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Pharmaceutical Facility to Open in Fayetteville KNWA

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Pharmaceutical Facility to Open in Fayetteville KNWA

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Pharmaceutical Facility to Open in Fayetteville KNWA
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12493/7190658?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Tue, 28 Nov 2017 04:06:44 +0000 Pharmaceutical Facility to Open in Fayetteville KNWA Pharmaceutical Facility to Open in Fayetteville KNWA http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12493/7190658?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KNWA in northwest arkansas... a new company that's expected to add more than a hundred jobs to our region is in the works. our-pharma will build a facility to develop lower cost alternatives to generic drugs to battle the high cost of pharmaceuticals. governor asa hutchinson says, "it's exactly what we want to achieve as a state." ((nate)) the company -- "ourpharma" -- is a start-up manufacturer of generic medications that's digging in with plans to build a new facility in fayetteville. shovels turn the dirt over and crowd applauds ((nate)) as the shovels hit the dirt, governor asa hutchinson, congressman steve womack and other local officials were already touting what the company's future means to the region. hutchinson says, "it's bringing jobs, it's a 31 million dollar investment. these are high-paying jobs, it's about research and it's about meeting the needs of consumers. you can't get any better than that." ((nate)) construction on the nearly 15-acre site in the fayetteville commercial park is expected to begin soon. congressman womack pointed out the 100-plus expected jobs ourpharma will create is good news, but there are also added benefits for the cost of healthcare. womack says, "not a place i go, when i'm discussing healthcare, does the subject of the high cost of prescription drugs not come up." ((nate)) the generic compounding facility is expected to help with that problem as well as add to the quality of careers available. hutchinson says, "these high tech jobs are very important to us. and it's a perfect fit for fayetteville with the connection to the university [of arkansas]."





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