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BRIDGEWATER – Johnson & Johnson will consolidate its services right here and in Raritan Borough in 2020.

An organization spokesman stated a lot of the staff at Ethicon on Route 22 will transfer to the Janssen Pharmaceutical facility in Raritan between Routes 202 and 28.

Johnson & Johnson has not made any selections on the way forward for the Ethicon web site.

“The Raritan constructing will supply our staff an up to date and trendy facility that may additional accommodate enterprise wants and assist innovation to higher serve our sufferers, shoppers and prospects around the globe for a few years to come back,” the corporate stated in an announcement. “New Jersey continues to be an vital location for the Johnson & Johnson Household of Corporations to conduct enterprise.”

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In March, the Raritan Land Use Board permitted Janssen Pharmaceutical’s plan to demolish 76,000 sq. ft of analysis and lab house at its foremost constructing on its Route 202 campus and exchange it with a two-story 5,800-square-foot manufacturing addition.

In an announcement on the time, the corporate stated that the challenge “is a part of the renewed dedication Johnson & Johnson made in 2016 to our house state of New Jersey, the place we’re updating and modernizing our services within the state, in order that we will higher serve our sufferers, shoppers and prospects around the globe for a few years to come back.”

READ: Janssen Pharmaceutical plans changes at Route 202 campus in Raritan

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Ethicon, with about 1,000 staff, has historically been one of many largest employers in Bridgewater and Somerset County. Its 82-acre location on westbound Route 22 between the Somerset Company Heart and Nation Membership Street is among the most valued items of actual property within the coronary heart of Central Jersey. In 2018, the tract had an assessed worth of $35.5 million and generated $749,260 in property taxes.Workers Author Mike Deak: 908-243-6607; mdeak@mycentraljersey.com

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