Patheon to Expand Greenville Operations

DPx Holdings B.V. and its business unit Patheon will expand its operations in Pitt County, North Carolina, according to an announcement by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker. The company plans to create 488 jobs in Greenville by the end of 2019 and invest $159 million to increase the site's capabilities as well as modernize the site and develop energy-efficiency programs at the facility. The investment will also make the Greenville site home of Patheon's North American Sterile facility as well as boost growth for its Pharmaceutical Development Services (PDS) offering, which will be built out at the site.

DPx Holdings' US headquarters is located in Durham, North Carolina, and the company also has a manufacturing facility in High Point, North Carolina. The company currently has more than 1,680 employees in North Carolina, including more than 1,000 at its Pitt County facility. Globally, the company has over 8,000 employees at more than 20 locations. The expansion will address Patheon's need for additional manufacturing and development capacity. DPx Holdings is the privately held parent company of the Patheon, DPx Fine Chemicals (formerly named DSM Fine Chemicals), and Banner Life Science businesses.

Source: North Carolina Governor’s Office

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