MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony
Evers says an Illinois pharmaceutical company plans to build a drug
manufacturing plant in southeastern Wisconsin.
Evers announced Wednesday that Lincolnshire-based Nexus
Pharmaceuticals, Inc., plans to build the $250 million,
100,000-square-foot facility in Pleasant Prairie.
Construction is expected to begin in August with production starting
in 2022. The company expects to hire 77 workers at an average salary
Evers says the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation has
authorized up to $1.5 million in state income tax credits over the
next four years for the company contingent on the number of jobs
actually created and the amount of capital investment during that
The plant will produce drugs used across an array of areas,
including anesthesia, oncology, cardiovascular and neurology.