Montgomery Company Announces Changes

A Montgomery company is growing and changing.

On Tuesday, Proethic Pharmaceuticals Incorporated officially changed its name to Kowa Pharmaceuticals America. Company officials held an unveiling ceremony at the plant located at the Montgomery Industrial Park.

Kowa - a Japanese based company - chose Montgomery as the headquarters to launch its U.S. Commercial operation. Company officials expected the company to grow from 32 jobs to 100 by 2011.