Almac Group Reports Further Growth During Period of Significant Global Expansion

2017-18 figures record turnover increased by £17 million with 8% growth in global workforce

Craigavon, N.I., 03 Jun 2019 – Almac Group, the global contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organisation, has reported a £17 million rise in turnover from £531 million to £548 million for 2017-18.  Pre-tax profits were recorded at £27 million whilst average employee figures increased by 8% from 4,407 to 4,798 for the same period. The figures were recorded in Almac’s annual report with its results for the year ending 30 September 2018.
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BIO 2019 News and Events in Philadelphia

June 3 Comcast Event – if you plan to attend the Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences & Innovation Showcase event set for June 3 from 3:30 to 6:30 at the Comcast Technology Center and have not yet RSVP’d, please reply as soon as possible to Anjie Horn at  Please note that this is an invitation-only gathering and guests must RSVP to access the event.

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Spark CEO Marrazzo: Philadelphia will shine at BIO 2019
By Jeff Marrazzo – Guest Columnist
Philadelphia Business Journal

Our region is a hotbed for gene and cell therapy innovation. How do we mazimize this moment?

Thousands of biotech leaders, researchers and entrepreneurs are in Philadelphia this week at the BIO International Convention. While there will be a myriad of discussions about the latest industry developments and breakthroughs, one of the more compelling stories will be the rise of Philadelphia as the hotbed for gene and cell therapy innovation and the potential for the city to capitalize on this moment to sustain its position as the leader in genetic medicine — the future of healthcare.

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Gola Corporate Real Estate takes big step into Philadelphia
Philadelphia Business Journal

Gola Corporate Real Estate has decided to open a Center City office after four decades with its base in the suburbs.

The company has taken a small space in MakeOffices in Commerce Square at 2001 Market St. It will continue to have an office on the Boulevard of the Generals in Norristown, where it has long maintained its headquarters.

Over the years, the company has entertained the idea of opening a Philadelphia office, but never made the commitment to do so until now, said Mark Gola. “We dabbled with the thought in the past because we would do a handful to 10 deals downtown each year, but we were always waiting for the right person,” he said.

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