Monsanto to expand Chesterfield facility
Monsanto is to bring together its research and development team on one campus when it completes a more than $400 million expansion at its Chesterfield Village Research Center (Chesterfield, Missouri). The company plans to begin work this summer and expects to add 675 jobs over the next three years. The 1.5 million sq ft (139,355 m 2) facility includes around 250 laboratories, 122 plant growth chambers and two acres (0.8 ha) of greenhouses. Monsanto plans to add 36 greenhouses, offices and laboratory space as well as additional plant growth chambers to facilitate development of its seed and trait pipeline.