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Expanded partnership between WVU Medicine, Owens & Minor expected to bring jobs to Morgantown


Owens & Minor, Inc.., a global healthcare solutions company, has expanded its partnership with WVU Medicine, which will create more than 100 jobs.
Gov. Jim Justice and his administration announced Wednesday afternoon that the expansion is a project that would bring a medical supply manufacturing operation to Morgantown.

“They’ve entered into a relationship with WVU. They have agreed to establish a facility in that area to create 125 to 140 jobs,” said Brian Abraham, Chief of Staff for Governor Jim Justice.

As part of the updated partnership, Owens & Minor (NYSE: OMI) and WVU Medicine will work with the state of West Virginia to launch a healthcare products preparedness center. The venture represents an approximately $50 million investment in healthcare for the state, a release said.

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