By Li Tong
on 15 September afternoon, deputy secretary of CPC Nantong Committee and mayor of Nantong Wu Xinming met president of Merck China Allan Gabor and his party, carried out in depth communication about further cooperation.
Wu Xinming said that in 2014 Merck group chose to invest Nantong, as the result of a very unique vision. While they were helping in local economic and social development, they realized self improvement and expansion. He hoped that Merck group could make Nantong an important base of development in China, continue in depth cooperation, increase investment, and promote more works to flourish and achieve in Nantong.
Allan Gabor said that Merck group was very optimistic about the prospects of the enterprise’s development in Nantong. In the present, Merck pharmaceutical Nantong base phase 3 project is planning to expand production and introduce new product. A batch of new projects will also be on life science sector. He hoped that CPC Nantong Committee and Nantong government could provide more care and support, to consolidate Merck group’s confidence of in depth work in Nantong.
Merck group was founded in 1668. It is a leading technological enterprise in the world. It focuses on three business segments which are medicine and health, life science and electronic technology. Up to now, Merck pharmaceutical, Merck life science have invested and founded 3 business entities in Nantong economic and technological development area. Merck Nantong base has become the second largest medicine production center of Merck in the world. In 2021, the output value of the base exceeded 2.1 billion Yuan.