Almac Plans Investment for Staff Additions

Almac Group, a contract development and manufacturing organization, is investing more Â£54 million ($90 million) to create 348 jobs over the next five years.

Almac currently
employs more than 2,100 staff at its headquarters in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, with an additional 1,380 staff located in facilities throughout the rest of the UK, US, and Asia. The investment, supported by Invest Northern Ireland, a regional development agency and part of the UK’s Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, relates to two of the group's operating business units, Pharma Services and Clinical Services.

The company will be adding 141 new staff over the next five years to Almac Pharma Services, which provides contract development and manufacturing services, and 181 jobs over the next fives years to Almac Clinical Services, which provides clinical packaging, labeling, logistics, and clinical supply-chain management services. Almac Clinical Services is also investing in cold-chain storage and distribution facilities and enhanced information technology systems. The investment will also create a further 26 jobs in the Almac Group.

Source: Almac Group

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