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Pharma Tech Industries, one of the largest pharmaceutical contract manufacturers and packagers of powder products in the world, has hired Mike Greene to the role of Plant Manager for its Union, MO facility. A data- and results-driven professional with broad experience in global logistics and supply chain strategies, Mr. Greene will oversee all operations at the plant, one of two primary manufacturing facilities for the CMO. Pharma Tech’s other production plant is located in Royston, GA.
Mr. Greene comes to Pharma Tech with more than a decade of experience in the supply chain and operations sectors. His career has spanned manufacturing management duties in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, injection molded plastics and food & beverage. Most recently, he served as Senior Operations Manager for Young Dental, where his key responsibilities ranged from procurement to operations management. Prior to holding roles at prominent companies like Coke and Clorox, Mr. Greene served in the U.S. Army for 11 years.
“Mr. Greene’s extensive record of industry leadership and supply chain expertise highlight his capabilities as plant manager,” said Tu T. Tran, VP of Sales & Marketing of Pharma Tech Industries. “His exceptional analytical and communications skills will facilitate daily operations at the Union plant and guide employees to success.”
In his new role, Mr. Greene will have the benefit of some recent investments: Pharma Tech Industries’ Union plant recently expanded to add approximately 55,000 square feet of workspace, including a 20,000-sq-ft building housing an analytical/microbial lab. The facility also features a new high-speed bottling line which includes premium unscrambling, filling, checkweighing, metal detection, capping, induction sealing, bundling and casepacking equipment. It is capable of filling speeds up to 300 bottles per minute, with a bottle size capacity of 5” in diameter and 10” in height.
The bottling line is housed in a specially-built ISO 8 Class 100,000 controlled environment designed for non-sterile Rx pharmaceutical-grade oral products.All equipment is of modular, quick change design to enable minimal downtime between campaigns. The Union facility also contains a high-speed sachet line.