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Amgen Opens New State-of-the-Art Facility in Central Ohio, Creating Jobs and Advancing Biomanufacturing


COLUMBUS, Ohio (February 26, 2024) – Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today celebrated the grand opening of its newest manufacturing site, Amgen Ohio. Located in Central Ohio, the facility marks a significant milestone for the company, serving as its most advanced facility globally and contributing to the development of life-saving medicines.

Innovation and Sustainability at the Forefront:

“Amgen Ohio was designed with the latest advancements in technology and innovation to ensure consistent and reliable delivery of essential medication for patients worldwide,” stated Robert A. Bradway, Chairman and CEO of Amgen. This 300,000-square-foot facility is anticipated to create 400 full-time positions and boasts collaborative workspaces for enhanced teamwork. Additionally, it aligns with Amgen’s commitment to environmental sustainability, incorporating features that support the company’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality in all operations by 2027.

Boosting the Local Economy and Workforce:

Lt. Governor Jon Husted lauded the project’s impact on the state, stating, “This new Ohio facility exemplifies progress in advanced healthcare manufacturing and strengthens the Made-in-America supply chain. By securing this project, Ohio gains 400 high-paying jobs and a $40 million annual payroll, offering economic support to families and further propelling the state’s growth.”

Investing in the Community:

Amgen demonstrates a strong commitment to supporting the communities where its employees live and work. Partnering with Columbus State Community College, Amgen is launching an innovative 18-month manufacturing apprenticeship program at the site. This program provides valuable opportunities for individuals transitioning careers or new to the field, offering a combination of classroom instruction and practical training, eliminating the need for a traditional bachelor’s degree.

About Amgen:

Amgen is dedicated to leveraging the power of biology to improve the lives of patients facing serious illnesses. This mission involves uncovering, developing, manufacturing, and delivering cutting-edge human therapeutic solutions. The company utilizes advanced human genetics to delve into the complexities of diseases and gain a deeper understanding of human biology.

By focusing on areas with significant unmet medical needs, Amgen strives to develop solutions that enhance health outcomes and significantly improve people’s lives. Since its inception as a biotechnology pioneer in 1980, Amgen has grown to become one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, impacting millions of patients worldwide and boasting a pipeline of promising breakthrough medicines.

Amgen holds a position on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq-100 index. Furthermore, the company has been recognized as one of “America’s Greatest Workplaces” (Newsweek), “America’s Climate Leaders” (USA Today), and one of the “World’s Best Companies” (TIME) in 2023.