Dipharma Francis S.r.l. Via XXIV Maggio, 40
33036 Mereto di Tomba (UD) – Italy
T +39 0432 866711
Fax +39 0432 865072
Situated in the north-east of Italy between Codroipo and Udine, 120 km north-east of Venice, the Mereto site lies in an agricultural region. It covers an area of about 251,200 square metres and employs more than 190 qualified personnel.
With a total capacity of 200 m3 and extensive experience gained from its past history in safely handling complex and hazardous chemical operations, this site also offers a dedicated pilot plant with local R&D resources to support the scale-up and optimisation of our processes.
It has been regularly and successfully inspected by the Italian Ministry of Health and US FDA since 1980.
Fully cGMP compliant Quality System, regularly audited by US FDA and MOH
1980 First US FDA inspection
1980 First Italian Ministry of Health inspection
2020 Last US FDA inspection (Mutual Recognition Agreement)
2019 CPI (Certificate of fire prevention) Cert. Renewal Authorization
Approx. 251,200 square metres
Reactor volume Approx. 200 m3 (range 1-10 m3, SS/glass lined)
Operating temperature range
-10°C to +180°C (some of them up to +220/280°C)
From full vacuum up to 6 bar
Heterogeneous Biazzi hydrogenation (up to 40 bar), nitration (continuous and batch), chemistry of azido derivatives, chlorination with gaseous chlorine, manufacturing and handling of high energy and explosive compounds, mixtures with solid excipients, solutions with liquid excipients.
Process water plant
Centrifuges (SS/halar lined), driers (SS/Hastelloy), blender and mill in clean-rooms with air filtered by HVAC system Dedicated pilot plant
• Glass-lined and stainless steel reactors (from 200 l to 1000 l)
• SS centrifuge enclosed in a dedicated clean room
• Drier enclosed in a dedicated clean room
Our site in Mereto is located 15 km west of the town of Udine. It is a 45-minute drive from the Trieste Ronchi dei Legionari airport and an hour and a half from the Venice Marco Polo airport.
To view our site location or find directions to our site, you can visit the Google Maps Page.
N 46°2’9’’ E 13°3’31’’
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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