The Team

Who We Are


We are a contract manufacturing business focused on animal health vaccines. The scope of services includes process development through to full commercial manufacture of licenced vaccines in our EU GMP approved facility. Our current customers include the animal health divisions of several international pharmaceutical companies.

Presence / History

Our manufacturing operation was established in 1977 and was acquired in 2012 by Benchmark Vaccines Ltd (BVL) part of the Benchmark group of companies. We are located in Braintree in the United Kingdom less than 25km from London’s Stansted airport. A further BVL manufacturing facility is under development on the Edinburgh Science triangle Biocampus site, this is a 2500 square metre facility 20km from Edinburgh airport in the east of Scotland.


BVL has broad experience and expertise in the development, manufacture and quality control of veterinary vaccines to EU GMP across all species including fish. Our operations are performed according to trie℠ – 3E principles (ethics, environment and economics) to help create and maintain a sustainable and healthy business.