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ACG ACPL becomes the first empty hard capsule manufacturer in Asia to receive EXCiPACTTM Certification

Dahanu, India
23rd August, 2016

ACG Worldwide is pleased to announce that ACG Associated Capsules Pvt. Ltd. (ACG ACPL) has received EXCiPACTTM certification for its plant at Dahanu - Maharashtra, India. ACG ACPL is the first empty hard capsule manufacturing company in Asia to receive EXCiPACTTM certification. The certificate provides independent validation that ACG ACPL maintains excipient Good Manufacturing Practices and complies with current European Union regulation and US FDA regulation.

"We give paramount importance to maintain the highest quality whilst adhering to necessary compliance at ACG ACPL. This has been the key driver for helping us achieve market leadership and create a long term relation with our global customers," said Mr. Quateel Ahmed, CMO, ACG Worldwide. "ACG ACPL endeavors to maintain company's quality and compliance policies that surpass the current regulatory norms. We are delighted to become the first empty hard capsule manufacturing company in Asia to receive the prominent EXCiPACTTM certification," he further added.

Large pharmaceutical companies use thousands of excipients while manufacturing formulations. However, it is practically impossible to conduct all audits by themselves. To resolve this issue, EXCiPACTTM was created by IPEC Europe, IPEC Americas, FECC, EFCG and PQG as a rigorous, independent, third-party audit system to respond to regulatory requirements and reduce the audit burden of pharmaceutical companies as well as audit authorities.

EXCiPACTTM thus helps ensure patient safety through supplier quality, while minimizing the overall supply chain costs. The user i.e. pharmaceutical industry can take this standardized audit report as a valid reference for their regulatory compliance without having to do the audit by themselves or by appointing other agency.


EXCiPACTTM is an independent not-for-profit association that provides management oversight for independent, third-party certification of manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of pharmaceutical excipients worldwide. EXCiPACTTM selects independent, third-party accredited certification bodies, employing ISO 9001 qualified auditors who also have to meet EXCiPACTTM auditor competency requirements.

About ACG Worldwide

ACG worldwide is a global pioneer in innovative processing, manufacturing and packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry. With over 5 decades of enriched experience, ACG Worldwide serves customers in more than 100 countries. ACG Worldwide comprises of 13 customer-centric companies that offer comprehensive solutions such as empty hard capsules, packaging films, capsule filling machines, softgel encapsulation lines, tablet presses, tablet tooling, tablet coaters, blister packing & cartoning machines, vision inspection, and serialization/track & trace solutions. A state-of-the-art R&D facility, SciTech Centre in Mumbai, stands testimony to continuous investment in innovative products & technologies.

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Mr. Siddharth Sule
Senior Manager - Corporate Communications, ACG Worldwide


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