C&EN, February 12, 2018
The Macau plant run by Portuguese pharmaceutical chemical firm Hovione could well be the only drug facility in the world to be located in a gaming mecca.
Macau is Las Vegas transplanted to southern China. Sands, Venetian, and other companies that operate casinos, hotels, and convention centers in Las Vegas have been setting up grandiose facilities in Macau since the end of the gaming monopoly there. Since then, Macau has experienced an unprecedented construction boom.