Manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, manufacturing of edible oils and fats
General Manager of Nanryo Plant, ProductionNaoki Tsunekawa
The Nanryo Plant manufactures animal-based and plant-based soft capsules and boasts one of Japan’s largest production capacities for soft capsules.
Sophisticated expert skills combined with state-of-the-art facilities to enable encapsulation of active ingredients or liquids with a high powder ratio, which other companies cannot achieve, thanks to the use of cutting-edge formulation technology.
Inspection process by our experienced certified inspectors assure absolute quality, as we continue to make day-to-day efforts to deliver products to exceed customers’ expectations.
General Manager of Atsuhara Plant, ProductionTetsuya Katsumata
The Atsuhara Plant started its operation in 2013, and mainly manufactures jell formulations and seamless capsules. This plant has one of Japan’s largest production scale for seamless capsules as a standalone production facility.
Focusing on applying cutting-edge formulation technologies and ensuring absolute quality for all dosage forms, we continue to evolve as a plant that delivers outstanding QCD that outperforms competitors.
Through plant administration that emphasizes manufacturing as well as EHS, the Atsuhara Plant strives to become a sustainable manufacturing site under the slogan of “Centenarian Company, Centenarian Plant.”
General Manager of Obuchi Plant, ProductionYutaka Kimura
The Obuchi Plant is a factory that has 4,300 square meters in total floor area and 8,600 square meters in land area, dedicated to manufacturing powder products. The manufacturing floor, build to Clean Room specifications with air conditioning and temperature / humidity control, is used to manufacture health food products in hard capsules, tablets and granules.
With certification for Health Foods GMP, DS-cGMP and Shizuoka Prefecture MINI HACCP, all processes are per defined specification and strict quality control, from accepting raw materials to shipping finished products. At the same time, QC events and 5S activities are held to build an appealing production site, to which customers can commission manufacturing with confidence.
General Manager of Kuzawa Plant, ProductionTakanori Kashiwagi
The Kuzawa Plant obtained the license for manufacturing pharmaceuticals in 2006, and has since specialized in manufacturing prescription drugs using seamless capsule formulations.
Seamless capsules are characterized by its ability to freely control formulation sizes. Now, a large-capacity soft capsule can be processed into smaller seamless capsules that are easier for patients to swallow, thereby contributing to the improvement of medication compliance.
The application of seamless capsule processing technology to the pharmaceutical field in the future is expected to expand the market even further.
General Manager of Packaging Plants, Packaging Management Department, ProductionTakeshi Sano
Sunsho Pharmaceutical has five packaging plants, offering a diverse range of packaging options to suit customer needs, product concepts, sales formats, etc. Options include aluminum pouches, plastic bottles, glass bottles, three-side-seal pouch packaging, stick packaging, PTP packaging and outer box packaging.
Packaging is an important process in protecting and delivering products and also in terms of expression. As a manufacturing professional, we actively work toward improving packaging quality and functionality.