AstraZeneca is recognized as a leader in the life science industry and is committed to making a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.  Check out AstraZeneca’s Frederick Manufacturing Center in the newest release of manufacturing leaders in Frederick County, MD in MadeinFrederickMD.

Headquartered in Cambridge England, AstraZeneca’s Frederick Manufacturing Center is one of 28 manufacturing sites across 16 countries that creates life-changing medicines for people around the world. Multiple products are manufactured at their facility in Frederick to treat cancer, autoimmune diseases and respiratory problems.  They employ about 700 people at their Frederick location and are located in four buildings in a life science campus located on Research Drive.

According to Pran Patel, Vice President and General Manager at AstraZeneca, Frederick Manufacturing Center, AstraZeneca is proud of its presence in Frederick – a County that supports life sciences, investment in education, academic institutions, and workforce development. We are honored to participate in the MadeinFrederickMD initiative to highlight our diverse and passionate colleagues who come to work every day to help create life-changing medicines for patients around the world.

“AstraZeneca is an impressive leader in our community. They are making life-changing medicines right here in Frederick.  While filming AstraZeneca, we got the opportunity to see their cutting-edge technology and the amazing people who take pride in what they do. We can see why AstraZeneca was awarded and recognized as a ‘Top 50’ Business in Frederick and Frederick County’s ‘Best Places to Work’ for several years”, stated Jodie Bollinger, Director of Business Retention and Expansion for the Frederick County Office of Economic Development.

About Made in Frederick MD
Made in Frederick MD is an initiative by the Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) to strengthen and foster the growth of Frederick County’s manufacturing industry by providing resources, connections, and tools to succeed in a global environment. OED partnered with #provokebetter and the Frederick County Video Services team to highlight AstraZeneca in the “Made In Frederick MD” video series.

For more information on AstraZeneca, visit For more information on the initiative, contact Jodie Bollinger, Frederick County Office of Economic Development,

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