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Thermo Fisher Scientific finishes $76M expansion on Grand Island

The $76 million expansion of Thermo Fisher Scientific's dry powder media facility is expected to add 100 jobs.

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. — A life sciences manufacturer on Grand Island has completed an expansion, adding more than 44,000 square feet to its bioproduction campus on Staley Road.

The $76 million expansion of Thermo Fisher Scientific's dry powder media facility is expected to add 100 jobs in research and development, operations, manufacturing, human resources, engineering and maintenance. Dry powder media is a cell culture raw material used to manufacture biologics, including vaccines, anti-cancer therapeutics and more.

The company, which is based in Waltham, Massachusetts, has been in Western New York for 60 years. It employs 1,600 people at the Grand Island facility, which is the largest biotech media facility in the company’s network.

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