Germany-based Fresenius Kabi, part of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA, slapped down $4.3 billion to acquire Illinois-based Akorn Inc. and a larger toehold in the United States.

Advanced R&D, Manufacturing, and Packaging Facility to Serve as U.S. Headquarters; Initially Expected to Create Minimum of 150 Full-Time Jobs BROWARD COUNTY, Fla., March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today Apotex Inc., the largest Canadian owned pharmaceutical company, announced the details of a $184 million U.S. expansion plan, including the development of a new R&D center […]

Pfizer has its eyes set on a possible $100 million investment to expand a plant in Sanford, N.C. with a focus on gene therapy, according to the Triangle Business Journal. The investment would include the addition of 50 new jobs.

Following the failure of the late-stage anti-cholesterol drug bococizumab, Pfizer cancelled plans to spend nearly $500 million to expand its Ireland manufacturing site.

Drugmaking giant Merck is setting up a new West Coast headquarters in the Bay Area.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is expanding its Canadian manufacturing and export capacity.

May 2, 2016By Mark Terry, BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff   EMD Serono announced today that it was building a $12 million expansion of its research-and-development facility in Billerica, Mass. EMD Serono is the U.S. subsidiary of Darmstadt, Germany-based Merck KgaA (MRK). The expansion will add 30,000 square feet to the existing space at the Sagamore […]

While Seres has seen explosive headcount growth over the past year, the company is planning for more. Seres is expanding its physical footprint in Cambridge and hiring more staff.

March 25, 2016By Alex Keown, BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff   FOSTER CITY, Calif. – Although Gilead Sciences (GILD) is in the midst of a legal battle that could cost it about $3 billion, the Foster City-based company snapped up property in the San Francisco Bay area that could provide 800,000 square-feet of space in an […]

Former GA Communication Group changes name, teams up to expand operations