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Accord-UK Ltd Barnstaple

The evolution of generics

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The Barnstaple site employs over 650 people in the local area, making Acord-UK one of the largest employers in North Devon. It is one of the fastest growing generic pharmaceutical companies in the UK and Ireland.

Accord Healthcare is a global pharmaceutical company involved in the development, manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceutical products to over 70 markets around the world. It is one of the fastest growing generic pharmaceutical companies in the UK & Ireland.

Accord Healthcare employs more than 1,400 employees across Europe, with the majority being based in the UK.

This year alone (2018), Accord have won:

  • ‘Environmental Project of the Year Award’ from North Devon Manufacturing   Association.
  • ‘Fastest Growing Company Award’ from India meets Britain tracker awards
  • ‘Pharmacovigilance Thought Leader’ was awarded to Barnstaple based, Dr Jackie Roberts at IAE Awards.

Actavis change their name to 'Accord', pictures is the accord logo on the outside of the building<br /> Picture: Paula DaviesThe Barnstaple site continues to work alongside and support regional corporate charity partners, The North Devon Hospice and The Calvert Trust; supporting the company’s overall CSR initiatives.

Employees foster the company’s enduring reputation for quality and integrity, supporting the primary goal of helping to ensure patients receive the medicines they need, when they need, and with patient well-being at the centre of everything they do. To support this, they are looking to build an inclusive company that attracts and retains key talent by investing in training and development, tailored to an individual’s needs. They are offering opportunities for people who are looking for professional growth, to learn and develop their careers.