Congressman John Sarbanes

Representing the 3rd District of Maryland

Vaccine and Drug Maker to Expand One of Its Baltimore Plants

June 7, 2018
In The News

Emergent BioSolutions, a Gaithersburg company that develops and produces vaccines and other drugs, plans to expand one of its Baltimore plants, bolstering the state’s status as a biotech hub and adding high paying jobs in the city.... The company plans to announce today it will invest $50 million over the next three years to expand its production capabilities and create up to 60 new jobs.... Rep. John Sarbanes, the Maryland Democrat who represents the district in Baltimore, called Emergent BioSolutions’ expansion “a testament to Maryland’s leadership in biotechnology.” ... “This new facility will not only bring jobs to our community and boost our local economy,” Sarbanes said in a statement, “but also propel new medical advancements that will improve public health across the country.”