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.”

“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.”


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