Almac Group Leads Economic Growth in Pennsylvania and the U.S.
September 13, 2017
Featured in NBC10 News Segment entitled Growing Greater Philadelphia
Souderton, PA, US, 13 Sep 2017 – Almac Group, the global contract development and manufacturing organisation, receives the spotlight for its long-term commitment to expanding its footprint in the greater Philadelphia region. This has been achieved through continued reinvestment allowing the company to flourish to more than 5,000 personnel internationally and operating five locations in the U.S., including its North American headquarters in Souderton, PA, housing over 1,450 staff from the company’s Clinical Services, Clinical Technologies and Sciences business units.
The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s Select Greater Philadelphia Council, in coordination with NBC10/Telemundo62, created the Growing Greater Philadelphia television program to highlight unique job creators and business success stories in the region. The program shines a spotlight on innovative ways companies, like the Almac Group, are driving economic impact and advancing diverse products and services in the marketplace.
The segment aired on Tuesday, September 12th at 7:00 pm EST on NBC10 during the evening news hour.
The Philadelphia Metro Area recently jumped to Top-5 on JLL’s Life Sciences Outlook | 2017 report, citing the region as a “breakout cluster making strides in life sciences through new development and a growing scientific community.”
Valarie Higgins, President & Managing Director of Almac Clinical Technologies, commented: “Almac Group is much more than a pharmaceutical services company, we are a diverse and skilled family committed to a shared vision. By working in unique facets of the pharmaceutical lifecycle, our employees contribute to improving the client experience every day. We are fortunate to attract and cultivate an incredibly talented workforce and enjoy some of the highest employee retention and satisfaction rates in the industry. By continually investing to improve our best in class services, we ensure that we can always provide the high quality premium solutions that our clients, across Pennsylvania, the U.S., and throughout the globe, count on us for.”
To find out more and to watch the segment below:
‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’
The Almac Group is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation that provides an extensive range of integrated services to the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors globally. The services range from R&D, biomarker discovery development and commercialisation, API manufacture, formulation development, clinical trial supply, IXRS® technology (IVRS/IWRS) through to commercial-scale manufacture.
The international company is a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over almost 50 years and now employs in excess of 5600 highly skilled personnel. Almac is headquartered in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with operations in the UK, Ireland, across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Tokyo).