Agilent Expands Presence in Colorado

September 9, 2016
Kate Mosford
The Column

Volume 12, Issue 16

Page Number: 6

Agilent Technologies has acquired 20 acres of land in Weld County, Colorado, USA, on which to build a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, California, USA) has acquired 20 acres of land in Weld County, Colorado, USA, on which to build a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

The expansion will enable the company to more than double its commercial manufacturing capacity for nucleic acid active pharmaceutical ingredients.

“The products manufactured at this site will be used by our customers to improve the lives of patients suffering from a variety of diseases,” said Skip Thune, general manager of the company’s Nucleic Acids Solutions Division. “At Agilent, we are committed to meeting the ever‑increasing needs of our customers for oligonucleotides.”

Thune also noted that the expansion would result in about 150 to 200 new jobs.

“Colorado is thrilled to welcome Agilent Technologies to the state,” said Governor John Hickenlooper. “This expansion will enhance Colorado’s skilled workforce and dedication to research and development firms. We look forward to supporting Agilent’s innovative work in our state.”

For more information please visit: www.agilent.com