Meet the expert
David Dreifke works as Associate Director of Warehousing and Distribution at Lonza’s site in Tampa, Florida, USA, overseeing global materials management and clinical distribution in Tampa and at Lonza’s Burton upon Trent, U.K., site. With more than 25 years as a supply chain professional, his areas of expertise include procurement, forecasting, planning, scheduling, and global depot distribution. Given his skill set, David can execute large-scale clinical trial studies from conception to conclusion. He joined Lonza in 2013 after filling supply-chain roles with increasing responsibility for Warner Lambert, King Pharmaceuticals, and Pfizer. David earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Kent State University.
David Dreifke

Associate Director, Warehouse and Logistics

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A service center for formulation, clinical and commercial manufacturing

Tampa, FL, USA

Our facilities in Tampa (FL) US are an integral component of our design, development and manufacturing network for drug substances and specialized drug products. Working collaboratively with our customers, our Tampa team designs, develops and manufactures tablets and encapsulated formulations for immediate and modified release applications. The site provides a full range of services from preformulation and formulation development through clinical and commercial scale production of specialized drug products, inclusive of analytical method development, and packaging and logistics services for clinical supplies.

Tampa serves as our US Center of Excellence for rapid first-in-human services utilizing Powder-in-Capsule and Powder-in-Bottle formulations based on our proprietary Xcelodose® Precision Powder Micro-Dosing Technology. Lonza has Xcelodose® capacity in place for non-cGMP development studies and cGMP clinical manufacturing. Large scale encapsulation (Harro Hoefliger Modu C) processing is also in place to ensure accelerated pathway to commercialization where required.

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