Amgen Shuts Ireland Plant, Postpones Expansion; Mum on Report of Seattle Delay
 
Amgen announced last week it would postpone indefinitely its design and construction of an €800 million ($1.13 billion) bulk manufacturing plant in East Cork, Ireland, and cease all planning activity there by year’s end — but the biotech giant balked at confirming a published report that it had also delayed indefinitely a planned expansion of its Seattle campus.
 

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