AbbVie Biologics Ltd (ABL) Barceloneta, Puerto Rico

  • Biologic bulk drug substance: mammalian
  • Biologic drug product: prefilled syringes (PFS)



Established Large Molecule Manufacturing

AbbVie Biologics  has a proven global regulatory track record supplying medicines world-wide since 2007. The Puerto Rico manufacturing site has a strong compliance rate with robust contingency planning to anticipate and manage any challenges focusing on the assurance of supply in all situations.

Our large molecule manufacturing operations cover biologics bulk drug (mammalian), aseptic small volume parenterals and fill/finish for prefilled syringe drug product formats for a wide array of injectable products.

Puerto Rico Biologics Manufacturing Site highlights:

  • Operating since 2005; validated in 2007
  • Multi-product facility designed and approved for bulk drug substance and prefilled syringe manufacturing
  • 38,180 m² site with a workforce 600+ strong
  • Two cell culture suites ranging from 6-12,000L configurations
  • Downstream Purification with fully supported QC/QA
  • Aseptic prefilled syringe line with 10 channel peristaltic filling
  • QC, Logistics & Warehousing on site

Pre-filled Syringe Intermediate packaging operations

Our Puerto Rico pre-filled syringe manufacturing has comprehensive commercial operations including semi-automated and 100% automated visual inspection. AbbVie’s robust planning process can help clients plan contingencies and anticipate potential areas of risk to improve outcomes. Moreover, AbbVie has the systems and processes in place to help plan commercial launch and changes in demand with precision.

This North American manufacturing site has extensive QC Analytical capabilities with a record of successful validations and commercial ready operations. Just like other Biologics sites in the AbbVie network, the Puerto Rico facility is ready to offer AbbVie partners the same care and operational excellence we give our own programs to ensure patients receive the medications they need.  

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