Dipharma Francis S.r.l. Via Origgio, 23
21042 Caronno Pertusella (VA) – Italy
T +39 02 96440.1
F +39 02 96440599
Situated 10 km from Milan, in Italy, our site in Caronno covers an area of 42,000 square metres and employs about 110 qualified personnel.
It offers a total reactor capacity of about 230 m3, as well as a cGMP small production plant with dedicated resources to support the scale-up and optimisation of our processes. It has been regularly and successfully inspected by the Italian Ministry of Health for over 50 years and by the US FDA since 1978.
Fully cGMP compliant Quality System, regularly audited by US FDA and MOH
1971 First Italian Ministry of Health inspection
1978 First US FDA inspection
2020 Last US FDA inspection (Mutual Recognition Agreement)
2021 RIR (Risk of considerable accident) Notification DL 105/15 (ISPRA)
2021 CPI (Certificate of fire prevention) Cert. Renewal Authorization
*AIA – Integrated Environmental Authorisation
Approx. 42,000 square metres
Approx. 230 m3 (range 0,8-12 m3, SS/glass lined)
Operating temperature range
-15°C to +180°C Pressure rating
From full vacuum up to 5 bar
2 distillation units including 180 m3 stainless steel storage tanks used for the recovery of solvents
Hydrazine, hydrogenation (up to 6 bar), halogenation, dissolving metals reduction, chlorine and micronization
Process water plant
Deionized water (ion exchange resins)
Centrifuges, driers and sieve in clean-rooms with air filtered by HVAC system
Pilo plant consisting of
• Glass-lined and stainless steel reactors
• Stainless steel centrifuge enclosed in a dedicated clean room with filtered air system
Our site in Caronno is located 3 km north-east from where the A9 motorway joins the A8, near Lainate – Origgio.
It is a 25-minute drive from Milan Malpensa airport and a 35-minute drive from Milan Linate airport, on the corner between via Origgio and via Bergamo.
To view our site location or find directions to our site, you can visit the Google Maps Page.
N 45° 35’ 45’’ E 9° 2’ 9’’
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Locations More about our sites
Headquarters and production site
Dipharma Francis S.r.l.
Via Bissone, 5
20021 Baranzate (MI) – Italy
T + 39 02 38228.1
F +39 02 38201075