150K-SF Manufacturing Facility Slated to Bring 150 Jobs to Devens, MA
UK-based Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has broken ground on its newly leased 150,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Devens, MA.
The facility, located on a 24-acre site in Red Tail Heights on Bulge Road, will feature eight cleanrooms, warehousing and offices, plus space for two additional cleanrooms. It is expected to bring more than 150 jobs to the area.
Watson-Marlow specializes in high-quality fluid manufacturing solutions for the life sciences and process industries. With construction expected to finish in late 2022, the first products out of the facility are due to be shipped in late Q4 2022.
Colliers’ SVP Jake Borden and EVP Greg Klemmer led the site selection process and subsequent lease negotiations on behalf of Watson-Marlow.
“Devens, with its rapidly growing life science and GMP manufacturing cluster, combines convenient Route 2 proximity with immediate access to major life science employers and talent that will be accretive to Watson-Marlow’s core business,” said Borden.
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