Pharmaceutical production

Bringing a drug or a vaccine to market requires cutting-edge technologies. To succeed, pharmaceutical manufacturers demand efficient, hygienic equipment that delivers continuous processes and sustainable performance – scalable from pilot to full-scale production.

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Supporting pharmaceutical manufacturing and innovation

Alfa Laval hygienic equipment and services address industry challenges by cutting energy and water consumption and other production costs while ensuring efficient, hygienic and continuous production. Our hygienic equipment for use in the pharmaceutical industry are backed by factory acceptance tests and all components are supplied with comprehensive pharmaceutical documentation packages based on Good Documentation Practice (GDP).  For Alfa Laval UltraPure pumps, valves, tank equipment and heat exchangers we have the Alfa Laval Q-doc package which ensures full traceability of all process contact parts of the equipment supplied. 

Pure Performance in the Pharmaceutical industry 

Alfa Laval has an extensive offering of components and solutions that are specifically suited to the needs of the pharmaceutical industry. They are complemented by additional process solutions, such as our industry-leading separation systems and state-of-the-art plate reactor modules.

Why choose Alfa Laval?

  • Increase uptime and production yields
  • Ease commissioning, qualification and validation
  • Easy cleaning and maintenance
  • Comply with all relevant standards
  • Provide in-batch and batch-to-batch consistency by safeguarding product characteristics and quality
  • Combine maximum hygiene with maximum efficiency
  • Reduce waste handling and consumption of utilities like water and energy

Alfa Laval pumps


Alfa Laval centrifugal pumps and rotary lobe pumps for the pharmaceutical industry.

Alfa Laval tubes and fittings

Alfa Laval Tri-clover tubes and fittings

90% of product contact surfaces in a typical pharmaceutical system come from tubes and fittings?

Good manufacturing practices

Thoughts on the GMPs 

Introducing Alfa Laval's thoughts around
performance, documentation and hygiene
in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry.

Alfa Laval's Pharma academy

Alfa Laval's Pharma Academy

  • Part 1 - Green thinking
  • Part 2 - Mixing in bioreactions
  • Part 3 - Effective & efficient vessel cleaning 

Alfa Laval Compabloc

New possibilities with a compact condenser

Alfa Laval Compabloc features an innovative design that can boost process economy in just one-fifth of the space.

near Newsletter

To keep you updated on important sustainability issues and opportunities in your industry and processes.

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Brochure: Extracting the essence of life

Brochure: A healthy injection for your business

Brochure: Expect more - Alfa Laval Pharma-line and Pharma-X

360° Service Portfolio

Alfa Laval hygienic equipment is backed by the Alfa Laval 360° Service Portfolio to extend performance. Contact us

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