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Greenville Company's $500M Expansion Will Create 500 Jobs

Thermo Fisher Scientific

A global life science services company announced an expansion that will add 500 new jobs in Greenville over the next two years.   Thermo Fisher Scientific plans to invest approximately $500 million dollars to expand its sterile drug product development and commercial manufacturing of medicines, therapies and vaccines.  According to a news release from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, the company will build a new, 130,000 square-foot facility with two live-virus filling lines which will be operational in 2022.  The company already employs about 1,500 people at its Greenville campus.

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