Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Greenville, North Carolina, manufacturing campus is expanding by leaps and bounds. That’s saying a lot, given that this 2021 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award winner already is expansive. The site has some 1.5 million square feet under roof across multiple buildings, on 640 acres, with nearly 487,000 square feet devoted to manufacturing operations. Greenville was among Thermo Fisher’s largest manufacturing sites even before December 2020, when the company announced a $500 million investment at the campus to expand drug product development and commercial manufacturing. That expansion includes the addition of a 130,000-square-foot facility, with construction well underway, and the potential to add some 500 jobs to Thermo Fisher’s Greenville workforce.
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