Governor Youngkin ‘Incredibly Impressed’ with New Petersburg AMPAC Pharmaceutical plant

Jun 17, 2022In the News

SOURCE WTVR by Wayne Covil
“As the cluster of pharmaceutical facilities in grow, the nation is expected to see more medicine being developed in Petersburg. Butler said the company is creating end-to-end solutions at the facility with their nearby partners Phlow and Civica. “Here is Petersburg, and here is AMPAC, and here is the pharmaceutical cluster working together to meet a real need, a national need,” Youngkin said. “This is my third trip to Petersburg and it is just the beginning of a model of how a governor and our administration and a city can partner and make a difference.” The governor is prepared to soon sign the state’s budget, which includes nearly $30 million for Petersburg to upgrade its water and sewer lines going directly to the pharmaceutical cluster. The general manager of the Petersburg AMPAC site said it was important for Youngkin “to see the inner actions between our Company and the City of Petersburg.” “Incredibly impressed, you know the investment, the commitment to people and… the investment in Petersburg,” Youngkin told CBS 6 Senior Reporter Wayne Covil after touring the plant. “You can’t drive up and down the road out here and not see it has got a ripple effect on everything.” AMPAC Fine Chemicals, which bought the shuttered Boehringer Ingelheim Plant in 2016, ramped up operations in 2019 with a second manufacturing building that is now up and running. A third building is expected to be online in early 2023.” Read More