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Through the program, the company will introduce seven new manufacturing sites that will be completed and operational by the end of 2020.
Saint-Gobain Life Sciences announced the launch of its EUR 70-million (US$77-million) global expansion program on Nov. 21, 2019. Through the program, the company will introduce seven new manufacturing sites that will be completed and operational by the end of 2020.
According to a company press release, the program was kicked off with the construction of the company’s Bangalore, India, site in September of 2019, and, recently, the company ended construction on its Largo, FL, facility for the production of its C-Flex tubing, molded connections, and assemblies. The additional facilities will be located in Beaverton, MI; Charny, France; Dublin, Ireland; Hangzhou, China; and Songdo, South Korea.
“This is an exciting time in our business,” said Jean Angus, CEO, Saint-Gobain Life Sciences, in the press release. “This is the execution of a multi-year plan to expand our global manufacturing footprint, which will enhance our ability to service our Life Sciences customers globally with redundant manufacturing facilities. We are increasing the regional availability of our products and our ability to meet customers’ growing demands.”
Source: Saint-Gobain Life Sciences