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Local and multinational firms of all sizes and types generate thousands of jobs and pump millions of dollars into the island’s annual GDP.

PRMA warns about possible ‘catastrophic’ effects of federal tax reform
November 14, 2017, No Comments

The draft bill of the U.S. tax reform being considered in Congress has the potential to “catastrophically impact” th ...

Amgen back online in Juncos, María deals $67M blow
October 25, 2017, 2 Comments

Pharmaceutical company Amgen, which has a multi-building complex in Juncos, released third quarter results Wednesday, wh ...

Amgen: No interruption to patient supply anticipated
September 26, 2017, No Comments

Pharmaceutical company Amgen confirmed Hurricane María did not significantly impact its critical manufacturing operatio ...

Boston Scientific pumps $10.5M into Dorado plant
August 31, 2017, No Comments

High-tech medical devices manufacturer Boston Scientific is investing $10.5 million and creating 100 new jobs at its Dor ...

Girard Manufacturing files for Ch. 11, cites $3.8M in debt
August 31, 2017, No Comments

Girard Manufacturing, a wood office furniture store based in Canóvanas, has filed for Chapter 11 protection at the U.S. ...

Neolpharma Group to invest $35M in Caguas expansion
August 29, 2017, No Comments

Mexican pharmaceutical Neolpharma Group, which began operating in Puerto Rico in 2013, will invest $35 million to expand ...

Gov’t looks to boost PR manufacturing index
July 10, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico Economic Development and Commerce Secretary, Manuel A. Laboy-Rivera said the agency is “focused on continu ...

Jaresko urges manufacturers to ‘be part of the solution’
June 2, 2017, No Comments

Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico Executive Director Natalie A. Jaresko urged local manufacturers ...

Medtronic unveils 17-acre solar panel project in Juncos
May 31, 2017, No Comments

Medtronic Puerto Rico, a medical technology, services, and solutions company, unveiled Tuesday a 17-acre area comprising ...

Challenger Brass & Copper takes high quality award
May 8, 2017, No Comments

After marking 30 years in Puerto Rico Toa Baja-based Challenger Brass & Copper (CBC) recently obtained the ISO 9001: 200 ...