How is Pfizer and Right to Work Helping the Economy?


Pfizer is making some serious advancements in the pharmaceutical field. As a result, they are expanding in Right to Work Portage, Michigan. In addition, this will also create 450 new jobs for Kalamazoo County. So this will not only help fight Covid-19, but will also provide new economic opportunities for the area.

From Area Development Magazine:

“This investment solidifies Pfizer’s focus and our purpose, which are breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. […] To think about the building that will go up quickly behind us and the breakthroughs that will come from that investment, it’s just stunning to think what’s possible.†[…]

“Pfizer’s investment in Michigan for this cutting-edge production facilities highlights Michigan’s leadership in life sciences and medical device manufacturing as well as the state’s commitment to growing high-wage tech jobs to strengthen economic opportunity for Michiganders. […] This project will continue to anchor Pfizer in the Kalamazoo area for years to come and further establish the life science sector in Southwest Michigan.â€

“This groundbreaking builds on other recent life science successes, including the announcement of Perrigo, a leading global provider of self-care products, establishing its North American Corporate Headquarters in Grand Rapids and Stryker, a top 10 medical device company in the U.S. headquartered in the region as well. With its robust R&D talent base, logistical advantages, low cost of living, and overall quality of life, Michigan is one of the preeminent locations for high-tech companies to grow or relocate their business.â€AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE

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