Pillar5 Pharma History

Historical photo of group of Arnprior local citizens posed before wing of airplane

Our Arnprior facility was built by Pfizer in 1956 after a group of local entrepreneurs chartered a plane and flew to New York to convince Pfizer that Arnprior was the perfect location to build an international manufacturing site.

Photo of the main entrance of Pillar5 PharmaPillar5 Pharma Inc. was founded 53 years later, in 2009, by a group of local investors who purchased the award-winning facility. Pillar5 has since grown by 50% and has doubled its sterile capabilities. Over the next five years, a 100% growth in sales is anticipated. A local success story, they are rapidly cementing their position within the industry.