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February 01, 2007 (Vol. 27, No. 3)

Puerto Rico Views Itself as a Bio Island

With the Benefits of Offshoring and U.S. Law, Commonwealth Island Is Manufacturing Hub

  • For more than 40 years, major pharmaceutical companies have built production plants in Puerto Rico and relied on the island’s workforce to manufacture prescription drugs, including Lipitor and Viagra. About 25% of the global biologics manufacturing capacity is based in Puerto Rico, according to Enrique Mirandes, director of ...

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