Dipharma Baranzate
Headquarters, R&D Centre and Production Site

Dipharma Francis S.r.l.
Via Bissone, 5
20021 Baranzate (MI) – Italy
T +39 02 38228.1
F +39 02 38201075

Situated in the north of Milan, in Italy, our site in Baranzate covers an area of over 30,000 square metres and employs about 180 qualified personnel. Our headquarters hosts the administrative functions operating for the group, as well as one of our R&D Centres. With a total reactor capacity of about 90 m3, the operating structure consists of a highly versatile multipurpose plant, which has been regularly and successfully inspected by the US FDA and the Italian Ministry of Health for 50 years.

Compliance Status

Fully cGMP compliant Quality System, regularly audited by US FDA and MOH

  • 1970 First US FDA inspection
  • 1973 First Italian Ministry of Health inspection
  • 2019 Last US FDA inspection
  • 2022 Last Italian Ministry of Health inspection
  • 2022 ANVISA certification
  • 2023 Italian Ministry of Health inspection for veterinary
  • 2017 IPPC (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control) Renewal Authorization (by Region) – AIA*
  • 2019 SGS (Safety Management System) Audit by Region
  • 2021 CPI (Certificate of fire prevention) Cert. Renewal Authorization
  • 2022 IPPC (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control) ARPA Audit – AIA*

*AIA – Integrated Environmental Authorisation

Plant hardware

Total area
Approx. 30,000 square meters
Reactor volume

Approx. 90 m3 (range 0.5-12 m3, SS/glass lined)
Operating temperature range

-20°C to +150°C
Pressure rating

From full vacuum up to 5 bar
Specific technologies

Dimethyl sulphate, Grignard reactions and jet mills micronizers
Process water plant

Deionised water (ion exchange resins)
Finishing areas

Centrifuges, (SS/halar lined), driers and mills in clean-rooms with air filtered by HVAC system

Visitors information

Our site in Baranzate is situated exactly on the borderline between the city of Milan and the town of Baranzate, near the intersection of the A4 and A8 motorways. It is a 30-minute drive from both of Milan’s airports (Malpensa and Linate).

To view our site location or find directions to our site, you can visit the Google Maps Page.

How to find us

From the A4 or A8 motorways, follow the signs for “V.le Certosa” and exit at “via Stephenson”. From there, follow the signs for “Ospedale Sacco” (“Sacco” hospital). Dipharma is located 300 metres from the “Ospedale Sacco” when leaving Milan, opposite “Fassina”, one of the largest Fiat – Lancia – Alfa Romeo car dealers in Milan, just behind the “METRO” superstore.

GPS coordinates
N 45° 31’ 13’’ E 9° 6’ 58’’

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