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AMGEN TO BUILD MAJOR PLANT IN IRELAND

January 24, 2006

Biotechnology company Amgen Inc. said Tuesday it will build a major manufacturing plant in Ireland to supply its growing European customer base. Several European countries competed for the Amgen investment won by Ireland, which has the fastest-growing economy in Europe and has specialized in attracting foreign pharmaceutical companies.

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