02 May 2018
Lonza Consumer Health and Nutrition Invests in Greenwood, SC (USA) Facility to Expand Specialty Ingredients Production

Basel (CH), 2 May 2018 – Lonza Consumer Health & Nutrition has today announced plans to expand its manufacturing operations at Greenwood, SC (USA), adding approximately 50,000 square feet of new manufacturing space. Due to open in mid-year 2019, the expansion will enhance production of the company's specialty ingredients, creating 30 new jobs in Greenwood County.

Sven Abend, COO of Lonza Specialty Ingredients, commented: “This investment further demonstrates our commitment to providing high-quality products and services to our customers worldwide. Bringing together expanded manufacturing capabilities for our science-backed ingredients, with the production of our innovative dosage forms in one facility, allows us to offer a broader range of integrated, end-to-end solutions for our customers – from function through to form.”

Part of an ongoing investment programme, the Greenwood site currently produces empty capsules and finished dosage forms for the global biopharma and consumer health and nutrition markets.