September 17, 2021
Thermo Fisher is making an additional $154 million expansion of its Greenville facility, Gov. Roy Cooper’s office announced Tuesday.
This is in addition to a $500 million expansion that was announced in December.
The new investment is expected to create an additional 290 new jobs, according to a news release from the governor’s office.
The expansion will increase the manufacturing capacity for sterile liquid and lyophilized filling, pre-filled syringes and solid dose continuous manufacturing.
“Thermo Fisher's exciting announcement underscores North Carolina’s global reputation as a prime location for life sciences companies to operate,” Cooper said. “With our skilled workforce, strong industry collaboration and an innovative business climate, this decision proves, yet again, that North Carolina’s biotechnology sector is thriving statewide.
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