Boulder & Longmont, Colorado
Colorado is one of Amgen's key manufacturing centers, creating a number of important therapeutics. Situated near Boulder, Amgen's Longmont and LakeCentre facilities manufacture treatments for several conditions, including chemotherapy side effects, anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease and osteoarthritis. LakeCentre produces Kineret® (anakinra) along with palifermin and other pipeline product candidates in late-stage clinical development, while Longmont is dedicated to the manufacture of EPOGEN® (Epoetin alfa) and Aranesp® (darbepoetin alfa).
Our Colorado locations offer excellent on-site amenities such as a gym, haircut and styling services, massages and numerous Amgen educational opportunities. Colorado staff members even enjoy discount lift tickets, allowing them to take advantage of the area’s world-class ski resorts. Residents also enjoy some 300 days of sunshine and a spectacular view of the Rocky Mountains. Amgen’s strong ties to the community have led to the commitment of $1.5 million over the next three years to support science education, health and medicine, and other community programs in Colorado.