Abbott invest €85 million API facility expansion
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Abbott to invest €85 million for API facility expansion

2:21 AM, 16th February 2012
Abbott to invest €85 million for API facility expansion

ILLINOIS, US/SLIGO, IRELAND: Abbott plans to invest €85 million at its pharmaceutical manufacturing operation in Sligo. The investment will result in the creation of up to approximately 175 highly skilled jobs. The expansion of the facility will be completed in 2014. The expansion will provide additional space for manufacturing operations to support Abbott’s future pharmaceutical pipeline in the key therapeutic areas of virology, oncology and nephrology and provide additional capacity in Abbott’s global pharmaceutical manufacturing network. “The expansion at Sligo will enable us to produce innovative therapies that we expect will represent significant advances in the treatment of cancer, chronic kidney disease and viral infections,” said Dr Azita Saleki-Gerhardt, President, Global Pharmaceutical Operations, Abbott.

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