Romark Laboratories to open plant in Puerto Rico
(AP)—Puerto Rico's governor says Florida-based pharmaceutical company Romark Laboratories L.C. is building a $110 million plant in the U.S. territory.
Alejandro Garcia Padilla says construction will begin in January and that nearly 200 jobs will be created in three years.
The announcement comes a day after animal health company Merial announced it would buy a Merck manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico that was being closed and retain its 200 employees. The plant is expected to manufacture and package Heartgard and Heartgard Plus products.
Merial is a Sanofi subsidiary with headquarters based in Lyon, France.
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