Facilities

 

León - Spain

The factory is located in León (north-west of Spain), 325 kilometers from Madrid and 5 kilometers from León Airport.
The factory, built in 1954, has been continuosly updated and revamped. Is one of the penicillin top producers in Europe.

  • About 300 people employed,
  • 160,000 sqm,
  • 80,000 sqp covered,
  • 3,244 m3 total fermentation capacity,
  • 600 m3 total chemical capacity.
Main Utilities
 
  • Steam generator: 280,000 tons per year,
  • Electricity capacity installed 30 MW,
  • Electricity consumption 185 GWh.
Solvent Recovery
 
  • More than 10 different solvents are recovered,
  • More than 25 distillation columns,
  • More than 100 storage solvent tanks.
Waste Water Treatament Plant
 
  • Chemical and biological effluent treated: 3,200,000 m3 per year,
  • COD removed 14,500 tons per year,
  • NH4 removed 612 tons per year.