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Thursday, October 31 2019

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare to expand research and development operation
Richmond, VA -- Governor Ralph Northam announced that GlaxoSmithKline plc, a leading global healthcare company, will invest $16.7 million to expand its consumer healthcare research and development center in the City of Richmond. GSK chose Virginia as one of three R&D laboratory hubs for their global Consumer Healthcare business and plans to add approximately 150 new jobs at the site.
“We are extremely proud that GSK will make a major investment in the City of Richmond and continue to grow its footprint in Virginia,” said Governor Northam. “The greater Richmond region has emerged as a hub for leading biosciences companies, offering world-class education institutions, research assets, and a pipeline of skilled talent, and GSK’s consumer healthcare joint venture and expansion will further its position as a powerhouse in this industry. We thank GSK for its commitment to our Commonwealth, and stand ready to support the company’s success.”

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Tuesday, June 18 2019

Plans Major Indiana Expansion, 800+ Jobs

Jeffersonville, IN -- PharmaCord, a privately-held health care solutions provider offering customized patient support services for the life sciences industry, announced plans to establish operations in Clark County. With its growth, the company plans to create up to 850 new jobs by the end of 2023. 

“It’s an exciting day for Indiana and the city of Jeffersonville as we welcome PharmaCord to the Hoosier state,” said Governor Eric J. Holcomb. “Indiana has quickly established itself as a global leader in life sciences, gaining national recognition and attracting new businesses from around the world. I’m confident that Indiana’s pro-business environment and talented workforce will allow the company to grow and thrive here as they work to deliver critical health care solutions.”

The Louisville, Kentucky-based company will invest more than $52 million to launch its Indiana operations at the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville, initially leasing two floors at America Place's Gallery Building at 101 Logistics Ave. and later constructing and equipping an 80,000-square-foot facility at 850 Trey Street.

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Thursday, January 10 2019

Health IT company to create 500 jobs, invest more than $5 million

Cobb County, GA — Governor Nathan Deal announced that BioIQ, a health IT company, will create 500 jobs and invest more than $5 million in Cobb County through the location of its new headquarters. New jobs will include positions in technology, sales and operations.

“BioIQ has significant reach across the nation and has proven itself to be a leader in health care innovation,” said Deal. “By locating its headquarters in Cobb County, BioIQ will join Georgia’s thriving technology innovation sector and enjoy the benefits of our deep talent pool. I am confident BioIQ will find quick and lasting success with the help of Georgia’s low-tax, top-ranked business climate. We are proud to welcome BioIQ to the No. 1 state for business and we look forward to the growth of this partnership in the years to come.”

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Friday, June 08 2018

Harrisburg, PA — Governor Tom Wolf announced that AmerisourceBergen, a global health care solutions provider, has selected Pennsylvania as the location to expand its national headquarters, a move that is expected to create more than 550 new family-sustaining jobs in Montgomery County where the expansion will take place.

“This project is so significant not just because one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical distributors is expanding its headquarters here, but because of the magnitude of that expansion,” Governor Wolf said. “This expansion will create more than 550 jobs in IT, management, accounting, and human resources that will provide family-sustaining wages to so many workers in the region and bring a significant boost to the regional economy. Opportunities like this are rare, so to have AmerisourceBergen commit to Pennsylvania for its future growth is truly exciting news. I applaud AmerisourceBergen and welcome them to many more years of success here in the commonwealth.”

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Friday, March 25 2016

By Hannah Purnell

Independent grocers like Gutierrez Deli in Covington are carrying more fresh produce

Northern KY -- In its first year of implementation, the myNKY regional plan has made important strides toward elevating the quality of life for Northern Kentuckians. But according to those charged with developing and managing the plan, there is still work to be done — particularly in the areas of health and wellness.
Earlier this year, in response to a report that ranked Kentucky 47th out of 50 states in overall health, Skyward and its regional partners came together with the goal of moving an additional 9 percent of NKY residents (20,000 people) into “very good” or “excellent” reported health status.

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