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The Construction of the Manufacturing Plant for Sterile Pharmaceutical Products is Complete!

Date Released: Jun 14, 2019


GC Corporation (Kiyotaka Nakao, President & CEO, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo) and group company Showa Yakuhin Kako Co., Ltd. (Seiji Yoshida, CEO, Chuo-ku Tokyo) started a project to construct a new manufacturing building for dental products in January 2018. The construction of the new manufacturing plant for sterile pharmaceutical products was completed as planned on June 5, 2019 (three-story building with total floor of 5,339.23㎡, located in Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken).


The completion ceremony was attended by many guests including Dr. Toshihiko Makino, Vice-President and Dr. Shigeo Sugiyama, Standing Director from the Japan Dental Association, Mr. Shigeo Nakayama Chairman of the Japan Dental Pharmaceutical Association, and Mr. Hikaru Ouchi, President of AYUMI Pharmaceutical Corporation. The guests also joined the Shinto ritual ceremony “Tamagushi-hoten”.


After the ritual ceremony, Yoshimasa Suzuki, Director of GC Corporation, gave a presentation that featured a board displaying the new plant facilities.


At the “Naorai”, a feast after the ritual ceremony, President Kiyotaka Nakao expressed gratitude to everyone involved in the construction project, for an on-time completion of the sterile pharmaceutical products manufacturing plant, which required highly-controlled environment. He also stated that GC Group would contribute to dental care not only in Japan but also around the world by delivering safe and reliable products with the best quality and in the best condition, which has cutting-edge facilities.


In his congratulatory speech, Dr. Toshihiko Makino mentioned that he hoped the products manufactured in the top-level aseptic area would emphasize the importance of safe and secure dental care, representing one of the goals for the JDA to achieve.


Production will start at the new plant, positioned as a major manufacturing base for dental pharmaceutical products within the GC group, targeting to contribute to dentistry in Japan and also world-wide.


GC has positioned the 21st century as a “Century of Health” and is dedicated to become the No. 1 dental company of the world by supporting and improving our end user’s lives through dental care. We will continue our collaborative, group-wide efforts to contribute to our end user’s health and smiles around the world. Your continued support would be much appreciated.

Shinto ritual ceremony