Thursday, 28 April 2011

Parramatta. Jobs go at drug company

Merck Sharpe & Dohme said it would discontinue packaging operations at its plant, at South Granville, from 2103 and import medicines, according to an Australian Financial Review report. Previously the company had planned to stop making tablets but it will now stop even lower-level packaging of imported medicines and drugs. The loss will be hundreds of jobs and more than $1 billion in annual exports, according to the paper.The US-based company commenced operations in Australia, at Rockdale, in 1952, and established its headquarters in South Granville, in 1958



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