NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher is planning to upgrade and add more than 100 jobs to a facility in Marietta, Ohio, a company spokesperson said this week.

The firm made the decision to upgrade the facility after it was announced yesterday that it would receive a seven-year, 50 percent job-creation tax credit from the state of Ohio.

Thermo Fisher will be adding production capacity and general upgrades to the approximately 420,000-square-foot Marietta facility, which manufactures cold storage equipment for laboratories, the spokesperson said.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.

Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.

La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.

In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.