Santen Pharmaceutical starts construction of new plant in China

Economy

Santen Pharmaceutical Co. has launched construction of a new plant in Suzhou in the eastern Chinese coastal province of Jiangsu to boost the production capacity of prescription eye-drops in anticipation of greater demand from the globally aging population. Santen conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for the plant at an industrial park in Suzhou on Thursday, with operations gradually beginning from 2025, according to the Osaka-based company. The plant, with a total floor area of 126,000 square meters, will be capable of producing about 840 million vials of prescription ophthalmic solutions a yea...

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