September 9, 2021 – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (Waltham, MA) announced plans to establish a manufacturing facility in Nashville, Tennessee, dedicated to the production of single-use technologies (SUT) products.
Key facts about the new facility:
- It will be one of the world’s largest SUT manufacturing sites
- It will more than double the company’s SUT manufacturing capacity in support of its biopharma customers
- The first phase of construction will be operational by Q2 2022
The Nashville site is part of Thermo Fisher’s more than $650 million capital investment to expand its bioprocessing production capabilities across 11 manufacturing sites in North America, Europe and Asia, the company says. Additional capacity will be added in 2021 with the completion of expansion projects in Logan, Utah, Suzhou, China, and a new SUT manufacturing site in Singapore.