Philip Morris Opens New Research Center

Posted By Staff

Date: October 31st, 2007

Category: Uncategorized

RICHMOND, Virginia – With waning cigarette sales due to concerns about health, smoking bans and price increases, Philip Morris USA is staking its future in a new research center meant to develop products to reduce the risk of tobacco use.
The addition of the $350 million, 450,000-square-foot Center for Research and Technology, with its facade of large windows, nearly doubles the company’s research space and gives the Richmond company’s scientists and engineers one facility to collaborate on new projects.
The center, which is currently occupied by about 100 employees, will be home to 500 scientists, engineers and support staff by the end of the year. Full Story
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