Sunday, February 7, 2016

ViroPharma to add 151 jobs in Exton

With funding help from the state of Pennsylvania, ViroPharma plans to double its space in Exton and create 151 new jobs.

ViroPharma to add 151 jobs in Exton


As Inquirer colleague Linda Loyd wrote (link here), ViroPharma plans to double its space in Exton in Chester County and create 151 new jobs, according the office of Pennsylvania Go. Tom Corbett.

ViroPharma has 188 employees now in the area.

ViroPharma received $583,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development that included a $130,000 grant and $453,000 in job-creation tax credits, according to Corbett's office.

"For us it is about growth," ViroPharma CEO Vincent J. Milano said in a statement released by the state. "We're committed to this area for the long-term and look forward to creating opportunities in this community."

ViroPharma reported 2011 sales of $544.4 million.


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