Regeneron Celebrates First Year in Limerick as Construction of Global Biopharmaceuticals Centre of Excellence Continues
LIMERICK, IRELAND April 27 2015 - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing biopharmaceutical companies in the United States, today announced it has hired its 150th employee for its Limerick facility, as it completes its first of a multi-year construction and development programme for the site.
The over $300 million investment in a biopharmaceutical production facility within an 11.88 hectare site at Raheen Business Park, Regeneron’s first facility outside the United States, is on track to commence operations in 2016. In addition to the 150 full-time staff in place already, the site is expected to see employment rise to over 300 people including scientists, engineers, technicians and administrative personnel. Already, 1,200 construction personnel have worked on-site over the course of the past year.
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