SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

September 17, 2008 06:00 ET

Healthcare Leader Abbott Laboratories Shows Sustained Growth and Continues Plans for 3.5 Million-Square-Foot Wisconsin Facility, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - September 17, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- On September 12, Abbott Laboratories' (NYSE:ABT) (Abbott Park, Illinois) Vice President for Investor Relations, John Thomas, gave a presentation at the Best of Americas Investment Conference, an annual conference held by UBS Investment Bank (NYSE:UBS) (Zurich, Switzerland). Abbott has consistently shown strong performance and growth, having just completed its 36th straight year in which investor dividends were raised. As part of its North American Industrial Database, Industrial Info is currently tracking $174 million of Abbott's projects in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, the largest of which is the $150 million Phase I construction of the Pleasant Prairie Lifescience Campus in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.

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