Sharp Completes Part of $23-Million Investment in Clinical Services Facility

By Akia Thorpe -

January 10, 2018

Sharp Packaging Services, a part of UDG Healthcare plc, a company in contract packaging and clinical supply services, has completed the first phase in developing its new $23-million facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Sharp acquired the new Sharp Bethlehem facility for $14 million in 2017 and has now completed a $2.5-million relocation project, transferring the company’s clinical storage and distribution services from its Phoenixville, Pennsylvania site. In the second phase, Sharp expects to co-locate its fully integrated clinical services offering at the site when its packaging, manufacturing, and analytical services move to the facility in late-2018, following a $6.4-million refit.

Sharp says the Bethlehem development offers 1.5 million cubic feet of capacity on a 16-acre plot and will allow the company to increase pallet space for both cold and controlled-temperature storage by approximately 50%.

Source: Sharp Packaging Services