Resilience Announces Expansion in West Chester
Project will create 440 new jobs and include further development of Resilience’s West Chester biomanufacturing site
SAN DIEGO and CINCINNATI , December 11, 2023 – National Resilience, Inc. (Resilience), a technology-focused biomanufacturing company dedicated to broadening access to complex medicines, announced today that it is expanding its operations in West Chester, Ohio, and has committed to the addition of 440 new jobs with an associated annual payroll of nearly $29 million over the next three years in collaboration with REDI Cincinnati and JobsOhio.
“Ohio thrives on innovation, and the environment we continue to build here is ideal for companies that want to make a difference in people’s lives,” said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. “The work underway by National Resilience is vital for increasing access to advanced pharmaceuticals in the United States, and the company’s expanded facility in West Chester will not only produce a wide range of life-saving medicines, but its work will also be critical to the protection of domestic biopharmaceutical supply chains.”
“Resilience’s West Chester expansion builds additional manufacturing capacity and a more resilient supply chain, further strengthening Ohio’s life sciences sector,” said J.P. Nauseef, JobsOhio president and CEO. “By nearly doubling its presence in West Chester, Resilience can continue advancing a mission of revolutionizing the way novel medicines are developed and manufactured.”
“Resilience adding more than 400 jobs to the region supports our well-established life sciences industry, spanning nearly 1,100 business locations from startups to homegrown companies,” said Kimm Lauterbach, REDI Cincinnati president and CEO. “With a job growth rate of 25% over the last five years and 17,000 workers, this announcement further solidifies the Cincinnati region as the center of health innovation coupled with our world-class research universities and medical institutions.”
The 440 jobs create employment opportunities across a wide variety of jobs, including manufacturing engineering, quality control, IT, and management. Of that, 274 will be direct employees and 166 will be contracted employees.
“After completing our purchase of the West Chester manufacturing site in January 2023, Resilience remains committed to the state of Ohio and we are thrilled to both further develop and modernize the facility and grow our West Chester workforce,” said Rahul Singhvi, Sc.D., Chief Executive Officer of Resilience. “Our West Chester facility plays a key role within Resilience’s network, as the site serves as our global center of excellence for commercial drug product manufacturing.”
“The significant investment by Resilience in West Chester will be impactful and sets the foundation for continued growth and investment in the advanced manufacturing and medical research arenas,” said West Chester Township Administrator Larry D. Burks. “West Chester Township is proud to be home to more than 3,700 exceptional and diverse companies. Together they create a vast network benefitting from West Chester’s location, access, workforce, and commitment to building a resilient local economy. Our residents and the world will benefit from the work of Resilience and West Chester is honored to be selected as the site for this investment.”
Resilience is a technology-focused biomanufacturing company dedicated to broadening access to complex medicines (biologics, vaccines, nucleic acid, cell/ gene therapy modalities and drug product). Founded in 2020, the company is building a sustainable network of high-tech, end-to-end manufacturing solutions to ensure the treatments of today and tomorrow can be made quickly, safely, and at scale. By continuously advancing the science of biopharmaceutical manufacturing and development, Resilience seeks to free its partners to focus on the discoveries that improve patients’ lives and protect biopharmaceutical supply chains against future disruptions. For more information, visit https://resilience.com/ and follow us on social media: @IncResilience on Twitter and Resilience on LinkedIn.
About REDI Cincinnati
The Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati is the first point-of-contact for companies locating or growing in the 15-county region at the heart of southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeast Indiana. REDI Cincinnati is supported by top business leaders and community partners and staffed by a team of economic development experts who are uniting the Cincinnati region to compete globally.
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JobsOhio is a private nonprofit economic development corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion. The organization also works to seed talent production in its targeted industries and to attract talent to Ohio through Find Your Ohio. JobsOhio works with six regional partners across Ohio: Dayton Development Coalition, Ohio Southeast Economic Development, One Columbus, REDI Cincinnati, Regional Growth Partnership, and Team NEO. Learn more at www.jobsohio.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
Source: National Resilience, Inc.