Advanced Performance Supplements (APS) impressive 106,000 square foot facility is widely regarded as one of the most scientifically-advanced in the natural products industry. In addition to a thermostatically-controlled, precision-inspired operations division, and temperature sensitive production areas, APS’s corporate facility also contains several in-house laboratories. Not only does this expedite the testing of raw materials, samples, and finished products, it allows for a level of quality control that is virtually unmatched within the Natural Products Industry.
In June of 2011, APS completed an expansion project which added a total of 45,000 square feet of new manufacturing and laboratory space to accommodate APS’s current and future growth. According to Thomas Powell, APS’s Engineering Manager, “This expansion is ultimately going to enable a whole new level of technological advancement within the APS organization.” He added, “The entire facility is fully cGMP compliant, and many measures have been implemented to accommodate both current and future growth.”
The “state-of-the-art” expansion project added 45,000 square feet and houses a number of new facilities and production equipment. The new facilities include four new state of the art labs, including physical, micro, cosmetic, and food testing facilities. The addition of Real Time Lab Capability, along with a dedicated Prep lab allows APS scientists the opportunity for increased environmental isolation during product development and testing. Testing is the key to providing exceptional and innovative products to our consumers.
The testing of raw materials, in-process formulas and finished products is an ongoing responsibility at Advanced Performance Supplements (APS). Experienced, educated, and highly trained technicians rely on the latest technology to perform a variety of tests throughout the entire manufacturing process. These include Identity, Potency, Microbial, and Contamination.
And while each type of test is important in manufacturing quality products, Microbial testing is critical in ensuring that APS products are safe and free of biological contamination. A technologically-advanced, in-house microbiology lab allows APS scientists to provide unparalleled quality microbiological control in a timely manner, using rapid method analysis.
APS has made substantial investments in the development and staffing of our various in-house laboratories. Also, APS is one of the very few vitamin suppliers capable of testing for microbes and identification in-house, allowing for greater control standards. APS’s investment ensures that the company will be able to meet ever increasing demands for accurate product analysis of herbal and nutritional raw materials, as well as finished consumer products.
APS has impressive capabilities to keep up with demand. On an annual basis, APS can manufacture 22 billion tablets and 6 billion capsules. APS can also package 500 million bottles, 250 million blister packs, and 100 million pacquettes. Our quality control is rigorous. Incoming raw materials are subject to as many as 20 tests for purity and potency. Satisfaction is guaranteed by our “In Process Quality Control,” which ensures compliance with product specification throughout each stage of manufacturing. This means when buying APS products you can feel more confident that you are buying only the highest quality products available.