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Pfizer Canada Locations


Global Manufacturing - Montréal (Québec)

The Pfizer presence in Canada includes the Montreal manufacturing facility that employs more than 800 engaged employees in manufacturing, quality and compliance, technical services, shipping and various support functions. The goal of Pfizer Global Supply's Montreal facility is to efficiently launch and supply strategic specialty for Pfizer’s global Consumer Healthcare Division.

The current Pfizer manufacturing facility located in Montreal, Quebec was established in 1941, with major infrastructure improvements in 1987 and 2000. Following is the historical timeline of the Montreal plant:


Plant Established in St-Laurent by Ayerst McKenna & Harrison


Current manufacturing building commissioned 1995–1998

Focus Factories, Quick changeovers, Consolidation of Distributions Centres


CHC Small volumes mandate, PPU's, 1st FDA Approval


SAP Implementation & OE Transformation


Global Plant

About the Montreal facility:

  • Manufactures namebrand products including Advil, Centrum, Caltrate, Preparation H, Robax and Robitussin
  • A Global plant for small to medium batches that:
    • Produces 140 different formulations
    • Manages packaging of 500 different formats
    • Handles packages in 15 languages
    • Supplies to over 90 markets
  • A highly competitive plant with an engaged and dynamic workforce using Lean Manufacturing

The Pfizer Canada manufacturing plant obtained its first U.S. Food and Drug Administration accreditation in 2005, which allowed it to manufacture products for the U.S. market. The facility was also first within the industry to obtain both ISO 14001 Environmental Certification and OHSAS 18001 certification for Security/Safety. The Pfizer Canada manufacturing plant has earned industry recognition and awards such as the 2002 and 2004 Fresenius Quality Seal, Wal-Mart Canada Supplier of the year in 2004 and 2007, a Grande Mention at the Grand Prix québécois de la qualité in 2005, and a Mercuriade for its productivity improvement in 2013 and safety improvements in 2016.

Global Manufacturing - Brandon, Manitoba

Pfizer Canada's manufacturing facility in Brandon, Manitoba is responsible for the global production of the raw material intermediate for Premarin brands.