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MonSEFF | Medicine production Mongolia | Nakhia Replacement of pharmaceutical production line

Replacement of pharmaceutical production line

MonSEFF case study (Mongolia)



  • A Mongolian company operating in the pharmaceutical sector. The company owns and manage pharmaceutical factory, pharmacies and wholesale medicine supplying centres, and is able to produce over 70 types of medicines. 



  • The company decided to replace an inefficient filling and sealing line for pharmaceutical products with a new, more efficient one. Overall, the new technologies are 54% more energy efficient compared to baseline scenario, particularly due to higher efficiency of the equipment, significant optimisation of production layout and improved control of operations.



  • Loan:  $ 226,333



  • The MonSEFF team visited the company and, based on the gathered data, calculated the energy and cost savings related to the investment.





  • Payback period: 8 years
  • Internal rate of return (IRR): 11%
  • Energy saving: 1,190 MWh/year
  • Costs Saving: 37,300 USD/year
  • Carbon emission reductions: 394 tonnes per year
  • Other benefits: Reduced maintenance costs; lower failure and reduced unexpected interruptions;  Increased product quality; simpler and more precise control of the operations

   MonSEFF success story