Specpharm has several  marketing and sales agreements with international pharmaceutical manufacturers to distribute their products in Africa. We pride ourselves on the delivery of high quality products, and all our partners are audited and meet the high international GMP standards; similarly, our manufacturing facility operates according to the levels of current Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

Manufacturing Capabilities

Film Coated and Uncoated
Wet and Dry granulation

  • GELS
Packaging Capabilities
  • Alu – Alu Blister Packing
  • PVC – Alu Blister Packing
  • Securitainers
  • Liquid filling lines
  • Cream filling lines
  • Powder filling lines
New Packaging Equipment

NATURE: Blister Packaging Lines

  • Max. 300 blisters per minute
  • Max 150 or 300 cartons per minute
Warehousing Capabilities

Raw Materials Sampling (under Airflow Protection Booth – APB)
Packaging Materials Sampling under APB
Racking for 1740 Pallets
Cold Storage x 2 (81 Storage Spaces)
Flammable Storage (38 Storage Spaces)
Scheduled Material (18 Storage Spaces)
Printed Component Storage (440 Storage Spaces)
Rejection Storage (48 Pallets)
Stability Chambers 25ºC/ 60% RH, 30ºC/ 65% RH, 40ºC/ 75% RH
Return Storage (24 Pallets)
Small Quantities (100 Storage Spaces)
Large & well controlled Receiving Area

Quality Control Capabilities

Specpharm boasts a highly-accredited packaging and manufacturing facility, as

well as a world-class quality control laboratory. The department is fully equipped to do the following:

  • Raw Material Analysis
  • Intermediate Analysis
  • Finished Product Analysis
  • Post Importation Testing
  • Microbial Testing
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Sterile Testing
  • Stability Testing

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (and its forerunner Medicines Control Council), other African Regulatory Agencies have certified this facility. Annually, our multinational and local contract manufacturing clients, audit the Specpharm manufacturing plant.

Specpharm has received the following accreditations from the International Standards Organisation (ISO) and is SABS (South African Bureau of Standards) certified, meeting the following standards:

  • OHSAS 18001: 2007;
  • ISO 14001:2004;
  • ISO 14001 for Environment;
  • OHSAS 18001 for Health and Safety
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