IRVING, Texas -- (Business Wire)
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it is currently
performing early construction management services for Baxter
International Inc.’s new biotechnology facility near Covington, Georgia,
about 45 miles southeast of Atlanta. Mass excavation and earth works are
underway at the project site. Fluor previously booked its share of the
project value in the third quarter of 2012.
“Fluor is proud that our project and construction management services
will help Baxter make this facility a reality to create therapies to
treat a number of chronic and acute conditions, including immune
deficiencies and critical care patients around the world,” said Steve
Dobbs, president of Fluor’s Industrial & Infrastructure Business Group.
Commercial production at Baxter’s new facility is scheduled to begin in
2018. The Covington site will have the flexibility and necessary
infrastructure to expand further to support additional global market
needs. Fluor’s Greenville, S.C. office will provide support to the
onsite construction management team. The construction labor workforce is
expected to total about 2,200 at construction peak.
About Fluor Corporation
For more than 100 years, Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has partnered
with its clients to design, build and maintain many of the world's most
challenging and complex capital projects. Through its global network of
offices on six continents, Fluor's 43,000 employees provide
comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in the fields of
engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, fabrication,
operations, maintenance and project management. Today, the company
serves a global client base in the energy, chemicals, government,
industrial, infrastructure, operations & maintenance, manufacturing &
life sciences, mining, power and transportation sectors. Headquartered
in Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks 124 on the FORTUNE 500 list and had
revenue of $24.3 billion in 2011. For more information, visit www.fluor.com.
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Source: Fluor Corporation
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