Pfizer Central Research
235 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
Pfizer is an original American company started in 1849 that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets leading prescription medicines for humans and animals and many of the world’s best-known consumer brands.
Our innovative, value-added products improve the quality of life of people around the world and help them enjoy longer, healthier and more productive lives. Our products are available in more than 150 countries. Pfizer supports the world’s largest privately-owned biomedical research and development organization, with R&D facilities in the USA, Europe and Japan. Pfizer expects to invest approximately $8 billion in research and development in 2005. Following its breakthrough in the production of penicillin, Pfizer purchased property in Groton, CT in 1946 and built the world’s biggest fermentation plant for development of antibiotics and citric acid. More than 4,000 scientists and other pharmaceutical R&D professionals are employed at the Pfizer laboratories in Groton. Around 1,500 more work in New London co-located at the Groton site is a Pfizer Global manufacturing (PGM) plant.