US: Pharmaceutical glass packaging initiative announced
The CEOs of Corning, Merck, and Pfizer pharmaceutical companies were welcomed to the White House to announce a new pharmaceutical glass packaging initiative. Corning, Merck, and Pfizer have joined forces to return the pharmaceutical glass manufacturing to the United States through modernization and innovation.
This partnership will drive significant United States manufacturing and job creation, investing $4 billion and creating more than 4,000 new high-tech jobs for Americans in the coming years. Corning has developed the pharmaceutical glass packaging technology for storage and delivery of injectable drugs called “Valor Glass” (The White House blog, 20 July 2017).
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