Shengtai Pharmaceutical Receives GMP Certificate for Its New
WEIFANG, China, Oct. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 大发体育娱乐在线Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SGTI) ("Shengtai" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, pharmaceutical grade glucose products in China, today announced that it has received a "Good Manufacturing Practice" (GMP) certificate for its new glucose manufacturing facility. The certificate of compliance, issued by the government after a rigorous inspection process, certifies that pharmaceutical ingredients manufactured by Shengtai are produced and quality-controlled according to generally accepted standards.
The new glucose production facility has an annual production capacity of 120,000 tons. Combining this new capacity with our existing glucose plant, we have the ability to produce up to 180,000 tons of glucose on an annual basis and can be expanded up to 210,000 tons, if necessary. "The GMP certification is an important milestone for our glucose production process," said Ms. Yiru Melody Shi, Shengtai’s Chief Financial Officer. "With this new glucose facility, we are now commencing operations in stages and will gradually ramp up production to expand our offerings to the pharmaceutical and food and beverage industry."
"GMP is the standard in quality assurance in the pharmaceutical industry. It is a major achievement for Shengtai to pass the rigorous inspection and receive the GMP certification just two months after the facility’s completion in July 2008," said Mr. Qingtai Liu, Chairman and CEO of Shengtai Pharmaceutical. "We now have a plant with the design capability for
large-scale production of high-quality glucose as well as a solid platform from which we can grow a sustainable business."
About Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. through its wholly-owned subsidiary Shengtai Holding, Inc. (SHI), a New Jersey corporation, and the Chinese operating company of Weifang Shengtai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., is a leading manufacturer and supplier of pharmaceutical grade glucose used for medical purposes, and the glucose and cornstarch products for the food and beverage industry and for industrial production in China. For more information about Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc., please visit
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