The Pharmaxis manufacturing facilities are located in Frenchs Forest, approximately 30 minutes north of the Sydney CBD. The state of the art 7,200 square metre, purpose built office and production facility was completed in 2009. The facility serves as the company's Head Office and houses commercial and administrative staff, manufacturing, warehousing and research laboratories.
The manufacturing facility is licensed by the regulatory authorities of Australia and Europe.
Production is conducted within a clean room environment and includes the following manufacturing processes:
- Spray drying of mannitol powder for inhalation
- Encapsulation of mannitol powder
- Secondary packaging - blister packing of capsules final packaging for distribution and export
The spray drying process extends through multiple floors of the facility.