Contract Manufacturing & QC

Contract Manufacturing & QC

Select the strongest manufacturing partner in Korea

Choosing Handok as your manufacturing partner means you are partnering with one of the most accredited companies in Korea. Our state-of-the-art facilities ensure quality, safety and flexibility for our partners, while our good practices continuously earn safety, health, and environmental recognition and awards.

Most of all, partnering with Handok for Korea and Southeast Asia means you are fully compliant with global manufacturing practices. Handok has a Quality Control, Quality compliance and Quality Assurance division that strictly regulates quality procedures to global standards. e are currently exporting products manufactured of such high caliber to more than 50 countries in the world.

Handok continually strives to do more, better and faster, while simultaneously maintaining a high standard of quality to ensure patient safety and meet customer expectations worldwide.

Key strengths of Handok as a manufacturing partner

  • Ability to handle the full range of finished dose formulations. Learn more
  • Large modern plant renovated in 2010 with systems designed to prevent any mix-up and cross contamination
  • New plaster plant constructed in 2016
  • 24-hour monitoring for temperature, humidity, and differential pressure controls in production area
  • State-of-the-art automation systems for building management, manufacturing execution, and laboratory information management
  • Fully compliant with global quality standards: EU, cGMP, WHO, ICH, and PIC/S guidelines
  • Strong track record as reliable partner to many leading global companies. Learn more

Areas of Interest

Let Handok be your manufacturing partner in Korea

Handok is interested in exploring value-adding partnerships both for manufacturing and for quality control to ensure patient safety and meet customer expectations.

A full range of dosage forms

Handok has capabilities for a full-range of bulk and finished products, including

  • Solid & Semi-solid dosage forms
    • Plain tablets and sugar-, and film-coated tablets
    • Creams and ointments
    • Lotion, gels
  • Plaster Products
    • Plaster
  • Packaging
    • Blister packs
    • Bottles
    • Tubes for creams and ointments
    • Other solutions

A full quality service

Handok has a comprehensive quality system aligned with recognized global standards. In order to manufacture the industry’s highest quality products, we have a dedicated quality operations department comprising quality control, quality compliance, and quality assurance that strictly regulates quality procedures for all products.

Existing Partners

Manufacturing partnerships

With world-class manufacturing facilities operating at global business standards, Handok has helped partners successfully produce a variety of dosage forms for their products for Korea and for export to over 50 countries. In 2012, Handok manufactured over 130 products in almost 200 presentations. Tablet production in the same year exceeded 1.0 billion tablets across all formulations.

Handok’s recognized quality policy

Handok consistently strives to meet the highest standards of quality. This has been validated by the fact that no deficiency has been identified in inspections by the Korean MFDS. Handok’s quality level has been qualified through numerous audits by global pharmaceutical companies, including GSK, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Sanofi, Abbott, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Novartis, Roche, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Merck and certified by several authorities including 3 PIC/S countries, Taiwan, Ukraine and South Africa.

Handok’s Quality Management Systems refer to global standards like EU GMP, PIC/S, cGMP, WHO, ICH guidelines and are managed as currently updated and implemented. We have much experience of working with the quality function of global pharmaceutical companies and achieving good Quality KPI results.

In addition, Handok has won numerous awards in the field of health, safety, and environment. We have been designated a “Green Company” in 2008 by the Ministry of Environment every year for over a decade and have been continually recognized by the President of Korea and various government ministries. In 2012, we achieved “Twofold zero accident record”, awarded by the Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA 18001), Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Services (OHSAS 18001) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO 14001) with continuous success of reacquisition every year.

As a consequence, many leading pharmaceutical companies have partnered with Handok to assure quality production of key products.

Current major partners for manufacturing

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Current major partners for manufacturing
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SANOFI 30 Products including Core tablet, Film coated tablet.
ILYANG Pharmaceutical
SAMIL Pharmaceutical

Current major partners for QC

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Current major partners for QC
Company Dosage form
NOVARTIS 330 Products including Core tablet, Film coated tablet, Capsule, Nasal spray, Ophthalmic, Ampoule Injection.
Boehringer Ingelheim
SAMIL Pharmaceutical