PCI Pharma Services (PCI), a biopharmaceutical outsourcing services provider, has officially opened its newly expanded Clinical Center of Excellence in Rockford, IL.
Construction began in November 2018 and was completed this month, delivering 30,000 sq ft of additional space with increased flexibility and scalability for primary and secondary packaging, labeling, and 2-8°C cold chain storage. Designed as an advancement for customers and ultimately patients in clinical trials, the expansion also includes a new customer reception area as well as increased office space to support PCI staff growth.
Rockford City Council Director of Community and Economic Development, Karl Franzen commented at the launch, “Established and growing companies such as PCI play a critical role in our economic development, including creating employment opportunities for local people. We can all be proud that PCI’s presence here reflects the significance of the manufacturing sector in the Midwest, and of the work it does in providing vital medicines for people around the world. I am delighted to be a part of this event and wish PCI every success in the future.”
PCI continues to invest in its global clinical supply chain in locations in the U.S., UK, Europe, and Australia to meet needs for therapeutic products for patients worldwide.Its Rockford site, designed to offer faster turnaround times and increased flexibility, is the largest of PCI’s eight locations across the U.S., EU and Asia Pacific regions, supporting clinical trials in more than 100 countries around the world.