By David Rogers. May 25, 2017. LENOIR, NC — Regional business, government and civic leaders from the High Country and Caldwell County toured Lenoir-based Stallergenes Greer Labs earlier this week. The “VIP Tour” was hosted by Caldwell Chamber of Commerce.
COVER IMAGE: Blowing Rock was well represented for the VIP Tour. Left to right, Barbara Armstrong (Executive Director of the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce); Rick Russell (CEO, Stallergenes Greer); Reggie Bray (Blue Ridge Mountain Club); Jim Pitts (Blue Ridge Mountain Club); and Susanna Russell (Hotel Equities).
Headquartered in London (UK), Stallergenes Greer is a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies. With some 1,400 employees operating from more than 20 centers and four manufacturing sites, including a U.S. headquarters shared between Cambridge, MA and Lenoir, NC, Stallergenes Greer in recent years has made significant strides in becoming a global leader in allergy immunotherapy (AIT).
In 2015, shareholders of two companies, Greer Labs and Stallergenes approved the merger of the two companies.