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Actavis Inc.

| 9/27/2013
Life Sciences

Actavis Inc., a leading specialty pharmaceutical company with sites in Davie (manufacturing), Sunrise (packaging and distribution) and Weston (R&D), is adding 16,700 square feet of pharmaceutical manufacturing space and 13,000 square feet of warehousing to its Davie facility. The $40.5 million capital investment and expansion will create 220 new jobs.

“Actavis is proud to support Florida and the Davie economy with skilled pharmaceutical industry jobs, and we are committed to expansion of employment opportunities in the region.”

— Paul Bisaro
President and CEO
Actavis Inc.

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