GlaxoSmithKline Funding Boost Creates New Jobs

Published: Dec 19, 2011

A funding boost of nearly £1.5m will create 25 new jobs and safeguard others at a major pharmaceutical plant in Angus. GlaxoSmithKline in Montrose has been awarded a £1.46m research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise. The money will help to create up to 25 new jobs and safeguard existing posts. Finance Secretary John Swinney announced the funding when he visited the Montrose plant on Monday. He said: "This investment by GlaxoSmithKline in Montrose is looking towards the future and I’m encouraged that a world leading company is showing this commitment to the area.

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