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5:50 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Bio-tech Firm to Create More Jobs in Vermont

The Vermont developer working with a South Korean bio-technology company to build a plant in Newport says the company expects to create 450 permanent and 50 seasonal jobs.

That's double the amount of jobs AnC Bio proposed earlier this year.

Vermont Public Radio reports developer Bill Stenger says the company will need more clean rooms for research and development than originally thought. He addressed a panel of state and local officials that are working together on workforce development and related needs for transportation, housing, and services.

AnC Bio develops and manufactures artificial organs.

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