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Big Pharma's Manufacturing Blueprint for the Future
The pharmaceutical majors continue rationalizing manufacturing capacity in established markets as they forge their manufacturing networks in biologics and emerging markets.


Pharmaceutical Technology
Volume 35, Issue 8, pp. 40-47

Bristol-Myers Squibb. Bristol-Myers Squibb has substantially completed its new, $750-million multiproduct bulk biologics manufacturing facility in Devens, Massachusetts. The company plans to submit the site for regulatory approval in late 2011 or 2012, according to the company's 2010 SEC annual filling. The investment in the new biologics facility represents the largest capital project in the company's history. BMS also reported on meeting its goal of realizing its $2.5-billion productivity transformation initiative, first announced in December 2007, which included reductions to its manufacturing operations.


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