Boehringer Ingelheim Corp. Creates 100 jobs in Petersburg , VA
Fri, 03/06/2009 - 3:36am
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A pharmaceutical company says its new factory in Petersburg will create 100 jobs. Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals Inc. will dedicate the facility March 19. The state-of-the-art facility will manufacture the active ingredient used in prescription medication for controlling high blood pressure. The Petersburg company is a subsidiary of Ridgefield, Conn.-based Boehringer Ingelheim Corp. and a member of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies. That group, based in Ingelheim, Germany, has 39,800 employees in 47 countries.