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Abbott opens US$24m nutrition R&D plant

Pilot plant will be global healthcare group's second R&D hub outside the US

From left: Gary Fanjiang, divisional vice-president, Abbott Nutrition Asia Pacific R&D; Dr Robert Miller, divisional vice-president, R&D, scientific and medical affairs, Abbott Nutrition; Kevin Lai, executive director of consumer businesses, Singapore Economic Development Board; and Joe Manning, vice-president, Abbott Nutrition Pacific Asia, at the plant opening


GLOBAL healthcare firm Abbott has opened its first nutrition pilot plant in Asia here, a US$24 million investment which will also serve as the group's second research and development (R&D) hub outside the US.

Aside from enabling the firm to respond swiftly to the