IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: North America :: U.S.

Boehringer Ingelheim to close major API plant in US

August 16, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals said on Thursday that it intends to close its Petersburg, VA, active pharmaceutical ingredients plant by end of 2014, laying off 240 people. The company will begin to phase out operations starting in December of this year. The move follows a review of Boehringer Ingelheim’s manufacturing capacity needed to meet industry demands and unsuccessful attempts to find a buyer for the plant, which includes several facilities on about 180 acres.   "This was a very difficult decision and one that we did not make until we had...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa