Almacs Clinical Technologies Business Unit Again Receives `Best Places to Work in PA 2010′ Award

November 10, 2010

Almac’s Clinical Technologies business unit, a part of the Almac Group, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2010. The awards program, created in 2000, is one of the first statewide programs of its kind in the country. The program is a public/private partnership between the Team Pennsylvania Foundation, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, and the Central Penn Business Journal.

This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places to be employed in Pennsylvania, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce, and businesses.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the 100 Best Places to Work in PA. The first part of this process was evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophies, systems, and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process.

Jim Murphy, President of Almac’s Clinical Technologies’ business unit, comments on receiving the award: “Almac is honored to receive the Best Places to Work in PA Award for the second year in a row. Almac’s core values are Quality, Service, Innovation, and People. Among these values, “People” is the most critical because Almac’s employees are the key to our ability to fulfill the other three core values. In recognition of this fact, Almac invests heavily in employment development and fosters a culture that creates a positive, collaborative, and productive working environment.”

Almac’s Clinical Technologies unit will be recognized at the Best Places to Work in PA evening awards ceremony on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at the LancasterCountyConvention Center in Lancaster, PA. Rankings will be revealed at the ceremony.

Contact:

Joseph Bedford, PhD

T: (001) 215-660-8500

E: clinicaltechnologies@almacgroup.com

W: www.almacgroup.com

Tristan Jervis

DeFacto

T.Jervis@Defacto.com

Tel: + 44 2078 613019

About Almac Group

The Almac Group comprises of five closely integrated business units offering a broad range of services from R&D, biomarker discovery and development, API manufacture, formulation development, clinical trial supply and IXRS technology (IVRS/IWRS), to commercial-scale manufacture. Almac provides services to more than 600 companies, including all the world leaders in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.

The company employs almost 3,000 individuals and is headquartered in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. US operations are based in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California. Almac has officially gained full possession of its new $120m North American Headquarters which started in July 2008 and employees are relocating during the fall.

Almac’s Clinical Technologies business unit 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, electronic-patient-reported- outcomes data collection, and Web drug reconciliation. Almac’s technologies have been deployed in over 1500 clinical trials, incorporating over 1.5 million patients in over 80 countries, and more than 60 languages.

For more information about the Almac Group, please visit www.almacgroup.com or e-mail info@almacgroup.com

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