Merck completes €180 M investment to expand distribution centre in Germany

06 June 2024 | News

Employs more than 470 people, including engineers, manufacturing and distribution experts

Merck, a leading science and technology company, has opened its newly expanded Life Science distribution centre in Schnelldorf, Germany. The investment of €180 million added 25,000 square meters to the site, almost doubling its size. It now includes a new manual down filling operation and additional space for the distribution of a wide range of products to laboratories and research facilities all around the world. The site employs 470 engineers, manufacturing and distribution experts.

The expansion of the Schnelldorf facility is part of a multi-year investment programme of Merck’s Life Science business sector. It aims to increase the capacity and capabilities to support the growing global demand for critical drugs and to make significant contributions to public health.

Since 2020, Merck has announced industrial capacity and capabilities expansion projects in Life Science throughout Europe, China, and the United States, of more than €2 billion.

The Life Science Business of Merck is comprised of more than 50 production and testing sites and 64 distribution centres around the world and has more than 27,000 employees in 65 countries.


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