Akihiro Kadokura, CEO of AGC Europe: "Catalonia is the industrial base of Spain in chemicals and pharma"

26 Apr 2022

Business Investments

The Japanese company AGC Pharma Chemicals will invest €90 million and create 100 new jobs in a new manufacturing plant in Malgrat de Mar (Barcelona).

AGC Pharma Chemicals is a Global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) for pharmaceutical companies, based in Spain and Japan. AGC established a site in Catalonia in 2019 and currently has 330 employees.

Akihiro Kadokura, CEO of AGC Europe, explains the advantages of investing in Catalonia as the industrial base of Spain. The company had the support of Catalonia Trade & Investment’s offices in Tokyo and Barcelona.

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