2020 - Famar

Benta expands globally by acquiring Famar factory in Lyon, France.

This factory, located in Saint-Genis-Laval region in Lyon, in the biggest industrial zone in France outside Paris (Ile de France).

Founded in 1982, by Rhône-Poulenc before being owned by Sanofi-Aventis until 2004 and is the only unit in France affiliated to the Greek group Famar, who owns twelve sites worldwide. The factory comprises nine buildings totaling 55 000 m2 over an area of 160 000 m2. The Famar factory in Lyon produces dozens of therapeutic drugs: cardiovascular, antidiabetic, neuroleptic… in accordance with subcontracts with global companies such as Merck, Sanofi, Abbott, Mylan, Astellas, Pfizer, and P&G, among others.