South African Aspen Pharmacare (APN) ( officially opened its new high containment facility in Port Elizabeth. The 23,000m² facility has been audited by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority and the German regulator, Landesamt für soziale Dienste des Landes Schleswig-Holstein (LAsD) both of which have granted the requested approval. At full capacity, the high containment facility is expected to produce approximately 3.6 billion tablets annually and package some 3 million bottles per month. The establishment of a new Training Academy is also ongoing in order to train employees.