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SKAN excels in Advanced Manufacturing




Advanced Manufacturing



Coutry of origin


SKAN provides cleanroom technology and services for the bio-pharma industry

At the forefront of isolator technology, SKAN is a Swiss innovation pioneer that delivers unique solutions in Advanced Manufacturing to the global pharmaceutical industry.

Founded in 1968, the Swiss company SKAN has today, more than 1000 employees with over 30 nationalities from 5 continents. More than half of its employees work at the Allschwil headquarters in the Life Sciences Hub of the Basel region. The rest of the staff is distributed across the subsidiaries in Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Japan, and the USA.

In 2021, SKAN moved to its new headquarters next to the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area Main Campus to be able to further use the labour market advantage of the tri-border region.

With ambitious growth plans to expand its international footprint, SKAN is making significant investments in manpower and equipment in process engineering and automation.

The Basel Area really is the heartbeat of innovation. It’s a crossboarder region, very openminded in point of view of innovative aspects like Industry 4.0, robotics, automation and digitalization. All these aspects can be well covered here in this region because people are trained in the new technologies.

Fabienne SchmidChief Officer Human Resources, SKAN Group

SKAN is a global market and technological leader for isolators, cleanroom devices, and decontamination processes for the aseptic production of biopharmaceutical substances.

The company also offers customized services and certified training in its own academy focusing on isolator technology and microbiology, for international operators as well as for maintenance, calibration and qualification staff.

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