Hovione Cork

Manufacturing Plant

A unique combination of capacity and high quality people

The Hovione Cork site was acquired from Pfizer in 2009. The focus of this plant is Contract Manufacturing offering both drug substance and particle engineering. The plant has been regularly inspected by the FDA and the Health Products Regulatory Authority (formely IMB).

“HE is unique, it combines hard to find capacity and quality people”

US Biotech, West Coast

The site has extensive facilities for drug substance manufacturing with approximately 430 cubic meters of state of the art cGMP capacity and the potential for 12 discrete process trains. The site houses the largest commercial pharmaceutical spray dryer available on the market, a Niro PSD-5, that is particularly suited for large volume products.


Areas of Focused Expertise

The site has leading capabilities and physical assets in the following areas:

For details about production equipment – click here


  • The Cork plant operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  • Quality Control labs supports production 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  • Plant maintenance shutdown period takes place for 2 to 3 weeks in August.
For inquiries about Hovione Cork, kindly fill the form below.


News / May 11, 2017

Bioconnect Seminar at the Hovione Cork Site

The Hovione site welcomed close to 50 people from the Irish Pharma, Biotech and University sectors for a combined seminar with Bioconnect Ireland on the theme of Tech Transfer in the pharmaceutical industry.


Paul Downing

General Manager, Hovione Ireland

BSc in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science. PhD in Organic Chemistry

Manufacturing Plant
Hovione Ltd
Co. Cork
Tel.: +353 21 451 2856
Fax: +353 21 437 8697
Email: contact@hovione.com
DUNS Number: 985003840
Location: 51°49'20-01" N  8°18'28.23" W

Other Locations

Hovione Holding Limited
Aubin House, 11th Floor
171-172 Gloucester Road
Hong Kong SAR
Tel.: +852 2891 1836
Fax: +852 2891 0943 
M05, Regus, 
RTech Park, 
13th floor, 
Off Western Express Highway, 
Nirlon Complex, Goregaon (E) 
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063
Tel.: +919 004 261 523