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32949
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Research and development (R&D) spending is the driving force of the pharmaceutical industry. Within North Carolina, resources include major research universities, the Research Triangle Institute, and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center located in the Research Triangle Park. Funding has enabled the development of new products and technologies, and profound impacts to the economy.
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32954
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Ajinomoto U.S.A., Inc., located in Raleigh, began operations in 1982 as the only United States plant with the technical capabilities to produce a wide variety of pharmaceutical amino acids. The Japan-based company first developed monosodium glutamate (MSG), is a leader of research, and currently holds sixty-five percent of the world’s amino acids market. Before opening in Raleigh, all amino acids were imported from Japan.
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32953
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Glaxo Inc., one of North Carolina’s newest pharmaceutical companies, moved its headquarters from Great Britain to Research Triangle Park in August 1983. Glaxo is among the world’s top twenty pharmaceutical companies and produces more than 250 products. A state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is being constructed in Zebulon, and is designed to permit additional growth and expansion.
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32950
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The pharmaceutical industry was relatively unscathed by the recession, according to Joseph E. Hoffman, Jr., plant manager of Bristol-Myers Company’s manufacturing facility in Morrisville. Demand for his plant’s products, which include pain relievers and cold medicine, are dependent on factors other than the economy. The company relies on product diversification, quality control, and ample employment opportunities.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 42 Issue 11, Nov 1984, p24-25, il, por
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32952
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Squibb Corporation’s penicillin formulation plant in Kenly is a key part of the pharmaceutical company’s worldwide network of research laboratories, manufacturing plants and distribution centers. The Kenly plant produces antibiotics in capsule and tablet formulations. Several innovations at the plant were designed to enhance pharmaceutical manufacturing efficiency and productivity.
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36261
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East Carolina University’s Pharmaceutical Service Center, also called PSC@ECU, promised a positive economic and occupational impact on the local community and state. Among the project’s goals to ensure this positive impact: educating students and workers for the highly regulated pharmaceutical development and manufacturing environments; enabling workers to be immediately productive in complex jobs requiring multi-disciplinary skills.
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36274
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Medical advancements possible over the next decade included cryopreservation, controlling prosthetic limbs with the mind, and nanotechnology. Areas projected for improvement or further development over the next ten years included gene therapy, noninvasive technology, and cure of Dementia diseases. As for an area the author acknowledges is not clear, it involves medical ethics: when to cease providing procedures, especially where age is concerned.
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36284
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Community colleges, traditionally considered a second rate form of higher education, is increasingly making a first grade contribution to the state’s economy and work force. North Carolina’s fifty-eight community colleges are proving themselves an asset for fields such as biotechnology, welding, law enforcement, aviation, and manufacturing.
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38219
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Several factors were attributed to business booming between North Carolina’s Southeast, an economic development partnership, and international firms from nations such as Australia, China, and South Africa. Among the factors were its waterways, such as Wilmington’s seaport; advantageous infrastructure, such as highway connectivity; military members that are also viewed as lucrative potential employees; comparatively lower costs, such as corporate tax rate.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 38 Issue 4, April 2018 , p83-84, 86, 88, 90-93 Periodical Website
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40020
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Along with education, ECU is making a difference in fields such as medicine, life sciences, engineering, technology, and business. Graduates are a particular boon to rural communities, most vulnerable to the economic and occupational challenges the region has known the past few decades. Another industry noted as a potential booster to a region without textiles and tobacco as occupational powerhouses is ecotourism.