Hikma’s West-Ward Pharma to Add 95 Jobs

Jan. 31, 2017

West-Ward Columbus announced the addition of 95 jobs by 2020 to staff an expansion of its pharmaceutical manufacturing facility as well as a warehouse under construction in Obetz, Ohio, according to an article in Columbus Business First.

The expansion is for additions to the company's line of generic drugs made at the division of Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc. Hikma is continuing plans for growth made under former owner Boehringer Ingelheim, the story said.

About 65 added technician jobs are expected by the end of 2020 to staff a 30,300-square-foot, two-story addition to the west Columbus plant. West-Ward also is building a 276,000-square-foot distribution facility in Obetz that will create another 30 jobs, according to the article.

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