5.Express Scripts High Volume Filler Facility, St. Louis, Mo.
Cost: $36.6 million
Express Scripts Inc., one of the largest pharmacy benefits management companies in North America, is building its new High Volume Filler pharmacy in St. Louis.
The decision to bring advanced pharmacy technology to St. Louis will create nearly 300 new jobs for the region.
Express Scripts� development of HVF technology advances its leadership in providing solutions for today�s healthcare challenges.
The new facility will feature pharmacy automation for the dispensing, packaging and shipment of 110,000 prescriptions per day.
The technology developed will set a new standard for patient safety, service and overall efficiency.
Express Scripts is one of the largest Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) companies in North America, providing services to thousands of client groups, including managed-care organizations, insurance carriers, employers, third-party administrators, public sector, workers� compensation and union-sponsored benefit plans.
Start/Completion: November 2009/ 2010
Owner: Express Scripts Inc., St. Louis
Contractor: Paric Corp., O�Fallon, Mo.