INTEGRA Biosciences builds campus for 400 workers in Zizers

Worldwide laboratory expertise firm INTEGRA Biosciences is increasing its head places of work in Zizers, Switzerland, with the purpose of making 250 new jobs by 2028. At a price of over 100 million Swiss francs, the brand new 30,000 m2 ‘INTEGRA Campus’ will probably be a web site for creation and innovation, with house for 400 workers.

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The corporate’s plans embrace new manufacturing services with state-of-the-art injection molding programs, utilizing a excessive diploma of automation to make sure effectivity and excellence. This can permit the manufacture of INTEGRA’s patented GripTip pipette ideas and different consumables – that are presently produced solely on the firm’s US web site in Hudson, New Hampshire – in Europe for the primary time.

The INTEGRA Campus can even function a ‘artistic village’ to nurture innovation, with open-plan working areas and an in-house laboratory, in addition to housing the corporate’s engineering, advertising, IT and administrative features. The brand new services can even contribute to INTEGRA’s sustainability program, aiming to considerably cut back the corporate’s carbon footprint with roof-mounted photovoltaic programs, warmth pumps and electrical automobile charging stations.

This enlargement is designed to satisfy ever-growing international demand for INTEGRA’s robots, laboratory merchandise and pipettes, which has led to common annual gross sales development of 23 % during the last 10 years, and an unprecedented 73 % rise in 2020. INTEGRA CEO Urs Hartmann commented: “We’re seeing stronger and quicker development than ever earlier than, so we wish to additional enhance capability in all areas of the enterprise. The development of the INTEGRA Campus will allow us to develop the Zizers web site for the long run, in addition to transfer to round the clock consumables manufacturing to make sure we proceed to satisfy our prospects’ wants.”



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