BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 10 Hyaluron ContractManufacturing (HCM), a leading provider of aseptic manufacturing services tocompanies in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, announced todaythat it has been selected as a finalist for the 2007 Team MassachusettsEconomic Impact Award. HCM is one of five companies from the greater Bostonarea that is being considered for this award based on its strong contributionto the Massachusetts economy since January 1, 2006.
"We are extremely pleased to be among the finalists for this award,"stated Shawn Kinney, President of HCM. "To be considered along with some ofthe other finalists as well as past winners is quite an honor for us."
Since January of 2006, HCM has experienced significant growth, making itone of the fastest growing biotech manufacturers in the Commonwealth. In thattime, HCM has invested over 2.25 million in facility expansion and has creatednearly forty new jobs bringing its current headcount to eighty-five. InOctober of 2006, the company applied for a patent on its unique Bubble-freefilling(TM) technology designed to reduce or eliminate the bubble inside aprefilled syringe.
HCM's future plans include the expansion of its current facility by atleast 6,000 square feet and the addition of several new jobs, bringing thetotal number of employees to 100 by the end of 2007.
In its fourth year, the Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awardrecognizes companies from across the Commonwealth for their outstandingcontribution to the Massachusetts economy based on job and facility expansionas well as product launch and community involvement. Past winners includeBoston Scientific, Bayer Diagnostics, and Wyeth Biopharmaceuticals.
Hyaluron Contract Manufacturing (HCM) is a leader in aseptic contractmanufacturing of filled liquid parenterals and medical devices. Since 1999,HCM has been offering its customers-from newly established firms to large-scale commercial enterprises-innovative and unique solutions to all theiraseptic formulation/fill needs. At the core of HCM's business is a commitmentto quality, regulatory compliance and on-time delivery. HCM is located inBurlington MA. For further information, visit www.hyaluron.com.Hyaluron Contract Manufacturing, Inc. 99 South Bedford Street Burlington, MA 01803 Contact: Claudio Tracanna Office Phone 781-270-7900 x 114 Cell Phone: 781-443-2850 Email [email protected]
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