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AstraZeneca announces sales of US manufacturing site

AstraZeneca has announces the sale of its West Chester site in Ohio, US, to National Resilience, a technology-focused manufacturing company dedicated to broadening access to complex medicines.

“As part of our long-term strategy to ensure our global supply network remains fit for the future, we are continuously optimizing our manufacturing footprint to meet the evolving needs of our pipeline and portfolio. The transfer of our West Chester site to Resilience will enable the continued supply of AstraZeneca medicines to patients, as well as the continued employment for more than 500 people working at the West Chester site. I’m encouraged by Resilience’s plans to transform the site into their drug product centre of excellence,” says Andrew Wirths, Senior Vice President, Americas Supply Region, AstraZeneca.

“The transfer of our West Chester site to Resilience will enable the continued supply of AstraZeneca medicines to patients, as well as the continued employment for more than 500 people working at the West Chester site.”

AstraZeneca expects to complete the sale in the first quarter of 2023, with a phased transition of services.

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