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28 Dec 2011

BI to Expand Manufacturing Plant in China

Boehringer Ingelheim is investing €70m in China to expand its Shanghai manufacturing facility.

Boehringer Ingelheim is investing €70m to expand its manufacturing plant in the Zhangjiang High-Tech Park in Shanghai into a strategically important supply center for China.


With the expansion until end of 2013, the number of employees will rise significantly from 240 today to 400, the production capacity will be doubled.


The project intends to build a modular and lean manufacturing facility on the current production site. It will be able to produce marketed products and new pipeline products. The objective to have world-class production through a lean manufacturing approach will be supported by the optimisation of material flow and by our highly qualified employees.


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