Manufacturing of human medicines, experimental and vet.

Inaugurated in 1994, SOFARIMEX is the leading manufacturing company of pharmaceutical products in Portugal, with 100% of the share capital belonging to the pharmaceutical Portuguese Azevedos Group. With a portfolio up to 650 products, exporting 75% of its manufactured products throughout the five continents.

Sofarimex Integrated Management System commits with the most demanding standards. Our Plant is currently GMP certified, as well as, NP EN ISO 9001:2008, NP EN ISO 14001:2004, NP 4397:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007, covering Quality, Environment, Health and Safety at work.
Beyond these approvals, Sofarimex has also been certified by PIC’s, ANVISA; RUSSIA; GCC, Uzbekistan, Jordan, Iran, Libya, Iraq and Uganda.

With a large manufacturing flexibility, Sofarimex focuses his resources on production of small and medium pharmaceutical sized series at the European level. With a currently installed capacity of roughly 90 million units at two shifts, the organization of Sofarimex allows extending the operating period to three shifts to meet the market’s needs.

This unit manufactures several pharmaceutical forms, extending from solids (powders, pellets, tablets, coated tablets, sugar coated tablets and capsules), liquids (syrups, suspensions and solutions) semi-solids (ointments, gels and creams), to sterile products (freeze-dried and eye drops).


A liable partner in outsourcing, Sofarimex offers a full range of services, such as:

Contract manufacturing and packaging of pharmaceutical products
Procurement and materials management
Packaging development
Formulation and process development
Stability studies
Analytical methods development and validation
Regulatory and documentation support