Almac Clinical Technologies Expands Yardley, PA Headquarters

January 7, 2009

Almac Clinical Technologies announced today that it has added 6,000 square feet of space at its Yardley, Pennsylvania USA headquarters to support the company’s continued growth. The decision to expand the headquarters is part of the company’s strategy to provide an environment that spurs innovation, high quality project management, and customer service excellence.

President Jim Murphy comments on one of the reasons for the expansion:

“Almac Clinical Technologies has experienced consistent growth the past few years, as several pharmaceutical and biotech companies have joined the ranks of our client base. The major overhaul of our technology platform from 2005-2007 has given us an edge over our competitors because our phone and web systems are truly integrated and our unique system architecture allows clients tremendous flexibility in support of their evolving technological standards and requirements. Our strong technology and unrivaled track record for service quality have been key drivers of Almac’s high client satisfaction ratings and ultimately our consistent growth”.

Karen Borda, Vice President of Production IT states that the expansion offers Almac Clinical Technologies the opportunity to build upon its strategy of creating synergistic teams that focus on high quality project management, technological innovation, and customer service excellence.

“The addition of 6,000 square feet of new space offers Almac the opportunity to continue creating a work environment in which system developers, testers, project managers, R&D personnel, project support staff, and senior management can freely interact with each other and clients in an ideal setting. Our new space allows us to continue to foster a workplace in which face to face interaction between team members enhances training, mentoring, and information-sharing. Our focus is on delivering the highest quality systems and project management in the industry and this new space helps us achieve that goal.”

Almac completed the expansion and reorganization of its Yardley, PA offices in the week between Christmas and New Years, and will be offering its clients tours of the new expanded facilities during the next few months.   This increase should accommodate growth until Almac Clinical Technologies moves into its new Headquarters based in Lansdale (PA) in 2010.

About Almac Clinical Technologies

Almac Clinical Technologies is a division of the Almac Group that specializes in interactive technology and service solutions to increase the quality and efficiency of the clinical trial process. Our solutions include Interactive Voice and Web Response Systems (IXRS™) for patient randomization, tracking and clinical supply management; iTrial EDC for electronic case report form data collection; electronic patient reported outcome data collection; and web drug reconciliation. Almac’s technologies have been deployed in over 1300 clinical trials, incorporating over 1.5 million patients in over 80 countries and more than 50 languages.

About Almac Group

The Almac Group comprises five closely integrated divisions offering a broad range of services from R&D, translational genomic services, API manufacture, formulation development, clinical trial supply and technology (IVRS/EDC), to commercial-scale manufacture. Almac provides services to over 600 companies including all the world leaders in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. The company employs over 2,200 individuals and is headquartered in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. US operations are based in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California. Construction of the company’s new $100m North American Headquarters started in July 08 and is expected to be completed 2010.

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Contact: Meghan Adams

T: (001) 267-685-4284

E:clinicaltechnologies@almacgroup.com

W: www.almacgroup.com

 

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