CCIDA Success Stories: Athenex
Site work has begun in Dunkirk for Athenex’s new, state-of-the-art, 325,000 square foot pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. Constructing and equipping the facility is estimated to take two years, with operations commencing in 2020.
Working in partnership with Empire State Development, 900 new jobs are projected in Chautauqua County due to the development. Officials and educators continue to prepare for Athenex’s anticipated workforce needs.
Spin-off development is already ramping up with inquiries from supply chain, housing, retail, recreation, hotel and transportation opportunities.
Athenex, Inc. is a global clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery and development of next generation drugs for the treatment of cancer. Athenex’s employees worldwide are dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients by creating more active and tolerable treatments.