Global CRO Catalent Pharma Solutions is expanding in Kansas City, Mo. The project includes a $30 million investment in the site and is expected to create more than 230 new jobs.
Missouri was the fastest-growing state for technology employment in 2013, according to new analysis by Dice.com of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Missouri gained 2,700 tech positions in 2013, an increase of 8.4%, in the category of professional and business services, computer systems design and related services.
Catalent’s Kansas City facility, designated as a center of excellence for Accelerated Development Programs, provides fully integrated solutions with a focus on product development and analysis and clinical supply services.
The Department of Economic Development has offered a strategic economic incentive package the company can receive if it meets strict job creation and investment criteria.