WuXi Biologics To Open Clinical Manufacturing Facility In US
China based WuXi Biologics, a global company with leading open-access biologics technology platforms, announced that it has signed a 10-year lease for a clinical manufacturing facility (MFG18) in Cranbury, New Jersey.
The new clinical manufacturing facility will install total 6000 L bioreactors, Process Development (PD), Quality Control (QC) labs, along with supporting functions. The 66,000-square-foot facility is expected to become operational in late 2020 and will bring in up to 100 jobs to the region.
This news follows WuXi Biologics' recent purchase of land to build a new 107,000-square-foot clinical and commercial manufacturing facility in Worcester, Massachusetts, and the lease of a 33,000-square-foot site to establish a process development lab in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
"We are excited to announce our third site in the United States and proud to become a member of the New Jersey community. Cranbury is a growing hub for the biotech and biopharma industries, and we look forward to working with and serving our partners in the area to benefit patients worldwide," said Dr. Chris Chen, CEO of WuXi Biologics.