The alcoholic liquid by-products generated at the production plant of Fermion, an Orion subsidiary, can now be used in saving the environment, thanks to innovative new technology. The by-product, which was previously destroyed as waste, is now used for cutting the nitrogen content of wastewater in significant amounts.
What kind of journey does a medicine travel from the raw material to the consumer? Click to learn more about the journey of a medicine from product development to consumer use.
Pharmaceutical packaging forms a barrier that protects the medicine against damage. Packaging is also an important factor in the ease of use or administration and logistics – a much more important consideration than we think. Orion’s pharmaceutical packaging undergoes the strictest of testing processes.
Drug residues that end up in water systems can damage the delicate ecosystem of seas and lakes. We can all help to improve the state of the Baltic Sea by taking old and unused medicines to the medicine collection points at pharmacies.
Medicines are an important part of our lives and wellbeing, and we struggle to imagine a world without them. Unfortunately, however, human activities tend to leave imprints in the natural environment, and medicines are no exception: they leave residues. A major portion of the residues ends up in the natural environment through waterways.
This is Orion’s third year as a main sponsor of the John Nurminen Foundation. The Foundation’s new Baltic Sea campaigns will help minimise fertiliser emissions at ports and collect our fondest memories of the Baltic Sea.
Orion implements responsible medication and states in its value proposition that it wants to be a medicine cabinet for Finns. Based on this, Orion is the sole manufacturer or distributor of many pharmaceuticals in Finland.
The numerous suppliers of goods and services, and subcontractors from whom we procure products and services are elementary contributors to our operations and performance, affecting our overall quality. Read here how we ensure that our sources of supply fulfill our requirements.