The American company Parker Hannifin, one of the world’s leader in motion control technologies, announced last week the establishment of a new division, entirely dedicated to the development of bioprocessing, food and beverage, and healthcare solutions.

Pipette adding fluid to one of several test tubesThe new division’s main sites will be in Bitley, UK, and Oxnard, USA. The creation of the new division will simplify and support the company’s penetration into the European biopharmaceutical market with an enhanced manufacturing capacity and a shorter supply chain.

As highlighted by Kris Holmes, BU Manager at Parker Bioscience, “The launch of Parker Bioscience demonstrates Parker Hannifin’s strong ongoing commitment to its clients in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing and food and beverage sectors. In conjunction with increased investment in the Birtley site, this is a major step forward for our operations in the UK and further enhances our ability to serve European markets.”

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