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Thermo Fisher to invest $50M to expand bioproduction capabilities

21 May 2019 | News

Expansion projects will increase single-use capacity to meet growing customer demand

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced that it is investing more than $50 million in its global bioproduction capabilities to provide additional capacity for manufacturing single-use bioprocess container (BPC) systems.

Thermo Fisher's single-use technologies are used for critical, sterile liquid-handling applications in the biopharmaceutical industry to help increase productivity and ensure quality in the production of biologic drugs.

In Cramlington, U.K., Thermo Fisher will expand assembly capacity and add BPC systems manufacturing. The proximity of these capabilities to customers in Europe will shorten lead times and improve overall global efficiency.

In the U.S., the company will expand cleanroom space for BPC chamber and related assembly production processes at its site in Logan, Utah, and further expand capacity at its site in Millersburg, Penn.

Construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

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