AMPAC Fine Chemicals has more than 70 years of experience in mastering challenging chemistries. It has developed capabilities that support a wide range of processes and technologies during that time. All of AFC's products are manufactured in full compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
With the La Porte expansion, AFC's total production capacity has been increased approximately 30%, or greater than 90,000 gallons (351 m3 ) with reactors from 20 to 16,000 L (5 to 4,000 gallons). AFC's California facility includes four Class 100,000-rated buildings. Highlights include two commercial-scale continuous simulated moving bed (SMB) units, a Class 100,000 solids handling and drying facility, three self-contained high-containment facilities, remote facilities for conducting hazardous operations, including a semi-continuous diazomethane system and three production facilities with azide processing capability.