Production of dextran and dextran derivatives​

Manufacturing facilities

The Headquarter of PKC A/S is located in an industrial area in Køge, 30 km south of Copenhagen. The Headquarter is located at the manufacturing site for Dextran Derivatives. This site has been used for the production of dextran derivatives since 1981. Most of the equipment is dedicated for cGMP production.


​The manufacturing plant for Dextran is located 15 km south of Køge, in Hårlev. PKC acquired this site in 2010·​and started the installation of equipment for dextran production. The building was originally built for medical device production, thus being a modern state-of-the art building, born with with all the necessary facilities for high-end productions.


PKC's production team consists of skilled personnel focused on consistently deliverance of high quality products within specifications. In addition, we focus on continuously improving the equipment and our operational processes. We also develop new customer specific products, based on dextran and other carbohydrate polymers. Our main unit operations are shown below

Chemical synthesis and mixing

  • Glass lined and stainless steel reactors
  • 135 – 10.000 liter
  • Heating and cooling (-25 ºC to 130 ºC)

Purification and separation

  • Precipitation
  • Pressure/vacuum filtration
  • Ultrafiltration
  • Centrifugation
  • Chromatography
  • Distillation



  • Vacuum drying
  • Spray drying
  • Crushing
  • Grinding
  • Sieving
  • Clean room – ISO classes 5, 7 and 8
  • Packaging​



CVR: 14893695


Københavnsvej 140

4600 Køge

Hårlev site

Hårlev Mark 2
4652 Hårlev