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Shire Pharmaceuticals Group plc (SHPGY) Closing Owings Mills Plant to Focus on New Drug Deals; Company to Layoff 260 Workers Over Next Three Years



4/3/2009 4:17:32 PM

Baltimore Sun -- Biopharmaceutical company Shire plans to close its Owings Mills plant in phases over three years and lay off 260 workers as it discontinues in-house manufacturing of drugs to treat attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorders and gastrointestinal diseases, a company spokesman said Thursday.



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