Hovione Macau

Manufacturing Plant

Established in 1986, the site was first approved by the FDA in 1987 and is regularly inspected.

Hovione Macau was established in 1986 and has since been upgraded to boost production capacity as well as to install waste water treatment facilities. The plant was first approved by the FDA in 1987 and is regularly inspected. The plant holds a GMP Certificate issued by Infarmed, the Portuguese Health Authority.

With a total reactor capacity of approximately 100m3, Hovione Macau produces both generic and custom synthesis products. The plant benefits from its proximity to the People’s Republic of China for the supply of raw materials.

Area of Focused Expertise

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

  • Cryogenic (Volume 6000L, Temperature Range -65 to 140ºC)
  • Hydrogenation (Volume 600L to 6000L, Pressure Rating 10 to 20bar)
  • Tetracycline and Macrolide chemistry

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  • The Macau 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 3 to 4 weeks in August.


The site is certified in accordance with the ISO9001; ISO14001 and OHSAS18001.

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Manufacturing Plant

Hovione PharmaScience Ltd
Estrada Coronel Nicolau de Mesquita
Tel: +853 2882 7544
Fax: +853 2882 7714
e-mail: infohm@hovione.com
DUNS Nr: 854974342
Location: 22°09'28.62" N 113°33'40.58" E

Other Locations

Hovione Holding Limited
Aubin House, 11th Floor
171-172 Gloucester Road
Hong Kong SAR
Tel.: +852 2891 1836
Fax: +852 2891 0943

Hovione Holding Limited India
C/o WeWork, 2nd floor,
Oberoi Commerz - II, 1,
Off Western Express Highway,
Oberoi Garden City, Goregaon East,
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063, India
Tel.: +919 004 261 523