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Boston Scientific Plans Johns Creek, Georgia, Manufacturing-Supply Chain Hub

Boston Scientific, a leading manufacturer of medical devices used in interventional medical specialties, will construct a new manufacturing and supply chain facility in Johns Creek, Georgia. The $62.5 million project is expected to create 340 jobs in Fulton County over the next seven years.

The new facility will be located at 11350 Johns Creek Parkway. In 2016, the company purchased Georgia-based EndoChoice. Boston Scientific currently employs roughly 300 individuals in Georgia and more than 41,000 individuals globally.

"As we expand our presence in Georgia, we remain grateful to all of our local employees whose work is already making a difference for healthcare providers and patients around the world," said Brad Sorenson, Executive Vice President, Global Operations at Boston Scientific. "Our new site in Johns Creek will enable continued growth as we fulfill our mission to transform lives."

Headquartered in Massachusetts, Boston Scientific designs, develops, and manufactures a wide range of medical devices and therapies used in less-invasive procedures across a range of medical specialties. The company's solutions and technologies are used by healthcare providers in specialties like endoscopy, cardiology, peripheral interventions, oncology, urology, and neurology. It's more than 17,000 products are used to treat approximately 30 million patients around the world each year.

"We welcome the expansion of a highly respected company like Boston Scientific, which is an ideal addition to the robust and growing life sciences ecosystem in Georgia," said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. "Collaborative relationships between the state’s universities, technical college systems, and companies inspire innovation, and we are excited that Boston Scientific recognizes this opportunity. Thank you to our partners in the City of Johns Creek and Fulton County for their support in bringing this important project home."

Director of Life Sciences EJane Caraway represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Global Commerce team on this competitive project in partnership with the City of Johns Creek, the Fulton County Development Authority, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Georgia Power, and Georgia Quick Start.

"We could not be more thrilled with the decision by Boston Scientific to significantly expand their operations with a new facility in Johns Creek," said Metro Atlanta Chamber President and CEO Katie Kirkpatrick. "Metro Atlanta is rich in assets to support the life sciences industry, including our medical schools, our universities, our large cluster of life science businesses, our highly educated and skilled workforce and more. The region is experiencing growing momentum in the life sciences industry, and we look forward to supporting Boston Scientific with their expansion plans."

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