The Carolinas Gateway Partnership region serves as an ideal location for medical and pharmaceutical manufacturers. The region has a rich history of pharmaceutical facilities and impressive customized training programs offered by local community colleges make it the perfect fit for potential businesses.
Rocky Mount is home to a major Pfizer pharmaceutical plant that makes critical supplies for U.S. hospitals. Pfizer’s plant produces nearly 50 medicines, including anesthesia and other drugs, in addition to supplying nearly 8% of all sterile injectable medicines used in U.S. hospitals, including anesthesia, analgesia, therapeutics, anti-infectives and neuromuscular blockers. The facility also manufactures about 25% of the company’s drugs in that category.
The Carolinas Gateway region is home to not only Pfizer, but many industries supplying vital goods nationwide.