Israeli drug maker Teva opens new EUR 11.3mn plant in Hungary.

By bne IntelliNews April 26, 2010
Israeli pharmaceutical company Teva launched commercial operations of its new plant in the Hungarian city of Debrecen , director of the company's local unit, Lajos Hegedus, announced. It already had an established base at the city and the new facility would expand its tablets production capacity in the country by 20% to 12bn tablets annually. Hegedus added that Teva planned further investments in its Hungarian base, targeting to build total production capacity of 20bn tablets per year. The new plant would open up 50-60 new job positions and also provide opportunities for R&D activities. Total investment costs for its construction are estimated at HUF 3bn (EUR 11.3mn) with 15.3% of the project costs coming from the EU funds and cofinancing from the national budget.

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