BioOutsource Opens New Facility in Glasgow
News Jul 27, 2015
BioOutsource Ltd. has announced the opening of a new facility which doubles BioOutsource’s capacity for future growth.
“Our opening of this new, state-of-the-art facility demonstrates our commitment to our growing list of global customers,” commented BioOutsource CEO, Gerry MacKay. “Demand for our services remains high and we are doubling our capacity to make sure we are ready to support the robust pipeline of biotech and biosimilar products currently in development.
It is estimated that in opening and running the new facility, BioOutsource will create approximately 50 new jobs for scientific and technical professionals in the next six months.
Mr. MacKay continued, “This is a great opportunity for Life Science professionals to join an exciting and rapidly growing company. With the recent acquisition by Sartorius Stedim Biotech we expect to become one of the largest employers in this sector in Scotland and further investment in new services is already planned”.
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