Bristol-Myers Squibb: Tlalpan, Mexico
Tlalpan, Mexico

Facts and Figures
  • 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.
Community and Social Progress
  • 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.
Environmental Performance
  • 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 55,000 gigajoules
Water use 29,000,000 liters

Facility Contact Information



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