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Friday, October 28, 2005

Biotechnology revives Indiana TV assembly plant

Cook Pharmica LLC yesterday opened a $70 million facility in the old RCA/Thomson TV assembly plant in Bloomington. The firm uses bioreactors to produce monoclonal antibodies, the basis of biotech pharmaceutical ingredients that target receptors within cells to deliver therapeutics. "We hope this plant can help spur the start of a mini-Silicon Valley for biotech in Indiana," said Cook Group Chairman Steve Ferguson. more @