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Community and Social Progress
- The Tlalpan, Mexico facility is a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant situated at the south of Mexico City. Types of products:
- Manufactured: OTC analgesics/antipyretic, anti-flatulent & anti-acids. Rx anti-infective & cardiovascular. Pharmaceutical forms include tablets, oral liquids, powders, suppositories and effervescent powders.
- Primary-Secondary Packaging: anti-infective, oncology and analgesic (injectables).
- Imported Finished Goods: virology, oncology, immunology, metabolic, cardiovascular and nervous system.
- Markets supplied are Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Chile) and USA.
- The facility is approximately 40,000 square meters of land divided as follows:
- Manufacturing area 3,840 square meters,
- Warehouse 5,760 square meters,
- Free area and garden areas (permeable) 25,000 square meters
- In 2011, the facility capacity was upgraded in the blister packaging, manufacturing and packaging of oral liquids, and wet granulation areas. In addition, the Quality Control Laboratories were also expanded and a Microbiology lab installed.
- Civic activities supported - “Gives a smile” to children with cancer at Federico Gomez Hospital.
- Product donations to Direct Relief International to assist in international disaster events.
- Safety enhancements:
- Safety subcommittees implemented programs to engage employees in the safe model culture.
- Fire protection system upgraded in cafeteria, administrative offices and warehouse.
- The facility is enrolled in the voluntary protection program promoted by the Mexican Labor Agency, regarding accomplishment of safety and health regulations and management system implementation.
- A wastewater treatment plant was installed in 2003, in order to meet the requirements of Mexican law. In 2007, the facility received authorization to reuse the treated water in irrigation - savings of four thousand cubic meters of fresh water per year are achieved.
- A new system to feed toilets with treated water has been implemented in 2012. Feeding toilets with treated wastewater reduced around 14% of fresh water consumption in the first half of 2012.
- An integrated waste management service was implemented in 2012, resulting in non-hazardous wastes being recycled or reused instead of deposited in a landfill.
- At Tlalpan, we celebrate Earth Day in the company of our children. These activities include tree planting, environmental theater, playground, drawing and painting environmental messages to “plant a seed” of environmental care in the children.
|Key Facility Environmental Performance Metrics 2012
|Total Energy Use
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