Wednesday, September 17, 2008

VaBIO Members Tour Wyeth

 Members of VaBIO enjoyed a private tour of the Wyeth Consumer Healthcare manufacturing facility in Richmond on September 17th. More than 700 work at this advanced manufacturing facility that produces more than a dozen Wyeth products. This exclusive event was sponsored by Latimer, Mayberry & Matthews IP Law, LLP and open to VaBIO members only.

Wyeth, ranked 113th on the Fortune 500 list, is one of the world’s largest research-driven pharmaceutical and health care products companies. They employ more than 50,000 worldwide. It is a leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, vaccines, biotechnology products, nutritionals and non-prescription medicines that improve the quality of life for people worldwide. The company’s major divisions include Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth Consumer Healthcare and Fort Dodge Animal Health.

The next Virginia Biotechnology Association bioscience facilities tour is scheduled for October 14 in Charlottesville, Virginia. The tour, open exclusively to VaBIO members, includes tours of two emerging biotech companies, conveniently located in the same building. For details, please visit

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