Sigma-Aldrich open new Asian facility

March 30, 2012

LCGC Asia Pacific eNews

LCGC Asia Pacific eNews-03-30-2012, Volume 0, Issue 0

Sigma-Aldrich (St. Louis, Missouri, USA) has announced that they have opened a new facility in Wuxi, China that will provide localized packaging, analytical services and quality control to support the company?s research and customers in the region.

Sigma-Aldrich (St. Louis, Missouri, USA) has announced that they have opened a new facility in Wuxi, China that will provide localized packaging, analytical services and quality control to support the company’s research and customers in the region. The facility is situated on 20 acres of land and features a new analytical application laboratory and packaging building and a quality control centre.

Rakesh Sachdev, president and CEO of Sigma-Aldrich, commented, “Over the last decade China has invested heavily in industrial growth, and now we are viewing a similar expansion in China’s healthcare, pharmaceuticals and life-science markets. China represents a significant opportunity for Sigma-Aldrich and the establishment of our presence in Wuxi demonstrates our long-term commitment toward this rapidly growing market.”

Eric Green, Sigma-Aldrich international vice president and managing director, added, “Our investment in the Wuxi New District is a logical evolution that underlines our commitment to our customers and reinforces China as a strategic regional supply chain hub for Asia-Pacific.”

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