USA: German Syringes Made in America Vetter Expands in the US

Editor: Alexander Stark

Vetter announced initial plans for the proposed purchase and development of a production site in the American town of Des Plaines.

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First view of Vetter’s initial long-term plans in the city of Des Plaines.
First view of Vetter’s initial long-term plans in the city of Des Plaines.
(Picture: Vetter Pharma International GmbH)

Ravensburg/Germany – The concept of the German service provider of syringe systems intends to offer its global customer base a US manufacturing opportunity for their market supply needs of commercialized drugs.

Vetter provides manufacturing, from early clinical development through commercial filling and packaging of injectable drugs. For this project, the company plans investments of approximately $ 320 million on construction and site improvements over more than 10 years. If approved, the facility would be the second US manufacturing site of the company. The existing plant consists of a small-scale manufacturing facility located in the nearby Village of Skokie.

The company expects, that the investment would create approximately 400-500 new jobs by the final expansion stage.

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