Jacobs Receives EPCM Contract from Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Inc.
PASADENA, Calif., July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it is providing engineering, procurement, and construction management services for Novartis' new manufacturing facility to be located in Holly Springs, N.C. Officials did not disclose the contract value.
The new facility will produce trivalent pandemic and interpandemic influenza vaccines utilizing an innovative cell culture based process for U.S. and overseas markets. Jacobs is providing services on-site and from its Cincinnati office.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Arlan Emmert stated, "Flu pandemics are by their nature global issues. We are pleased to be playing this significant role preparing for a potential pandemic with a premier global vaccine producer like Novartis."
Jacobs, with over 46,000 employees and revenues exceeding $8.0 billion, provides technical, professional, and construction services globally.
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