Bayer to Open US R&D Facility in West Sacramento, Calif.–300 Jobs on Ten Acres

Sacramento, Calif., July 25, 2013 – The Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization (SACTO) is pleased to announce the location of Bayer

CropScience, a division of Bayer AG, in West Sacramento, California. The new facility will serve as the U.S.-based R&D operations for the vegetable seed and crop protection products. The approximately 164,000-square-foot facility on ten acres will employ 300 at full capacity. The company will also acquire an additional non-contiguous site on which to construct a greenhouse and test plot facility. The project will have an economic impact of more than $127 million in output (the value of goods and services in the Sacramento Region economy on an annual basis generated through direct, indirect, and induced activities of the company.)

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