SOTAX AG



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Company Profile


SOTAX, founded in 1973, began as an engineering company to service the pharmaceutical and other industries.

Today SOTAX is a leader in the development and manufacturing of test instruments and software for tablet testing and is a leading solution provider for the pharmaceutical industry. SOTAX is owned privately by the Benz family.

Our management focuses on very high quality standards in all operation levels and is continuously improving the quality of its systems to meet GMP, GAMP and ISO 9000-3 standards. In 1996 SOTAX received the ISO 9001 Certification, extended in 1999 to the TickIT Quality system for software development, thereby becoming the world’s first supplier of dissolution testing systems to receive this seal of quality. SOTAX instruments meet all USP, EP, FDA, FIP guidelines and most SOTAX products are in compliance with 21 CFR Part 11.

SOTAX has established an excellent international reputation as a specialist in the development and production of sophisticated test equipment and automated systems. We work with major pharmaceutical companies to develop customized hardware / software solutions for their products.

Worldwide, SOTAX has a staff of skilled and motivated employees. Its headquarter is in Allschwil, near Basel, the center of the pharmaceutical industry in Switzerland: manufacturing, engineering, research and development, as well as administration, sales and marketing departments are all located there together with a demo and application laboratory as well as an auditorium for conferences and seminars.

SOTAX has sales and service organizations in Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Switzerland, China, India and USA and is represented in other markets through local distributors. The US organization is located in Westborough, Massachusetts, with administration, demo and application laboratory, maintenance center and warehouse. SOTAX Corporation has a network of sales and service specialists throughout Canada and the USA.

SOTAX also offers its know-how as a service to the pharmaceutical industry, including installations, maintenance and repair services as well as a comprehensive and careful validation service in compliance with FDA regulations.

The loyalty displayed by our regular customers in more than 40 countries throughout the world encourages us to continue to deliver the highest quality.