Hovione in Portugal, Loures
Hovione FarmaCiencia SA
Tel: +351 21 982 9000
Fax: +351 21 982 9388
DUNS Number: 449818434
Airport closer: Lisbon - 14.4 km (18 minutes)
Hovione Loures has been operational with constant growth and
up-grading since 1969. The plant was first approved by the FDA
in 1982, and is regularly inspected. Since 1987, Hovione Loures
has been the object of 7 pre-approval inspections. The site
has an Health, Safety and Environment Management System in accordance
with OHSAS18001 and ISO14001. The system is periodically audited
and reviewed and is ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 certified. With a total reactor capacity of approximately 430m3,
Hovione Loures employs 550 people.
The Loures plant operates 7 days per week, 3 shifts a day. An
organized structure of 4 teams ensures that operations run 24
hours a day. Plant maintenance shutdown periods take place for
1 to 2 weeks in August.
Hovione receives an average of 600 visitors a year, ranging
from customers, industry experts and auditors, suppliers, and
student open day visitors.
More than 75 person-days of customer and regulatory audits take
place at Hovione yearly.
Research and Development: 120
Production: 225 (includes warehouse)
Quality, Analysis and Regulatory:
Engineering and Plant Design: 31
Safety and Environmental: 6
Other (Administration, Financial, GMP Compliance, HR,