, announces an expansion of its production campus.Read more
During its 35th anniversary, Ropack celebrates its notable past which continues to shape the company. At the same time, it demonstrates that it is a company clearly focused on the future.Read more
Ropack, provider of contract manufacturing and packaging services to the global pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare industries, has begun stickpack production in its new 15,000ft² dedicated manufacturing suite. The nearly $9m facility provides uni-dose packaging of solid oral dosage iRead more
Ropack to Exhibit its Contract Manufacturing and Packaging Services for Solid Oral Dosage at Trade Shows Throughout 2010
Ropack is a leading provider of contract manufacturing capabilities and primary and secondary packaging services for the pharmaceutical industry. Ropack's facilities are cGMP compliant and FDA certified for the manufacturing of blister, sachet and bottle packaging of tablets, capsules, liquids anRead more
Ropack brings unique expertise to the manufacturing and packaging of clinical trial materials. As clinical trial protocols have become increasingly complicated, Ropack has fine-tuned its processes and updated its equipment to stay on the leading edge. We efficiently track the amount of doses andRead more
"We are delighted to have Mr. Dupont join Ropack"; said Yves Massicotte, Ropack's president and CEO. "Paul brings a wide spectrum of expertise that will help support our US and Canadian growth initiatives." As director of business development, Mr. Dupont will be responsible for developiRead more
Ropack Inc has completed a major expansion of its pharmaceutical facilities in Montreal. The expansion included many phases, including the addition of several production rooms, more than 20,000sqft of additional warehousing space and 10,000sqft of extra office space. A newRead more
Ropack is proud to announce it has received a number of recognitions. The company was ranked 83rd in the 2008 summer issue of renowned business journal Les Affaires' 300 most important medium-size businesses in the province of Quebec. Ropack was also ranked 7th among the fasRead more
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