About APL

We are one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of extemporaneous medicines and a leading contract manufacturer within the life science sector.

Our operations

Our task is to develop and manufacture individually adapted medicines for patients with additional needs, such as children who need specific concentrations or flavors, and patients with various difficulties. Our operations are carried out in close collaboration with specialists, county councils and public agencies to ensure patients have access to the right treatments.

APL also offers contract development and manufacturing services to biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. We have resources to develop, manufacture and analyze specialist medicines and other niche products.

Our story

The Swedish pharmacy sector was nationalized in the early 1970s, and Apoteksbolaget AB was formed. The company included Apotek Produktion & Laboratorium AB (APL), tasked with providing prescribers with extemporaneous medicines or specially manufactured formulations for individually adapted treatments for their patients. With the deregulation of the pharmacy market in 2009, pharmacies were no longer allowed to produce medicines, and therefore APL was disconnected from Apoteket AB in June 2010.

Tillverkning Malmö

Vision, mission and goals

Our vision

We make a difference for patients with additional needs

Our mission

We develop and manufacture extemporaneous and orphan drugs as part of a public policy assignment and on behalf of other pharmaceutical companies, to bring the greatest possible benefit to patients.

Our goals

  • We aim to be a sustainable and efficient partner.
  • We aim to be an attractive employer.
  • We aim to be a competitive and profitable supplier.

When a life is at stake, every minute counts

View an intensive and carefully controlled process in sterile manufacturing at APL.

Sustainable development

We constantly analyze our activities, products and services to identify improvements relating to quality, the natural environment and society.

Work with us

We welcome skilled and solution-oriented employees, offering exceptional development opportunities in an exciting industry.


APL in figures

780 mkr

Net turnover

2 000

Extemporaneous medicines


Number of employees

Our facilities

Our production facilities are located in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Umeå.


We have certifications relating to producing medical devices, work environment and sustainability.


Extemporeläkemedel och lagerberedningar

Beställ online via EbEx


Telefon: 010-447 97 00
e-post: kundservice@apl.se


Ordinarie öppettider:
Helgfria vardagar 08:00-17:00.


Öppettider sommar:
Helgfria vardagar 08:00-16:00.

Gäller 24 juni-16 augusti 2024.



Reservrutinen används endast för akuta medicinskt viktiga beställningar av extemporeläkemedel under tiden EbEx ordersystem inte kan nås. För att kunna använda dig av rutinen så krävs det att du redan är befintlig kund hos APL och har ett kundnummer.

Beställningar görs på för ändamålet avsedd blankett och får inte innehålla några patientuppgifter.

Beställningen skickas via e-post till kundservice@apl.se.



Visiting adress:

Prismavägen 2, Kungens Kurva

+46 10 447 96 00

Other contact information

About APL

Apotek Produktion & Laboratorier (APL) is one of Europe’s leading companies manufacturing extemporaneous drugs and stock preparations. We have a public policy assignment from the Swedish government, but also work together with other pharmaceutical companies to create the greatest possible patient benefit. The assignment also comprises preparedness to maintain operations in times of crisis and ultimately war.

Our vision is that we will make a difference for patients with additional needs. We are also an established contract manufacturer within life science in Scandinavia, where we deliver services within development and analysis. With more than 500 employees and five manufacturing units in Malmö, Gothenburg, Stockholm and Umeå, we develop drugs that improve and save lives.

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