AHCapabilities - Pittsburgh, PA (Tablets, Capsules, Powders)


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Alcrea Health is the contract manufacturing division of Atrium Innovations – a developer, manufacturer and marketer of value added products for the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, chemical and nutritional industries.

Pittsburgh is Alcrea's headquarters and where we manufacture more traditional nutritional supplement products. This is also where the majority of our science/technical team resides who are available to assist in formulation review of the products you want Alcrea to contract manufacture for you.

More at www.alcrea-health.com

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AHCapabilities - Pittsburgh, PA (Tablets, Capsules, Powders)

  1. 1. Capabilities – Pittsburgh Tablets, Capsules and Powders
  2. 2. About Alcrea Health Experience and Facilities • Over 50 years experience as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of nutritional supplements • Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania • More than 365,000 square feet of state-of-the-art manufacturing and packaging facilities
  3. 3. About Alcrea Health Production Expertise • High-quality manufacturing partner • Provides a full range of innovative and ready-to-market, customized products and packaging solutions • Skills and services for product development, formulation, complia nce, packaging and label design
  4. 4. Commitment to Quality Credentials – Our team is comprised of members who have earned their PhDs in nutrition and pharmaceuticals. Research – Experienced staff conducts science-based research and development outfitted with the latest analytical equipment. Certification/Accreditation – Our world-class manufacturing facilities comply with both federal and worldwide regulatory bodies.
  5. 5. Commitment to Quality Analytical Testing – Our testing laboratories are run by seasoned industry professionals with impeccable credentials. In-process Monitoring – Technical supervision teams provide monitoring that includes continual on-site training for all manufacturing employees.
  6. 6. Unsurpassed Quality Alcrea’s commitment to quality begins with our highly trained and dedicated team of professionals who work continually to produce exceptional, science-based products at the cutting edge of technology.
  7. 7. Formulation and New Product Development Andrew Halpner, PhD • Vice President of Product Development and Technical Services • Received his PhD in Nutrition from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University Barry W. Ritz, PhD • Vice President of Scientific Affairs at Atrium Innovations, Inc. • Active researcher in the emerging field of nutritional immunology • Serves as a corporate and brand liaison regarding product development, research and regulations
  8. 8. Manufacturing Quality Naeem Shaikh, PhD • Vice President of Research and Development • Leads the Manufacturing and Quality Departments • Over two decades with Alcrea Health • Earned his PhD in Pharmaceutics from Duquesne University • Additional degrees in Pharmacy from Duquesne and the University of Karachi in Pakistan
  9. 9. Certifications & Accreditations Alcrea Health is continually reinvesting substantial resources to improve and upgrade our manufacturing equipment, laboratories, processes and staff education/training. Our dedicated staff of manufacturing and nutritional experts are committed to unprecedented quality through every step of our manufacturing and quality control procedures.
  10. 10. Certifications & Accreditations Current Acknowledgements • NSF International GMP Registration • NSF Certified for Sport® • Organic Certified • ISO 9001 Certified • ISO 17025 Accreditation for in-house laboratories • Danish Medicine Agency Certification of GMP Compliance • Written Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) • Vendor Certification Program (VCP) to ensure raw material quality • Health Canada
  11. 11. In-House Laboratories Our in-house laboratories, under the supervision of our staff PhDs, constantly monitor quality. From receipt of raw materials in our facility, through testing dosage potency and tablet/capsule disintegration, our in-house labs ensure product quality and consistency. • Chemical Analysis Laboratory – ensures potency of formula using ICP, HPLC, FT-NIR, ICP MS, GCMS and UPLC • Physical Analysis Laboratory – ensures dosage weight, hardness, disintegration and overall consistency and appearance • Microbial Analysis Laboratory – tests all raw materials and finished products for yeast, mold and bacterial purity in accordance with AOAC
  12. 12. Manufacturing Our equipment and technology yield high quantities of high quality products. Monthly Capacity • High speed encapsulation 400,000,000 capsules • Semi-automatic encapsulation 80,000,000 capsules • Tablet compression 450,000,000 tablets • Mixing – 700,000 kgs • Bottling – 3,000,000 (scalable to 4,500,000 bottles)
  13. 13. Manufacturing Galenic Forms (Dosage & Delivery) • Hard capsules: plant, animal or fish gelatin • Tablets: various sizes and shapes • Chewable tablets • Lozenges • Powders • Softgels • Enteric-coated tablets and capsules • Pharmaceutical glaze or aqueous coating • Time-released capsules
  14. 14. Packaging • Tamper-proof induction shrink sealing • Full body sleeve • Convenience packs • Bottles • Blister packs • Stick packs • Pouches • Cartons • Sensor tags • Custom label design/review • And more
  15. 15. For additional questions or to discuss a project, please contact: Jessi Mingo, Manager, Business Development and Marketing jmingo@alcrea-health.com • 412-722-0314