Plasmid DNA Manufacturer VGXI, Inc. Selects BE&K Building Group as its Design-Build Partner for the Initial Phase of its New and Expanded Manufacturing Facility
The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) - VGXI, a highly regarded CDMO supporting the gene therapy and DNA vaccine industries, announces it has chosen the integrated construction services company BE&K Building Group as Design-Build Partner for the initial phase of its new manufacturing site. The planned 240,000-square-foot facility will include expanded manufacturing capabilities and multiple flexible production suites to support both DNA and RNA-based biopharmaceuticals at all phases of development through commercial supply. Design of the first phase of the site is already underway, with projected completion of the initial facility within 2 to 3 years.
“The choice of BE&K is based on their strong reputation and extensive experience serving advanced manufacturing businesses, especially within the biotech industry,” stated VGXI CEO Young Park. “We look forward to a productive partnership as we move forward with the first phase of our company’s facility expansion.”
According to market reports, the gene therapy industry is rapidly gaining speed as recent approvals pave the way for a whole new class of medicines. A driving factor for both site selection and building design is available capacity to support VGXI’s continued, future expansions to meet growing industry demand. VGXI has identified and selected a suitable location for the construction project, with approval granted in November for a $1.2 million incentive during a special council meeting by the City of Conroe.
About VGXI, Inc.
VGXI, Inc. is a leading provider of manufacturing and development services for DNA vaccines and gene therapies. The company has a reputation of success in manufacturing DNA products under cGMP conditions for clinical trials in the US, EU, Asia, Canada, and Australia, and its cGMP and non-GMP products have passed rigorous reviews by several international regulatory agencies. VGXI’s ability to work with unique requirements and create custom manufacturing solutions is based on its patented manufacturing process, flexible cGMP production facility, and experienced development team. VGXI, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary CDMO of GeneOne Life Science, Inc. To learn more or request a quote, visit http://www.vgxii.com.
About GeneOne Life Science
GeneOne Life Science Inc. (“GeneOne” KOSPI: 011000) is an international DNA vaccine and product developer, and leading contract manufacturer of DNA plasmid-based agents for pre-clinical and clinical trials for global companies and institutions. It researches and develops DNA vaccines and products to prevent and treat incurable diseases in South Korea and internationally. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. VGXI, Inc., GeneOne's wholly-owned manufacturing subsidiary located in Texas, is the largest pure-play cGMP DNA plasmid manufacturing facility in the world. For more information, visit http://www.genels.com/en.
About BE&K Building Group
BE&K Building Group is an integrated construction services company serving pharmaceutical + biotechnology, advanced manufacturing + distribution, healthcare, and additional select commercial markets for more than 50 years. The company provides services nationwide through operations in Houston, Chicago, and the Carolinas. A full range of services is offered including construction management, design-build, preconstruction, programming + master planning, and client advisory + consulting. Additional information is available at http://www.bekbg.com.
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