WALTHAM, Mass., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced that it is investing $150 million in its Pharma Services business to provide additional capacity for sterile liquid and lyophilized product development and commercial manufacturing.
Included in the site expansion projects are Monza and Ferentino, Italy, and Greenville, North Carolina. In response to customer requests, each of the sites will be equipped with aseptic filling lines and isolator technology. Construction is expected to be completed within the next 24 months.
"These investments will help expand our global sterile manufacturing network and meet the increasing demand from customers that rely on our biologics development and manufacturing expertise," said Michel Lagarde, president of pharma services for Thermo Fisher Scientific. "We continue to invest to expand our capabilities and help our customers deliver the highest quality medicines to the patients who need them."
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $24 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.
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