Quality guaranteed

Quality assurance is our overriding concern in the ongoing review of our processes and control procedures. Internal and external audits are performed on a regular basis. Quality guides our human resources management, with skills and values as o top priority.


Good manufacturing practice

This refers to the quality control of manufacturing for foods, pharmaceutical products and medical devices (Wikipedia). GMPs are guidelines that outline the aspects of production that would affect the quality of a product. Many countries have legislated that pharmaceutical and medicl device companies must follow GMP procedures, and have created their own guidelines that correspond with their legislation.

The GMP topics are implemented through Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

All necessary Quality area’s are covered :

  • General requirements
  • Personnel
  • Quality Systems (changes, complaints, training, audits, deviations, validation, …)
  • Facilities and Warehousing
  • Equipment
  • Production controls
  • Finished product testing
  • Documentation and tracability

In Belgium the certificate is provided by the FAGG (Federaal Agentschap voor Geneesmiddelen en Gezondheidsproducten). It is the Belgian Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products.

This agency also gave us the production license.


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New Technology for API solubility

In collaboration with the University of Ghent, Labo Smeets has realised a new process in pharmaceutical extrusion technology, which enables us to make granules. The main application is to make pharmaceutical granule compositions to drastically improve water solubility of active ingredients. This equipment is installed and available since January 2011.

CASE: Packaging excellence  

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CASE: Product innovation  

A customer identified a patented technology at one of the Belgian universities to make one of their products easier to administer. We were contacted at an early stage to help with developing the product. We jointly decided to set up a test manufacturing unit in order to produce small batches for the clinical trials. As the project outcome was uncertain, ...
CASE: Strategic procurement  

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CASE: International  

A potential customer outside the European Union contacted Laboratoria Smeets. He had obtained, sooner than expected, a registration for his powder product and was desperately seeking to be on the market as soon as possible. We immediately shared his sense of urgency. Just one day after the initial contact, we offered a full service proposal to buy the ...