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Firm builds American headquarters
Almac Pharma Services
Almac is building a new HQ in America
County Armagh-based pharmaceutical company Almac is to build a new 50m headquarters in the United States.

The firm currently employs about 500 people on two sites in Pennsylvania, and will create an extra 260 jobs at the new facility.

Almac carries out clinical trials and pharmaceutical research for drug companies worldwide.

Company president Stephen Barr said the time was right for a major expansion in the US market.



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