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AdvantaPure(R) Expands Its Silicone Molding Operations — Again — to Increase Product Output

The high-purity products group of NewAge Industries, AdvantaPure, expanded its operations in 2008 and recently did so again to meet the demand for its single use systems and molded components used in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical production. AdvantaPure converted existing space into cleanrooms for the manufacture of silicone manifolds and container closures. Former office space at the company’s headquarters outside Philadelphia, PA, is also undergoing conversion.

Southampton, PA, June 11, 2010 --( With the rapid adoption of single use systems in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, orders for the products have been increasing at AdvantaPure. The company expanded its clean room manufacturing facility a year and a half ago to meet demand and recently did so again.

By converting space and moving some of its manufacturing operations to other areas in its building, AdvantaPure increased production capabilities. The transformed areas house stations for the manufacture of single use silicone manifolds and the company’s brand of silicone container closures, BioClosure(TM) Systems.

“When we expanded in 2008,” says Ken Baker, CEO, “we thought the size of the facility would suit us for a number of years. But the industry’s conversion to single use has really taken off. It was absolutely necessary to expand again to meet the demands — both current and anticipated — of our customers.”

AdvantaPure repurposed its hose assembly area into a new clean room. The space now has HEPA filtration, sealed doors, gowning rooms, and restricted personnel usage. The clean room is third-party certified to ISO Class 7 (Class 10,000).

The company expects orders for single use systems and BioClosure Systems to continue to grow. It offers manifolds consisting of tubing and/or reinforced hose; fittings in T, cross, Y, and reducer styles; and additional components such as filters, bags, and aseptic connectors. BioClosure silicone stoppers, True Union and GL45 inserts, and caps are manufactured for containers of glass, plastic, or metal and are available solid or with tubing inserts.

Former office space at AdvantaPure’s building is currently under construction for additional clean rooms. More manifold production stations are in the works, and the company is hiring more team members to meet manufacturing goals and satisfy customers.

For more information on AdvantaPure’s expansion and the products manufactured, contact the AdvantaPure team at 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 888-755-4370 or 215-526-2151; fax 888-258-4293 or 215-526-2167; e-mail:; web site:

About AdvantaPure and NewAge(R) Industries
AdvantaPure, a division of NewAge Industries, specializes in ultra-clean products for the pharmaceutical, biomedical, food, beverage, and chemical industries. All products are manufactured, stored, and shipped using the cleanest methods possible to ensure unsurpassed product purity.

In business since 1954, NewAge Industries manufactures and fabricates thermoplastic and thermoset tubing and hose. The company offers one of the broadest product lines of tubing, hose, and fittings in the U.S., and its custom extrusion and fabrication services are unrivaled. NewAge Industries maintains a large inventory and prides itself on same-day shipment of 98% of orders for its core product lines. In 2006, NewAge initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers.


BioClosure(TM), NewAge(R), and AdvantaPure(R) are trademarks of NewAge(R) Industries, Inc.
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