Trump unveils companies' $500 million U.S. drug packaging project

President Trump announced on July 20 a $500 million investment from Corning Inc. with two pharmaceutical giants to produce a new type of glass for injectable drug vials. Speaking at a White House event, the president said the initiative will add nearly 1,000 jobs at three facilities.

President Trump announced on July 20 a $500 million investment from Corning Inc. with two pharmaceutical giants to produce a new type of glass for injectable drug vials. Speaking at a White House event, the president said the initiative will add nearly 1,000 jobs at three facilities. However, he said the deal could eventually lead to a total investment of $4 billion and the creation of about 4,000 jobs. Corning said it developed the new, stronger glass in collaboration with Merck and Pfizer.