“Located within minutes of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, the Fisher Clinical Services’ Mt. Prospect facility provides easy access to pharmaceutical and biotech sponsors based largely in the United States’ Midwest and West Coast.

Drawing on over three decades of experience within the industry, the site provides full clinical supply chain services including blinding, packaging, labelling and distribution in a culture committed to service and continuous process improvement.

This experience is further complemented by the infrastructure and technology required by today’s increasingly complex clinical supply chain to enable sponsors to treat subjects in a timely manner around the globe.  We invite you to learn more about Fisher Clinical Services Mt. Prospect.”

Jim Benkendorf, General Manager, Fisher Clinical Services, Mt. Prospect, IL

Fast Facts on the Healthcare Industry in the United States

  • Spending on prescription medications is estimated to increase approximately 5% in 2014
  • Approximately 3,400 medicines are currently (2013) under development in the U.S. Six of the top ten pharmaceutical companies are based in the United States
  • 84% of prescriptions filled in the United States are generics
  • The biopharmaceutical industry in the United States directly employs over 800,000 people
  • The United States prescription pharmaceutical market is the world’s largest with an estimated spend of over $ 260 billion in 2013


Offers proximity for Mid-West and West Coast customers

Mt. Prospect Fast Facts:
Location: Metropolitan Chicago
Population: 60,000
Nearest Airport: O’Hare International (ORD)
Distance from Airport(s) to Facility:
– O’Hare International (ORD) 9 Miles / 22 Min
– Midway Airport (MDW) 33 mins / 45 Min
Fun Facts: Chicago’s Lakefront Trail is an active and eco-friendly way to see Chicago that boasts incredible views.

Mt. Prospect, Illinois
Total Capacity:
8,083 m3
Primary Rooms:
Secondary Rooms:
Cold Production Rooms:
Warehouse Capacity:
19, 482 m3
Refrigerated Storage Capacity (2-8):
2,516 m3
Frozen Storage Capacity (-20):
138 m3
Frozen Storage Capacity (-80):
9 m3
Environmental Technologies:
FDA, Swedish MPA, TSA
Comparator Sourcing:
Returns & Destruction:
Yes, via Allentown


Key Benefits for Sponsors include:

  • Highly experienced staff with an average tenure of nearly ten (10) years
  • Full service facility including over-encapsulation, packaging, labelling, assembly and global distribution
  • On-site label production capabilities
  • Cold chain, potent compound and high value compound expertise
  • Global software system including electronic batch records and inventory management
  • Highly secure storage
  • Certified Cargo Screening Facility accreditation expedites transit of materials and reduces risk by avoiding physical inspections by the TSA
  • Strategically located just northwest for Chicago and close to O’Hare International Airport